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Music should be your escape. ...
by Missy Elliot

Music should be your escape.
- Missy Elliot

Related topics: Music

I want to make something commercial that people can pick up on.
- Missy Elliot

I'm not tryin' to come off as the best lyricist.
- Missy Elliot

What my home life is like now is great.
- Missy Elliot

 

I've always had a lot of creative impact on the music with Timbaland.
- Missy Elliot

I got a mother who's very strong after taking the whippings
that she took from my father.
- Missy Elliot

Everybody is doing the same old thing.
- Missy Elliot

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I want people to feel the heat while they walk down
the street and they're just kickin' it.
- Missy Elliot

I want to be cutting-edge.
- Missy Elliot

I wasn't born a superstar.
- Missy Elliot

You have to be ready to sing and perform at any time.
- Missy Elliot

No, because I don't want to hear what's hot and feel I have to copy it.
I'll just make up my own thing.
- Missy Elliot

Hip-hop is definitely not what it used to be,
which was creative, original music.
- Missy Elliot

When it comes to size, most people don't want to see
themselves looking bigger than what they are.
- Missy Elliot

I mean, when it's time to rhyme rhyme,
I can get down for mine.
- Missy Elliot

Now everybody's sampling.
- Missy Elliot

I love my mother.
She's my first love.
She has been through a lot and is a sole survivor.
- Missy Elliot

My Struggles is a record close to me.
It's about what I went through at home living with an abusive father.
- Missy Elliot

When you turn on your radio, you don't always want
to hear about someone shootin' some person.
Even if that's the lifestyle they live,
people don't always want to hear it.
- Missy Elliot

I'm not a person that's walkin' down the street looking mean all day.
- Missy Elliot

And basically I always said when I was little that
if I ever became successful or a celebrity,
I would buy her this huge house and she would never have to work anymore.
And I've done that.
So I feel happy about doing that.
- Missy Elliot

It's just that back then we didn't know that was considered being a coproducer.
I would sit on the side and say what I wanted musically,
but at the time we thought if you aren't the one playing it,
you don't get the credit.
Now you'll start seeing my name listed as producer.
- Missy Elliot

I want kids of this generation to see that everything is cool,
that there's some kind of unity in hip-hop.
We all found something that's really important to us,
and music is all we've really got.
- Missy Elliot

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

When words leave off, music begins.
- Heinrich Heine

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Music is the soul of language.
- Max Heindel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

All music is beautiful.
- Billy Strayhorn

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Music is the shorthand of emotion.
- Leo Tolstoy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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