941 Greatest Quotes About Music

...the people at large absolutely gave James Brown respect. He was an original like a Rembrandt or a Picasso. Aretha Franklin
There is nothing stable in the world; uproar's your only music. John Keats
I mean as long as I have been doing music I know I am only 30% of what I could be and want to be. Tim McGraw
I don't like being put in a box. I just make music, you know? Tyler, The Creator
Anybody can do anything, it's up to themselves. All it takes is the right intentions. Jimi Hendrix
Musicians should not play music. Music should play musicians. Henry Rollins
Music is the shorthand of emotion. Leo Tolstoy
I don't have very sophisticated taste in music. I listen to a lot of folk music. I like reggae. Anne Lamott
Being noticed can be a burden. Jesus got himself crucified because he got himself noticed. So I disappear a lot. Bob Dylan
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
Music is a great energizer. It's a language everybody knows. Bill Hicks
Music is my way of getting away from everything. It means a lot to me. Jesse McCartney
The image is one thing and the human being is another. It's very hard to live up to an image, put it that way. Elvis Presley
I listened, motionless and still; And, as I mounted up the hill, The music in my heart I bore, Long after it was heard no more. William Wordsworth
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. Maya Angelou
I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music. Billy Joel
There's just no great rock albums anymore. There's a lot of rock music out there, but it's very bland and disposable. Marilyn Manson
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music. Aldous Huxley
I just change with the times. I really don't have a say in what's going on. Music was here before me. Snoop Dogg
When I was a teenager, I began to settle into school because I'd discovered the extracurricular activities that interested me: music and theater. Morgan Freeman
The earth has music for those who listen. George Santayana
I don't feel comfortable making empty music. Talib Kweli
I don't want children cursing. I'm very strict on my nieces and my little brother. They have to listen to clean versions of music. Even my music. Nicki Minaj
I wake up every day, make awesome music with awesome people, and tour the world, which is incredible. Logic
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary. Martin Luther
I feel that when you care about your music, taking risks is something you should do to keep things exciting. Drake
There is music in all things, if men had ears. Lord Byron
Will the people in the cheaper seats clap your hands? And the rest of you, if you'll just rattle your jewelry. John Lennon
I think, back in the day, when I was first starting to make music, all I wanted to do was to get a record deal. G-Eazy
Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us. Martin Luther
I've found time can heal most anything and you just might find who you're supposed to be. Taylor Swift
When you've got nothing, you've got nothing to loose. Bob Dylan
I'm working on my life story. I'm not decided if it's going to be a musical or a movie with music in it. Dolly Parton
Dre was one of my heros in the music industry. If he's not down for his homeboys, I don't wanna be a part of him or around him. Tupac Shakur
I've dreamed about doing music since I was three or four years old. Ariana Grande
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. Plato
I have taken taking my music to labels for years, and everyone just thought it was creepy. They thought the images with the music were weird and verging on psychotic. Lana Del Rey
The only one who's got enough of me to break my heart. Taylor Swift
Music is the emotional life of most people. Leonard Cohen
I think the music I've created is quite odd, and people are going to start talking about that. Ed Sheeran
I just can't listen to any more Wagner, you know...I'm starting to get the urge to conquer Poland. Woody Allen
Anybody I'm dating, I don't want them to talk about my music. I don't talk about my music to them. Nas
It's time to take a look at my failures and stop calling them successes. Now I can start working at something that can use me best. Nina Simone
People haven't always been there for me but music always has. Taylor Swift