Music Quotes

Dancing: The vertical expression of a horizontal desire legalized by music.

George Bernard Shaw

Philosophy is the highest music

Plato

Stone walls confine a tinker; cold iron binds a witch; but a musician's music can never be fettered, for it lives first in her heart and mind.

Charles de Lint

That folk music led to learning to play, and making things up led to what turns out to be the most lucrative part of the music business - writing, because you get paid every time that song gets played.

Jackson Browne

Folk is bare bones music.

Ben Harper

Dance is music made visible.

George Balanchine

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.

Laurie Anderson

The laws of morals and the laws of music are the same.

Zoltan Kodaly

The architect must not only understand drawing, but music.

Vitruvius Pollio

For me, the creation of a photograph is experienced as a heightened emotional response, most akin to poetry and music, each image the culmination of a compelling impulse I cannot deny. Whether working with a human figure or a still life, I am deeply aware of my spiritual connection with it. In my life, as in my work, I am motivated by a great yearning for balance and harmony beyond the realm of human experience, reaching for the essence of oneness with the Universe.

Ruth Bernhard

Music is the only sensual pleasure without vice

Samuel Johnson

In family life, love is the oil that eases friction, the cement that binds closer together, and the music that brings harmony

Eva Evelyn Burrows

Medicine to produce health must examine disease; and music, to create harmony must investigate discord.

Plutarch

Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.

Johann Sebastian Bach

The music that can deepest reach, And cure all ill, is cordial speech

Ralph Waldo Emerson
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