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  • #1
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    “Without music, life would be a mistake.”
    Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

  • #2
    Bob Marley
    “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”
    Bob Marley

  • #3
    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

  • #4
    Aldous Huxley
    “After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”
    Aldous Huxley, Music at Night and Other Essays

  • #5
    “We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.”
    Arthur O'Shaughnessy, Poems of Arthur O'Shaughnessy

  • #6
    Frank Zappa
    “Without deviation from the norm, progress is not possible.”
    Frank Zappa

  • #7
    Jack Kerouac
    “The only truth is music.”
    Jack Kerouac

  • #8
    John Green
    “Some people have lives; some people have music.”
    John Green, Will Grayson, Will Grayson

  • #9
    Jonathan Safran Foer
    “Songs are as sad as the listener.”
    Jonathan Safran Foer, Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close

  • #10
    Bob Dylan
    “A man is a success if he gets up in the morning and gets to bed at night, and in between he does what he wants to do.”
    Bob Dylan

  • #11
    John Lennon
    “If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it.”
    John Lennon

  • #12
    Tupac Shakur
    “I'm not saying I'm gonna change the world, but I guarantee that I will spark the brain that will change the world.”
    Tupac Shakur

  • #13
    John Lennon
    “Music is everybody's business. It's only the publishers who think people own it”
    John Lennon

  • #14
    Bob Dylan
    “He not busy being born is busy dying.”
    Bob Dylan

  • #15
    G.K. Chesterton
    “Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.”
    G.K. Chesterton

  • #16
    Gerard Way
    “Would you destroy Something perfect in order to make it beautiful?”
    Gerard Way

  • #17
    Oscar Wilde
    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
    Oscar Wilde

  • #18
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Be the change that you wish to see in the world.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #19
    Mahatma Gandhi
    “Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.”
    Mahatma Gandhi

  • #20
    Oscar Wilde
    “We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars.”
    Oscar Wilde, Lady Windermere's Fan

  • #21
    Thomas A. Edison
    “I have not failed. I've just found 10,000 ways that won't work.”
    Thomas A. Edison

  • #22
    Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.
    “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.”
    Theodore Roosevelt

  • #23
    Laurel Thatcher Ulrich
    “Well-behaved women seldom make history.”
    Laurel Thatcher Ulrich, Well-Behaved Women Seldom Make History

  • #24
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • #25
    George Bernard Shaw
    “Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.”
    George Bernard Shaw

  • #26
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    “Do what you feel in your heart to be right – for you’ll be criticized anyway.”
    Eleanor Roosevelt

  • #27
    Abraham Lincoln
    “Whatever you are, be a good one.”
    Abraham Lincoln

  • #28
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Always do what you are afraid to do.”
    Ralph Waldo Emerson

  • #29
    Martin Luther King Jr.
    “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.”
    Martin Luther King Jr., I Have a Dream: Writings and Speeches That Changed the World

  • #30
    Maya Angelou
    “I can be changed by what happens to me. But I refuse to be reduced by it.

    (Popular misquote of "You may not control all the events that happen to you, but you can decide not to be reduced by them.")”
    Maya Angelou, Letter to My Daughter



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