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Quotes About Music

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Bob Marley
“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”
Bob Marley

Victor Hugo
“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent”
Victor Hugo

George Carlin
“Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music.”
George Carlin

William Shakespeare
“This above all: to thine own self be true,
And it must follow, as the night the day,
Thou canst not then be false to any man.”
William Shakespeare, Hamlet

Friedrich Nietzsche
“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

Paul McCartney
“And, in the end
The love you take
is equal to the love you make.”
Paul McCartney, The Beatles Illustrated Lyrics

Taylor Swift
“People haven't always been there for me but music always has.”
Taylor Swift

Bob Marley
“None but ourselves can free our minds.”
Bob Marley

William Shakespeare
“If music be the food of love, play on,
Give me excess of it; that surfeiting,
The appetite may sicken, and so die.”
William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night

Maya Angelou
“Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.”
Maya Angelou

Albert Einstein
“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

John Green
“Some people have lives; some people have music.”
John Green, Will Grayson, Will Grayson

Langston Hughes
“Life is for the living.
Death is for the dead.
Let life be like music.
And death a note unsaid.”
Langston Hughes, The Collected Poems

Frank Zappa
“Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.”
Frank Zappa

Nicholas Sparks
“Life, he realize, was much like a song. In the beginning there is mystery, in the end there is confirmation, but it's in the middle where all the emotion resides to make the whole thing worthwhile.”
Nicholas Sparks, The Last Song

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

Aldous Huxley
“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”
Aldous Huxley, Music at Night and Other Essays

Kurt Vonnegut
“If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph:
THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDED
FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD
WAS MUSIC”
Kurt Vonnegut

Victor Hugo
“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.”
Victor Hugo, Hugo's Works: William Shakespeare

Friedrich Nietzsche
“We should consider every day lost on which we have not danced at least once.”
Friedrich Nietzsche

Stephen Chbosky
“And I thought about how many people have loved those songs. And how many people got through a lot of bad times because of those songs. And how many people enjoyed good times with those songs. And how much those songs really mean. I think it would be great to have written one of those songs. I bet if I wrote one of them, I would be very proud. I hope the people who wrote those songs are happy. I hope they feel it's enough. I really do because they've made me happy. And I'm only one person.”
Stephen Chbosky, The Perks of Being a Wallflower

Nick Hornby
“People worry about kids playing with guns, and teenagers watching violent videos; we are scared that some sort of culture of violence will take them over. Nobody worries about kids listening to thousands - literally thousands - of songs about broken hearts and rejection and pain and misery and loss.”
Nick Hornby, High Fidelity

“We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.”
Arthur O'Shaughnessy, Poems of Arthur O'Shaughnessy

Nick Hornby
“It's no good pretending that any relationship has a future if your record collections disagree violently or if your favorite films wouldn't even speak to each other if they met at a party.”
Nick Hornby

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
“One ought, every day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture, and, if it were possible, to speak a few reasonable words.”
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Wilhelm Meister's Apprenticeship

Heinrich Heine
“Where words leave off, music begins.”
Heinrich Heine

Charles Darwin
“If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.”
Charles Darwin, The Autobiography of Charles Darwin, 1809–82

Albert Schweitzer
“The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats...”
Albert Schweitzer

Jonathan Safran Foer
“Why do beautiful songs make you sad?' 'Because they aren't true.' 'Never?' 'Nothing is beautiful and true.”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

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