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Quotes on Music
Yes. Quotes on Music. Do not post here unless it is a quote about music.
posted by Cody Phipps on Nov 24, 2003 06:27PM

"If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music."
-Albert Einstein
posted by Cody Phipps on Nov 24, 2003 06:29PM

Where words fail, music speaks.
-Hans Christian Andersen
posted by Jess Chahanovich on Nov 25, 2003 02:37PM

One good thing about music, is that when it hits you, you feel no pain.
-Bob Marley
posted by Jess Chahanovich on Dec 01, 2003 03:49PM

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

Wow, this makes me really sad. I thought this board would be really cool. Come on people, fill it up.

posted by Jess Chahanovich on Dec 14, 2003 02:57PM


"Talking about music is like dancing about architecture."

-- Author uncertain

posted by Zach Beane on Dec 14, 2003 03:18PM

There is always music amongst the trees in the garden, but our hearts must be very quiet to hear it.
--M. Aumonier
posted by Cody Phipps on Dec 15, 2003 04:40PM

Music that gentlier on the spirit lies Than tired eyelids upon tired eyes.
--Alfred, Lord Tennyson
posted by Cody Phipps on Dec 15, 2003 04:42PM

Here's a good one...
The Mandolin is the bottom four strings of the guitar, a person with dyslexia has no problem learning to play the Mandolin.
--Steve Goodman
posted by Cody Phipps on Dec 15, 2003 04:42PM

And a personal favorite...

Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end.
--Igor Stravinsky

posted by Cody Phipps on Dec 15, 2003 04:43PM

Music is food for the soul!
posted by Graycie Stump on Jan 19, 2004 01:16AM

Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought.
posted by Graycie Stump on Jan 19, 2004 01:21AM

Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together.
posted by Graycie Stump on Jan 19, 2004 01:21AM

Graycie, I like that last one.
posted by Cody Phipps on Jan 19, 2004 08:39PM

"Most of us go to our grave with our music still inside us." --Unknown

"There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats." --Albert Schweitzer

posted by Greta C Wink on Jan 19, 2004 11:03PM

today young men on acid realized that all matter is merely energy condensed to a slow vibration, that we are all one conciousness experiencing itself subjectively, there is no such thing as death, life is only a dream, and we're the imagination of ourselves. Here's Tom with the weather.

see i think drugs have done some good things for us, i really do. and if you don't believe drugs have done good things for us, do me a favor; go home tonight, take all your albums, all your tapes and all your cds and burn them... cause you know what? the musicians who made all that great music that's enhanced your lives throughout the years? rrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrreal fucking high on drugs.
~bill hicks

posted by Cean Lakranski on Jan 20, 2004 04:21PM

What we've got here is, failure to communicate. Some men you just can't reach. So, you get what we had here last week, which is the way he wants it. Well, he gets it. I don't like this anymore than you men.
-----Scene from "Cool Hand Luke" used in "Civil War" from Guns 'n Roses----
posted by Dr Dingeling on Feb 10, 2004 05:37PM

Great quotes Cean. Bill Hicks is/was the best comedian ever, mixing humor with political and social issues. Tool have done a great job honouring him on AEnema
posted by Dr Dingeling on Feb 10, 2004 05:41PM

tool is one of my favorite bands, not just because of their music but their way of looking at things and their outlook on life in general. they speak plain out and say whatever they want whenever they want to. they speak their minds without thinking twice and don't care who hates them or likes them, i admire that about them. though one thing i don't exactly understand are the message's to harry manback...
posted by Cean Lakranski on Feb 14, 2004 09:27AM

i must also add that bill hicks is one of the funniest people out there. it's true the way he takes political issues and comedy and put them together to subliminally sort of get a message across... not only that but to just make fun... like every comedian =\
posted by Cean Lakranski on Feb 14, 2004 09:30AM

Dude, do you not understand what this board is? MUSIC QUOTES.

It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself.
--J.S. Bach

Most of us go to our grave with our music still inside of us.

posted by Jess Chahanovich on Feb 14, 2004 12:44PM

an artists song is a story of or in their life.
~Joe Bruce

i come to you wth a hat full of tricks, trunk full of faygo and a truck full of fat chicks. shangri la comes to you with the six and you don't like it you can suck my mother fuckin dick.
~Joe Bruce n Joe Utsler

posted by Cean Lakranski on Feb 14, 2004 02:09PM

Isnt it a 'car' full of fat chicks?
ha ha-ha ha ha ha-ha-ha fuck you wicked clows wed like to say wassup to the xmen cobras and counts, and everybody with clown love even sets ive never heard of.
posted by StU aRt on Feb 18, 2004 11:49AM

The music in my heart I bore,
Long after it was heard no more.
-William Wordsworth
"The Solitary Reaper"
posted by Amanda Phipps on Feb 25, 2004 02:59PM

yes, it is, but i took two different songs. i used car/truck full of fat chicks off of great melinko and the rest off of bizzare... i put'em together cause... well it was a while ago so i don't remember why. plus i couldn't remember if it was truck or car, (i havn't listened to great melinko in a while so i didn't know.)
posted by Cean Lakranski on Feb 27, 2004 09:00PM

Angels had quitars even before they had wings.
posted by melissa -- on May 10, 2004 10:09AM

"We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of the dream. Wandering by lone sea breakers, and sitting by desolate streams. World losers and world forsakers, for whom the pale moon gleams. Yet we are movers and the shakers of the world forever it seems."
-Arthur O'Shaunessey

Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have
hear below.
- Joseph Addison

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life

posted by Joe Anderson on May 22, 2004 01:45PM

Interviewer: What makes you so popular?
Lennon: If we knew we'd form another group and be managers.
--John Lennon at The Beatles first U.S. Press Conference, February, 1964
posted by Jeff Greiner on May 26, 2004 07:29PM

"Ravi Shankar musician to the world - whose rare genius has opened the ears and minds of millions to the wondrous aesthetic of India's ancient musical tradition - adored musical ambassador whose incomparable artistry has created bridges of understanding among the peoples of the earth."
- Cal Arts doctoral citation presented to Ravi Shankar in 1985

posted by Cody Phipps on Jun 11, 2004 11:56AM

"Music is the soundtrack of you life" -unknown
posted by zack manason on Jul 27, 2004 03:47AM

posted by zack manason on Jul 27, 2004 03:48AM

Katie Greenwood:
"Music isn't just learning notes and playing them, You learn notes to play to the music of your soul."
posted by Kevin Whiting on Oct 05, 2004 09:55AM

music is sounds from the soul that u write wit ur hands but u have to think of it from ur heart

Author: Karlotta Hamacher

posted by Karlotta Hamacher on Mar 07, 2005 06:39AM

"A song in your heart makes you up when your down"
posted by Kalya Warenet on Apr 13, 2005 03:30AM

"Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent." --Victor Hugo
posted by ciara -- on May 04, 2005 11:23AM

"So crucify the ego before it's far too late to leave behind this place, so negative and blind and cynical
And you will come to find that we are all one mind, capable of all that's imagined and all conceivable" - Tool
posted by -- -- on Jul 12, 2005 12:00AM