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Famous and Inspirational Music Quotes

Music is such a force, which everyone is influenced by. Life seems incomplete without music. Music is everyone’s choice, we listen to music to change our mood and enjoy. Music is a very sweet and universal language, which tells everything calmly and solves all our problems without asking us. I am very committed to music and listen to it a lot. It makes me happy while providing relief in a big way. In today’s time, there are many famous singers in our country. Well-known singers are remembered by all for life. All the singers are highly respected because singers present us by making a great song which we all get a lot of pleasure from listening and singing. Below is a collection of famous and inspirational music quotes by well known musicians and signers.

Music Quotes

  • “Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.”
  • “Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.”
  • “Music is the moonlight in the gloomy night of life.”
  • “If Music is a Place — then Jazz is the City, Folk is the Wilderness, Rock is the Road, Classical is a Temple.”
  • “Love is friendship set to music.”
Deep music quotes

“Music is the universal language of mankind.”

  • “Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.”
  • “Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory.”
  • “Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.”
  • “Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don’t live it, it won’t come out of your horn.”
  • “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”
  • “Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.”
  • “Where words fail, music speaks.”
  • “How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations?”
  • “Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words.”
  • “Music is the only thing I’ve ever known that doesn’t have any rules at all.”
  • “A strange art – music – the most poetic and precise of all the arts, vague as a dream and precise as algebra.”
  • “Music is good to the melancholy, bad to those who mourn, and neither good nor bad to the deaf.”
  • “Music cleanses the understanding; inspires it, and lifts it into a realm which it would not reach if it were left to itself.”
Best music quotes

“Without music, life would be a blank to me.”

  • “Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common.”
  • “Philosophy is the highest music.”
  •  “A quiet secluded life in the country, with the possibility of being useful to people to whom it is easy to do good, and who are not accustomed to have it done to them; then work which one hopes may be of some use; then rest, nature, books, music, love for one’s neighbor — such is my idea of happiness.”
  • “Music is what tells us that the human race is greater than we realize.”
  • “Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”
  • “Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.”
  • “Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.”
  • “Music is the strongest form of magic.”
  • “Music gives color to the air of the moment.”
  • “Some people have lives; some people have music.”
  • “Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens.”
  • “Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies.”
  • “Music, when soft voices die, vibrates in the memory.”“When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.”
  • “Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.”
  • “Without music, life would be a mistake.”
  • “Country music is three chords and the truth.”
  • “Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart.”
  • “Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.”
  • “There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.”
  • “Most people die with their music still locked up inside them.”
  • “I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things.”
  • “When we listen to music we are not listening to the past, we are not listening to the future, we are listening to an expanded present.”
  • “Melody is the essence of music. I compare a good melodist to a fine racer, and counterpointists to hack post-horses; therefore be advised, let well alone and remember the old Italian proverb: Chi sa più, meno sa – Who knows most, knows least.”
  • “Even if you can’t sing well, sing. Sing to yourself. Sing in the privacy of your home. But sing”.
  • “Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.”

