Music Quotes

Music Quotes

Music Quotes: A Unique Collection of Quotes About Music.

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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

Instead of weeping when a tragedy occurs in a songbird's life, it sings away its grief. I believe we could well follow the pattern of our feathered friends. -William Shakespeare

Without music, life would be a mistake. -Friedrich Nietzsche

you learn a lot about people when you listen to the songs that mean something to them.

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

Where words fail, music speaks. -Hans Christian Andersen

Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water-bath is to the body. -Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul. - Angela Monet

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

Music is an outburst of the soul. -Frederick Delius

Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music. -Ronald Reagan

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

It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning, as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure. -Albert Einstein

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

The man that hath no music in himself, nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils. The motions of his spirit are dull as night, and his affections dark as Erebus. Let no such man be trusted. -William Shakespeare

Music, the greatest good that mortals know, And all of heaven we have below. -Joseph Addison

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

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

Music is about listening, the more you play, the more the magic spreads.

Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die. -Paul Simon

Music should be your escape. -Missy Elliot

Opera is when a guy gets stabbed in the back and, instead of bleeding, he sings. -Ed Gardner

Alas for those that never sing, But die with all their music in them! -Oliver Wendell Holmes

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

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. -Berthold Auerbach

Any good music must be an innovation. -Les Baxter

I think music is the greatest art form that exists, and I think people listen to music for different reasons, and it serves different purposes. Some of it is background music, and some of it is things that might affect a person's day, if not their life, or change an attitude. The best songs are the ones that make you feel something. -Eddie Vedder

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

But when you get music and words together, that can be a very powerful thing. -Bryan Ferry

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

Music is my shining light, my favorite thing in the world. To get me to stop doing it for one second would be difficult! -Taylor Swift

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

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

The only thing better than singing is more singing. -Ella Fitzgerald

You can't fake this music. You might be a great singer or a great musician but, in the need, that's got nothing to do with it. It's how you connect to the songs and to the history behind them. -Etta James

Music is the poetry of the air.

Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.-Johann Sebastian Bach

Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be very silent if no birds sang except the best. - Henry Van Dyke

I think that music has an endless life. -Anne Dudley

Whenever society gets too stifling and the rules get too complex, there's some sort of musical explosion. - Slash/Guns 'n Roses

Music is the strongest form of magic. -Marilyn Manson

Music is the medicine of the mind. -John Loga

Music is what feelings sound like.

Even if you can't sing well, sing. Sing to yourself. Sing in the privacy of your home. But sing. -Rebbe Nachman of Breslov

Bach gave us God's Word. Mozart gave us God's laughter. Beethoven gave us God's fire. God gave us Music that we might pray without words.

Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven. -Henri Frederic Amiel

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

I love music because it's the only thing that hasn't walked away from me when I needed it most.

I've never known a musician who regretted being one. Whatever deceptions life may have in store for you, music itself is not going to let you down. -Virgil Thomson

Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays. -Oscar Wilde

There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself. -Johann Sebastian Bach

Music fills the infinite between two souls. -Rabindranath Tagore

We are always more anxious to be distinguished for a talent which we do not possess, than to be praised for the fifteen which we do possess. - Mark Twain

The pause is as important as the note. -Truman Fisher

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

Most people live and die with their music still unplayed. They never dare to try. -Mary Kay Ash

When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have. - Edgar Watson Howe

it took me five years of going right into the mouth of the lion to learn to be at ease onstage ... if you deal with an audience as a bunch of people having a great time, you'll have a much bettrer time as a performer. - Rory Block

Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule. -Samuel Butler

Nothing pleases me more than to go into a room and come out with a piece of music. -Paul McCartney

Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. -Percy Bysshe Shelley

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

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