Arnold H. Glasgow
Bryant H. McGill
Charles F. Kettering
Chris Van Allsburg
Henry Ward Beecher
J. B. Priestley
Jerry B. Jenkins
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Thomas A. Edison
"Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune"
"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music"
"Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music"
"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"
"I was growing up listening to Queen. Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs"
"Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few. It's equally humbling and uplifting"
"Music can change the world because it can change people"
"For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness"
"I asked my daughter when she was 16, What's the buzz on the street with the kids? She's going, to be honest, Dad, most of my friends aren't into Kiss. But they've all been told that it's the greatest show on Earth"
"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"
"It was my 16th birthday - my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that was the only thing I could ever really do - write songs and sing them to people"
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain"
"But when you get music and words together, that can be a very powerful thing"
"Secretly, I wanted to look like Jimi Hendrix, but I could never quite pull it off"
"Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music"
"It is essential to do everything possible to attract young people to opera so they can see that it is not some antiquated art form but a repository of the most glorious music and drama that man has created"
"The iPod completely changed the way people approach music"
"I wake up in the morning, I do a little stretching exercises, pick up the horn and play"
"I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to"
"My music had roots which I'd dug up from my own childhood, musical roots buried in the darkest soil"
"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"
"I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice. Stevie Ray Vaughan missed on both counts, but I never noticed"
"Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music"
"I don't care much about music. What I like is sounds"
"It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony"