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Music is love in search of a word. ...
by Sidney Lanier

Music is love in search of a word.
- Sidney Lanier

Related topics: Music

If you want to be found stand where the seeker seeks.
- Sidney Lanier

Virtues are acquired through endeavor,
which rests wholly upon yourself.
- Sidney Lanier

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People PHOTO

 

Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Don't die with your music still inside you.
- Wayne Dyer

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Words make you think a thought.
Music makes you feel a feeling.
A song makes you feel a thought.
- E. Y. Harburg

Music takes us out of the actual
and whispers to us dim secrets
that startle our wonder as to who we are.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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.
- Henry David Thoreau

If a man loses pace with his companions,
perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Let him step to the music which he hears,
however measured or far away.
- Henry David Thoreau

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains,
but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones
but in the echoes of our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

When the music changes, so does the dance.
- African Proverb

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

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

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

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

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

All music is beautiful.
- Billy Strayhorn

Count your blessings. Once you realize
how valuable you are and how much you have going for you,
the smiles will return, the sun will break out,
the music will play, and you will finally
be able to move forward the life that God intended
for you with grace, strength, courage, and confidence.
- Og Mandino

Music is the soul of language.
- Max Heindel

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

Music is very spiritual, it has the power to bring people together.
- Edgar Winter

Music's not like becoming a doctor, who can walk into
a community and find people who need him.
- Charlie Byrd

When words leave off, music begins.
- Heinrich Heine

You are the music while the music lasts.
- T. S. Eliot

There's nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it.
- Mickey Hart

Music is my religion.
- Jimi Hendrix

Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.
- Jean Paul

I don't know anything about music.
In my line you don't have to.
- Elvis Presley

Music's staying power is a function of how timeless the lyrics,
song and production are.
- Gary Wright

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for
the education of its virtue.
- Plato

Music should be your escape.
- Missy Elliot

Any good music must be an innovation.
- Les Baxter

Music happens to be an art form that transcends language.
- Herbie Hancock

If you want to make beautiful music,
you must play the black and the white notes together.
- Richard M. Nixon

I don't care much about music.
What I like is sounds.
- Dizzy Gillespie

Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
- Thomas Carlyle

Life is like music; it must be composed by ear,
feeling, and instinct, not by rule.
- Samuel Butler

Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.
- Robert Browning

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

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

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

Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.
- Laurie Anderson

Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.
- Kin Hubbard

Music is the shorthand of emotion.
- Leo Tolstoy

My music, my songs are 100 percent inspired by girl power.
- Paulina Rubio

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing
the inexpressible is music.
- Aldous Huxley

Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order,
and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder.
- John Ruskin

Music is the fourth great material want,
first food, then clothes, then shelter,
then music.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture.
The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
- Frank Zappa

He has Van Gogh's ear for music.
- Billy Wilder

Music is the best means we have of digesting time.
- W. H. Auden

Music is always changing and the changes are unpredictable.
- Billy Sheehan

If you look deep enough you will see music;
the heart of nature being everywhere music.
- Thomas Carlyle

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.
- Ludwig van Beethoven

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

Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
- Lao Tzu

Indifferent to whether your mood is grumpy or cheerful,
Nature always sings her passionate song of joyful celebration.
You can never stop the happy song of life,
so join the celebration -
sing along, dance, make love,
smile your biggest smile, and cheer on God's music.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

All good music resembles something.
Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the
objects and feelings which motivated it.
- Jean Cocteau

My music had roots which I'd dug up from my own childhood,
musical roots buried in the darkest soil.
- Ray Charles

If a composer could say what he had to say in words
he would not bother trying to say it in music.
- Gustav Mahler

Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall,
with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music.
- Isaac Stern

Music was my refuge.
I could crawl into the space between the notes and
curl my back to loneliness.
- Maya Angelou

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.
- Aaron Carter

Music is a performance and needs the audience.
- Michael Tippett

The iPod completely changed the way people approach music.
- Karl Lagerfeld

There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated,
totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument.
- Aimee Mann

But when you get music and words together,
that can be a very powerful thing.
- Bryan Ferry

Goes the song, "we change, we change."
But the music is still mine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I wake up in the morning, I do a little stretching exercises,
pick up the horn and play.
- Herb Alpert


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