Unspoken Word
December 19, 2019
Inspiring Quotes About Music


"Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything." - Plato

"If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music." - Albert Einstein

"Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness." - Maya Angelou

"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music." - Aldous Huxley

"Where words fail, music speaks." - Hans Christian Andersen

"Music is the shorthand of emotion." - Leo Tolstoy

"Without music, life would be a blank to me." - Jane Austen

"I don't sing because I'm happy. I'm happy because I sing." - William James

"Some days there won't be a song in your heart. Sing anyway." - Emory Austin

"When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest of times, and to the latest." - Henry David Thoreau

"The only love affair I have ever had was with music." - Maurice Ravel

"Music is the universal language of mankind." - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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

"Music can name the unnamable and communicate the unknowable." - Leonard Bernstein

"Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without." - Confucius

"Music is a higher revelation than all Wisdom and Philosophy." - Ludwig von Beethoven

"Virtually every writer I know would rather be a musician." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife." - Kahlil Gibran

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

"Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens." - Maria Augusta von Trapp

"Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music." - George Eliot

"Music can change the world because it can change people." - Bono

"To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the music the words make." - Truman Capote

"If I cannot fly, let me sing." - Stephen Sondheim

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Posted by Mitch Ditkoff at December 19, 2019 12:58 AM

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