Top Music Quotes That Will Bring Smile On Your Face
Technically, Music is a form of art, but generally speaking music is anything that encourages you to tap your feet and lifts your spirit. Music breaks the barrier of countries and cultures and unites people in whichever form it is played. Over the course of human civilization, great people and musicians have shared their thoughts, opinions, viewpoints, perspectives, ways and the pragmatic affect that music has had in their lives, and also the way it impacts others’ lives. These quotes and sayings on music basically revolve around how one can derive solace in music - be it in times of heartbreak or when life gives you lemons or maybe whenever you are running high on emotions. Besides being your anchor in the hour of tide, music also succours in expressing your happiness, high spirits, festivity and glee. Read through these thoughts and quotes on music expressed by musicians and non-musicians and how music has made their lives worth living.
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent
And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
If music be the food of love, play on,
Give me excess of it; that surfeiting,
The appetite may sicken, and so die.
The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
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.
Life is for the living.
Death is for the dead.
Let life be like music.
And death a note unsaid.
If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph:
THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDED
FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
If conversation was the lyrics, laughter was the music, making time spent together a melody that could be replayed over and over without getting stale.
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.
There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.
Education is my next big thing. When music and art were taken out of the schools, I went berserk!
If you were music, I would listen to you ceaselessly, and my low spirits would brighten up.
Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!
Henry Van Dyke
If all the skies were sunshine Our faces would be fain To feel once more upon them The cooling splash of rain. If all the world were music, Our hearts would often long For one sweet strain of silence, To break the endless song If life were always merry, Our souls would seek relief, And rest from weary laughter In the quiet arms of grief.
Rap is poetry set to music. But to me it's like a jackhammer.
I sometimes think I should go back to school to learn French and music, but who would have me?
Whoever wants music instead of noise, joy instead of pleasure, soul instead of gold, creative work instead of business, passion instead of foolery, finds no home in this trivial world of ours.
If anything, a lot of electronic music is music that no one listens to at home, hardly. It's really only to be heard when everyone's out enjoying it.
You create a community with music, not just at concerts but by talking about it with your friends.
Of emotions, of love, of breakup, of love and hate and death and dying, mama, apple pie, and the whole thing. It covers a lot of territory, country music does.
Human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will melt the stars.
Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can't.
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.
I found music to be the therapy of choice. I guess it is for a lot of people.
With music, you often don't have to translate it. It just affects you, and you don't know why.
I've made money, and I've been ripped off. I've had creative freedom, and I've been pressured to make hits. I have dealt with diva behavior from crazy musicians, and I have seen genius records by wonderful artists get completely ignored. I love music. I always will.
To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.
Henry David Thoreau
If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music he hears, however measured or far away.
Henry Van Dyke
These are the things I prize And hold of dearest worth: Light of the sapphire skies, Peace of the silent hills, Shelter of the forests, comfort of the grass, Music of birds, murmur of little rills, Shadows of cloud that swiftly pass, And, after showers, The smell of flowers And of the good brown earth,- And best of all, along the way, friendship and mirth.
I've noticed a lot of younger artists have less fear of doing different sorts of things, whether it's various types of music, or gallery artists moving between video and sculpture and drawing.
You don't make a photograph just with a camera. You bring to the act of photography all the pictures you have seen, the books you have read, the music you have heard, the people you have loved.
Some artists and indie musicians see Spotify fairly positively - as a way of getting noticed, of getting your music out there where folks can hear it risk-free.
Life is like music, it must be composed by ear, feeling and instinct, not by rule.
With pop music, the format dictates the form to a big degree. Just think of the pop single. It has endured as a form even in the download age because bands conform to a strict format, and work, often very productively, within the parameters.
I don't look at our society today too much. My focus is still in the past, and part of the reason is because what I do - the wellspring of art, or what I do - l get from the blues. So I listen to the music of a particular period that I'm working on, and I think inside the music is clues to what is happening with the people.
I'm not suggesting people abandon musical instruments and start playing their cars and apartments, but I do think the reign of music as a commodity made only by professionals might be winding down.
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.
Give me books, French wine, fruit, fine weather and a little music played out of doors by somebody I do not know.
Music was an experience, intimately married to your life. You could pay to hear music, but after you did, it was over, gone - a memory.
