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  1. “Music is like a dream. One that I cannot hear.” ―  Ludwig van Beethoven
  2. “Without music, life would be a mistake” ― Friedrich Nietzsche
  3. “I can chase you, and I can catch you, but there is nothing I can do to make you mine.” ― Morrissey
  4. “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ― Plato
  5. “How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations?” ― Jane Swan
  6. “If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.” ― Albert Einstein
  7. “Music is a language that doesn’t speak in particular words. It speaks in emotions, and if it’s in the bones, it’s in the bones.” ― Keith Richards
  8. “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.” ― Billy Joel ,Music quotes about healing
  9. “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” ― Bob Marley
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  11. “The only truth is music.” ― Jack Kerouac
  12. “There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.” ― Albert Schweitzer
  13. “Without music, life would be a blank to me.”― Jane Austen
  14. “If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.” ― William Shakespeare
  15. “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” ― Maya Angelou
  16. “After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” ― Aldous Huxley
  17. “The most exciting rhythms seem unexpected and complex, the most beautiful melodies simple and inevitable.” ― W.H. Auden
  18. “Do you know people who insist they like ‘all kinds of music’That actually means they like no kinds of music.” – Chuck Klosterman
  19. “We grown-up people think that we appreciate music, but if we realized the sense that an infant has brought with it of appreciating sound and rhythm, we would never boast of knowing music. The infant is music itself.” – Hazrat Inayat Khan
  20. “Music is life! It’s physical emotion – you can touch it! It’s neon ecto-energy sucked out of spirits and switched into sound waves for your ears to swallow.” – Isaac Marion
  21. “Music is the universal language of mankind.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  22. “For me, there is something primitively soothing about this music, and it went straight to my nervous system, making me feel ten feet tall.” – Eric Clapton
  23. “Where words fail, music speaks.” ― Hans Christian Andersen
  24. “Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” ― Victor Hugo
  25. “We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.” ― Arthur O’Shaughnessy
  26. “If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.”― Charles Darwin
  27. “Music is … A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy” ― Ludwig van Beethoven
  28. music touches us emotionally
  29. “A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.” ― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  30. “Music is to the soul what words are to the mind.” ― Modest Mouse
  31. “Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies.” ― Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  32. “Virtually every writer I know would rather be a musician.” ― Kurt Vonnegut
  33. “A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.” ― Leopold Stokowski
  34. “I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things.” ― Tom Waits
  35. “When you make music or write or create, it’s really your job to have mind-blowing, irresponsible, condomless sex with whatever idea it is you’re writing about at the time. ” ― Lady Gaga
  36. “Who hears music, feels his solitude
    Peopled at once.” ― Robert Browning
  37. “I think wherever you go, when people hear good music, they will react to it.” – Wiz Khalifa
  38. “You create a community with music, not just at concerts but by talking about it with your friends.” – David Byrne
  39. “My music is best understood by children and animals.” – Igor Stravinsky
  40. “Music enriches people’s lives in the same way paintings and literature do. Everybody deserves that.” – Victoria Wood
  41. “If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that… I believe in what I do, and I’ll say it.” ― John Lennon
  42. music can name
  43. “Live your truth. Express your love. Share your enthusiasm. Take action towards your dreams. Walk your talk. Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering.” ― Steve Maraboli
  44. “Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is THE BEST.”  ― Frank Zappa
  45. “Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.” ― Alphonse de Lamartine
  46. “Beethoven tells you what it’s like to be Beethoven and Mozart tells you what it’s like to be human. Bach tells you what it’s like to be the universe.” ― Douglas Adams
  47. “The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.”  ― Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
  48. “Music makes one feel so romantic – at least it always gets on one’s nerves – which is the same thing nowadays.”― Oscar Wilde
  49. “Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.” ― Frank Zappa
  50. “If you cannot teach me to fly, teach me to sing.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan
  51. “Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.” ― Kahlil Gibran
  52. “Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.” ― Lao Tzu
  53. “Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens.” ― Maria Augusta von Trapp
