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Wagner's music is better than it sounds. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

Soprano, basso, even the contra-alto Wished him five fathom under the Rialto. (Quote by -George Gordon Noel Byron)

The musician who always plays on the same string is laughed at. (Quote by - Horace)

Composers should write tunes that chauffeurs and errand boys can whistle. (Quote by - Thomas Beecham)

When I speak of the gifted listener, I am thinking of the nonmusician primarily, of the listener who intends to retain his amateur status. It is the thought of just such a listener that excites the composer in me. (Quote by - Aaron Copland)

Without music, life is a journey through a desert. (Quote by - Pat Conroy)

Beethoven can write music, thank God, but he can do nothing else on earth. (Quote by - Ludwig Van Beethoven)

The rustle of the leaves in summer's hush When wandering breezes touch them, and the sigh That filters through the forest, or the gush That swells and sinks amid the branches high,-- 'Tis all the music of the wind, and we Let fancy float on the aeolian breath. (Quote by - John Gardiner Calkins Brainard)

Propel, propel, propel your craft softly down liquid solution. Ecstatically, ecstatically, ecstatically, ecstatically, Existence is simply illusion. (Quote by - Fred Rogers)

Composers shouldn't think too much - it interferes with their plagiarism. (Quote by - Howard Dietz)

The high note is not the only thing. (Quote by - Placido Domingo)

Wagner's music has some wonderful moments but awful half hours. (Quote by - Gioacchino Rossini)

Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes)

Music is harmony, harmony is perfection, perfection is our dream, and our dream is heaven. (Quote by - Amiel)

The music's pure algebra of enchantment. (Quote by - Samuel Jeake, Jr.)

Classical music is the kind that we keep hoping will turn into a tune. (Quote by - Kin Hubbard)

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. (Quote by - Red Auerbach)

There's nothing remarkable about it. All one has to do is hit the right keys at the right time and the instrument plays itself. (Quote by - Johann Sebastian Bach)

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

Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting. (Quote by - Gottfried Leibniz)

Why waste money on psychotherapy when you can listen to the B Minor Mass? (Quote by - Michael Torke)

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. (Quote by - Mary Chapin Carpenter)

From the persistence of noise comes the insistence of rage. From the emergence of tone comes the divergence of thought. From the enlightenment of music comes the wisdom of... silence. (Quote by - Visions of Gregorian Chants)

We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of the dream. Wandering by lone sea breakers, and sitting by desolate streams. World losers and world forsakers, for whom the pale moon gleams. Yet we are movers and the shakers of the world forever it seems. (Quote by - Arthur O'shaunessey)


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