300+ Famous and Inspirational Music Quotes

(Last Updated On: January 28, 2024)

Best Music Quotes

Where words fail, music speaks. – Hans Christian Andersen


I’ve always felt that blues, rock ‘n’ roll and country are just about a beat apart. – Waylon Jennings

Music is everybody’s possession. It’s only publishers who think that people own it. – John Lennon


Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. – Plato


Music is like a dream. One that I cannot hear.  ―  Ludwig van Beethoven


A man paints with his brains and not with his hands. – Michelangelo


Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens. – Maria Von Trapp


Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent. —  Victor Hugo

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. – Bob Marley


Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die. – Paul Simon


How they all laughed at her, because she woke Amy in the night, by playing the piano on her face in her sleep. – Louisa May Alcot


Music has no effect on research work, but both are born of the same source and complement each other through the satisfaction they bestow. – Albert Einstein


The Earth has music for those who listen. – William Shakespeare


If music be the food of love, play on. – William Shakespeare


Life is what happens when you’re making other plans. – John Lennon

Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water-bath is to the body. — Oliver Wendell Holmes


Music fills the infinite between two souls. – Rabindranath Tagore


Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours. – Elton John


Similar to books, music can influence our life in a positive or negative way. – Catherine Pulsifer


And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. ― Friedrich Nietzsche


Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances. ― Maya Angelou


Music can heal the wounds that medicine cannot touch. – Debasish Mridha

Without music, life would be a mistake. — Friedrich Nietzsche


Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music. – George Eliot


Musicians want to be a loud voice for so many quiet hearts. – Billy Joel


I know that the most joy in my life has come to me from my violin. – Albert Einstein


You’re like a song that I heard when I was a little kid but forgot I knew until I heard it again. – Maggie Stiefvater


Without music, life would be a blank to me. – Jane Austen


This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before. – Leonard Bernstein


I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for the patterns in music and all the arts are the keys to learning. ― Plato

Close your eyes. Listen. Nothing’s missing. – Maxime Lagacé


Where words leave off, music begins. – Heinrich Heine


This above all: to thine own self be true, And it must follow, as the night the day, Thou canst not then be false to any man. ― William Shakespeare


Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us. – Martin Luther


Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything. – Plato


How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations? ― Jane Swan


Music begins where the possibilities of language end. – Jean Sibelius


It’s much too late to do anything about rock & roll now. – Jerry Garcia

Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung. – Voltaire


Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue. – Plato


If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. ― Albert Einstein


Art is the only way to run away without leaving home. – Twyla Tharp


Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t. – Johnny Depp


Music is liquid architecture; Architecture is frozen music. —  Wolfgang Goethe


Music can change the world because it can change people. – Bono


Do you know that your soul is composed of harmony? – Leonardo da Vinci

A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. – Leopold Stokowski


It would be possible to describe everything scientifically, but it would make no sense; it would be without meaning as if you described a Beethoven symphony as a variation of wave pressure. – Albert Einstein


Music is what feelings sound like out loud. – Georgia Cates


Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music. – Jimi Hendrix


No matter what happens in life, be good to people. Being good to people is a wonderful legacy to leave behind. –  Taylor Swift


It occurred to me by intuition, and the music was the driving force behind that intuition. My discovery was the result of musical perception. — Albert Einstein


Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand. –  Stevie Wonder


The idea of music having use goes back centuries. The beginnings of written-down music were the liturgy, and obviously that has a connection with the idea of a meditative state and all of that. So music can really be useful in that way. – Max Richter

Just knowing that through my music I actually inspire people is amazing for me and I find it very heartwarming. – Thia Megia


Music was my refuge. I could crawl into space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. ― Maya Angelou


Pop music often tells you everything is OK, while rock music tells you that it’s not OK, but you can change it. ― Bono


Music brings us pleasure and releases our suffering. It can calm us down and pump us up. It helps us manage pain, run faster, sleep better and be more productive. – Alex Doman