  54. “Music… will help dissolve your perplexities and purify your character and sensibilities, and in time of care and sorrow, will keep a fountain of joy alive in you.” ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer
  55. “My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.” ― Edith Sitwell
  56. “Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common.” ― Sarah Dessen
  57. “Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” ― Confucius
  58. music is the wine
  59. “Music is my higher power” ― Oliver James
  60. “For the first time, he heard something that he knew to be music. He heard people singing. Behind him, across vast distances of space and time, from the place he had left, he thought he heard music too. But perhaps, it was only an echo.” ― Lois Lowry
  61. “It is always fatal to have music or poetry interrupted.” ― George Eliot
  62. “Tell me what you listen to, and I’ll tell you who you are.” ― Tiffanie DeBartolo
  63. “My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.” ― Martin Luther
  64. “No matter how corrupt, greedy, and heartless our government, our corporations, our media, and our religious & charitable institutions may become, the music will still be wonderful.” ― Kurt Vonnegut
  65. “Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music.” ― George Eliot
  66. “It’s never too late to do anything new when it comes to music.” – Sivamani
  67. “A lot of music is mathematics. It’s balance.” – Mel Brooks
  68. “The market didn’t define the music; the music defined the market.” – Charlie Hunter
  69. “If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.” – Richard M. Nixon
  70. “Music is everybody’s business. It’s only the publishers who think people own it” ― John Lennon
  71. “You have to, take a deep breath. and allow the music to flow through you. Revel in it, allow yourself to awe. When you play allow the music to break your heart with its beauty.” ― Kelly White
  72. “Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.” ― Johann Sebastian Bach
  73. “Music is a proud, temperamental mistress. Give her the time and attention she deserves, and she is yours. Slight her and there will come a day when you call and she will not answer. So I began sleeping less to give her the time she needed.” ― Patrick Rothfuss
  74. “People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It’s like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.” ― Michael Jackson
  75. “The more you love, the more love you have to give.It’s the only feeling we have which is infinite…” ― Christina Westover
  76. “Music can change the world because it can change people.” ― Bono
  77. music is the outburst
  78. “If music be the food of love, play on.” ― William Shakespeare ,Music quotes about love
  79. “I see my life in terms of music.” ― Albert Einstein
  80. “To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it’s about, but the music the words make.” ― Truman Capote
  81. “Musical innovation is full of danger to the State, for when modes of music change, the fundamental laws of the State always change with them.” ― Plato
  82. “Music could ache and hurt, that beautiful music was a place a suffering man could hide.” ― Pat Conroy
  83. “Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.” ― G.K. Chesterton
  84. “I’m just a musical prostitute, my dear.” ― Freddie Mercury
  85. “If I cannot fly, let me sing.” ― Stephen Sondheim
  86. “All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff.” ― Frank Zappa
  87. “Music sounds different to the one who plays it. It is the musician’s curse.” ― Patrick Rothfuss
  88. “Everything in me feels fluttering and free, like I could take off from the ground at any second. Music, I think, he makes me feel like music.” ― Lauren Oliver
  89. “If Music is a Place — then Jazz is the City, Folk is the Wilderness, Rock is the Road, Classical is a Temple.” ― Vera Nazarian
  90. “I love the way music inside a car makes you feel invisible; if you play the stereo at max volume, it’s almost like the other people can’t see into your vehicle. It tints your windows, somehow.” ― Chuck Klosterman
  91. “Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.” ― Ingmar Bergman
  92. “Music brings a warm glow to my vision, thawing mind and muscle from their endless wintering.” ― Haruki Murakami
  93. “Softly, deftly, music shall caress you. Hear it, feel it, Secretly possess you.” ― Charles Hart
  94. “Most people die with their music still locked up inside them.” ― Benjamin Disraeli
  95. “Music is the moonlight in the gloomy night of life.” ― Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
  96. “It’s like if the music is loud enough I won’t be able to listen to my own thoughts. ” ― Nic Sheff
  97. “There is nothing more to be said or to be done tonight, so hand me over my violin and let us try to forget for half an hour the miserable weather and the still more miserable ways of our fellowmen.” ― Arthur Conan Doyle
  98. “The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils; The motions of his spirit are dull as night, And his affections dark as Erebus. Let no such man be trusted. Mark the music.” ― William Shakespeare
  99. “To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?” ― Michael Jackson
  100. “Love is friendship set to music.” ― Jackson Pollock
  101. “Music, when soft voices die, vibrates in the memory.” ― Percy Bysshe Shelley
  102. “A great song should lift your heart, warm the soul and make you feel good.” ― Colbie Caillat
