Search my Quotes DataBase - Enter one or two keywords and/or author last name.

Hint: keep it simple, like life twain




Facebook share   Tweet This   Email this

Daily Inspiration - Quotes to Live By
Inspiration  |  Motivational Articles  |  Being Strong  |  Being Positive  |  Links  |  About
Topics:   A-   B-   Ca-   Co-   D-   E-   F-   G-   H-    I-    J-K-L   M-   N-O   Pa-   Pr-   Q-R   Sa-   Sk-   T-   U-V-W-X-Y-Z

Musical Quotes

I hope you find great value in these Quotes about Musical from my large collection of inspirational quotes and motivational sayings.

Today, like every other day, we wake up empty
and frightened. Don't open the door to the study
and begin reading. Take down a musical instrument.
Let the beauty we love be what we do.
There are hundreds of ways to kneel and kiss the ground.
- Rumi (Persian poet 1207-1273)

Justice is sweet and musical; but injustice is harsh and discordant.
- Henry David Thoreau

We don't have a language for the senses.
Feelings are images,
sensations are like musical sounds.
- Anais Nin

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

 

Musical comedies aren't written, they are rewritten.
- Stephen Sondheim

Sondheim is the Shakespeare of the musical theater world.
- Mandy Patinkin

But I must own that I also felt stirred by an unselfish
desire to voice all the joys and sorrows,
the hopes and ambitions, of the American Negro,
in classic musical form.
- James Weldon Johnson

Please sign-up for my Free Inspirational Daily Email on the form below.

Sign-up for your free subscription to my Daily Inspiration - Daily Quote email.

Your E-Mail Address:
Your Name:

To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.

Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.


I think that if I had grown up and had been in show
business and the movies twenty five,
thirty years earlier, I think I would have made a lot more musical movies.
- Christopher Walken

Piano playing is a dying art.
I love the fact that I can be one guy with one instrument
evoking an emotional and musical experience.
- Jon Bon Jovi

I was surprised to find that I missed doing the musical.
- Delta Burke

I see music as one language.
If one musical form eats its own tail,
it dies.
So it needs to be a mongrel, it needs to be hybridised.
- Sting

I wanted to pay tribute to my musical influences:
Buffalo Springfield,
Lightfoot, the Beatles, the Hollies.
- Dan Fogelberg

My biggest musical influences are probably my parents.
- Bobby McFerrin

No one should be allowed to make music as if he were made of wood.
One must reproduce the musical text exactly,
but not play like a stone.
- Olivier Messiaen

Rock stardom and all that stuff like that was never like my main M.O.,
my main M.O.
is musical growth, and if I become a rock star in the process,
great!
- Kip Winger

I've never had any feeling of disconnection between the classical theater,
or the contemporary theater, or musical theater,
or the thing that we call opera.
- Trevor Nunn

It's a very tough time for the playwright.
Broadway has become almost a musical comedy theme park
with all these long-running shows.
- John Lithgow

I'm doing a play, a musical.
The musical follows the Mamma Mia concept.
It's my first LA theater project.
- Tatyana Ali

I signed up for the musical Tommy in the West End,
where I met my husband.
- Kim Wilde

That said, I'd love to do a musical,
either in film or on stage.
- Reese Witherspoon

Every musical movement that is big enough has to produce
some good musicians who wouldn't have had the incentive
to start playing without it.
- Alexis Korner

Woody is so musical in his filmmaking.
I've never worked with anyone I've trusted so completely.
He won't let you hit a false note.
- Dianne Wiest

My musical development stopped when Frank Sinatra died.
- Alex Trebek

I think English is a fantastic, rich and musical language,
but of course your mother tongue is the most important for an actor.
- Max von Sydow

I think no woman I have had ever gave me so sweet a moment,
or at so light a price, as the moment I owe to a newly heard musical phrase.
- Stendhal

I wore goofy hats to school and did musical theater.
Most people thought I was a dork.
But if you have a sense of humor about it,
no one can bring you down.
- Zac Efron

I have no restrictions, no limits, no musical history to live with.
- Bill Wyman

When punk rock came along, the one thing you were not
supposed to be was musical.
- Nick Lowe

We thought it would be great to see if you could put
pop music back into musical theater.
- Neil Tennant

Well I had a musical background, but I still didn't
know a lot about drums at the time.
- Caroline Corr

When I used to do musical theatre, my dad refused to come backstage.
He never wanted to see the props up close or the sets up close.
He didn't want to see the magic.
- Nia Vardalos

I mean, I did a film, a musical of 'Scrooge',
in '70, and the tricks were done by flat clothes and mirrors.
I hope that the day will come when we don't have to turn up at all.
- Albert Finney

It costs a great deal of money to do a musical,
and the more money involved, the more big business influences the artform.
- Hal Price

I'll come in with a string of riffs and direct the musical ideas.
But you still need a band and their input to make the ideas come alive.
You can't underestimate band chemistry.
- Billy Corgan

Negro music and culture are intrinsically improvisational,
existential.
Nothing is sacred.
After a decade, a musical idea, no matter how innovative,
is threatened.
- Archie Shepp

Heroin doesn't affect my musical life at all.
- Johnny Thunders

When I use the Internet, it's pretty much strictly for music.
Checking out other people's web sites,
what's going on, listening to music.
It's pretty much a musical thing for me.
- Liz Phair

