Popular Quotes and Sayings about Music

A friend is someone who will help you move. A real friend is someone who will help you move a body. ~Unknown

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music. ~Groucho Marx

Brass bands are all very well in their place - outdoors and several miles away. ~Sir Thomas Beecham

Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist. ~G. K. Chesterton

Every day, in every way, I am getting better and better. ~Emile Coue

How can you govern a country which has 246 varieties of cheese? ~Charles De Gaulle

Opera is when a guy gets stabbed in the back and, instead of bleeding, he sings. ~Ed Gardner

Some men are born mediocre, some men achieve mediocrity, and some men have mediocrity thrust upon them. ~Joseph Heller

A nation is a society united by delusions about its ancestry and by common hatred of its neighbors. ~William Ralph Inge

No opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible. ~W. H. Auden

My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary. ~Martin Luther

Flying may not be all plain sailing, but the fun of it is worth the price. ~Amelia Earhart

To be able to fill leisure intelligently is the last product of civilization. ~Arnold Toynbee

Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music. ~George Eliot

Music has charms to soothe the savage breast To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak. ~William Congreve

Perhaps too much of everything is as bad as too little. ~Edna Ferber

Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence. ~Robert Fripp

An intellectual snob is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture and not think of The Lone Ranger. ~Dan Rather

Journal writing is a voyage to the interior. ~Christina Baldwin

Only sick music makes money today. ~Friedrich Nietzsche

After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. ~Aldous Huxley

Live each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influences of each. ~Henry David Thoreau

Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable. ~Samuel Johnson