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.
The imminent demise of the large record companies as gatekeepers of the world's popular music is a good thing, for the most part.
People are already finding ways to make their music and play it in front of people and have a life in music, I guess, and I think that's pretty much all you can ask.
Jazz in itself is not struggling. That is, the music itself is not struggling... It's the attitude that's in trouble. My plays insist that we should not forget or toss away our history.
We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.
The Master of Lifes been good to me. He has given me strength to face past illnesses, and victory in the face of defeat. He has given me life and joy where other saw oblivion. He Has given new purpose to live for, new services to render and old wounds to heal.
Life and love go on, let the music play.
So there's no guarantee if you like the music you will empathize with the culture and the people who made it. It doesn't necessarily happen. I think it can, but it doesn't necessarily happen. Which is kind of a shame.
Most people use music as a couch; they want to be pillowed on it, relaxed and consoled for the stress of daily living. But serious music was never meant to be soporific.
Why not invest in the future of music, instead of building fortresses to preserve its past?
There's more good music being made now than ever before.
The greatest moments of the human spirit may be deduced from the greatest moments in music.
It seems almost backwards to me that my music seems the more emotional outlet, and the art stuff seems more about ideas.
I think it is time we learned the lesson of our century: that the progress of the human spirit must keep pace with technological and scientific progress, or that spirit will die. It is incumbent on our educators to remember this; and music is at the top of the spiritual must list. When the study of the arts leads to the adoration of the formula (heaven forbid), we shall be lost. But as long as we insist on maintaining artistic vitality, we are able to hope in man
There's something about music that encourages people to want to know more about the person that made it, and where it was recorded, what year it was done, what they were listening to, and all this kind of stuff. There's something that invites all this obsessive behavior.
Music that is born complex is not inherently better or worse than music that is born simple.
What came first – the music or the misery? Did I listen to the music because I was miserable? Or was I miserable because I listened to the music? Do all those records turn you into a melancholy person?
Pop music often tells you everything is OK, while rock music tells you that it's not OK, but you can change it.
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 produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.
Forces that you might think are utterly unrelated to creativity can have a big impact. Technology, obviously, but environment, too. Even financial structures can affect the actual content of a song. The making of music is profoundly affected by the market.
T S Eliot
You are the music while the music lasts.
If you want to know about the Sixties, play the music of The Beatles.
Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.
Before recording technology existed, you could not separate music from its social context.
I encourage people not to be passive consumers of music and of culture in general. And feeling like, yeah, you can enjoy the products of professionals, but that doesn't mean you don't have to completely give up the reins and give up every connection to music or whatever it happens to be.
Music is an outburst of the soul.
Sentimental music has this great way of taking you back somewhere at the same time that it takes you forward, so you feel nostagic and hopeful all at the same time.
Composers tend to assume that everyone loves music. Surprisingly enough, everyone doesn’t.
Well my music was different in high school; I was singing about love—you know, things I don't care about anymore.
Music, because of its specific and far-reaching metaphorical powers, can name the unnamable and communicate the unknowable.
It didn't even occur to me that I'm the last person in the world who should play salsa or Brazilian music.
W. H. Auden
No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.
Music is everybody's business. It's only the publishers who think people own it
He wanted to cry quietly but not for himself: for the words, so beautiful and sad, like music.
I can't live one day without hearing music, playing it , studying it , or thinking about it .
W. H. Auden
A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become.
James Weldon Johnson
Through my music teaching and my not absolutely irregular attendance at church, I became acquainted with the best class of colored people in Jacksonville.
Hunter S. Thompson
Walk tall, kick ass, learn to speak Arabic, love music and never forget you come from a long line of truth seekers, lovers and warriors.
Mozart in his music was probably the most reasonable of the world's great composers. It is the happy balance between flight and control, between sensibility and self-discipline, simplicity and sophistication of style that is his particular province... Mozart tapped once again the source from which all music flows, expressing himself with a spontaneity and refinement and breath-taking rightness that has never since been duplicated.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
We tend to mistake music for the physical object.
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
Music could ache and hurt, that beautiful music was a place a suffering man could hide.
Ninety percent of all music is always crap, and when too many people decide they're going to have guitar bands, then ninety percent of them are going to be crap. It's just a given law.