• Music is love in search of a voice. Leo Tolstoy
  • 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 is a defining element of character. Plato
  • Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.
    Sergei Rachmaninov
  • Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. Victor Hugo
  • Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art. Charlie Parker
  • A painter paints his pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. We provide the music, and you provide the silence. Leopold Stokowski
  • Music is an outburst of the soul. Frederick DeLuis
  • Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, gaiety and life to everything. It is the essence of order and lends to all that is good and just and beautiful. Plato
  • When words fail, Music speaks. H.C. Anderson
  • One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. Bob Marley
  • 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
  • A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. Leopold Stokowski
  • Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand. Stevie Wonder
  • My music is the spiritual expression of what I am. My faith, my knowledge, my being. When you begin to see the possibilities of music, you desire to do something really good for people, to help humanity free itself from its hangups. I want to speak to their souls. John Coltrane
  • Musicians don't retire; they stop when there's no more music in them.
    Louis Armstrong
  • Music is the universal language of mankind. H.B. Longfellow
  • Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand. Stevie Wonder
  • Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the holes and curl my back to loneliness. Maya Angelou
  • It is a funny thing, but when I am making music, all the answers I seek for in life seem to be there, in the music. Or rather, I should say, when I am making music, there are no questions and no need for answers. Gustav Mahler
  • This will be our reply to violence: to make music more devotedly, more passionately, more beautifully than ever before. Johnny Cash
  • Music is nothing separate from me. It is me. You'd have to remove the music surgically. Ray Charles
  • Music is therapeutic, it can tame a tiger and soothe a burning soul!
    George Netterville
  • Music is the shorthand of emotion. Leo Tolstoy
  • I have my own particular sorrows, loves, delights; and you have yours. But sorrow, gladness, yearning, hope, love, belong to all of us, in all times and in all places. Music is the only means whereby we feel these emotions in their universality.
    H.A. Overstreet
  • Band prepares you for life. Richard Saucedo
  • For me, music and life are all about style.
    Do not fear mistakes. There are none.
    I'll play it first and tell you what it is later. All by Miles Davis
  • If you sound great in the practice room, you're practicing the wrong thing. Dave Martin
  • Never ever practice. Always perform.  Dave Martin
  • If music be the food of love, play on,... William Shakespeare
  • That's what music is: entertainment. The more you put yourself into it, the more of you comes out in it. Kurt Cobain