Music Status, Short Music Quotes
Music Is My Life!
There is something suspicious about music, gentlemen. I insist that she is, by her nature, equivocal. I shall not be going too far in saying at once that she is politically suspect.
People whose sensibility is destroyed by music in trains, airports, lifts, cannot concentrate on a Beethoven Quartet.
Just as certain selections of music will nourish your physical body and your emotional layer, so other musical works will bring greater health to your mind.
Music is the vernacular of the human soul.
It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives it most distinctive characteristics.
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.
The history of a people is found in its songs.
Country music is three chords and the truth.
I'd rather listen to my music than to you.
You are the music while the music lasts.
Mozart is sweet sunshine.
Hell is full of musical amateurs.
If music be the food of love, play on: give me excess of it..
Without Elvis, none of us could have made it.
Such sweet compulsion doth in music lie.
A jazz musician is a juggler who uses harmonies instead of oranges.
Your talking to someone who really understands rock music.
The effects of good music are not just because it's new; on the contrary music strikes us more the more familiar we are with it.
Sounds like the blues are composed of feeling, finesse, and fear.
True music must repeat the thought and inspirations of the people and the time. My people are Americans and my time is today.
Americans want grungy people, stabbing themselves in the head on stage. They get a bright bunch like us, with deodorant on, they don't get it.
I've always felt rock and roll was very, very wholesome music.
Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.
The high note is not the only thing.
It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness and of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature, and everlasting beauty of monotony.
Beethoven can write music, thank God, but he can do nothing else on earth. –Ludwig Van BeethovenBeethoven can write music, thank God, but he can do nothing else on earth.
Composers shouldn't think too much — it interferes with their plagiarism.
Extraordinary how potent cheap music is.
It's a marvelous feeling when someone says "I want to do this song of yours" because they've connected to it. That's what I'm after.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels; in fact, nothing among the utterances allowed to man is felt to be so divine. It brings us near to the infinite.
"It had never occurred to me before that music and thinking are so much alike. In fact you could say music is another way of thinking, or maybe thinking is another kind of music."
"Where words fail, music speaks."
A lot of people are singing about how screwed up the world is, and I don't think that everybody wants to hear about that all the time.