I just know so many people who have six or seven foreign
languages and have read everything and have musical
training and they are still dorks.
- Joseph Epstein

Sometimes I write them down in musical notation as
a trigger to remind me about certain directions to go.
Or I can be specific about a sound I'm looking for.
- Harold Budd

High School Musical is definitely the best thing that's
happened to my career and I walked away with great friends from it.
- Monique Coleman

And the invention of transformations of certain figures
has become the most important in musical composition.
- Karlheinz Stockhausen

Musical ideas sprang to my mind like a flight of butterflies,
and all I had to do was to stretch out my hand to catch them.
- Charles Gounod

A lot of people told me that I'm committing musical suicide with my sound.
- Kid Rock

I was babysitting the night High School Musical premiered last year.
I watched with the kids and we sang along to the lyrics.
I was making $12 an hour.
- Monique Coleman

Yeah, well I've always played comedy.
My background is musical comedy theatre and that's
really where my training is.
As an actor, that's my training.
- Christopher Walken

I hear many extra-musical things somehow in Coltrane.
- Lee Konitz

Like, I kind of developed my musical style in a vacuum.
Even though I listen to a lot of stuff,
the way I wrote was in my bedroom, really privately.
It's still the way I write, actually.
- Liz Phair

Composers love to write for symphony orchestras because
the symphony is the Rolls Royce of musical instruments.
- David Del Tredici

I'm always looking for a kind of new musical entity
to sort of move into a motion picture venue.
- Brian De Palma

Len and I had parted musical ways and this was one of the problems.
- Suzi Quatro

We shot 'High School Musical' in eight weeks.
I spent longer rehearsing for 'Hairspray' than filming 'High School Musical'.
- Zac Efron

Being a purely instrumental album, it makes a musical statement,
not a religious one, and I hope that people can feel
the emotion of the great melodies,
even without the words.
- Kenny G

Change is growth.
For me it has been a very spiritual and musical rebirth.
- Lenny Kravitz

I consider my musical ability to be a gift from the Creator.
It's not that I try to work hard or nothing like that,
it's a gift, it was given to me, and I appreciate it.
- Erykah Badu

I was so frustrated in Sabbath after the last few albums.
I just didn't like the musical direction Sabbath was going in.
- Geezer Butler

I get a different kind of lyric from someone else that
might make me go in a different musical direction.
- Barry Mann

I sure lost my musical direction in Hollywood.
My songs were the same conveyer belt mass production,
just like most of my movies were.
- Elvis Presley

I was a ballet dancer and that kind of bled into musical theater.
I was constantly in rehearsal for one thing or another.
- Jennifer Garner

I'd love to do a musical.
I have a little list of them in my head.
- Swoosie Kurtz

To me, Bill's musical heart is in Earthworks,
in the jazz they are playing, in the acoustic kit.
- Robert Fripp

I had a vision how it should sound and I put all my
knowledge into this product and it is a fantastic product.
People still tell me that I have the best musical thing there.
- Miroslav Vitous

I considered the years in Hollywood nothing but an interim.
What I always wanted was to be was a musical comedy star.
- Arlene Dahl

One of the interesting things about having little musical
knowledge is that you generate surprising results sometimes;
you move to places you wouldn't if you knew better.
- Brian Eno

I'm much more of a musician than a poet.
I just feel much more confident about my musical abilities.
- Mary Timony

Soul has no musical geographical or racial boundaries.
- Roy Ayers

All my musical foundations go back to the age of 3.
My family tell me that I used to listen to the old crystal set,
then go to the piano and pick out the tune that I just heard.
- George Shearing

I play a musical instrument a little,
but only for my own amazement.
- Fred Allen

The experience awakened 'my tremendous musical ambition,
which has never subsided to this day.
- Georg Solti

My first encounter with a Kelly was not on a musical scale.
It was from primary school.
Dave and I went to primary school together and we were like boy scouts.
- Wayne Wonder

It was my band.
I organized the band and Dizzy was in the band.
Dizzy was the first musical director with the band.
Charlie Parker was in the band.
But, no, no, that was my band.
- Billy Eckstine

In musical theater you have to be very big and very animated,
while film and television are more toned down.
- Kevin Richardson


Quotes and Sayings

---------


Thank you for visiting: Musical Quotes.

Please sign up on the form below to receive
my Free Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes email.

You can also search my large collection of Quotes and Sayings.

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

 


Sign-up to receive Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes
free via email

Daily inspirational quotes and motivational messages of self-worth, choice,
positive attitude, happiness, forgiveness, and gratitude.
Inspiring motivational sayings plus Jonathan's insights into life,
relationships, and joyful living.

Enter Your E-Mail Address:
Enter Your Name (what you want to be called):
To confirm your subscription, you must click on a link in the email being sent to you.
Each email contains an unsubscribe link. We will NEVER sell, rent, loan, or abuse your email address in ANY way.

Or Subscribe to the Feedburner feed for Daily Inspiration - Daily Quotes.



All materials & writings are copyright ©. You may read about our disclaimer, our privacy policy, our copyright policy, terms of use, participation in affiliate programs, and the list of all our websites.