Thoughts On Music

Music is my religion. Jimi Hendrix

My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die. Bob Marley

Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is the best. Frank Zappa

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

Jazz is  not just music, it’s a way of life, it’s a way of being, a way of thinking. Nina Simone

Music… can name the unnamable and communicate the unknowable. Leonard Bernstein

Music is… a higher revelation than all wisdom & philosophy. Music is like a dream. One that I cannot hear. Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman. Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life. Ludwig van Beethoven

The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul. Johann Sebastian Bach

Bach is an astronomer, discovering the most marvelous stars. Beethoven challenges the universe. I only try to express the soul and the heart of man. Frédéric Chopin

Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music. George Eliot

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. Victor Hugo

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. Friedrich Nietzsche

Music is what tell us that the human race is greater than we realize. Napoleon Bonaparte

Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God. Martin Luther

No matter how corrupt, greedy, and heartless our government, our corporations, our media, and our religious and charitable institutions may become, the music will still be wonderful. Kurt Vonnegut

When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest. Henry David Thoreau

Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once. Robert Browning

You are the music while the music lasts. T.S. Eliot

I’ve found that no matter what life throws at me, music softens the blow. Bryce Anderson

Music in the soul can be heard by the universe. Lao Tzu

Written for Swimmers the New Community Pool prompt – Music.

8 thoughts on “Thoughts On Music

  1. Thank you for my morning (yes, I know it is afternoon) tears. To feel it is one thing but to have it articulated in words that get close is another. What a beauteous collection of quotes.

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