Vinicius de Moraes (October 1913 – 9 July 1980), was a Brazilian poet, lyricist, essayist, and playwright. He served as a diplomat and composed bossa nova music.
A salt stone becomes part of the ocean — very little! — The soul remained lighter than the body. The music, far beyond the instrument. Of the lever, its reason of being: the impetus. Only the seal remains, the finishing of the work. The light which survives the star and is its crown. The wonderful. […]