• 35 Best short music quotes - Famous musician quotes and sayings

35 Best short music quotes - Famous musician quotes and sayings

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1. If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.

Thomas Carlyle


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

Thomas Fuller


3. Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable.

Samuel Johnson

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4. How much has to be explored and discarded before reaching the naked flesh of feeling.

Claude Debussy


5. I love music passionately. And because I love it I try to free it from barren traditions that stifle it.

Claude Debussy


6. Music expresses that which can not be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.

Victor Hugo


7. Music is the arithmetic of sounds as optics is the geometry of light.

Claude Debussy


8. It was like being in the eye of a hurricane. You’d wake up in a concert and think, Wow, how did I get here?

John Lennon


9. I wish to sing of my interior visions with the naive candour of a child.

Claude Debussy


10. After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.

Aldous Huxley


11. People come to music to seek oblivion: is that not also a form of deception?

Claude Debussy


12. Music is the expression of the movement of the waters, the play of curves described by changing breezes.

Claude Debussy

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13. Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears form the eyes of woman.



14. The human voice is the most beautiful instrument of all, but it is the most difficult to play.

Richard Strauss


15. It is music’s lofty mission to shed light on the depths of the human heart.

Robert Schumann


16. I may not be a first-rate composer, but I am a first-class second-rate composer.

Richard Strauss


17. Nevertheless the passions, whether violent or not, should never be so expressed as to reach the point of causing disgust; and music, even in situations of the greatest horror, should never be painful to the ear but should flatter and charm it, and thereby always remain music.

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart


18. Love cannot express the idea of music, while music may give an idea of love.

Hecto Berlioz


19. The painter turns a poem into a painting; the musician sets a picture to music.

Robert Schumann


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

John Lennon


21. Answer them with silence and indifference. It works better, I assure you, than anger and argument.

Gioacchino Rossini


22. Music is given to us with the sole purpose of establishing an order in things, including, and particularly, the coordination between man and time.

Igor Stravinsky


23. Not many composers have ideas. Far more of them know how to use strange instruments which do not require ideas.

George Gershwin


24. We have learned to express the more delicate nuances of feeling by penetrating more deeply into the mysteries of harmony.

Robert Schumann


25.Respectable people do not write music or make love as a career.

Alexander Borodin


26. Music is a hidden arithmetic exercise of the soul, which does not know that it is counting.

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz


27. Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz


28. The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.

Johann Sebastian Bach


29. People who make music together cannot be enemies, at least while the music lasts.

Paul Hindemith


30. It’s easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself.

Johann Sebastian Bach


31. True music must repeat the thought and inspirations of the people and the time. My people are Americans and my time is today.

George Gershwin


32. In order to compose, all you need to do is remember a tune that nobody else has thought of.

Robert Schumann


33. Every composer knows the anguish and despair occasioned by forgetting ideas which one had no time to write down.

Hecto Berlioz


34. If we were all determined to play the first violin we should never have an ensemble. Therefore, respect every musician in his proper place.

Robert Schumann


35. I want to do nothing chic, I want to have ideas before beginning a piece.

Georges Bizet


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