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Music's staying power is a function of how timeless the lyrics,
by Gary Wright

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

Related topics: Music

I'm developing artists for my new record label,
my son's band, Intangible, being one of them.
- Gary Wright

We visited Ravi.
We didn't study with him, as such.
- Gary Wright

The more far-out artists, the better.
- Gary Wright

 

The Internet is both great and terrible.
As a source of information, a tool for delivering music and art,
it's great.
But spamming ads and piracy of music is terrible.
It's stealing.
- Gary Wright

I didn't develop or build synths.
I had my technicians modify them for my live stage performances.
- Gary Wright

I like Anastacia's version of Love is Alive best.
- Gary Wright

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The idea to do the album only on keyboards kind of happened by accident.
I was quite happy with the sound and felt it really
didn't need more instruments,
so I didn't use them.
- Gary Wright

In 1972, George Harrison invited me to accompany him on a trip to India.
- Gary Wright

India profoundly changed my outlook on life because
you see how people can be content and very happy with
little or even no possessions.
It's the reverse of the West.
- Gary Wright

No one likes to work for free.
To copy an artist's work and download it free is stealing.
It's hard work writing and recording music,
and it's morally wrong to steal it.
- Gary Wright

My music and lyrics became an extension of this Indian philosophy.
- Gary Wright

I always wanted to do something completely different.
- Gary Wright

Artists were nurtured back in the '70s.
Their music was developed by the record companies.
- Gary Wright

We lived on a farm in the English countryside,
where we wrote a lot of our music.
You really were treated like an artist during those days-not like product,
which is now the mode.
- Gary Wright

I will be developing artists for my new label.
The rest is in God's Hands.
- Gary Wright

George Harrison is perhaps one of the most creative people I ever met,
not only in his music and songwriting,
but just the way he lived his life, decorated his gardens and homes.
He was a dear friend of mine.
His entire approach to music was very unique.
- Gary Wright

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Music is the shorthand of emotion.
- Leo Tolstoy

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Music should be your escape.
- Missy Elliot

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

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

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

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

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

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

Music is the soul of language.
- Max Heindel

All music is beautiful.
- Billy Strayhorn

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

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

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

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

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

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

Music is my religion.
- Jimi Hendrix

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

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

When words leave off, music begins.
- Heinrich Heine

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

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

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 a performance and needs the audience.
- Michael Tippett

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

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


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