The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same.
Conducting has more to do with singing and breathing than with piano-playing.
To lose your temper is only useful once a year.
Mozart is expressing something that is more than human.
Everyone wants immediate success, immediate celebrity, and that doesn't produce what used to be artists.
All the conductor has to do is stand back and try not to get in the way. Mozart is doing all the work.