  103. “But I was not in the band, because I suffer from the kind of tone deafness that is generally associated with actual deafness” ― John Green
  104. “When you play, never mind who listens to you.” ― Robert Schumann
  105. “Music, my rampart and my only one.” ― Edna St. Vincent Millay
  106. “This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.” ― Leonard Bernstein
  107. “Music is what tell us that the human race is greater than we realize.” ― Napoléon Bonaparte
  108. music is the strongest
  109. “If you were music, I would listen to you ceaselessly, and my low spirits would brighten up.” ― Anna Akhmatova
  110. “Music is love, love is music, music is life, and I love my life. Thank you and good night.” – A. J. McLean
  111. “Music is my religion.” – Jimi Hendrix
  112. “Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Berthold Auerbach
  113. “I would rather write 10,000 notes than a single letter of the alphabet.” ― Ludwig van Beethoven
  114. “Music should be your escape.” – Missy Elliott
  115. “Any good music must be an innovation.” – Les Baxter
  116. “Music is a way to dream together and go to another dimension.” – Cecilia Bartoli
  117. “Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism.” – Eminem
  118. “Music is a weapon in the war against unhappiness.” – Jason Mraz
  119. “Wake up, live your life and sing the melody of your soul.” – Amit Ray
  120. “Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.” – Paul Simon
  121. “I believe 100 percent in the power and importance of music.” – James Taylor
  122. “Music drives you. It wakes you up, it gets you pumping. And, at the end of the day, the correct tune will chill you down.” – Dimebag Darrell
  123. “In music the passions enjoy themselves.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  124. “Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.” – Ludwig van Beethoven
  125. “Music is intended and designed for sentient beings that have hopes and purposes and emotions.” – Jacques Barzun
  126. “I’ve always said music should make you laugh, make you cry or make you think.” – Kenny Rogers
  127. “Music is feeling. You can try to verbalize it. It really just hits you or it doesn’t.” – Gene Simmons
  128. “Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.” – Robert Browning
  129. “Music is well said to be the speech of angels.” – Thomas Carlyle
  130. “Good music is good music, and everything else can go to hell.” – Dave Matthews
  131. “Music is an element that should be part and parcel of every child’s life via the education system.” – Victoria Wood
  132. “Music is the soundtrack of your life.” – Dick Clark
  133. “My music is a luxury.” – Lana Del Rey
  134. “Music is powerful. As people listen to it, they can be affected. They respond.” – Ray Charles
  135. “Music is a thing that changes people’s lives. It has the capacity to make young people’s lives better.” – Noel Gallagher
  136. “Music is a great natural high and a great natural escape.” – Shania Twain
  137. “My music is – I don’t want to say my main focus, but it’s what comes most naturally to me.” – Gerard Way
  138. “Music is very spiritual, it has the power to bring people together.” – Edgar Winter
  139. music is the divine
  140. “Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.” – Christian Nestell Bovee
  141. “It’s pretty cool to see how far music can take you.” – Luke Bryan
  142. “Music is like a huge release of tension.” – James Taylor
  143. “There is two kinds of music, the good, and the bad. I play the good kind.” – Louis Armstrong
  144. “Music is for every single person that walks the planet.” – Robert Plant
  145. “Most things in music go full circle eventually.” – Simon Cowell
  146. “I need music. It’s like my heartbeat, so to speak. It keeps me going no matter what’s going on – bad games, press, whatever!” – LeBron James
  147. “Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.” – Marcel Marceau
  148. “Music – that’s been my education. There’s not a day that goes by that I take it for granted.” – Billie Joe Armstrong
  149. “My music, I hope, takes 100% of your concentration. I know how to do that.” – Trent Reznor
  150. “Music is something that should speak for itself, straight from the heart. It took me a long time to understand that.” – Damon Albarn
  151. “Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don’t understand the language that you’re singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.” – Lou Rawls
  152. “Music is a whole oasis in my head. The creation process is so personal and fulfilling.” – River Phoenix
  153. “Music is a safe kind of high.” – Jimi Hendrix
  154. “Music is the only thing I’ve ever known that doesn’t have any rules at all.” – Josh Homme
  155. “Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought.” – E. Y. Harburg
  156. “The true beauty of music is that it connects people. It carries a message, and we, the musicians, are the messengers.” – Roy Ayers
  157. “Music is a talent given to me by God. A medium and a platform and a way to spread a message of righteousness… a message of love, a message of unity.” – Stephen Marley
  158. “Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.” – Leonard Bernstein
  159. “The world’s most famous and popular language is music.” – Psy
  160. “Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.” – Ludwig van Beethoven
  161. “My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die.” – Bob Marley
  162. “Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.” – Jean Paul
