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    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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Her voice, the music of the spheres,
So loud, it deafens mortals' ears;
As wise philosophers have read more

Her voice, the music of the spheres,
So loud, it deafens mortals' ears;
As wise philosophers have thought,
And that's the cause we hear it not.

by Samuel Butler Found in: Music Quotes,
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But Bellenden we needs must praise,
Who as down the stairs she jumps
Sings o'er the hill read more

But Bellenden we needs must praise,
Who as down the stairs she jumps
Sings o'er the hill and far away,
Despising doleful dumps.
- Unattributed Author,

by Unattributed Author Found in: Music Quotes,
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And sure there is music even in the beauty, and the silent note
which Cupid strikes, far sweeter than read more

And sure there is music even in the beauty, and the silent note
which Cupid strikes, far sweeter than the sound of an instrument;
for there is music wherever there is harmony, order, or
proportion; and thus far we may maintain the music of the
spheres.

by Sir Thomas Browne Found in: Music Quotes,
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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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Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.

Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting.

by Gottfried Leibniz Found in: Music Quotes,
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[T]he music's pure algebra of enchantment.

[T]he music's pure algebra of enchantment.

by Conrad Potter Aiken Found in: Music Quotes,
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Music exalts each joy, allays each grief,
Expels diseases, softens every pain,
Subdues the rage of poison, read more

Music exalts each joy, allays each grief,
Expels diseases, softens every pain,
Subdues the rage of poison, and the plague.

by John Armstrong Found in: Music Quotes,
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I have my own particular sorrows, loves, delights; and you have yours. But sorrow, gladness, yearning, hope, love, belong to read more

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.

by H. A. Overstreet Found in: Music Quotes,
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Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.

Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.

by Kin Hubbard Found in: Music Quotes,
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