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25 quotes about the beauty of Music

Updated on March 14, 2010 flickr flickr

1. 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. - Plato

2. Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. - Berthold Auerbach

3. Music is a discipline, and a mistress of order and good manners, she makes the people milder and gentler, more moral and more reasonable. Martin Luther King

4. He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake, since for him the spinal cord would fully suffice. - Albert Einstein

5. I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music. Billy Joel

6. 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. - Oscar Wilde

7. A song will outlive all sermons in the memory. - Henry Giles

8. You are the music while the music lasts. - T.S Elliot

9. I want to give the world escapism through the wonder of great music and to reach the masses. - Michael Jackson

10. Music, the greatest good that mortals know, And all of heaven we have below.- Joseph Addison

11. Music hath the charm to soothe a savage beast, but I'd try a revolver first.- Josh Billings

12. It was by music that the ancient kings gave elegant expression to their joy. By their armies and axes they gave the same to their anger - Confucious

13. As I play the game of life, I try to make it better each and every day. And when I struggle in the night, The magic of the music seems to light the way. John Lennon

14. Talking about music is like dancing about architecture. - Steve Martin

15. Where words fail, music speaks.-Hans Christian Andersen

16. Do you know that our soul is composed of harmony? - Leonardo De Vinci

17. What we play is life. - Louis Armstrong

18. Just as Jesus created wine from water, we humans are capable of transmuting emotion into music. - Carlos Santana

19. Philosophy is the highest music. - Plato

20. Leaders must encourage their organizations to dance to forms of music yet to be heard. - Warren Bennis

21. Music creates order out of chaos: for rhythm imposes unanimity upon the divergent, melodyimposes continuity upon the disjointed, andharmony imposes compatibility upon the incongruous. - Yehudi Menuhin

22. A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. - Leopold Stokowski

23. Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life. - Ludwig Van Beethoven

24. One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. - Bob Marley

25. Without music, life would be an error. - Friedrich Nietzsche


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      Allisone 6 years ago

      Jah Bless!

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      sola 6 years ago

      i luv all dis quotsssssss!

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      lzb429 7 years ago from atlanta

      music is my church; dance is the way i pray.

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      SummerSteward 7 years ago from Duluth MN

      Great hub Richie! I enjoyed it immensely!

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      Ken R. Abell 8 years ago from ON THE ROAD

      Great Hub!!! Thank you.

      "Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life. - Berthold Auerbach"

      What a quote!

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      Mystique1957 8 years ago from Caracas-Venezuela

      I dropped by for two reasons: One, I recently joined the Forum and I wanna help. Two, the most important: Music makes my soul soar, my heart weep and laugh and my Spirit understand the oneness of us all!

      Great Hub Richie!

      Thumbs up!

      Kind regards,


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      Holly 8 years ago from Lone Star State

      I always like your hubs with quotes

      hc porter

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      Shinkicker 8 years ago from Scotland

      Great Hub Richie

      It's an important part of life, I don't know how I'd feel without great music