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“Without music, life would be a mistake.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche

“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” ― Bob Marley

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent” ― Victor Hugo

“People haven’t always been there for me but music always has.” ― Taylor Swift

“Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” ― Maya Angelou

“Some people have lives; some people have music.” ― John Green

“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

“Life, he realize, was much like a song. In the beginning there is mystery, in the end there is confirmation, but it’s in the middle where all the emotion resides to make the whole thing worthwhile.” ― Nicholas Sparks

“Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” ― Victor Hugo

“People worry about kids playing with guns, and teenagers watching violent videos; we are scared that some sort of culture of violence will take them over. Nobody worries about kids listening to thousands – literally thousands – of songs about broken hearts and rejection and pain and misery and loss.” ― Nick Hornby

“Where words leave off, music begins.” ― Heinrich Heine

“There are two means of refuge from the misery of life — music and cats.” ― Albert Schweitzer

“The only truth is music.” ― Jack Kerouac

“Music is … A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy” ― Ludwig van Beethoven

“Everybody has that point in their life where you hit a crossroads and you’ve had a bunch of bad days and there’s different ways you can deal with it and the way I dealt with it was I just turned completely to music.” ― Taylor Swift

“I had a boyfriend who told me I’d never succeed, never be nominated for a Grammy, never have a hit song, and that he hoped I’d fail. I said to him, ‘Someday, when we’re not together, you won’t be able to order a cup of coffee at the fucking deli without hearing or seeing me.”
Lady Gaga

“Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies.” ― Edward Bulwer-Lytton

“Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.” ― Johnny Depp

“To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.” ― Aaron Copland

“Where words fail, music speaks.” ― Hans Christian Andersen

“Music is the universal language of mankind.” ― Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Music . . . can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.” ― Leonard Bernstein

“When you make music or write or create, it’s really your job to have mind-blowing, irresponsible, condomless sex with whatever idea it is you’re writing about at the time. ” ― Lady Gaga

“For those of you in the cheap seats I’d like ya to clap your hands to this one; the rest of you can just rattle your jewelry!” ― John Lennon

“He took his pain and turned it into something beautiful. Into something that people connect to. And that’s what good music does. It speaks to you. It changes you.” ― Hannah Harrington

“Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.” ― Alphonse de Lamartine

“When we die, we will turn into songs, and we will hear each other and remember each other.” ― Rob Sheffield

“Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.” ― Frank Zappa

“Music is the strongest form of magic.” ― Marilyn Manson

“I’ve come to the conclusion that people who wear headphones while they walk, are much happier, more confident, and more beautiful individuals than someone making the solitary drudge to work without acknowledging their own interests and power.”― Jason Mraz

“Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.” ― Kahlil Gibran

“Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.” ― Lao Tzu

“Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens.” ― Maria Augusta von Trapp

“Music is an outburst of the soul.” ― Frederick Delius

“Pop music often tells you everything is OK, while rock music tells you that it’s not OK, but you can change it.” ― Bono

“Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” ― Confucius

“Some guy said to me: Don’t you think you’re too old to sing rock n’ roll? I said: You’d better check with Mick Jagger.” ― Cher

“Tell me what you listen to, and I’ll tell you who you are.” ― Tiffanie DeBartolo

“Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music.” ― George Eliot



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