Some Good Music Quotes

What is life without music? Music can bring more meaningful to our experiences in life. Imagine watching movies without any music. Music and move us; it can make us cry or smile; it has the power to change how we feel in an instant. Here are some music quotes that I like.


“Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory.”

Sir Thomas Beecham


“Without music, life is a journey through a desert.”

Pat Conroy


“A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become.”



“Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seconds, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body.”

Martin Luther


“If you can walk you can dance. If you can talk you can sing.”

Zimbabwe Proverb


“Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.”

Pierre Beaumarchais


“Music is a discipline, and a mistress of order and good manners, she makes the people milder and gentler, more moral and more reasonable.”

Kin Hubbard


“My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.”

Martin Luther


“Ah, music. A magic beyond all we do here!”

Igor Stravinsky


“There is nothing more notable in Socrates than that he found time, when he was an old man, to learn music and dancing, and thought it time well spent.”

Michel de Montaigne


“Music is the art of thinking with sounds.”

Jules Combarieu


“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.”

Bill Cosby


“It is the stretched soul that makes music, and souls are stretched by the pull of opposites–opposite bents, tastes, yearnings, loyalties. Where there is no polarity–where energies flow smoothly in one direction–there will be much doing but no music.”

Eric Hoffer


“Tones that sound, and roar and storm about me until I have set them down in notes.”



“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”

Aaron Copland


“Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.”

John Erskine


“Life is like music; it must be composed by ear, feeling, and instinct, not by rule.”

Samuel Butler

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