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  • “A fine work of art – music, dance, painting, story – has the power to silence the chatter in the mind and lift us to another place.”
  • “I don’t sing because I’m happy; I’m happy because I sing.
  • “The easiest way to avoid wrong notes is to never open your mouth and sing. What a mistake that would be.”
  • “The most exciting rhythms seem unexpected and complex, the most beautiful melodies simple and inevitable.”
  • “I’ve always thought people would find a lot more pleasure in their routines if they burst into song at significant moments.”
  • “I believe that a person’s taste in music tells you a lot about them. In some cases, it tells you everything you need to know.”
  • “There are not more than five musical notes, yet the combinations of these five give rise to more melodies than can ever be heard.”
  • “Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God.”
  • “The true beauty of music is that it connects people. It carries a message, and we, the musicians, are the messengers.”
  • “Music sounds different to the one who plays it. It is the musician’s curse.”
  • “The times you lived through, the people you shared those times with – nothing brings it all to life like an old mix tape. It does a better job of storing up memories than actual brain tissue can do. Every mix tape tells a story. Put them together, and they can add up to the story of a life.”
  •  “Somebody just gave me a shower radio. Thanks a lot. Do you really want music in the shower? I guess there’s no better place to dance than a slick surface next to a glass door.”
  • “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.”
  • “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.”
  • “Music has a poetry of its own, and that poetry is called melody.”
  • “We’re musicians. We make music for a living. It’s that simple. Nothing else matters.”
  • “Musicians don’t retire; they stop when there’s no more music in them.”
  • “The music we listen to may not define who we are. But it’s a damn good start.”
  • “Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.”
  • “A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.”
  • “Music is pleasing not only because of the sound but because of the silence that is in it: without the alternation of sound and silence there would be no rhythm.”
  • “A gentleman is someone who knows how to play the banjo and doesn’t.”
  •  “For me there is something primitively soothing about this music, and it went straight to my nervous system, making me feel ten feet tall.”
  • “My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.”
  • “Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.”
  • “Music is everybody’s business. It’s only the publishers who think people own it.”
  • “Music is feeling. You can try to verbalize it. It really just hits you or it doesn’t.”
  • “The best music is essentially there to provide you something to face the world with.”
  • “If you’ve lost your faith in love and music then the end won’t be long.”
  • “Musicians want to be the loud voice for so many quiet hearts.”
  • “I would rather write 10,000 notes than a single letter of the alphabet.”
  • There was no one near to confuse me, so I was forced to become original.”
  • “Works of art make rules; rules do not make works of art.”
  • “A creative artist works on his next composition because he was not satisfied with his previous one.”
  • “A musician should only sound like what they do, and no two musicians sound the same. It’s an individual-feel thing, you know?”
  • “I believe musicians have a duty, a responsibility to reach out, to share your love or pain with others.”
  • “My idea is that there is music in the air, music all around us; the world is full of it, and you simply take as much as you require.”
  • “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.”
  • “Music – that’s been my education. There’s not a day that goes by that I take it for granted.”
  • “I’ve always said music should make you laugh, make you cry or make you think.”
  • “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”.
  • “Music kept me off the streets and out of trouble and gave me something that was mine that no one could take away from me.”
  • “Bach is an astronomer, discovering the most marvelous stars. Beethoven challenges the universe. I only try to express the soul and the heart of man.”
  • “Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.”
  • “Music is like a dream. One that I cannot hear.”
  • “Music is a great natural high and a great natural escape.”
  • “Music is my religion.”
  • “If, while at the piano, you attempt to form little melodies, that is very well; but if they come into your mind of themselves, when you are not practicing, you may be still more pleased; for the internal organ of music is then roused in you. The fingers must do what the head desires; not the contrary”
  • “Music is a weapon in the war against unhappiness.”
  • “If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.”
  • “Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.”
  • “I wanted to prove the sustaining power of music.”
  • “Music comes from a place we don’t know.”
  • “Music is a safe kind of high.”
  • “Jazz is not just music, it’s a way of life, it’s a way of being, a way of thinking.”
  • “Music is powerful. As people listen to it, they can be affected. They respond.”
  • “I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.”
  • “Music – what a powerful instrument, what a mighty weapon!”
  • “Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.”
  • “Music should be your escape.”
  • “My music isn’t just music – its medicine.”
  • “The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.”
  • “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.”
Music quotes about life

Life and love go on, let the music play.`

  • “To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.”
  • “Music is the tool to express life – and all that makes a difference.”
  • ‘To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?”
  • “Pop music often tells you everything is OK, while rock music tells you that it’s not OK, but you can change it.”
  • “Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.”
  • “Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.”
  • “If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph: THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDED FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD WAS MUSIC.”
  • “My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.”
  • “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.”
  • “Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons. You will find it is to the soul what a water bath is to the body.”
  • “Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.”


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