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Music is what feelings sound like.

Music is what feelings sound like.

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Beethoven can write music, thank God, but he can do nothing else on earth.

Beethoven can write music, thank God, but he can do nothing else on earth.

by Ludwig Van Beethoven Found in: Music Quotes,
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Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.

by Plato Found in: Music Quotes,
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Yet half the beast is the great god Pan,
To laugh, as he sits by the river,
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Yet half the beast is the great god Pan,
To laugh, as he sits by the river,
Making a poet out of a man.
The true gods sigh for the cost and the pain--
For the reed that grows never more again
As a reed with the reeds of the river.

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A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.

A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.

by Leopold Stokowski Found in: Music Quotes,
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I remember being handed a score composed by Mozart at the age of eleven. What could I say? I felt read more

I remember being handed a score composed by Mozart at the age of eleven. What could I say? I felt like de Kooning, who was asked to comment on a certain abstract painting, and answered in the negative. He was then told it was the work of a celebrated monkey. 'That's different. For a monkey, it's terrific.'

by Igor Stravinsky Found in: Music Quotes,
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If you want to be a rock star or just be famous, then run down the street naked, you\'ll make read more

If you want to be a rock star or just be famous, then run down the street naked, you\'ll make the news or something. But if you want music to be your livelihood, then play, play, play and play! And eventually you\'ll get to where you want to be.

by Eddie Van Halen Found in: Music Quotes,
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There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated, totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an read more

There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated, totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument.

by Aimee Mann Found in: Music Quotes,
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It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness and of pain: read more

It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness and of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature, and everlasting beauty of monotony.

by Benjamin Britten Found in: Music Quotes,
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