Music Quotes

Roosevelt, eleano - a day out - of - doors, someone i loved to talk...
Tom robbins - rap music... sounds like somebody feeding a...

I see music as the augmentation of a split second of time.
Erin Cleary
Robert fripp - music is the wine that fills the cup of silence....
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
Music is a higher revelation than philosophy.
Ludwig van Beethoven

Use what talents you have; the woods would have little music if no birds sang their song except those who sang best.
Reverend Oliver G. Wilson
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
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
Walter Lippmann
When words fail, music speaks.
Hans Christian Anderson
There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
George Gordon Byron
If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of 22, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation.
Tom Stoppard
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
Henry David Thoreau, Walden, Conclusion, 1854
The truest expression of a people is in its dance and music.
Agnes de Mille
My life is music. And in some vague, mysterious, and subconscious way, I have always been driven by a taut inner spring which has propelled me to almost compulsively reach for perfection in music, often - - In fact, mostly - - At the expense of everything else in my life.
Stan Getz
Life without music would be a mistake.
Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra
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
Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.
Kin Hubbard
Music, verily, is the mediator between intellectual and sensuous life... the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Ludwig van Beethoven
It is only by introducing the young to great literature, drama and music, and to the excitement of great science that we open to them the possibilities that lie within the human spirit - - Enable them to see visions and dream dreams.
Eric Anderson
I think there are only three things America will be known for 2, 000 years from now when they study this civilization the Constitution, jazz music, and baseball.
Gerald Early
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself. What one can be, one must be.
Abraham Maslow
Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.
Kahlil Gibran
Music, when soft voices die, Vibrates in the memory; Odors, when sweet violets sicken, Live within the sense they quicken.
Percy Bysshe Shelley
The function of music is to release us from the tyranny of conscious thought.
Sir Thomas Beecham
We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.
Roald Dahl
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
If you develop an ear for sounds that are musical it is like developing an ego. You begin to refuse sounds that are not musical and that way cut yourself off from a good deal of experience.
John Cage
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
Martin Luthe
Aunt Marion was right... Never marry a musician, and never answer the door.
Charlie Brown, Peanuts, Charles M. Schulz
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
The happiest people are those who think the most interesting thoughts. Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good company, good conversation, are the happiest people in the world. And they are not only happy in themselves, they are the cause of happiness in others.
William Lyon Phelps
The earth has music for those who listen.
William Shakespeare
It is in learning music that many youthful hearts learn to love.
Ricard
There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.
Michel de Montaigne
The truest expression of a people is in its dance and in its music. Bodies never lie.
Agnes de Mille
Music is the refuge of souls ulcerated by happiness.
E. M. Cioran
Music is essentially useless, as life is but both have an ideal extension which lends utility to its conditions.
George Santayana
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
Georges Clemenceau
Anybody who has listened to certain kinds of music, or read certain kinds of poetry, or heard certain kinds of performances on the concertina, will admit that even suicide has its brighter aspects.
Stephen Leacock, 1912