After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.
I don’t care much about music. What I like is sounds.
I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.
If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.
If music be the food of love, play on.
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
Music happens to be an art form that transcends language.
Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
Ludwig van Beethoven
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
Music is a performance and needs the audience.
Music is love in search of a word.
Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.
Music is my religion.
Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy, and when I make music I always hope it will have the same effect on whoever listens to it.
Music is the best means we have of digesting time.
W. H. Auden
Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
Christian Nestell Bovee
Music is the shorthand of emotion.
Music is the soul of language.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
Music’s staying power is a function of how timeless the lyrics, song and production are.
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