Music quotes page 3
People today are still living off the table scraps of the sixties. They are still being
around - the music and the ideas.
Music is the shorthand of
Fashion is like music - we all have
to make our own tune.
fills the infinite between two souls. This has been muffled by the mist of our daily
that life exists to be enjoyed and that the most important thing is to feel good
about yourself. Each person will have his or her own vehicles for both, and those vehicles will
change over time. For some, the answer will be working with orphans, and for others, it will
be composing music. I have a personal answer to both - to love, be loved, and never stop
learning - but I don't expect that to be universal.
music goes, so goes the dance.
Music is love in search of a
I like Wagner's music better than
anybody's. It is so loud that one can talk the whole time
without people hearing what one says.
We didn't all get into music for a
job! We got into music to avoid a job, in truth - and get lots
I call architecture frozen music.
Johann Wolfgang von
It was Elvis who really got me hooked
on beat music. When I heard "Heartbreak Hotel" I
thought, this is it.
An ecstasy is a thing that will not
go into words; it feels like music.
Some people ask the secret of our
long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two
times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go
Only sick music makes money today.
Gentleness is everywhere in daily life, a sign that faith rules through ordinary things: through
cooking and small talk, through storytelling, making love, fishing, tending animals and sweet
corn and flowers, through sports, music and books, raising kids - all the places where the
gravy soaks in and grace shines through.
Every man's work, whether it be literature or music or pictures or architecture or anything
else, is always a portrait of himself.
The rock and roll business is pretty absurd, but the world of serious music is much worse.
Within a few years a simple and inexpensive device, readily carried about, will enable one
to receive on land or sea the principal news, to hear a speech, a lecture, a song or play of a
musical instrument, conveyed from any other region of the globe.
We will miss George for his sense of love, his sense of music
and his sense of laughter.
If we pay for the music we will take part in the dance.
I sometimes think the gods have united human beings by some mysterious principle, like the
according notes of music. Or is it as Plato has supposed, that souls originally one have been
divided, and each seeks the half it lost?
Lydia Maria Child
When I die, I want people to play my music, go wild and freak out and do anything they want
If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as a Michelangelo
painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep
streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, "Here lived a great
street sweeper who did his job well."
Martin Luther King Jr.
We don't have a language for the senses. Feelings are images, sensations are like musical
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy, it is the wine of a new
procreation, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for men and makes them
drunk with the spirit.
Ludwig von Beethoven
I consider myself a poet first and a musician second. I live like a poet and I'll die like a poet.
Laughter is the music of one's soul. One is never really poor if he can afford to laugh.
Walk tall, kick ass, learn to speak Arabic, love music and never forget you come from a long
line of truth seekers, lovers and warriors.
Hunter S. Thompson
Brahm's German Requiem made me wish I was dead.
George Bernard Shaw
Wagner's music is better than it sounds.
What is too silly to be spoken can be sung.
Pierre de Beaumarchais
Ozzy Osbourne was invited to the White House to meet President Bush. Just goes to show
that if you do a lot of controlled substances and talk like a three-year-old you can go really
far in America. And Ozzy's doing okay, too.
Bagpipes are the missing link between music and noise.
E. K. Kruger