Music in the soul can be heard by the universe. — Lao Tzu


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


At the risk of sounding hopelessly romantic, love is the key element. I really love to play with different musicians who come from different cultural backgrounds. – John McLaughlin


To sing is to pray twice. – St Augustine

Music is the universal language of mankind. – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Music is love, love is music, music is life, and I love my life. Thank you and good night. – A. J. McLean


People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It`s like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song. – MICHAEL JACKSON


Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul. ― Plato


My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die. – Bob Marley


Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart. – Pablo Casals


None but ourselves can free our minds. ― Bob Marley


The wise musicians are those who play what they can master. – Duke Ellington

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. – Aldous Huxley


Music is a language that doesn’t speak in particular words. It speaks in emotions, and if it’s in the bones, it’s in the bones. ― Keith Richards


Half of the storytelling ability is sound. – Joe Herrington


Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don’t live it, it won’t come out of your horn. They teach you there’s a boundary line to music. But, man, there’s no boundary line to art. – Charlie Parker


Love cannot express the idea of music, while music may give an idea of love. – Louis-Hector Berlioz


I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music. – Billy Joel


The only truth is music. ― Jack Kerouac


Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. – Berthold Auerbach

People haven’t always been there for me, but music always has.  – Taylor swift


I can’t listen to music too often. It affects your nerves, makes you want to say stupid, nice things, and stroke the heads of people who could create such beauty while living in this vile hell. —  Vladimir Lenin


Music is love in search of a word. – Sidney Lanier


Music is to me like breathing. I don’t get tired of breathing, so I don’t get tired of music! – Ray Charles


All deep things are song. It seems somehow the very central essence of us, song; as if all the rest were but wrappages and hulls! – Thomas Carlyle


Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting. – Gorge Leibniz


Music is the strongest form of magic. – Marilyn Manson


You see, we are here, as far as I can tell, to help each other; our brothers, our sisters, our friends, our enemies. That is to help each other and not hurt each other. – Stevie Ray Vaughan

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy. Music is the electrical soil in which the spirit lives, thinks and invents. — Ludwig van Beethoven


Music is a safe kind of high. – Jimi Hendrix


Music doesn’t get in. Music is already in. Music simply uncovers what is there, makes you feel emotions that you didn’t necessarily know you had inside you and runs around waking them all up. A rebirth of sorts. – Matt Haig


The power of music makes all the difference to me with motivation throughout the day. – Paul Brodie


I enjoy being happy every day, and hopefully, you can hear my happiness in my music. Life is beautiful. ― Christina Milian


Music is the great uniter, an incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common. ― Sarah Dessen


Music brings a warm glow to my vision, thawing mind and muscle from their endless wintering. – Haruki Murakami


The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between. — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

A great song should lift your heart, warm the soul and make you feel good. – Colbie Caillat


Whenever I felt happy about having discovered something, the first encounter, not only with the public, with other musicians, with specialists, etc, was that they rejected it. – Karl heinz Stockhausen


What passion cannot music raise and quell! – John Dryden


I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things. – Tom Waits


Music is my religion. – Jimi Hendrix


Music is a proud, temperamental mistress. Give her the time and attention she deserves and she is yours. Slight her and there will come a day when you will call and she will not answer. So I began sleeping less to give her the time she needed. – Patrick Roth Fuss


Virtually every writer I know would rather be a musician. ― Kurt Vonnegut


A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song. – Chinese proverb

If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph: ‘The only proof he needed for the existence of God was music. – Kurt Vonnegut


Some people have lives; some people have music. ― John Green


In music the passions enjoy themselves. – Friedrich Nietzsche


Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit and never dies. – Edward Bulwer-Lytton


There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats. ― Albert Schweitzer


Get rid of the shitty sound. Life’s too short. – Hans Zimmer


There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we’d all love one another. – Frank Zappa


If the King loves music, it is well with the land. – Mencius

For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness. – Reba McEntire


The most exciting rhythms seem unexpected and complex, the most beautiful melodies simple and inevitable. ― W.H. Auden


