Top 1000 Music Quotes & Sayings

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Music is the shorthand of emotion.
Music has always been my passion for as long as I can remember.
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
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.
If you pour some music on whatever's wrong, it'll sure help out.
Music is the strongest form of magic.
Music comes to me more readily than words.
Music is the emotional life of most people.
Musicians don't retire; they stop when there's no more music in them.
Opera tells stories through the pure emotion of music. An exhibition has to tell a story purely visually. I've tried to incorporate both of those things - pure emotion and being more visual - into my writing.
People called rock & roll 'African music.' They called it 'voodoo music.' They said that it would drive the kids insane. They said that it was just a flash in the pan - the same thing that they always used to say about hip-hop.
Music is only love looking for words.
All music is folk music. I ain't never heard a horse sing a song.
When I started to make music I wasn't as serious at first. — © Lil Nas X
When I started to make music I wasn't as serious at first.
I worked with Jack Nitzsche for 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest,' and we'd booked a symphony orchestra. He dismissed them and came with a little man who poured water into glasses of different sizes to make a glass harmonica. And most of the music for the film was that - with some Indian flutes and some drums.
I enjoy 'down South' music.
Play a jungle record from 1993 to someone in 1989 and it would have sounded like something so new that it would have challenged them to rethink what music was, or could be.
Sound is more than just noise. Ordered sound is music. My life is music.
I'm just out of touch with new music in general, and I only know about it if I'm hanging out with someone that knows about it, or I catch it on YouTube.
Historically, black music has influenced other cultures and other genres and created other genres.
I think the attraction to country music is the fans, the lure of the hardcore fan base.
Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.
I wasn't a jock in school, and by the 10th grade, when I was in boarding school I was carrying water buckets for the girls' hockey team. I was the kid with long hair and glasses and acne trying to learn how to play guitar and piano in the music center. I was not an athlete past the age of 13 or 14 when they start throwing the ball really fast.
'Cat?' 'Cat' can be anybody from the guy in the gutter to a lawyer, doctor, the biggest man to the lowest man, but if he's in there with a good heart and enjoy the same music together, he's a cat.
For me, music making is the most joyful activity possible, the most perfect expression of any emotion.
Very few of the men whose names have become great in the early pioneering of jazz and of swing were trained in music at all. They were born musicians: they felt their music and played by ear and memory. That was the way it was with the great Dixieland Five.
Tones sound, and roar and storm about me until I have set them down in notes.
This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.
My idea of heaven is a place where the Tyne meets the Delta, where folk music meets the blues.
In 2005, I worked as a scenic painter for a while when I was taking a break from music.
There's nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it.
Lots of narcissistic people have helped lots of other people with their music. That's such a narcissistic thing to say! Ha ha!
Music is therapy. Music moves people. It connects people in ways that no other medium can. It pulls heart strings. It acts as medicine.
Music should come crashing out of your speakers and grab you, and the lyrics should challenge whatever preconceived notions that listener has.
I don't think anybody is anybody else's moral compass. Maybe listening to my music is not the best idea if you live a very constricted life. Or maybe it is.
I like to enjoy good music. I like Michael Jackson; I don't care who wrote the songs.
Alas! all music jars when the soul's out of tune.
Music is my life, it is a reflection of what I go through.
Music was invented to confirm human loneliness. — © Lawrence Durrell
Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.
Music makes me cry.
Atlanta is just different. It's the music city.
For me, music and life are all about style.
In string theory, all particles are vibrations on a tiny rubber band; physics is the harmonies on the string; chemistry is the melodies we play on vibrating strings; the universe is a symphony of strings, and the 'Mind of God' is cosmic music resonating in 11-dimensional hyperspace.
I don't want people to think that I think I'm this great drummer because, to me, I'm just a kid playing drums, and I love music.
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
To hell with reality! I want to die in music, not in reason or in prose. People don't deserve the restraint we show by not going into delirium in front of them. To hell with them!
I've grown, and my passion for music has grown. I've become more advanced and I've enhanced my vocabulary. All around artist development.
I work on myself daily to be a better person. When I react in a negative way to somebody, I sit back and think about why I did it, so I'm always working on myself, and my music is the same.
Some days, I'll be very down and out, but you won't be able to tell, really, because I don't express that side of myself on social media. That's the side of myself that I express through music.
I think when people hear your music, sometimes they get deeply attached to it and think they know something about you, that you're kindred spirits or something. — © Mark Lanegan
I think when people hear your music, sometimes they get deeply attached to it and think they know something about you, that you're kindred spirits or something.
Hip-Hop isn't just music, it is also a spiritual movement of the blacks! You can't just call Hip-Hop a trend!
I'm always going to be able to touch fans and get new fans because everybody goes through something everyday. I just keep touching different subjects by talking to the streets and reaching out to my fans by telling them a story instead of just giving them music to listen.
Any good music must be an innovation.
The music is all. People should die for it. People are dying for everything else, so why not the music?
Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God.
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.
Beethoven can write music, thank God, but he can do nothing else on earth.
Ladies and gentleman, I've suffered for my music, now it's your turn.
Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.
I always make music as an art - it's never been a product for me.
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