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Music Quotes

"My message to anyone who's afraid that they can't write music when they're happy is 'Just trust the passion.' The passion can write a lot of things."

"The earth has grown old with its burden of care but at Christmas it always is young the heart of the jewel burns lustrous and fair and its soul full of music breaks the air when the song of angels is sung."

"You can never stop discovering music."

"Love me tender, Love me long, Take me to your heart. For it's there that I belong, And we'll never part. - Love Me Tender"

"No good opera plot can be sensible for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible."

"But however measurable there is much more life in music than mathematics or logic ever dreamed of."

"I write music every day."

"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."

"If you like my music great and if you don't whatever. I'm going to keep making it either way."

"Music is the shorthand of emotion."

"I think what made it difficult for people to get and still makes it difficult for people to get is the theatrical nature of the work and the fact that my music doesn't exist without the performance-art element."

"I would say that although my music may be or may have been part of the cultural background fabric of the gay community I consider myself an outsider who belongs everywhere and nowhere... Being a human being is what truly counts. That's where you'll find me."

"Love is all you need. - All You Need Is Love"

"I can be your hero baby, I can kiss away the pain... I will stand by you forever, You can take my breath away. - Hero"

"A few can touch the magic string and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing but die with all their music in them!"

"Bluegrass has brought more people together and made more friends than any music in the world. You meet people at festivals and renew acquaintances year after year."

"Pop music is aspirin and the blues are vitamins."

"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."

"Nature's music is never over her silences are pauses not conclusions."

"I don't know how you do what you do I'm so in love with you It just keeps getting better I want to spend the rest of my life, with you by my side Forever and ever - Amazed"

"That's why people listen to music or look at paintings. To get in touch with that wholeness."

"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."

"The music enchanted the air. It was like the south wind, like a warm night, like swelling sails beneath the stars, completely and utterly unreal� It made everything spacious and colourful, the dark stream of life seemed pulsing in it; there were no burdens any more, no limits."

"Everything revolves around the music when it comes to Tool."

"If one plays good music, people don't listen, and if one plays bad music people don't talk."

"I think the drummer should sit back there and play some drums and never mind about the tunes. Just get up there and wail behind whoever is sitting up there playing the solo. And this is what is lacking definitely lacking in music today."

"I'm writing constantly about all my crazy experiences across the world so I have a lot of music I've already written."

"We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams."

"Once music ceases to be ephemeral - always disappearing - and becomes instead material... it leaves the condition of traditional music and enters the condition of painting. It becomes a painting existing as material in space not immaterial in time."

"Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it time runs out."

"I'd love it if American kids were listening to Muslim music."

"I don't want to limit myself musically. It would be really limiting if we'd neglect something we really want to do like explore other styles of music."

"To really love a woman, let her hold you Til' you know how she needs to be touched You've gotta breathe her, really taste her Til' you can feel her in your blood An' when you can see your unborn children in her eyes You know you really love a woman - Have You Ever Really Loved a Woman"

"All my concerts had no sounds in them they were completely silent. People had to make up their own music in their minds!"

"A 'scream' is always just that - a noise and not music."

"If you pour some music on whatever's wrong it'll sure help out."

"Music� can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable."

"You can cage the singer but not the song."

"It was stumbling on to really the bible of the blues you know and a very powerful drug to be introduced to us and I absorbed it totally and it changed my complete outlook on music."

"I like when guests come over early and we chop veggies and talk and play music."

"Music is either sacred or secular. The sacred agrees with its dignity and here has its greatest effect on life an effect that remains the same through all ages and epochs. Secular music should be cheerful throughout."

"I promise you, From the bottom of my heart I will love you, Til' death do us part As a lover and a friend, I will love you like I never love again. - I Promise You"

"Music has a power of forming the character, and should therefore be introduced into the education of the young."

"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."

"I'm quite private. And I never wanted to be the biggest star in the world really. So in that sense I've got a good balance of doing great shows of making an appearance every now and then and writing music and I don't really have to do much else."

"The wise musicians are those who play what they can master."

"I don't actually have a lot of discipline. I've worked hard at music. But I feel like you know I felt like kind of natural at it. I always had a knack for it."

"City people live the city. We live in L.A. New York we live in places where it's chaotic and you never know what's gonna happen. And that's the music - you never know what's gonna happen."

"Our youth should also be educated with music and physical education."

"I don't write poems and put them to music. Just let things flow."

"The making of music is profoundly affected by the market."

"I've found that no matter what life throws at me, music softens the blow."

"Develop interest in life as you see it in people things literature music - the world is so rich simply throbbing with rich treasures beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself."