You are the music while the music lasts. – T.S. Eliot


Music is an outburst of the soul. – Frederick Delius


The earth has music for those who listen. —  George Santayan


Music is everybody’s possession. It’s only publishers who think that people own it. – John Lennon


If you want to know the secrets of the universe, think in terms of energy, frequency and vibration. – Nikola Tesla


If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music. -Gustav Mahler

You could live without an opera singer, but not without the services of the baker. On this ground, you might say that the baker performs a greater service, but no lover of music would agree. – B. Russell


Music happens to be an art form that transcends language. – Herbie Hancock


Find someone who has a life that you want and figure out how they got it. Read books, pick your role models wisely. Find out what they did and do it. – Lana del Rey


I have no pleasure in any man who despises music. It is no invention of ours: it is a gift of God. I place it next to theology. Satan hates music: he knows how it drives the evil spirit out of us.— Martin Luther


Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music. –  Ronald Reagan


I think any time I’ve ever got down or ever felt low the one thing that picks me up from that is writing a song about it. At least you’ve got a positive experience out of a bad experience. –  Ed Sheeran


Music can have a profound effect on mood, including confidence level or how relaxed you are. – Corrina Thurston

Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it. ― Stevie Wonder


Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence. ― Robert Fripp


Music is a great healer. Begin and end your day with music. – Lailah Gifty Akita


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


Music is like a huge release of tension. – James Taylor


Music is by far the most wonderful method we have to remind us each day of the power of personal accomplishment. – Chris S. Salazar


Such sweet compulsion doth in music lie. – John Milton


If I can’t dance to it, it’s not my revolution. – Emma Goldman

Music should be your escape. – Missy Elliott


If you were music, I would listen to you ceaselessly, and my low spirits would brighten up. – Anna Akhmatova


Music is what tells us that the human race is greater than we realize. ― Napoleon Bonaparte


Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune. – Thomas Fuller


Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends. – Alphonse de Lamartine


Life is for the living. Death is for the dead. Let life be like music. And death a note unsaid. ― Langston Hughes


Hell is full of musical amateurs. – George Bernard Shaw


When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest of times, and to the latest. – Henry David Thoreau

Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable. – Leonard Bernstein


Music is the shorthand of emotion. ― Leo Tolstoy


When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful. – Malala Yousafzai


Just as Jesus created wine from water, we humans are capable on transmuting emotion into music. – Carlos Santana


Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world. – Martin Luther


Do you know people who insist they like ‘all kinds of music’ That actually means they like no kinds of music? – Chuck Klosterman


Sentimental music has this great way of taking you back somewhere at the same time that it takes you forward, so you feel nostalgic and hopeful all at the same time. – Nick Hornby


It’s not those who write the laws that have the greatest impact on society. It’s those who write the songs. —  Blaise Pascal

Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel feeling. A song makes you feel a thought. – E.Y. Harburg


Music is in the ear of him who hears, As beauty in the eyes of him who sees. – Florence Percy


Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory.  – Oscar Wilde


I’ve had great success being a total idiot. – Jerry Lewis


A note of music gains significance from the silence on either side. — Anne Morrow Lindbergh


Music is therapy. Music moves people. It connects people in ways that no other medium can. It pulls heartstrings. It acts as a medicine. –  Macklemore


Music should be an essential part of every analysis. – Carl Jung


Everyone or almost everyone is moved by music in some way. – Oliver Sacks

I believe it is in my nature to dance by virtue of the beat of my heart, the pulse of my blood and the music in my mind. ― Robert Fulghum


When we die, we will turn into songs, and we will hear each other and remember each other. ― Rob Sheffield


My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary. – Martin Luther


We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams. — Roald Dahl


I need to listen to chill music when I’m driving. It prevents road rage. – Aaron Paul


The true beauty of music is that it connects people. It carries a message, and we, the musicians, are the messengers. – Roy Ayers


Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard are sweeter. Therefore, ye soft pipes, play on.– John Keats


When you make music or write or create, it’s really your job to have mind-blowing, irresponsible, condomless sex with whatever idea it is you’re writing about at the time. – Lady Gaga


