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Music is part of our lives and it is the highest form of communication. Through music, we get inspirational music quotes that touch our hearts and souls.

These are quotes from songwriters, famous musicians, singers, composers and other recognized people. Find out some famous and motivational music quotes here.

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Leonard Bernstein: “This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.”


Ludwig van Beethoven: “Music is like a dream. One that I cannot hear”


Morrissey: “I can chase you, and I catch you, but there is nothing I can do to make you mine.”


Michael Jackson: “People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It`s like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in in the river has its song.”


Patrick Roth Fuss: “Music is a proud, temperamental mistress. Give her the time and attention she deserves and she is yours. Slight her and there will come a day when you will call and she will not answer. So I began sleeping less to give her the time she needed.


Anna Akhmatova: “If you were music, I would listen to you ceaselessly, and my low spirits would brighten up.”


Jack Kerouac: “The only truth is music.”


Leo Tolstoy: “Music is the shorthand of emotion.”


Patrick Roth fuss: “Music sounds different to the one who plays it. It is the musicians curse.”


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


Billy Joel: “I think music in itself is healing. It is an explosive expression of humanity. It`s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we`re from, everyone loves music.”


Albert Einstein: “If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in teams of music.”


Frank Zappa: “All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff.”


William Shakespeare: “If music be the food of love, play on. Give me excess of it, that surfeiting.  The appetite may sicken, and so die.”


W.H. Auden: “The most exciting rhythms seem unexpected and complex, the most beautiful melodies simple and inevitable.”


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


William Shakespeare: “The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils. The motions of his spirit are dull as night, And his affections dark as Erebus. Let no such man be trusted. Mark the music.”


Plato: “Musical innovation is full of danger to the State, for when modes of music change, the fundament laws of the State always change with them.”


Christina Westover: “The more you love, the more love you have to give. It`s the only feeling we have which is infinite.”


Michael Jackson: “To love is to musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?”


Lauren Oliver: “Everything in me feels fluttering and free, like I could take off from the ground at any second. Music, I think, he makes me feel like music.”


Chuck Klosterman: “I love the way music inside a car makes you feel invisible; if you play the stereo at max volume, it`s almost like the other people can’t see into your vehicle. It tints your windows somehow.”


Colbie Caillat: “A great song should lift your heart, warm the soul and make you feel good.”


Vera Nazarian: “If music is a place-then jazz is the City, Folk is the wilderness, Rock is the Road, Classical is a temple.”


Haruki Murakami: “Music brings a warm glow to my vision, thawing mind and muscle from their endless wintering.”


Hans Christian Andersen: “Where words fail, music speaks.”


Heinrich Heine: “Where the words leave off, the music begins.”


Arthur Conan Doyle: “There is nothing more to be said or to be done tonight, so hand me over my violin and let us try to forget for half an hour the miserable weather and the still more miserable ways of our fellow men.”


Van Halen mastered the art of guitar playing tips and come up with the quote: “If you want to be a rock star or just be famous, then run down the street naked, you’ll make the new or something. But if you want music to be your livelihood then play, play and play! And eventually you’ll get it to where you want to be.”

Posted by Gloria Stokes

Gloria Stokes is a blogger by choice. She loves to discover the world around her. She likes to share her discoveries, experiences and express herself through her blogs

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