Quotes About Music

Quotes tagged as "music" (showing 211-240 of 3,000)
Chuck Klosterman
“I love the way music inside a car makes you feel invisible; if you play the stereo at max volume, it's almost like the other people can't see into your vehicle. It tints your windows, somehow.”
Chuck Klosterman, Killing Yourself to Live: 85% of a True Story

Jonathan Safran Foer
“If we communicated with something like music, we would never be misunderstood, because there is nothing in music to understand...... But until we find this new way of speaking, until we can find a nonapproximate vocabulary, nonsense words are the best thing we've got. Ifactifice is one such word.”
Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything Is Illuminated

Lady Gaga
“I'm a little bit naked, but that's okay.”
Lady Gaga

Paul McCartney
“When you were young, and your heart, was an open book. You used to say, live and let live.”
Paul McCartney

Haruki Murakami
“Music brings a warm glow to my vision, thawing mind and muscle from their endless wintering.”
Haruki Murakami, Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World

Lady Gaga
“Don't be a drag.
Just be a queen.”
Lady Gaga

“Softly, deftly, music shall caress you. Hear it, feel it, Secretly possess you.”
Charles Hart, The Phantom of the Opera: Piano/Vocal

“...sometimes the hardest thing and the right thing are the same...”
The Fray

Stephen Sondheim
“If I cannot fly, let me sing.”
Stephen Sondheim

Hubert Selby Jr.
“The voice so filled with nostalgia that you could almost see the memories floating through the blue smoke, memories not only of music and joy and youth, but perhaps, of dreams. They listened to the music, each hearing it in his own way, feeling relaxed and a part of the music, a part of each other, and almost a part of the world. ”
Hubert Selby Jr., Requiem for a Dream

Lana Del Rey
“I once had a dreams of becoming a beautiful poet, but upon an unfortunate series of events some of those dreams dashed and divided like a million stars in the night sky that I wished on over and over again, sparkling and broken.
But I didn't really mind, because I knew that it takes getting everything you ever wanted, and then losing it to know what true freedom is.”
Lana Del Rey

Benjamin Disraeli
“Most people die with their music still locked up inside them.”
Benjamin Disraeli

Led Zeppelin
“Mellow is the man who knows what he's been missing”
Led Zeppelin

Joss Whedon
“I've got a theory, it could be bunnies...

I've got a theor-

Bunnies aren't just cute like everybody supposes
They've got them hoppy legs and twitchy little noses.
And what's with all the carrots-?
What do they need such good eyesight for anyway?
Bunnies, bunnies it must be bunnies!

...or maybe midgets...”
Joss Whedon

Vera Nazarian
“If Music is a Place -- then Jazz is the City, Folk is the Wilderness, Rock is the Road, Classical is a Temple.”
Vera Nazarian

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
“When I am ..... completely myself, entirely alone... or during the night when I cannot sleep, it is on such occasions that my ideas flow best and most abundantly. Whence and how these ideas come I know not nor can I force them.”
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Goldie Hawn
“Why not just live in the moment, especially if it has a good beat?”
Goldie Hawn

Ani DiFranco
“I don't like my language watered down, I don't like my edges rounded off.”
Ani DiFranco

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
“And the night shall be filled with music,
And the cares, that infest the day,
Shall fold their tents like the Arabs,
and silently steal away.”
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Lauren Oliver
“Everything in me feels fluttering and free, like I could take off from the ground at any second. Music, I think, he makes me feel like music.”
Lauren Oliver, Before I Fall

“Floating, falling, sweet intoxication. Touch me, trust me, savor each sensation. Let the dream begin, let your darker side give in to the power of the music of the night.”
Charles Hart, The Phantom of the Opera: Piano/Vocal

Nic Sheff
“It's like if the music is loud enough I won't be able to listen to my own thoughts. ”
Nic Sheff, Tweak: Growing Up On Methamphetamines

“Lose your dream, you lose your mind.”
Rolling Stones

Lady Gaga
“My friends joke that I’m dead until I get onstage. I’m dead right now as you’re speaking to me.”
Lady Gaga

Morrissey
“Don't leave it all unsaid,
somewhere in the wasteland of your head.”
Morrissey

Patti Smith
“I refuse to believe that Hendrix had the last possessed hand,
that Joplin had the last drunken throat,
that Morrison had the last enlightened mind.”
Patti Smith

Morrissey
“I am human and I need to be loved,
just like everybody else does.”
Morrissey

“Words make you think. Music makes you feel. A song makes you feel a thought.”
E.Y. Harburg

Jonathan Anthony Burkett
“Faith is why I'm here today and faith is why I made it through.”
Jonathan Anthony Burkett, Neglected But Undefeated: The Life Of A Boy Who Never Knew A Mother's Love

Karl Lagerfeld
“Music gives color to the air of the moment.”
Karl Lagerfeld

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