“You are the music while the music lasts.”- T.S. Eliot
“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination…”-Plato
Albert Einstein was once asked how he discovered the Theory Of Relativity. He said “ I didn’t discover it. I was listening to music and the whole thing dropped in.”
“Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.”- Maya Angelou
“Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.”- Plato
“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” – Victor Hugo
“A film is – or should be – more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what’s behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.” – Stanley Kubrick
“The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils.” – William Shakespeare
“A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, is like a good sentence; or a good piece of music. Everybody can recognize it. They say, ‘Huh. It works. It makes sense.'”- Barack Obama
“For me, everything definitely comes from music.” – Mike Myers.
“My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.” – Martin Luther
“I would say that music is the easiest means in which to express, but since words are my talent, I must try to express clumsily in words what the pure music would have done better.” – William Faulkner
“Tell me, I forget; Show me, I remember; Involve me, I understand”- Carl Orff
“To play without passion is inexcusable!” – Ludwig von Beethoven.
“Young people can learn from my example that something can come from nothing. What I have become is the result of my hard efforts.” – Franz Joseph Haydn
“A great work of art is made out of a combination of obedience and liberty.” – Nadia Boulanger.
“Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.” – Jimi Hendrix
“Music can change the world because it can change people.” – Bono.
“It isn’t where you came from, it’s where you’re going that counts.” – Ella Fitgerald
“Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.” – Judy Garland
“I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water.” – Ray Charles
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