Song Quotes

One ought, each day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture and, if possible, speak a few reasonable words.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

My dad is adorably optimistic, positive, pie-in-the-sky. He thinks every new song I write is my best. He sells T-shirts at my merchandise stands and hands out guitar picks to fans.

Taylor Swift

We have sworn, and not lightly. This oath we will keep. We are threatened with many evils, and treason not least; but one thing is not said: that we shall suffer from cowardice, from cravens or the fear of cravens. Therefore I say that we will go on, and this doom I add: the deeds that we shall do shall be the matter of song until the last days of Arda.

J.R.R. Tolkien

There's nothing that makes you so aware of the improvisation of human existence as a song unfinished. Or an old address book.

Carson Mccullers

The earth has grown old with its burden of care. But at Christmas it always is young, The heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair And its soul full of music breaks the air, When the song of angels is sung.

Phillips Brooks

Christmas Eve was a night of song that wrapped itself about you like a shawl. But it warmed more than your body. It warmed your heart, filled it too, with melody that would last forever.

Bess Streeter Aldrich

If we can discover the meaning in the trilling of a frog, perhaps we may understand why it is for us not merely noise but a song of poetry and emotion.

Adrian Forsyth

Throughout my career, if I have done anything, I have paid attention to every note and every word I sing - if I respect the song. If I cannot project this to a listener, I fail.

Frank Sinatra

Faith and joy are the ascensive forces of song.

Edmund Clarence Stedman

In the order named, these are the hardest to control: Wine, Women, and Song.

Franklin P. Adams

He who loves not wine, women and song remains a fool his whole life long.

Martin Luther

History repeats itself, but the special call of an art which has passed away is never reproduced. It is as utterly gone out of the world as the song of a destroyed wild bird.

Joseph Conrad

In my opinion, I think sarcasm and humor in a song, without turning it into a novelty song, is really charming.

Alanis Morissette

I have loved flowers that fade, Within whose magic tents Rich hues have marriage made With sweet unmemoried scents: A honeymoon delight, A joy of love at sight, That ages in an hour My song be like a flower!

Robert Seymour Bridges

Nature is ever at work building and pulling down, creating and destroying, keeping everything whirling and flowing, allowing no rest but in rhythmical motion, chasing everything in endless song out of one beautiful form into another.

John Muir

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