After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music is a discipline, and a mistress of order and good manners, she makes the people milder and gentler, more moral and more reasonable.
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays.
Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.
Music has charms to soothe the savage breast
To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and cannot remain silent
Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul
When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have.
Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought.
Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle our wonder as to who we are, and for what, whence, and whereto.
Music is an outburst of the soul.
Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without
Music is the universal language of mankind
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.
Music, the mosaic of the air
Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory.
When music and courtesy are better understood and appreciated, there will be no war
Music is the medicine of the mind
Dope never helped anybody sing better or play music better or do anything better. All dope can do for you is kill you - and kill you the long, slow, hard way.
Poetry is plucking at the heartstrings, and making music with them.
Human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will melt the stars.
The music that can deepest reach, And cure all ill, is cordial speech