Inspirational Music Quotes

June 28, 2011 by  
Filed under Well Being & Self Growth

If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I enjoy sharing famous sayings, particularly those that are uplifting and will make you smile.  As a musician, I also love inspirational music quotes.  Little nuggets of wisdom that perfectly capture the essence of music, and its importance in our lives.

I’ve collected some famous quotes about music.  Some you may recognize, and hopefully others will be a wonderful surprise.  Enjoy the photo gallery of musicians, too.  Can’t you just feel their energy?

If I missed your favorite inspirational music quote, please leave a comment with the saying and source.

A painter paints pictures on canvas.  But musicians paint their pictures on silence.  ~Leopold Stokowski

Painting on Silence (image from Darin Barry on Flickr)

Painting on Silence (image from Darin Barry on Flickr)

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More Inspirational Music Quotes

I am always looking for an uplifting thought upon which I can rely to get me through the hour.  Inspirational music quotes are some of my favorite material!  Although I shared a few of my top picks recently, I keep finding new quotes about music.

Here are a few additional inspirational music quotes that will make you smile, and brighten your day.  Enjoy the photo gallery too!  I firmly believe that its hard to feel down when the corners of your mouth are turned up.

Consider these gems:

“Lyrics settle on music like dust on furniture.” – Jeff Tweedy

Just imagine the lyrics gently settling on music (image from Jono Rotten on Flickr)

Just imagine the lyrics gently settling on music (image from Jono Rotten on Flickr)

“A synonym is a word you use when you can’t spell the word you first thought of.”  – Burt Bacharach Read more