Music Quotes

"Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without."
~ Confucius ~

"Without music, life is a journey through a desert."
~ Pat Conroy ~

"If music be the food of love, play on."
~ William Shakespeare ~

"Music is an outburst of the soul."
~ Frederick Delius ~

"Most of us go to our graves with our music still inside of us."
~ unknown ~

"Music is the poetry of the air."
~ Jean Paul Richter ~

"Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life."
~ Ludwig van Beethoven ~

"Music is the universal language of mankind."
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~

"Music's the medicine of the mind."
~ John A. Logan ~

"Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent."
~ Victor Hugo ~

"You don't need any brains to listen to music."
~ Luciano Pavarotti ~

"Music is the soul of language."
~ Max Heindel ~

"You are the music while the music lasts."
~ T. S. Eliot ~

"Music is the strongest form of magic."
~ Marilyn Manson ~

"In music the passions enjoy themselves."
~ Friedrich Nietzsche ~

"Music is what feelings sound like."
~ unknown ~

"Music expresses that which cannot be put into words."
~ Victor Hugo ~

"Music is love in search of a word."
~ Sidney Lanier ~

"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music."
~ Aldous Huxley ~

"Where words fail, music speaks."
~ Hans Christian Andersen ~

"Without music, life would be a mistake."
~ Nietzsche, Friedrich ~

"Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life."
~ Jean Paul Richter ~

"In music the passions enjoy themselves."
~ Friedrich Nietzsche ~

"Music can change the world because it can change people."
~ Bono ~

"Music is the best means we have of digesting time."
~ W. H. Auden ~

"Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music."
~ Christian Nestell Bovee ~

"Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence."
~ Robert Fripp ~

"Music is the soul of language."
~ Max Heindel ~

"Music should be your escape."
~ Missy Elliot ~

"Music was invented to confirm human loneliness."
~ Lawrence Durrell ~

"Music is the shorthand of emotion."
~ Leo Tolstoy ~

"Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune."
~ Thomas Fuller ~

"Country music is three chords and the truth."
~ Harlan Howard ~

"All music is folk music. I ain't never heard a horse sing a song."
~ Louis Armstrong ~

"Musicians don't retire; they stop when there's no more music in them."
~ Louis Armstrong ~

"In music one must think with the heart and feel with the brain."
~ George Szell ~

"When words fail, the guitar speaks."
~ George Szell ~

"A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence."
~ Leopold Stokowski ~

"There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats."
~ Albert Schweitzer ~

"Music gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything."
~ Plato ~

"Music is ... A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy."
~ Ludwig van Beethoven ~

"The only truth is music."
~ Jack Kerouac ~

"Ah, music! A magic far beyond all we do here! ~ J. K. Rowling,
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone ~

"Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can't."
~ Johnny Depp ~

"Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common."
~ Sarah Dessen, Just Listen ~

"Music is my higher power."
~ Oliver James ~

"The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between."
~ Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ~

"Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens."
~ Maria von Trapp ~

"Where words leave off, music begins."
~ Heinrich Heine ~

"Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife."
~ Khalil Gibran ~

"Music in the soul can be heard by the universe."
~ Lao Tzu ~

"Music... will help dissolve your perplexities and purify your character and sensibilities, and in time of care and sorrow, will keep a fountain of joy alive in you."
~ Dietrich Bonhoeffer ~

"It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself."
~ Johann Sebastian Bach ~

"Some people think music education is a privilege, but I think it's essential to being human."
~ Jewel - singer, songwriter, and instrumentalist ~

"Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven."
~ Walter Savage Landor ~

"And this song is considered a perfect gem,
And as to the meaning, it's what you please."
~ C.S. Calverley ~

"The recorder is the easiest instrument in Western culture to play badly."
~ Alec Loretto, Recorder Playing in Australia ~

"Flute music is love music from the heart. It must not stop, lest the pulsing of the heart be broken."
~ Judith Redman Robbins, in Coyote Woman ~

"Music, even in situations of the greatest horror, should never be painful to the ear but should flatter and charm it, and thereby always remain music."
~ Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart ~

"Mozart is sweet sunshine."
~ Antonín Dvorák ~

"My nose isn't big. I just happen to have a very small head..."
~ Jimmy Durante - "The Great Schnozzola" ~

"There is music in the air, music all around us, the world is full of it and you simply take as much as you require."
~ Sir Edward Elgar ~

"Truly there would be reason to go mad were it not for music."
~ Pyotr Ilyich Tchailovsky ~

"Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music."
~ Sergei Rachmaninov ~

"To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable."
~ Aaron Copland ~

"When I am with composers, I say I am a conductor. When I am with conductors, I say I am a composer."
~ Leonard Bernstein ~

"These are music gems that may be destined to be ageless and eternal."
~ Mike Fallon ~

"There's nothing like a good music story to warm your heart, lift your spirt, and comfort your soul."
~ Mike Fallon ~

"My music is best understood by children and animals."
~ Igor Stravinsky ~

"I can't listen to that much Wagner.
I start getting the urge to conquer Poland."
~ Woody Allen ~

"Beethoven can write music, thank God,
but he can do nothing else on earth."
~ Ludwig van Beethoven ~

"If I were not a physicist, I would probably
be a musician.
I often think in music.
I live my daydreams in music.
I see my life in terms of music."
~ Albert Einstein ~

"Keep an open mind, but not so open that your brain falls out."
~ Anonymous ~

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