Music is a way to dream together and go to another dimension. – Cecilia Bartoli


The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils. The motions of his spirit are dull as night, And his affections dark as Erebus. Let no such man be trusted. Mark the music. – William Shakespeare


If one should desire to know whether a kingdom is well governed, if its morals are good or bad, the quality of its music will furnish the answer. ― Confucius


If I cannot fly, let me sing. – Stephen Sondheim


When words fail music speaks. – Irena Huang


Ah, music, he said, wiping his eyes. A magic beyond all we do here! ― J.K. Rowling


If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music. – Thomas Carlyle


If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know. – Louis Armstrong


If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week. ― Charles Darwin


Music is the social act of communication among people, a gesture of friendship, the strongest there is. – Malcom Arnold


The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There’s also a negative side .- Hunter S. Thompson


Music is the soundtrack of your life. – Dick Clark


Music is life! It’s physical emotion – you can touch it! It’s neon ecto-energy sucked out of spirits and switched into sound waves for your ears to swallow. – Isaac Marion


Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life. – Jean-Paul


Music is the occult metaphysical exercise of a soul not knowing that it philosophizes. —  Arthur Schopenhauer


Music, the greatest good that mortals know, and all of heaven we have below. – John Addison


Were it not for music, we might in these days say, the Beautiful is dead. – Benjamin Disraeli


Music is well said to be the speech of angels. – Thomas Carlyle


Imagination creates reality. – Richard Wagner


He took his pain and turned it into something beautiful. Into something that people connect to. And that’s what good music does. It speaks to you. It changes you.” Hannah Harrington The pleasure we feel in music springs from the obedience which is in it. — Henry David Thoreau


Music is our safety net.  It catches us when we fall. – Kimberley James


The analysis did me a lot of good. I think that self-confrontation is a good thing, whether you do it by yourself in solitude, or whether you do it in the presence of another person. – Joni Mitchell


To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music? – Michael Jackson


He took his pain and turned it into something beautiful. Into something that people connect to. And that’s what good music does. It speaks to you. It changes you. – Hannah Harrington


Music has the power to heal, transform and inspire and we have the power through deep listening to increase our intuition and self-awareness. – Andre Feriante


Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together. — Anaïs Nin


I wanted to prove the sustaining power of music. – David Bowie


All musicians are potential band leaders. – Thelonious Monk


Music is the poetry of the air. – Jean Paul Richter


Who hears music, feels his solitude peopled at once. – Robert Browning


Music is a weapon in the war against unhappiness. – Jason Mraz


Everything in me feels fluttering and free like I could take off from the ground at any second. Music, I think, he makes me feel like music. – Lauren Oliver


Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up. ― Hans Christian Andersen


Music comes from a place we don’t know. – Chris Martin


Life, he realized, was much like a song. In the beginning, there is a mystery, in the end, there is confirmation, but it’s in the middle where all the emotion resides to make the whole thing worthwhile. – Nicholas Sparks


Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder. – John Ruskin


Music is powerful. As people listen to it, they can be affected. They respond. – Ray Charles


A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul. ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Music is organized sound. – Edgard Varese


Of the whole bunch of guys who play hollow body guitar, I think Herb Ellis has the most drive. – Les Paul


Lean your body forward slightly to support the guitar against your chest, for the poetry of the music should resound in your heart. – Andres Segovia


For me, there is something primitively soothing about this music, and it went straight to my nervous system, making me feel ten feet tall.  – Eric Clapton


Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don’t understand the language that you’re singing in, they still know good music when they hear it. – Lou Rawls


Music is the poor man’s Parnassus. —  Ralph Waldo Emerson


There is nothing in the world so much like prayer as music is. – William P. Merrill


Musical compositions, it should be remembered, do not inhabit certain countries, certain museums, like paintings and statues. The Mozart Quintet is not shut up in Salzburg: I have it in my pocket. – Henri Rabaud


Music is very spiritual, it has the power to bring people together. – Edgar Winter


