Song Quotes

O for the gentleness of old Romance, the simple planning of a minstrel's song

John Keats

Labour itself is but a sorrowful song,The protest of the weak against the strong

F W Faber

We are sisters. We will always be sisters.Our differences may never go away, but neither, for me, will our song.

Elizabeth Fishel

We play a hip-hop song and suddenly 25 people on the left jump up and put their hands in the air; then you play Lost Cause and they're like, I don't know about this one.

Beck

At the same time all this was happening, there was a folk song revival movement goingon, so the commercial music industry was actually changed by the Civil Rights Movement.

Bernice Johnson Reagon

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.

Henry David Thoreau

At the close of the day, when the hamlet is still And mortals the sweets of forgetfulness prove, When nought but the torrent is heard on the hill And nought but the nightingale's song in the grove.

James Beattie

Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought.

E. Y. Harburg

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

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.

J. R. R. Tolkien

Clouds of insects danced and buzzed in the golden autumn light, and the air was full of the piping of the song-birds. Long, glinting dragonflies shot across the path, or hung tremulous with gauzy wings and gleaming bodies.

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle

Song of the brave, how thrills thy tone As when the Organ's music rolls; No gold rewards, but song alone, The deeds of great and noble souls. [Ger., Hoch klingt das Lied vom braven Mann, Wie Orgelton und Glockenklang; Wer hohes Muths sich ruhmen kann Den lohnt nicht Gold, den lohnt Gesang.

Gottfried Augustus Burger

Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.

Pope John Paul II

You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear

Unknown

Prayer does not use up artificial energy, doesn't burn up any fossil fuel, doesn't pollute. Neither does song, neither does love, neither does the dance.

Margaret Mead

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