Music Quotes

824 Music quotes:

"I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense."
"Of course the music is a great difficulty. You see, if one plays good music, people don't listen, and if one plays bad music people don't talk."
Author: Wilde Quotes Category: Music Quotes Difficulty Quotes
"Is it not strange that sheep's guts should hale souls out of men's bodies?"
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory."
Author: Wilde Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"Hearing often-times the still, sad music of humanity, nor harsh nor grating, though of ample power to chasten and subdue."
Author: Wordsworth Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"There are German songs which can make a stranger to the language cry."
"Truly to sing, that is a different breath."
Author: Rilke Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"Such sweet compulsion doth in music lie"
Author: Milton Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"If one hears bad music, it is one's duty to drown it by one's conversation."
Author: Wilde Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"If music be the food of love, play on: give me excess of it..."
Author: Shakespeare Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"Truly fertile Music, the only kind that will move us, that we shall truly appreciate, will be a Music conducive to Dream, which banishes all reason and analysis. One must not wish first to understand and then to feel. Art does not tolerate Reason."
"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."
Author: Holmes Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays."
Author: Wilde Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music."
Author: Eliot Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"Caught in that sensual music all neglect monuments of unaging intellect"
Author: Yeats Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"How soft the music of those village bellsFalling at intervals upon the earIn cadence sweet!"
Author: Cowper Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"He murmurs near the running brooksA music sweeter than their own."
Author: Wordsworth Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"This World is not Conclusion./ A Sequel stands beyond--/ Invisible, as Music--/ But positive, as Sound."
Author: Dickinson Quotes Category: Music Quotes
"Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or nine, he has developed a passion for his own music that is even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes."
"Experience, like a pale musician, holds a dulcimer of patience in his hand."

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