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As the longfingered sun reaches out to touch a cloistered trillium or a lake trembles in the light of moon and stars so can a poet's long rainbow of words play our heartstrings from afar. (Quote by - Saiom Shriver)

Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Music is well said to be the speech of angels. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

There's music in the sighing of a reed; There's music in the gushing of a rill; There's music in all things, if men had ears: Their earth is but an echo of the spheres. (Quote by - George Gordon Noel Byron)

Music arose with its voluptuous swell, Soft eyes look'd love to eyes which spake again, And all went merry as a marriage bell. (Quote by - George Gordon Noel Byron)

A good listener tries to understand thoroughly what the other person is saying. In the end he may disagree sharply, but before he disagrees, he wants to know exactly what it is he is disagreeing with. (Quote by - Kenneth A. Wells)

Music tells no truths. (Quote by - Philip James Bailey)

There are two golden rules for an orchestra: start together and finish together. The public doesn't give a damn what goes on in between. (Quote by - Sir Thomas Beecham)

When I was a little kid, I took tap and ballet. I've always loved to dance. I'm a rhythm machine. (Quote by - Tommy Lee)

Music - The one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend. (Quote by - Beethoven)

Difficult as it is really to listen to someone in affliction, it is just as difficult for him to know that compassion is listening to him. (Quote by - Simone Weil)

Never look at the trombones. You'll only encourage them. (Quote by - Igor Stravinsky)

Odds life! must one swear to the truth of a song? (Quote by - Matthew Prior)

May you live to be 100 and may the last voice you hear be mine. (Quote by - Frank Sinatra)

I've outdone anyone you can name -- Mozart, Beethoven, Bach, Strauss. Irving Berlin, he wrote 1,001 tunes. I wrote 5,500. (Quote by - James Brown)

The choirs left the main tune and soared two octaves past heaven in a descant to rattle the bones and surge the heart. (Quote by - Henry Mitchell)

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music. (Quote by - Groucho Marx)

I have my own particular sorrows, loves, delights; and you have yours. But sorrow, gladness, yearning, hope, love, belong to all of us, in all times and in all places. Music is the only means whereby we feel these emotions in their universality. (Quote by - H. A. Overstreet)

After silence that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. (Quote by - Aldous Huxley)

Music is the universal language of mankind. (Quote by - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow)

We consider that any man who can fiddle all through one of those Virginia Reels without losing his grip, may be depended upon in any kind of musical emergency. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music. (Quote by - Isaac Stern)

Her voice, the music of the spheres, So loud, it deafens mortals' ears; As wise philosophers have thought, And that's the cause we hear it not. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

Musical people always want one to be perfectly dumb at the very moment when one is longing to be perfectly deaf. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

I listened, motionless and still; And, as I mounted up the hill, The music in my heart I bore, Long after it was heard no more. (Quote by - William Wordsworth)


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