Musical Quotes

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Dr. Seuss
“I meant what I said and I said what I meant. An elephant's faithful one-hundred percent!”
Dr. Seuss, Horton Hatches the Egg

Victor Hugo
“And remember, the truth that once was spoken: To love another person is to see the face of God.”
Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

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

Jonathan Larson
“VIVA LA VIE BOHEME!”
Jonathan Larson, Rent

Victor Hugo
“And must I now begin to doubt - who never doubted all these years? My heart is stone, and still it trembles. The world I have known is lost in the shadows. Is he from heaven or from hell? And does he know, that granting me my life today, this man has killed me, even so.
- Javert”
Victor Hugo, Los Miserables I

Matt Haig
“Music doesn't get in. Music is already in. Music simply uncovers what is there, makes you feel emotions that you didn't necessarily know you had inside you, and runs around waking them all up. A rebirth of sorts.”
Matt Haig, How to Stop Time

Charles  Hart
“Too many years fighting back tears. Why can't the past just die? Wishing you were somehow here again, knowing we must say goodbye. Try to forgive, teach me to live, give me the strength to try! No more memories, no more silent tears, no more gazing across the wasted years. Help me say goodbye.”
Charles Hart, The Phantom of the Opera: Piano/Vocal

Oliver Sacks
“The inexpressible depth of music, so easy to understand and yet so inexplicable, is due to the fact that it reproduces all the emotions of our innermost being, but entirely without reality and remote from its pain...Music expresses only the quintessence of life and of its events, never these themselves.”
Oliver Sacks, Musicophilia: Tales of Music and the Brain

Stephen Schwartz
“No, you're wrong. I'm a hundred percent callow and deeply shallow.”
Stephen Schwartz, Wicked: The Complete Book and Lyrics of the Broadway Musical

Kelly Clarkson
“Everyone says I'm like the girl next door...Y'all must have really weird neighbors”
Kelly Clarkson

Melina Marchetta
“The music department is going to do a musical next year," he tells me, rolling his eyes like I would.
Justine is running toward me, and I can tell by the look on her face that she's found out about the musical, too.
I sigh, shaking my head. "I have to give Justine a lesson in holding back," I tell him. "She's just way too enthusiastic".
She grabs my arms in excitement. "We're doing Les Mis."
I scream hysterically, clutching her as we jump up and down.”
Melina Marchetta, Saving Francesca

Stephen Schwartz
“I believe if I refuse to grow old,
I can stay young 'til I die.”
Stephen Schwartz

“There is a curious paradox that no one can explain. Who understands the secret of the reaping of the grain? Who understands why Spring is born out of Winter’s laboring pain, or why we must all die a bit before we grow again? I do not know the answer; I merely know it’s true. I hurt them for that reason, and myself a little bit too.”
Tom Jones

Becky Albertalli
“Honest to God, this is the absolute best kind of moment. The auditorium lights are off except for ones over the stage, and we're all bright eyed and giggle-drunk. I fall a little bit in love with everyone.”
Becky Albertalli, Simon vs. the Homo Sapiens Agenda

“Be music always. Keep changing the keys, tones, pitch, and volume of each of the songs you create along your life's journey and play on.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

“The scene is very Sopranos meets Rent.”
Rachel Cohn, Dash & Lily's Book of Dares

Michael Kunze
“Engel nennens Freude,
Teufel nennens Pein,
Menschen meinen,
Es muss Liebe sein.”
Michael Kunze

Steven Salvatore
“If I'm not wearing makeup or something androgynous, they see me as a boy. If I do dress more feminine or androgynous, they see a boy but a boy wearing eyeshadow or nail polish. It's easier for people to see what's on the outside than what's on the inside....You know how most people hear a song and only remember the thumping piano melody? I'm more than just that one instrument or one key. I exist in between notes, with backing vocals and lush harmonies.”
Steven Salvatore, Can't Take That Away

“The Music connects you with the Universe.”
Syed Sharukh

“Music is a feeling I cannot put down in words.
I see music.
I feel it in every fibre of my body and every part of my soul.
A harmony that touches my soul can release torrents within me and shake me to the very foundations, make me remember the good and the bad, hope, and despair.
Makes me dark and makes me light.”
Dahi Tamara Koch, Within the event horizon: poetry prose

“Music – I know my dreams within you.
I see you within me.
Music – I behold you.
I see you dancing with all the colours I carry within me.
When melodies make their way through the air
I feel you in all of my fibres and pores.
Music – only you infuse the deepest depths of my soul.
Make me move on to pastures new
and new shapes of my soul –
you make me safe and sound.”
Dahi Tamara Koch, Within the event horizon: poetry prose

Robert Fripp
“Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.”
Robert Fripp

“Make your book of life a musical.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

“Medicine can heal our body but only the magical power of beautiful music can heal our mind and soul.”
Debasish Mridha, MD

“Poetry is Music with Love for Words & Power of Voice.”
Somya Kedia

Sunshine Rodgers
“One day, I'll be away from all of this! I will make enough money after getting my book published, and I will sign a literary contract and be living the dream!

A little boy drops his frozen custard near me, causing the vanilla cream to spread all over my black shoes.

I frown with displeasure and shake it off.

One day...”
Sunshine Rodgers, The Characters Within

“You are here
At the start of a
Moment
On the edge of the
World
Where the river
Meets the sea”
Come From Away

Andrew Sean Greer
“It is a bad musical, but like a bad lay, a bad musical can still do it's job perfectly well.”
Andrew Sean Greer, Less

Sunshine Rodgers
“Andrew sings with his energetic and powerful voice, grabbing Sasha's hand and twirling her around. ♬♫ "There is something Unique. Something True. A Rare Beauty within you. I dare you to show it!" ♬♫”
Sunshine Rodgers, The Characters Within

“Loving that Drape,
Sound of Birds,
Play on like Musical Tape.

Greenery to Embrace,
Like Hug from Nature,
With Intricate Lace.

Sky to be Blanket,
Of Care, of Vivid Colours,
In Nature, I find Solace,
I find my Escape.”
Somya Kedia

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