Topics - Music


Quote 92In music the passions enjoy themselves. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Quote 122If music be the food of love, play on. - William Shakespeare
Quote 261Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.
Quote 351After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Quote 365I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
Quote 381All music is beautiful. - Billy Strayhorn
Quote 445Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
Quote 474Music can change the world because it can change people.
Quote 621I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice. Stevie Ray Vaughan missed on both counts, but I never noticed.
Quote 847Without music, life would be a mistake. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Quote 924It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of di...
Quote 1064If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.
Quote 1564Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music.
Quote 1800Composers shouldn't think too much - it interferes with their plagiarism.
Quote 1833Hell is full of musical amateurs. - George Bernard Shaw
Quote 2271If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.
Quote 2326Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Quote 3441I hate rap music, which to me sounds like a bunch of angry men shouting, possibly because the person who was supposed to provide them with a...
Quote 3735Any good music must be an innovation. - Les Baxter
Quote 4534I don't care much about music. What I like is sounds.
Quote 4571If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.
Quote 6560One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Quote 7639Music is the shorthand of emotion. - Leo Tolstoy
Quote 7829I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what...
Quote 7978Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Quote 7988No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.
Quote 8140There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another.
Quote 8172The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly... music is like the ocean, and the instruments ...
Quote 8199Music is very spiritual, it has the power to bring people together.
Quote 8207I asked my daughter when she was 16, What's the buzz on the street with the kids? She's going, to be honest, Dad, most of my frien...
Quote 8322My father used to sing to me in my mother's womb. I think I can name about any tune in two beats.
Quote 8375Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
Quote 8505Music is love in search of a word. - Sidney Lanier
Quote 8558Music happens to be an art form that transcends language.
Quote 8965Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Quote 9094Music should be your escape. - Missy Elliot
Quote 9142I was growing up listening to Queen. Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs.
Quote 9264Music 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 every...
Quote 9334Music is always changing and the changes are unpredictable.
Quote 9450Music is my religion. - Jimi Hendrix
Quote 9548I 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 alre...
Quote 9552Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Quote 9566All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.
Quote 9844The real art of conducting consists in transitions.
Quote 9880You can't stay the same. If you're a musician and a singer, you have to change, that's the way it works.
Quote 10104Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.
Quote 10112Music's staying power is a function of how timeless the lyrics, song and production are.
Quote 10168The wise musicians are those who play what they can master.
Quote 10249Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.
Quote 10270Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
Quote 10404Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.
Quote 10427Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
Quote 10589Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy, and when I make music I always hope it will have the same effect on whoe...
Quote 10599You can never get silence anywhere nowadays, have you noticed?
Quote 10702Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.
Quote 10721It 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 w...
Quote 10926Music is the soul of language. - Max Heindel
Quote 11176He has Van Gogh's ear for music. - Reba McEntire
Quote 11182Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder.
Quote 11428When words leave off, music begins. - Heinrich Heine
Quote 11820Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.
Quote 11827There's nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it.
Quote 11950Music's not like becoming a doctor, who can walk into a community and find people who need him.
Quote 11959But when you get music and words together, that can be a very powerful thing.
Quote 12042Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it.
Quote 12177My music, my songs are 100 percent inspired by girl power.
Quote 12196There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated, totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrume...
Quote 12263My music had roots which I'd dug up from my own childhood, musical roots buried in the darkest soil.
Quote 12390It is essential to do everything possible to attract young people to opera so they can see that it is not some antiquated art form but a rep...
Quote 12776Music is intended and designed for sentient beings that have hopes and purposes and emotions.
Quote 12820Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few. It's equally humbling and uplifting.
Quote 13210Secretly, I wanted to look like Jimi Hendrix, but I could never quite pull it off.
Quote 13238Music is a performance and needs the audience.
Quote 13259Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Quote 13316Music is the best means we have of digesting time.
Quote 13724The iPod completely changed the way people approach music.
Quote 13757For 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.
Quote 13789Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
Quote 13900I wake up in the morning, I do a little stretching exercises, pick up the horn and play.
Quote 13925You are the music while the music lasts. - T. S. Eliot