Music

Music is always changing and the changes are unpredictable.
- Billy Sheehan
You can never get silence anywhere nowadays, have you noticed?
- Bryan Ferry
I see music as fluid architecture.
- Joni Mitchell
It is essential to do everything possible to attract young people to opera so they can see that it is not some antiquated art form but a repository of the most glorious music and drama that man has created.
- Bruce Beresford
Secretly, I wanted to look like Jimi Hendrix, but I could never quite pull it off.
- Bryan Ferry
Music is only love looking for words.
- Lawrence Durrell
I look at you and I write down what I hear.
- Virgil Thomson
I was growing up listening to Queen. Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs.
- Gary Cherone
My music, my songs are 100 percent inspired by girl power.
- Paulina Rubio
Music is a performance and needs the audience.
- Michael Tippett
You know, all my songs are relatives, brothers, sisters, cousins.
- David Coverdale
That was when I realised that music is the most profound, magical form of communication there is.
- Lesley Garrett
True music must repeat the thought and inspirations of the people and the time.
- George Gershwin
Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.
- Martin Mull
Although I am basically self taught, I consider Debussy my teacher - the most important elements are colour, light and shadow.
- Toru Takemitsu
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau
The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils.
- William Shakespeare
Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music.
- Ronald Reagan
I think music is one of the hero/sheroes of the African-American existence.
- Maya Angelou
My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die.
- Bob Marley
Love is a friendship set to music.
- Joseph Campbell
Find a beautiful piece of art. If you fall in love with Van Gogh or Matisse or John Oliver Killens, or if you fall love with the music of Coltrane, the music of Aretha Franklin, or the music of Chopin - find some beautiful art and admire it, and realize that that was created by human beings just lik
- Maya Angelou
There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
- Albert Schweitzer
When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
- Henry David Thoreau
When you work you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of the hours turns to music. Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent, when all else sings together in unison?
- Khalil Gibran
Close friends contribute to our personal growth. They also contribute to our personal pleasure, making the music sound sweeter, the wine taste richer, the laughter ring louder because they are there.
- Judith Viorst
Music inflames temperament.
- Jim Morrison
I need drama in my life to keep making music.
- Eminem
Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism.
- Eminem
It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
- Walter Lippmann
Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.
- Frank Zappa
This land is your land and this land is my land, sure, but the world is run by those that never listen to music anyway.
- Bob Dylan
Music is love, love is music, music is life, and I love my life. Thank you and good night.
- A. J. McLean
Music is a safe kind of high.
- Jimi Hendrix
This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.
- Leonard Bernstein
I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense.
- Robert Frost
When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want to do.
- Jimi Hendrix
I call architecture frozen music.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but whose lips are so formed that as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music.
- Soren Kierkegaard
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
- Martin Luther
Philosophy is the highest music.
- Plato
It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.
- Steve Jobs
Develop an interest in life as you see it; the people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
- Henry Miller
Truly fertile Music, the only kind that will move us, that we shall truly appreciate, will be a Music conducive to Dream, which banishes all reason and analysis. One must not wish first to understand and then to feel. Art does not tolerate Reason.
- Albert Camus
Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or nine, he has developed a passion for his own music that is even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes.
- Bill Cosby
By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet.
- Thomas Merton
I wanted to be in a punk band before I had even heard any punk music.
- Kurt Cobain
Rap music is the only vital form of music introduced since punk rock.
- Kurt Cobain
I get a thrill meeting kids who are into alternative music.
- Kurt Cobain
Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God.
- Martin Luther
Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.
- Henny Youngman
A musician must make music, an artist must paint, a poet must write, if he is to be ultimately at peace with himself.
- Abraham Maslow
Military justice is to justice what military music is to music.
- Groucho Marx
For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state; since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions.
- Plato
My goal is to be one with the music. I just dedicate my whole life to this art.
- Jimi Hendrix
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
- Ludwig van Beethoven
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