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“Without music, life would be a mistake” ― Friedrich Nietzsche


“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ― 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



“The only truth is music.” ― Jack Kerouac



“There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.”

― Albert Schweitzer



“Music is the shorthand of emotion.” ― Leo Tolstoy



“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”

― Aldous Huxley


“Where words fail, music speaks.” ― Hans Christian Andersen


“Music expresses that which cannot be said..” ― Victor Hugo

“Music is … a higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy”

― Ludwig van Beethoven

“Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.” ― Lao Tzu


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


“Music . . . can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.”

― Leonard Bernstein


“The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.” 

― Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


“Music is the strongest form of magic.” ― Marilyn Manson


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


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

“Music is to the soul what words are to the mind.” ― Modest Mouse


“Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens.”

― Maria Augusta von Trapp


“Music… will help dissolve your perplexities and purify your character and sensibilities, and in time of care and sorrow, will keep a fountain of joy alive in you.”

― Dietrich Bonhoeffer


“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 produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.”― Confucius


“Music is my higher power” ― Oliver James


“Tell me what you listen to, and I’ll tell you who you are.” ― Tiffanie DeBartolo


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


“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


“Music can change the world because it can change people.” ― Bono


“If music be the food of love, play on.” ― William Shakespeare


“If I cannot fly, let me sing.” ― Stephen Sondheim


“All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff.”

― Frank Zappa

“If Music is a Place — then Jazz is the City, Folk is the Wilderness, Rock is the Road, Classical is a Temple.” ― Vera Nazarian


“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

“Love is friendship set to music.” ― Jackson Pollock

“You have to play a long time to be able to play like yourself” ― Miles Davis


“Music is what tells us that the human race is greater than we realize.”

― Napoléon Bonaparte


“Music was my first love, and it will be my last.” ― John Miles

“Thank you for the music!” ― Abba

“I cannot say what I think is right about music. I only know the rightness of it.”

― Keith Jarrett

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