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Quotes About Music





I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Elvis Presley

Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Ludwig van Beethoven

The wise musicians are those who play what they can master.
Duke Ellington

Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.
Martin Luther

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Bob Marley

In music the passions enjoy themselves.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Without music, life would be a mistake.
Friedrich Nietzsche

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
Plato

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
Plato

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

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Maya Angelou

Music is very spiritual, it has the power to bring people together.
Edgar Winter

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

Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.
Martin Luther

Music is my religion.
Jimi Hendrix

Hell is full of musical amateurs.
George Bernard Shaw

Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Jimi Hendrix

No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.
W. H. Auden

If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.
Thomas Carlyle

Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Thomas Carlyle

If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.
Richard M. Nixon

Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.
Robert Browning

Music is the shorthand of emotion.
Leo Tolstoy

Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it.
John Lennon

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

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

Music is the strongest form of magic.
Marilyn Manson

Please write music like Wagner, only louder.
Samuel Goldwyn

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

Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
Frank Zappa

There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another.
Frank Zappa

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

I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice. Stevie Ray Vaughan missed on both counts, but I never noticed.
B. B. King

Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder.
John Ruskin

Tones sound, and roar and storm about me until I have set them down in notes.
Ludwig van Beethoven

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Ludwig van Beethoven

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

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

Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart.
Pablo Casals

You have the sun, you have the moon, you have the air that you breathe - and you have the Rolling Stones!
Keith Richards

When words leave off, music begins.
Heinrich Heine

Where words fail, music speaks.
Hans Christian Andersen

My music had roots which I'd dug up from my own childhood, musical roots buried in the darkest soil.
Ray Charles

The people who know nothing about music are the ones always talking about it.
Nat King Cole

I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me - like food or water.
Ray Charles

In its beginnings, music was merely chamber music, meant to be listened to in a small space by a small audience.
Gustav Mahler

It was my 16th birthday - my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that was the only thing I could ever really do - write songs and sing them to people.
Stevie Nicks

If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.
Gustav Mahler

I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music.
Billy Joel

For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness.
Reba McEntire

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


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