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Music Quotes

In music the passions enjoy themselves.

It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.

It is essential to do everything possible to attract young people to opera so they can see that it is not some antiquated art form but a repository of the most glorious music and drama that man has created.

Music can change the world because it can change people.

Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.

Music happens to be an art form that transcends language.

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

Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.

Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.

Music is a performance and needs the audience.

Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it.

Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.

Music is intended and designed for sentient beings that have hopes and purposes and emotions.

Music is love in search of a word.

Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.

Music is my religion.

Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.

Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy, and when I make music I always hope it will have the same effect on whoever listens to it.