  163. “Music is really driving my whole life.” – Ariana Grande
  164. “That’s the amazing thing about music: there’s a song for every emotion. Can you imagine a world with no music? It would suck.” – Harry Styles
  165. “That’s why people listen to music or look at paintings. To get in touch with that wholeness.” – Corita Kent
  166. “Music is therapy. Music moves people. It connects people in ways that no other medium can. It pulls heart strings. It acts as medicine.” – Macklemore
  167. “Without music, life is a journey through a desert.” – Pat Conroy
  168. “Music has a poetry of its own, and that poetry is called melody.” – Joshua Logan
  169. “Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God.” – Martin Luther
  170. “The cool thing about music is no one can take music away from you, writing wise.” – Darren Criss
  171. “Music’s always been really cathartic. It’s the best drug for me to get away from the everyday pressures just for a second via a good song.” – Ville Valo
  172. “Music is the emotional life of most people.” – Leonard Cohen
  173. “Old music is the same as new music – it’s just a different way of delivering it.” – Jeff Lynne
  174. “Music is all about training in harmony, training to understand and use musical energy for our greater pleasure by attuning to the natural laws of the universe.” – Jane Siberry
  175. “Music is a very big participant in everything I do, from the moment I wake up to the moment I go to bed.” – Zoe Saldana
  176. music is shorthand
  177. “My music will go on forever. Maybe it’s a fool say that, but when me know facts me can say facts. My music will go on forever.” – Bob Marley
  178. “Music is love in search of a word.” – Sidney Lanier
  179. “I don’t make music for eyes. I make music for ears.” – Adele
  180. “I’ve always felt music is the only way to give an instantaneous moment the feel of slow motion. To romanticise it and glorify it and give it a soundtrack and a rhythm.” – Taylor Swift
  181. “I wanted to prove the sustaining power of music.” – David Bowie
  182. “Music is the tool to express life – and all that makes a difference.” – Herbie Hancock
  183. “Music became a healer for me. And I learned to listen with all my being. I found that it could wipe away all the emotions of fear and confusion relating to my family.” – Eric Clapton ,Music quotes about family
  184. “It’s almost charity work, what people have done, turning other people on to my music.” – John Mayer
  185. “Music comes from a place we don’t know.” – Chris Martin
  186. “Where words leave off, music begins.” – Heinrich Heine
  187. “Joy, sorrow, tears, lamentation, laughter – to all these music gives voice, but in such a way that we are transported from the world of unrest to a world of peace, and see reality in a new way, as if we were sitting by a mountain lake and contemplating hills and woods and clouds in the tranquil and fathomless water.” – Albert Schweitzer
  188. “If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph: ‘The only proof he needed for the existence of god was music.’ – Kurt Vonnegut
  189. “Music is… a higher revelation than all wisdom & philosophy.” – Ludwig van Beethoven
  190. “When words fail music speaks.” – Irena Huang
  191. “He took his pain and turned it into something beautiful. Into something that people connect to. And that’s what good music does. It speaks to you. It changes you.” – Hannah Harrington
  192. “Life, he realized, was much like a song. In the beginning there is mystery, in the end, there is confirmation, but it’s in the middle where all the emotion resides to make the whole thing worthwhile.” – Nicholas Sparks
  193. “Music… can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.” – Leonard Bernstein
  194. “To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.” – Aaron Copland
  195. “Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.” – Maya Angelou
  196. “A man should hear a little music […] in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
  197. “People haven’t always been there for me but music always has.” – Taylor Swift
  198. “I love the relationship that anyone has with music… because there’s something in us that is beyond the reach of words, something that eludes and defies our best attempts to spit it out. It’s the best part of us probably.” – Nick Hornby
  199. “I haven’t understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it.” – Igor Stravinsky
  200. “If it weren’t for music, I would think that love is mortal.” – Mark Helprin
  201. “If you’ve lost your faith in love and music then the end won’t be long.” – Pete Doherty
  202. “The music we listen to may not define who we are. But it’s a good start.” – Jodi Picoult
  203. “I think there is a song out there to describe just about any situation.” – Criss Jami
  204. “Words make you think. Music makes you feel. A song makes you feel a thought.” – E.Y. Warburg
  205. “Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.” – Sergei Rachmaninoff
  206. “Life is one grand sweet song so start the music.” – Ronald Reagan
  207. “It was the moment I realized what music can do to people, how it can make you hurt and feel so good all at once.” – Nina LaCour
  208. “And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” – Friedrich Nietzsche
  209. “In music the passions enjoy themselves.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

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