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Music is a safe kind of high.
Jimi Hendrix

There are two means of refuge from the misery of life - music and cats.
Albert Schweitzer

If politics were a musical, it would be "Promises, Promises."
Ronald Reagan

Pop music often tells you everything is ok, while rock music tells you that it's not ok, but you
can change it.

Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and
it is above and beyond all words.
Robert G. Ingersoll

Music is always a commentary on society.
Frank Zappa

Music has given me peace. I can remember occasions when music instantly tranquillized my
mind, when I was greatly agitated over something. Music has helped me to overcome anger.
Mahatma Gandhi

Most people wouldn't know music if it came up and bit them on the ass.
Frank Zappa

He who loves music learns to soothe his own sorrows.
Chinese proverb

Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it could only
happen through music.
Jimi Hendrix

When Phyllis Diller started to play, Steinway came down personally and rubbed his name off
the piano.
Bob Hope

Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Ludwig von Beethoven

Music has always been a matter of Energy to me, a question of Fuel. Sentimental people call
it Inspiration, but what they really mean is Fuel. I have always needed Fuel. I am a serious
consumer. On some nights I still believe that a car with the gas needle on empty can run
about fifty more miles if you have the right music very loud on the radio.
Hunter S. Thompson

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

Talk of music only to a musician.
Chinese proverb

Joy, sorrow, tears, lamentation, laughter - to all these music gives voice, but in such a way
that we are transported from the world of unrest to a world of peace, and see reality in a
new way, as if we were sitting by a mountain lake and contemplating hills and woods and
clouds in the tranquil and fathomless water.
Albert Schweitzer

I'd rather be a musician than a rockstar.
George Harrison

Music can save people, but it can't in the commercial way it's being used. It's just too much.
It's pollution.
Bob Dylan

I'm always trying to do better music. I don't know if I've written my best song yet. That's the
big question. It doesn't stop you trying.
Paul McCartney

All musicians are brothers.
Welsh proverb

The rock music business is a cruel and shallow trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves
and pimps run free, and good men lie like dogs. There is also a negative side.
Hunter S. Thompson

Rap music is just computerised crap. I listen to Top of the Pops and after three songs I feel
like killing someone.
George Harrison

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

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts.
Oliver Wendell Holmes Sr.

Music can change the world because it can change people.

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 a week.
Charles Darwin

My boyfriend used to say, "I read Playboy for the articles." Right, and I go to shopping malls
for the music.
Rita Rudner

Like music and art, love of nature is a common language that can transcend political or social
Jimmy Carter

Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Thomas Carlyle

Either heaven or hell will have continous background music. Which one you think it will be
says a lot about you.
Bill Vaughan

I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems
to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort,
when I am filled with music.
George Eliot

Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Lao Tzu

It's called rap music because the "c" fell off the printer.
Allan Bease

I don't like country music, but I don't mean to denigrate those who do. And for those who like
country music, denigrate means "put down."
Bob Newhart

One good thing about playing a piece of modern music is that if you make a mistake, no one
Gordon Brown

The hardest thing about writing country music must be thinking up clean words to rhyme with
Brian Kaufman

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