Much like we read to know we are not alone (C.S. Lewis), listening to music can be just the thing your soul needs. Music can provide a connection to fond memories, and may speak to a deep part of our humanity. No wonder so many people have made profound, uplifting quotes about music and life.
I’d love to share a few more of my favorites!
Music, the greatest good that mortals know, and all of heaven we have below. – John Addison
Good music does not have an expiration date. -Unknown
There is nothing in the world so much like prayer as music is. – William P. Merrill
Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence. – Robert Fripp
One good thing about music is that when it hits you, you feel no pain. –Bob Marley
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. – Aldous Huxley
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without. – Confucius
Words make you think a thought, Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought. – E.Y. Harburg
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life. – Ludwig van Beethoven
Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die. – Paul Simon
Music is to me like breathing. I don’t get tired of breathing, I don’t get tire of music! -Ray Charles
Philosophy is the highest music. –Plato
Music is the vernacular of the human soul. – Geoffrey Latham
Music is a safe king of high. –Jimmy Hendrix
Music is the art of the prophets and the gifts of God. –Martin Luther
Its language is a language which the soul alone understands, but which the soul can never translate. ~Arnold Bennett
Music has been my playmate, my lover, and my crying towel. – Buffy Sainte-Marie
Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them! – Oliver Wendell Holmes
Music is the medicine of the breaking heart. ~Leigh Hunt
Most people use music as a couch; they want to be pillowed on it, relaxed and consoled for the stress of daily living. But serious music was never meant to be soporific. -Aaron Copland
Music is the key to the female heart. – Johann G. Seume
Music is that voice that tells us that the human race is greater than it knows. –Bonaparte
Music fills the infinite between two Souls. -Tagore
Music is the melody whose text is the world. –Arthur Shopenhauer
Love is like a violin. The music may stop now and then, but the strings remain forever. – June Masters Bacher
Now that you’ve enjoyed some of my favorite music quotes, perhaps you’d like to listen to my favorite ambient music artists?
If you liked this post, be sure to see Inspirational Music Quotes, Improve your health with meditation, The sound of Silence, Ambient music therapy, Treat your body like a temple, Music for the Changing Seasons.
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