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
He who sings scares away his woes. ~Cervantes
Music is what feelings sound like. ~Author Unknown
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. ~Maya Angelou, Gather Together in My Name
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
I haven’t understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it. -Igor Stravinsky
Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons. You will find it is to the soul what a water bath is to the body. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes
Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies. ~Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
If I were to begin life again, I would devote it to music. It is the only cheap and unpunished rapture upon earth. Sydney Smith
My goal is to be one with the music. I just dedicate my whole life to this art. -Jimi Hendrix
Music fills the infinite between two souls. -Rabindranath Tagore
All the good music has already been written by people with wigs and stuff. -Frank Zappa
Music is love in search of a word. ~Sidney Lanier
In memory everything seems to happen to music. -Tennessee Williams
Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music. ~Ronald Reagan
Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours. -Elton John
Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it.
After all these inspirational music quotes, perhaps you’d now like to take a musical journey?
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