Music Quotes

...don't think of yourself as a jazz musician. Think of yourself as a human being who plays music.

Charlie Haden

One is hardly sensible of fatigue while he marches to music.

Thomas Carlyle

Videos destroyed the vitality of rock and roll. Before that, music said, "Listen to me." Now it says, "Look at me.

Billy Joel

The sound of tireless voices is the price we pay for the right to hear the music of our own opinions.

Stevenson, Adlai E.

So she poured out the liquid music of her voice to quench the thirst of his spirit.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

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

Samuel Butler

There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.

T.S. Eliot

“Applause that comes thundering with such force you might think the audience merely suffers the music as an excuse for its ovations.”

Alfred Jarry

Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music.

William Stafford

Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder.

John Ruskin

It was so wonderful outside that even the wild senselessness of this enormous death, whose music I hear again and again, could not disturb me from my great enjoyment!

Max Beckmann

From a very early period of my life I have derived the highest enjoyment from listening to music, especially to melody, which is to me the most pleasing form of composition.

James Nasmyth

Many people apparently don't trust their reactions to art or to music unless there is a verbal explanation for it.In music the only thing that matters is whether you feel it or not.

Coleman, Ornette

Hopefully my music is medicine, some type of antidote for something or some kind of explanation or just to feel good.

Erykah Badu

It pains me to watch the human suffering taking place in the gulf region of my country. I will be reaching out to others within the music industry to join me in helping to bring relief and hope to these resilient people who have lost everything.

Michael Jackson
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