One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
If music be the food of love, play on.
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.
I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
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.
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.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
Music is my religion.
Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
All music is beautiful.
You are the music while the music lasts.
T. S. Eliot
All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.
In music the passions enjoy themselves.
I don't make music for eyes. I make music for ears.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
Music is the shorthand of emotion.
If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.
If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.
Richard M. Nixon
Hell is full of musical amateurs.
George Bernard Shaw
But when you get music and words together, that can be a very powerful thing.
It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.
There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another.
Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.
I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice. Stevie Ray Vaughan missed on both counts, but I never noticed.
B. B. King
It was my 16th birthday - my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that was the only thing I could ever really do - write songs and sing them to people.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
I don't care much about music. What I like is sounds.
Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.
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