"There are certain sounds that I've found work well in nearly any context. Their function is not so much musical as spatial: they define the edges of the territory of the music."

"For I have learned to look on nature not as in the hour of thoughtless youth but hearing oftentimes the still sad music of humanity."

"Country music is still your grandpa's music but it's also your daughter's music. It's getting bigger and better all the time and I'm glad to be a part of it."

"I don't have any real spirituality in my life - I'm kind of an atheist - but when music can take me to the highest heights it's almost like a spiritual feeling. It fills that void for me."

"Pop music often tells you everything is OK, while rock music tells you that it's not OK, but you can change it."

"Starting out really punk came from not knowing any better and listening to music like that not knowing how to play music - well still not knowing how to play music."

"Music at its essence is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives the more memories we have of it."

"Music itself is going to become like running water or electricity. So it's like just take advantage of these last few years because none of this is ever going to happen again. You'd better be prepared for doing a lot of touring because that's really the only unique situation that's going to be left."

"Music's staying power is a function of how timeless the lyrics song and production are."

"Rock and roll music if you like it if you feel it you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.'"

"I don't care what people say about my relationship I don't care what they say about my boobs. People are buying my songs I have a sold-out tour. I'm getting incredible feedback from my music."

"Music is love in search of a word."

"Music cleanses the understanding; inspires it, and lifts it into a realm which it would not reach if it were left to itself."

"I love to love you baby When you're laying so close to me There's no place I'd rather you be than with me... - Love To Love You Baby"

"I mean music totally comes from your soul."

"One often makes music to supplement one's world."

"Without music, life would be a mistake. "

"Boy bands should be exploded from a great height. They're just pretty people singing music written by others."

"I think I first realized I wanted to be in country music and be an artist when I was 10. And I started dragging my parents to festivals and fairs and karaoke contests and I did that for about a year before I came to Nashville for the first time. I was 11 and I had this demo CD of me singing Dixie Chicks and Leanne Rimes songs."

"I've never believed that pop music is escapist trash. There's always a darkness in it even amidst great pop music."

"And whether you're drawn to gospel music or church music or honky-tonk music it informs your character and it informs your talent."

"If I hadn't of had music in my life it's quite possible I'd be dead and I'd much rather be alive."

"Times were changing. Clothes were changing. Morals were changing. We went from romantic loves songs like I used to do to rock 'n roll. Now that has changed to rap. So there's always a new generation with new music."

"I like all kinds of music. I listen to Abigail Washburn the Punch Brothers and Marc Johnson the great clawhammer player. I also listen a lot to Sirius Radio there's a lot of bluegrass there."

"The way I feel about music is that there is no right and wrong. Only true and false."

"I used to think anyone doing anything weird was weird. Now I know that it is the people that call others weird that are weird."

"The sound and music are 50% of the entertainment in a movie."

"People think I take some sort of masochistic pleasure out of putting out music that's gonna be unpopular."

"There is geometry in the humming of the strings there is music in the spacing of the spheres."

"But I feel music has a very important role in ritual activity and that being able to join in musical activity along with dancing could have been necessary at a very early stage of human culture."

"Music is emotional and you may catch a musician in a very unemotional mood or you may not be in the same frame of mind as the musician. So a critic will often say a musician is slipping."

"Reading is more of a left-brain process and listening to music is a right-brain function."

"I want my fans to love themselves. It's almost like I want to hypnotize them so when they hear my music they love themselves instantly."

"You just pick up a chord go twang and you're got music."

"Music has charms to sooth a savage breast to soften rocks or bend a knotted oak."

"Music is a performance and needs the audience."

"Music in performance is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something."

"Music � what a powerful instrument, what a mighty weapon!"

"A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence."

"Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts - as the one which more than any other ministers to the human spirit."

"Jazz vision is the fusion of music and art a real paradox of same-yet different. Here we play in exchanges like the hardness of the key of c# major and from the softness of Db major - capturing reflecting and improvising."

"If the king loves music there is little wrong in the land."

"Hearing my songs in public freaks me out a bit. There was one restaurant I really liked in L.A. but I had to stop going there when they started playing my music. It felt kinda awkward."

"If children hear fine music from the day of their birth and learn to play it, they develop sensitivity, discipline and endurance. They get a beautiful heart."

"Through literacy you can begin to see the universe. Through music you can reach anybody. Between the two there is you unstoppable."

"The problem for me still today is that I write purely with one dramatic structure and that is the rite of passage. I'm not really skilled in any other. Rock and roll itself can be described as music to accompany the rite of passage."

"One time I introduced my orchestra as the Shampoo Music Makers instead of the Champagne Music Makers."