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When words leave off, music begins. (Quote by - Heinrich Heine)

Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence. (Quote by - Robert Fripp)

Music exalts each joy, allays each grief, Expels diseases, softens every pain, Subdues the rage of poison, and the plague. (Quote by - John Armstrong)

Everything will past, and the world will perish but the Ninth Symphony will remain. (Quote by - Mikhail Bakunin)

That rich celestial music thrilled the air From hosts on hosts shining ones, who thronged Eastward and westward, making bright the night. (Quote by - Edwin Arnold)

I remember being handed a score composed by Mozart at the age of eleven. What could I say? I felt like de Kooning, who was asked to comment on a certain abstract painting, and answered in the negative. He was then told it was the work of a celebrated monkey. 'That's different. For a monkey, it's terrific.' (Quote by - Igor Stravinsky)

Music is the only sensual pleasure without vice. (Quote by - Samuel Johnson)

the blackberry bees reorchestrate their chant. (Quote by - Robert Priddy)

I'm saddest when I sing. (Quote by - Thomas Haynes Bayly)

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. (Quote by - George Eliot)

Yet half the beast is the great god Pan, To laugh, as he sits by the river, Making a poet out of a man. The true gods sigh for the cost and the pain-- For the reed that grows never more again As a reed with the reeds of the river. (Quote by - Elizabeth Barrett Browning)

If music and sweet poetry agree. (Quote by - Richard Barnfield)

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. (Quote by - Benjamin Britten)

To talk to someone who does not listen is enough to tense the devil.(Quote by - Pearl Bailey)

Giving jazz the Congressional seal of approval is a little like making Huck Finn an honorary Boy Scout. (Quote by - Melvin Maddocks)

Cute little babies that fall out of swings - These are a few of my favorite things. (Quote by - Oscar Hammerstein)

Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist. (Quote by - G K Chesterton)

Music must rank as the highest of the arts -- more than any other, it ministers to human welfare. (Quote by - Herbert Spencer)

There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent. (Quote by - Elvis Presley)

For discords make the sweetest airs. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

Mozart is sweet sunshine. (Quote by - Antonin Dvorak)

The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking, 'Is there a meaning to music?' My answer would be, 'Yes.' And 'Can you state in so many words what the meaning is?" My answer to that would be, 'No.' (Quote by - Aaron Copeland)

We hanged our harps upon the willows in the midst thereof. (Quote by - Bible)

Country music is three chords and the truth. (Quote by - Harlan Howard)

The key to the mystery of a great artist is that for reasons unknown, he will give away his energies and his life just to make sure that one note follows another . . . and leaves us with the feeling that something is right in the world. (Quote by - Leonard Bernstein)


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