Never stop fighting no matter what anyone says. If it’s in your gut, your soul, there’s nothing, no worldly possession that should come between you and your expression. – Kanye West


My music will go on forever. Maybe it’s a fool say that, but when me know facts me can say facts. — Bob Marley


Singing is my life.  It has always been my life.  It will always be my life. – Celia Cruz


When music is needed, it’s really there and it serves a purpose. – Jóhann Jóhannsson


Notes and words strung together in excellence can raise us to our feet or push us to our knees. – Gwen Smith


To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable. – Aaron Copland


Music is one of the longest standing self-prescribed therapy in history. – Erin seiber


Talking about music is like dancing about architecture. — Steve Martin


Music changes and I’m gonna change right along with it. – Aretha Franklin


It’s a great thing about being a musician; you don’t stop until the day you die, you can improve. So it’s a wonderful thing to do. – Marcus Miller


Nature has given us two ears but only one mouth. – Benjamin Disraeli


To me, there is no picture so beautiful as smiling, bright-eyed, happy children; no music so sweet as their clear and ringing laughter. – P. T. Barnum


You have to, take a deep breath. and allow the music to flow through you. Revel in it, allow yourself to awe. When you play allow the music to break your heart with its beauty. – Kelly White


If music is place-then jazz is the City, Folk is the wilderness, Rock is the Road, Classical is a temple. – Vera Nazarian


You couldn’t not like someone who liked the guitar. ― Stephen King


My job has very little to do with music. It has more to do with taste and culture and balance.- Rick Rubin


Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul. – Johann Sebastian Bach


If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together. – Richard M. Nixon


I merely took the energy it takes to pour and wrote some blues. –  Duke Ellington


Live your truth. Express your love. Share your enthusiasm. Take action towards your dreams. Walk your talk. Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering. ― Steve Maraboli


Funny how a melody sounds like a memory. – Eric Church


I don’t know anything about music, In my line, you don’t have to. – Elvis Presley


There’s nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it. – Mickey Hart


You create a community with music, not just at concerts but by talking about it with your friends. – David Byrne


Musicians don’t retire; they stop when there’s no more music in them. – Louis Armstrong


Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist. —  G. K. Chesterton


Life is a symphony, and the action of every person in this life is the playing of his particular part in the music. – Hazrat Inayat Khan


If I were to begin life again, I would devote it to music. It is the only cheap and unpunished rapture upon earth. – Sydney Smith


Music cleanses the understanding; inspires it, and lifts it into a realm which it would not reach if it were left to itself. – Henry Ward Beecher


Dare to wear the foolish clown face. – Frank Sinatra


There’s music in all things if men had ears: Their earth is but an echo of the spheres. – Lord Byron


Music is life itself. – Louis Armstrong


Music promotes the early development of baby brain functions. The best music for the baby is classical music and folk. – Samuel Greenberg


I think there is a song out there to describe just about any situation. – Criss Jami


If everyone started off the day singing, just think how happy they’d be. – Lauren Myracle


Music is the medicine of the mind. — John Logan


Country music is three chords and the truth. – Harlan Howard


I call architecture frozen music. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Music is probably the only real magic I have encountered in my life. There’s not some trick involved with it. It’s pure and it’s real. It moves, it heals, it communicates and does all these incredible things. – Tom Petty


I believe 100 percent in the power and importance of music. – James Taylor


There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music. ― George Eliot


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


Musical innovation is full of danger to the State, for when modes of music change, the fundamental laws of the State always change with them. – Plato


Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something. -Frank Zappa


I haven’t understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it. – Igor Stravinsky


Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not the truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty does not love. Love is not music. Music is THE BEST. ― Frank Zappa


That’s the evergreen nature of a great song. They can be resurrected. They can be covered. They can find new relevance due to changing circumstances in history. – John Legend


Playing scales is like a boxer skipping rope or punching a bag. It’s not the thing in itself; it’s preparatory to the activity.  – Barney Kessel


I realized that music is the most profound, magical form of communication there is. – Lesley Garrett


