Music Quotes

Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.

G. K. Chesterton

Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.

John Erskine

Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays.

Oscar Wilde

A musicologist is a man who can read music but can't hear it.

Sir Thomas Beecham

Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music

Sergei Rachmaninov

Music is the harmonious voice of creation; an echo of the invisible world.

Giuseppe Mazzini

Music is the universal language of mankind

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Berthold Auerbach

Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.

Kahlil Gibran

Music is the medicine of the mind

John Logan

Music is an outburst of the soul.

Frederick Delius

Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.

Marcel Marceau

Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without

Confucius

Music is the soul of language.

Max Heindel

Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven

Henri Frederic Amiel

Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory.

Sir Thomas Beecham

When music and courtesy are better understood and appreciated, there will be no war

Confucius

They say you can rap about anything except for Jesus That means guns, sex, lies, video tapes But if I talk about God my record won't get played Huh?

Kanye West

...my music isn't just music- it's medicine.

Kanye West

Themes are important to me, but the beats are what catches someone's ear and makes a record a hit, ... The music is more important than anything. You can have instrumental tracks and people will listen to it. But if you put a really good theme to a bad beat, no one will care about it.

Kanye West

I am always writing a potpourri of music. I want to give the world escapism through the wonder of great music and to reach the masses.

Michael Jackson

You can just climb on top of me and ride me like this beat.

Wiz Khalifa

Music without emotion is like an empty shell. Technique is, of course, essential, but the emphasis should be on bhava or emotional expression. For this, the vocalist has to make a deep and thought study of the nava-rasas. Classical musicians generally ignore this aspect and pay no attention to rasa-siddhant. That is why our shastriya sangeet fails to appeal to listeners who always prefer music which appeals to the heart, rather than the intellect.

Kishori Amonkar

Jimi Hendrix once said, 'You will never hear surf music again.' Well, tonight, you will hear 'serf' music again -- S-E-R-F music.

Jello Biafra

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Updated On : April 17, 2014
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