I worked hard all my life as far as this music business. I dreamed of the day when I could go to New York and feel comfortable and they could come out here and be comfortable.
- Tupac Shakur
I try to use my music to move these people to act.
- Jimi Hendrix
Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
Music for me, it demands full concentration.
- Paulo Coelho
People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are still being passed around - the music and the ideas.
- Bob Dylan
Music is the voice that tells us that the human race is greater than it knows.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
- Henry Miller
Music is either sacred or secular. The sacred agrees with its dignity, and here has its greatest effect on life, an effect that remains the same through all ages and epochs. Secular music should be cheerful throughout.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart.
- Henry Ward Beecher
Music fills the infinite between two souls.
- Rabindranath Tagore
Yes, the Bible should be taught in our schools because it is necessary to understand the Bible if we are to truly understand our own culture and how it came to be. The Bible has influenced every part of western culture from our art, music, and history, to our sense of fairness, charity, and business
- Joel Osteen
I became interested in folk music because I had to make it somehow.
- Bob Dylan
I have a sweet tooth for song and music. This is my Polish sin.
- Pope John Paul II
All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff.
- Frank Zappa
The opera is to music what a bawdy house is to a cathedral.
- H. L. Mencken
Every day that is born into the world comes like a burst of music and rings the whole day through, and you make of it a dance, a dirge, or a life march, as you will.
- Thomas Carlyle
Music is the melody whose text is the world.
- Arthur Schopenhauer
Music is about listening, the more you play, the more the magic spreads.
- Maynard James Keenan
A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them!
- Oliver Wendell Holmes
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
- Ludwig van Beethoven
Great art is as irrational as great music. It is mad with its own loveliness.
- George Jean Nathan
Music is always a commentary on society.
- Frank Zappa
Music is what I breath, what I love to do. It keeps me alive.
- Miley Cyrus
Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton
I love Wagner, but the music I prefer is that of a cat hung up by its tail outside a window and trying to stick to the panes of glass with its claws.
- Charles Baudelaire
Poetry fettered, fetters the human race. Nations are destroyed or flourish in proportion as their poetry, painting, and music are destroyed or flourish.
- William Blake
I enjoy all forms of music - pop, classical and opera.
- Stephen Hawking
Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.
- Elton John
Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.
- Steve Martin
In memory everything seems to happen to music.
- Tennessee Williams
The martial music of every sideburned delinquent on the face of the earth.
- Frank Sinatra
For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity.
- William Wordsworth
I listened, motionless and still; And, as I mounted up the hill, The music in my heart I bore, Long after it was heard no more.
- William Wordsworth
The Bee Gees who are brilliant, I just love great music.
- Michael Jackson
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears form the eyes of woman.
- Ludwig van Beethoven
I believe that music is a force in itself. It is there and it needs an outlet, a medium. In a way, we are just the medium.
- Maynard James Keenan
Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.
- Samuel Butler
Some music really does suck!
- Henry Rollins
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
We live in the mind, in ideas, in fragments. We no longer drink in the wild outer music of the streets - we remember only.
- Henry Miller
It is a wise tune that knows its own father, and I like my music to be the legitimate offspring of respectable parents.
- Samuel Butler
The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.
- Johann Sebastian Bach
The scarcity of the music not only makes the music itself enjoyable but it also gives the collector a strange sense of superiority.
- Henry Rollins
I just hope that our fans are people who are inspired by music, and just use our music as a background or inspiration for whatever it is they do.
- Maynard James Keenan
Music is the best way for me to say I love you.
- Mireille Mathieu
Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.
- Samuel Johnson
My aim is just to make good music every single time.
- Lil Wayne
What I know is my music gets blamed for school shootings.
- Marilyn Manson
Music is the universal language of mankind.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Listen to your inner-voice: Surround yourself with loving, nurturing people. Fall in love with your art and find yourself. Music is the great communicator.
- Glenn Hughes
Punk is not just the sound, the music. Punk is a lifestyle.
- Billie Joe Armstrong
Music is my shining light, my favorite thing in the world. T get me to stop doing it for one second would be difficult!
- Taylor Swift
Those who have virtue always in their mouths, and neglect it in practice, are like a harp, which emits a sound pleasing to others, while itself is insensible of the music.
- Diogenes
Nevertheless the passions, whether violent or not, should never be so expressed as to reach the point of causing disgust; and music, even in situations of the greatest horror, should never be painful to the ear but should flatter and charm it, and thereby always remain music.
- Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Music is the wine which inspires one to new generative processes, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for mankind and makes them spiritually drunken.
- Ludwig van Beethoven
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