Music enriches people’s lives in the same way paintings and literature do. Everybody deserves that. – Victoria Wood


God’s little reminder that there’s something else besides us in this universe; harmonic connection between all living beings, everywhere, even the stars. – Robin Wiliams


It is not easy to determine the nature of music, or why anyone should have a knowledge of it. —  Aristotle


Alas for those who never sing, but die with all their music in them! – Oliver Wendell Holmes


Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part, they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it. – Henry David Thoreau


Music takes us out of the actual and whispers to us dim secrets that startle our wonder as to who we are, and for what, whence, and where to.  – Ralph Waldo Emerson


I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones. – John Cage


One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words. – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe


Music isn’t just something that comforts or distracts us, it goes beyond that – it’s an ideology. You can judge people by the kind of music they listen to. – Paulo Coelho


Music is to the soul what words are to the mind. – Modest Mouse


Music replays the past memories, awakens our forgotten worlds and make our minds travel. – Michael Bassey Johnson


Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music. — Sergei Rachmaninoff


I lose myself in music because I can’t be bothered explaining what I feel to anyone else around me. – Robert Smith


Without music, life is a journey through a desert. – Pat Conroy


Any good music must be an innovation. – Les Baxter


I would say that music is the easiest means in which to express, but since words are my talent, I must try to express clumsily in words what the pure music would have done better. ― William Faulkner


Jazz is not just music, it’s a way of life, it’s a way of being, a way of thinking. – Nina Simone


We grown-up people think that we appreciate music, but if we realized the sense that an infant has brought with it of appreciating sound and rhythm, we would never boast of knowing music. The infant is the music itself. – Hazrat Inayat Khan


In its beginnings, music was merely chamber music, meant to be listened to in a small space by a small audience. – Gustav Mahler


My idea is that there is music in the air, music all around us; the world is full of it, and you simply take as much as you require.  – Edward Elgar


Music makes one feel so romantic – at least it always gets on one’s nerves – which is the same thing nowadays. ― Oscar Wilde


There’s a very basic human, non-verbal aspect to our need to make music and use it as part of our human expression. It doesn’t have to do with body movements, it doesn’t have to do with the articulation of a language, but with something spiritual. – John Williams


Wes Montgomery played impossible things on the guitar because it was never pointed out to him that they were impossible.  – Ronnie Scott


Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music. – Christian Nestell Bovee


For the first time, he heard something that he knew to be music. He heard people singing. Behind him, across vast distances of space and time, from the place he had left, he thought he heard music too. But perhaps, it was only an echo. ― LOIS LOWRY


I don’t make music for eyes, I make music for ears. – Adele


Fashion and music are the same because music expresses its period too. —  Karl Lagerfeld


I was at a ball, with a jiggy kind of tune. Everything rattled to the jigging tune of the music and the dancers, the windows, the doors, all jigged, and I began to find myself involuntarily nodding to the same measure, and jigging like the rest. – John Keast Lord


Love is like nothing else on this earth, but only when it is shared with someone wonderful like you. –Mandy Moore


My ambition was to live like music. – Mary Gaitskill


A romantic poem is something entirely different. A romantic poem touches the heart in a way that prose, art or music never could. – Emily Browning


If it weren’t for music, I would think that love is mortal. – Mark Helprin


Classical music is the best, and cheapest, mind-altering drug in the world. – Kamand Kojouri


Music that’s been my education. There’s not a day that goes by that I take it for granted. – Billie Joe Armstrong


Mathematics is the music of reason. – James Joseph Sylvester


Music drives you. It wakes you up, it gets you pumping. And, at the end of the day, the correct tune will chill you down.  – Dimebag Darrell


With the truth, all given facts harmonize; but with what is false, the truth soon hits a wrong note. ― Aristotle


Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman. – Ludwig van Beethoven


No matter who we are, no matter what our circumstances, our feelings and emotions are universal. And music has always been a great way to make people aware of that connection. It can help you open up a part of yourself and express feelings you didn’t know you were feeling. – Josh Groban

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