Music Quotes

Music Quotes by Famous People

Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music.
Ronald Reagan

If music be the food of love, play on.
William Shakespeare

If one plays good music, people don’t listen and if one plays bad music people don’t talk.
Oscar Wilde

Music is everybody’s possession. It’s only publishers who think that people own it.
John Lennon

Without music, life would be a mistake.
Friedrich Nietzsche

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

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

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

Philosophy is the highest music.
Plato

Music is the voice that tells us that the human race is greater than it knows.
Napoleon Bonaparte

Music inflames temperament.
Jim Morrison

Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.
Martin Luther

For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state; since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions.
Plato

Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God.
Martin Luther

The sexual embrace can only be compared with music and with prayer.
Marcus Aurelius

Love is a friendship set to music.
Joseph Campbell

Music is a beautiful opiate, if you don’t take it too seriously.
Henry Miller

Music is the shorthand of emotion.
Leo Tolstoy

Music is my shining light, my favorite thing in the world. T get me to stop doing it for one second would be difficult!
Taylor Swift

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
Victor Hugo

A “scream” is always just that – a noise and not music.
Carl Jung

Music fills the infinite between two souls.
Rabindranath Tagore

Music is the melody whose text is the world.
Arthur Schopenhauer

Music is the universal language of mankind.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Music can change the world because it can change people.
Bono

There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.
Albert Schweitzer

Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts – as the one which, more than any other, ministers to the human spirit.
Herbert Spencer

Music is the refuge of souls ulcerated by happiness.
Emile M. Cioran

Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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

A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them!
Oliver Wendell Holmes

Music – that’s been my education. There’s not a day that goes by that I take it for granted.
Billie Joe Armstrong

Music is a great energizer. It’s a language everybody knows.
Bill Hicks

Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Ludwig van Beethoven

Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
Ludwig van Beethoven

I try to put the same spirit into that that I put into any other music endeavor I’m involved in.
John Frusciante

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

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 should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears form the eyes of woman.
Ludwig van Beethoven