Music Quotes

MusicWelcome to Music Quotes, the ultimate source for music-related quotes and expressions. Below you will find a collection of quotes from several of the most well-known artists, composers, and also lyricists of perpetuity. Whether you're searching for inspiration, a little bit of wisdom, or simply a great laugh, you'll locate it right here. So have a look around, and allow the music speak for itself.
Small: Music is my religion
Jimi Hendrix
"Music is my religion"
Jimi Hendrix, Musician
Small: Ive always been into melodies. Thats what I love about music - a good melody that gives you goosebumps
Kygo
"I've always been into melodies. That's what I love about music – a good melody that gives you goosebumps"
Kygo, Musician
Small: Music doesnt lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music
Jimi Hendrix
"Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music"
Jimi Hendrix, Musician
Small: Music is the shorthand of emotion
Leo Tolstoy
"Music is the shorthand of emotion"
Leo Tolstoy, Novelist
Small: Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent
Victor Hugo
"Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent"
Victor Hugo, Author
Small: Music is the best means we have of digesting time
W. H. Auden
"Music is the best means we have of digesting time"
W. H. Auden, Poet
Small: After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music
Aldous Huxley
"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music"
Aldous Huxley, Novelist
Small: Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music
"Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music"
Christian Nestell Bovee, Author
Small: Music is a way for me to express my feelings and emotions, and I think thats the most important thing for any
Alan Walker
"Music is a way for me to express my feelings and emotions, and I think that's the most important thing for any artist"
Alan Walker, Musician
Small: One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain
Bob Marley
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain"
Bob Marley, Musician
Small: Music is either sacred or secular. The sacred agrees with its dignity, and here has its greatest effect on lif
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
"Music is either sacred or secular. The sacred agrees with its dignity, and here has its greatest effect on life, an effect that remains the same through all ages and epochs. Secular music should be cheerful throughout"
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe, Writer
Small: Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue
Plato
"Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue"
Plato, Philosopher
Small: Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune
Kin Hubbard
"Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune"
Kin Hubbard, Journalist
Small: Collaborating with other artists is an amazing experience because you get to learn from each other and create
Kygo
"Collaborating with other artists is an amazing experience because you get to learn from each other and create something unique"
Kygo, Musician
Small: I think its important to always be open to new ideas and be willing to evolve as an artist
Kygo
"I think it's important to always be open to new ideas and be willing to evolve as an artist"
Kygo, Musician
Small: Its important to stay true to yourself and make the music you want to make, not just follow trends
Kygo
"It's important to stay true to yourself and make the music you want to make, not just follow trends"
Kygo, Musician
Small: I think the most important thing when you make music is that you have fun and that youre passionate about it
Kygo
"I think the most important thing when you make music is that you have fun and that you're passionate about it"
Kygo, Musician
Small: My main goal as an artist is to make people happy and give them an escape from everyday life through my music
Kygo
"My main goal as an artist is to make people happy and give them an escape from everyday life through my music"
Kygo, Musician
Small: If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music
"If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music"
Gustav Mahler, Composer
Small: All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings
"All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it"
Jean Cocteau, Director
Small: I dont know anything about music. In my line you dont have to
Elvis Presley
"I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to"
Elvis Presley, Musician
Small: The wise musicians are those who play what they can master
Duke Ellington
"The wise musicians are those who play what they can master"
Duke Ellington, Musician
Small: Theres no religion but sex and music
Sting
"There's no religion but sex and music"
Sting, Musician
Small: The iPod completely changed the way people approach music
"The iPod completely changed the way people approach music"
Karl Lagerfeld, Designer
Small: The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly... music is like t
"The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly... music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands, very beautiful for the flowers and trees"
Andres Segovia, Musician
Small: All music is beautiful
"All music is beautiful"
Billy Strayhorn, Composer
Small: He has Van Goghs ear for music
Billy Wilder
"He has Van Gogh's ear for music"
Billy Wilder, Director
Small: Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few. Its equally humbling and uplifting
"Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few. It's equally humbling and uplifting"
Michael Stipe, Musician
Small: Music can change the world because it can change people
Bono
"Music can change the world because it can change people"
Bono, Musician
Small: Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life
"Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life"
Jean Paul, Author
Small: I think music in itself is healing. Its an explosive expression of humanity. Its something we are all touched
"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"
Billy Joel, Musician
Small: I asked my daughter when she was 16, Whats the buzz on the street with the kids? Shes going, to be honest, Dad
"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"
Ace Frehley, Musician
Small: It is essential to do everything possible to attract young people to opera so they can see that it is not some
"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"
Bruce Beresford, Director
Small: I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like
"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, Musician
Small: It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength
Benjamin Britten
"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"
Benjamin Britten, Composer
Small: But when you get music and words together, that can be a very powerful thing
"But when you get music and words together, that can be a very powerful thing"
Bryan Ferry, Musician
Small: Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music
"Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music"
Isaac Stern, Musician
Small: I was growing up listening to Queen. Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs
"I was growing up listening to Queen. Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs"
Gary Cherone, Musician
Small: Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy, and when I make music I always hope it wil
Aaron Carter
"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"
Aaron Carter, Musician
Small: It was my 16th birthday - my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this son
"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"
Stevie Nicks, Musician
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