Music Quotes

Charlie brown, peanuts, charles m. schulz - aunt marion was right... never marry a musician,...
Henry mille - develop interest in life as you see it; in...

The truest expression of a people is in its dances and its music... Bodies never lie.
Agnes De Mille
Plato - music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the...
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, The Merchant of Venice
Only cat lovers know the luxury of fur - Coated, musical hot water bottles that never go cold.
Susanne Millen

Marty This tasteless cover is a good indication of the lack of musical invention within. The musical growth of this band cannot even be charted. They are treading water in a sea of retarded sexuality and bad poetry.
This Is Spinal Tap
I see music as the augmentation of a split second of time.
Erin Cleary
Prima la musica, poi le parole first the music, then the words.
Antonio Salieri, title of an opera
If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.
Richard Milhous Nixon
Develop interest in life as you see it in people, things, literature, music - The world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
Henry Mille
Master your instrument, master the music, and then forget all that crap and just play.
Charlie Parke
It is in learning music that many youthful hearts learn to love.
Ricard
Swearing is like any other music... If it is not done well, if it is not done with a fine and discriminating art, and vitalized with gracious and heartborn feeling, it lacks beauty, it lacks charm, it lacks expression, it lacks nobleness, it lacks majesty...
David Gridley, Indiantown
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Berthald Auerbach
Music is expression of harmony in sound. Love is the expression of harmony in life.
Stephen
A poet is an unhappy being whose heart it torn by secret sufferings, but whose lips are so strangely formed that when the sighs and the cries escape them, they sound like beautiful music... and then people crowd about the poet and say to him: Sing for us soon again; that is as much as to say. May new sufferings torment your soul.
Soren Kierkegaard
Music is essentially useless, as life is.
George Santayana
The truest expression of a people is in its dance and music.
Agnes de Mille
Number is the Word but is not utterance it is wave and light, though no one sees it it is rhythm and music, though no one hears it. Its variations are limitless and yet it is immutable. Each form of life is a particular reverberation of Number.
Maurice Druon
Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation - - what are they They are the happiest people in the world.
William Lyon Phelps
My music is best understood by children and animals.
Igor Stravinsky, In Observer 8 Oct. 1961
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
Martin Luthe
When words fail, music speaks.
Hans Christian Anderson
A guidance counselor who has made a fetish of security, or who has unwittingly surrendered his thinking to economic determinism, may steer a youth away from his dream of becoming a poet, an artist, a musician or any other of thousands of things, because it offers no security, it does not pay well, there are no vacancies, it has no future.
Henry M. Wriston
Music, when soft voices die, Vibrates in the memory; Odors, when sweet violets sicken, Live within the sense they quicken.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.
George Eliot, The Mill on the Floss, 1860
Great art is as irrational as great music. It is mad with its own loveliness.
George Jean Nathan
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
Edith Sitwell
I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter, the sound of which has always seemed to me to be the most civilised music in the world.
Peter Ustinov
I tried to resist his overtures, but he plied me with symphonies, quartettes, chamber music, and cantatas.
S. J. Perelman
The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie.
Agnes de Mille
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
Philosophy is the highest music.
Plato
There is no law against composing music when one has no ideas whatsoever. The music of Wagner, therefore, is perfectly legal.
The National, Paris, 1850
I still have a lot to learn - About the business, about music, and about myself. Its exciting.
Britney Spears
I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy. My sons ought to study mathematics and philosophy, geography, natural history, naval architecture, navigation, commerce, and agriculture, in order to give their children a right to study painting, poetry, music, architecture, statuary, tapestry, and porcelain.
John Adams
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A DOE Unbearably lovely music is heard as the curtain rises, and we see the woods on a summer afternoon. A fawn dances on and nibbles slowly at some leaves. He drifts lazily through the soft foliage. Soon he starts coughing and drops dead.
Woody Allen, Without Feathers
When words leave off, music begins.
Thomas Carlyle
May not Music be described as the Mathematics of sense, and Mathematics as the Music of reason?
James Joseph Sylveste