Music Quotes

And my goal in life is to give to the world what I was lucky to receive: the ecstasy of divine union through my music and my dance.

Michael Jackson

Music is well said to be the speech of angels.

Thomas Carlyle

Music is the art of sounds in the movement of time.

Ferruccio (Dante Michelangelo Benvenuto) Busoni

Music is like this porthole to another world- the world of truth.

Ernest Giuseppe

A musician cannot move others unless he too is moved. He must feel all the emotions that he hopes to arouse in his audience, for the revealing of his own humor will stimulate a like mood in the listener.

Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach

The function of music is to release us from the tyranny of conscious thought.

Sir Thomas Beecham

Now among the other things proper to recreate man and give him pleasure, music is either the first or one of the principal;and we must think that it is a gift of God deputed for that purpose'.

John Calvin

I remember loving sound before I ever took a music lesson. And so we make our lives by what we love.

John Milton Cage Jr.

So long as the human spirit thrives on this planet, music in some living form will accompany and sustain it.

Aaron Copland

The most important thing in music is what is not in the notes

Pau Casals

For what is more glorious than music, which modulates the heavenly system with its sonorous sweetness, and binds together with its virtue the concord of nature which is scattered everywhere?

Flavius Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator

It's not music you would use to get a girl into bed. If anything, you're going to frighten her off.

David Byrne

Music has no subject beyond the combinations of notes we hear, for music speaks not only by means of sounds, it speaks nothing but sound.

Eduard Hanslick

If you want to know about the Sixties, play the music of The Beatles.

Aaron Copland

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture it's a really stupid thing to want to do.

Declan Patrick Aloysius MacManus

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Updated On : April 17, 2014
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