Music And Books Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 99 Quotes About Music And Books

#1. He wondered what percentage of the world's art was actually kept in bank vaults and the like. Like unread books and unplayed music, did it matter that art went unseen? - Author: Ian Rankin
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#2. I just see in pop culture, music, visual art, books, etc., a real hunger for the new and different, and I think that's amazing. Satisfying this hunger is part of the responsibility of a creative person. - Author: Porochista Khakpour
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#3. Give me books, fruit, French wine and fine weather and a little music out of doors, played by someone I do not know. - Author: John Keats
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#4. How could anyone not want to live when there were so many things to live for? There were rainy nights and wind and the slap of the sea and the moon. There were books to read and pictures to paint and music. - Author: Michelle Magorian
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#5. My memory of my household is of one immersed in books and music. I have a very intimate relationship with Bengali literature, particularly Tagore, and my interest besides reading then was music. - Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
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#6. I live to play music, and hang out with my wife and kid, and hang out with my friends, and discover the world. Read books, watch movies, see art, see the world, meet new people. - Author: Mark Hoppus
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#7. The movies I watch and the music I listen to and the books I read - those are important to me. It's very important to me, and I don't know what I would do without those things. - Author: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
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#8. I do have shout-outs to bands and musicians I like in my books, but the musical references can be misunderstood. Often, I have people listening to music that I would never listen to personally, because it fits and defines their character. - Author: George Pelecanos
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#9. Breathing in the scent of his hair, I realized I'd needed him my whole life, before we even met. First, his music and the way he taught me through books and recordings. Then, he saved my life and refused to abandon me no matter how much I deserved it. - Author: Jodi Meadows
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#10. The problem of knowledge is that there are many more books on birds written by ornithologists than books on birds written by birds and books on ornithologists written by birds - Author: Nassim Nicholas Taleb
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#11. I feel like all this stuff that we make: books and art and music, all of it. There's this energy that circles the world that wants to be made manifest, and it is just looking for someone to come through. And it's dying for you to make it. And if you don't do it, it will go find somebody else. - Author: Elizabeth Gilbert
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#12. I have that love for music, when you are finding either old gems that you never heard or newer stuff that perks your ear. It keeps you trying to look for new stuff to write about it. You don't spin your wheels. I take that same approach to music and books. - Author: Corey Taylor
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#13. ... and it occured to me then and forever afterwards, that films, theatre books and poems were just a fraud. It's only music that doesn't deceive, it doesn't pretend to be anything else except what it is. Music. - Author: Lars Saabye Christensen
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#14. A whole wall was crimson, gold, aglow with books
Words, words were truly alive on the tongue, in the head
Warm, beating, frantic, winged; music and blood. - Author: Carol Ann Duffy
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#15. Give me books, French wine, fruit, fine weather and a little music played out of doors by somebody I do not know. - Author: John Keats
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#16. My studio, nicknamed 'Funny Farm,' is in a hidden location. It's very private. Not only do I create my photography there, but it is also where I write my books and create music. - Author: Nikki Sixx
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#17. I have built a city from the books I've read. A good book sings a a timeless music that is heard in the choir lofts, and balconies, and theaters that thrived within that secret city inside me. - Author: Pat Conroy
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#18. Thank God for books and music and things I can think about. - Author: Daniel Keyes
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#19. He would have enough money ... for a family that would fill his house with beautiful music and the silence of good books. - Author: Ann-Marie MacDonald
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#20. There's a variety and depth to the song topics I get to write about in children's music and books: being able to write about things I wouldn't normally write about, like a disappointing pancake, or monsters or opposite day is really different than writing about heartbreak and relationships. - Author: Lisa Loeb
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#21. Books are so cheap and easy to get that people don't bother stealing them, which is the essential rule of piracy that the music business learned much too late. - Author: Tucker Max
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#22. My home nurtured in me an early attachment to books and other things of the intellect, to music, and to the out of doors. - Author: Herbert A. Simon
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#23. That by listening to some music, by reading some books, by looking at paintings, and most important by hanging out with one another - by collaborating with one another and creating your own network - you can achieve something that is much better than what is out there. - Author: David Amram
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#24. I'll read my books and I'll drink coffee and I'll listen to music, and I'll bolt the door.
( A Boy in France : Saturday Evening Post CCXVII, March 31, 1945) - Author: J.D. Salinger
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#25. It's amazing how, over the course of one's life, you collect so much music you don't like, so many movies you don't watch and so many books you have no intention of reading. If only regret stopped with the trivial things such as these. - Author: Ellie Rose McKee
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#26. Any pile of stunted growth unaware that entertainment is just that and nothing more deserves to doom themselves to some dank cell somewhere for having been so stupid!! Movies, books, T.V., music - they're all just entertainment, not guidebooks for damning yourself! - Author: Jhonen Vasquez
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#27. Hell on earth: A crowded room with no books, no music and not a soul around that understands you. - Author: Brooke Hampton
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#28. I never thought, in my lifetime, that you'd be able to watch movies, read books and listen to music from a phone, but I guess the technology of tomorrow is here today. - Author: Dolly Parton
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#29. She wrote her stories, and they were read and enjoyed - or so Lenore claimed - by many. Josephine enjoyed quiet society and music and books and gardening. - Author: Elizabeth Hunter
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#30. My father was the child of academics and was probably destined to become an academic himself but vetoed that idea. Bailed, dropped out of graduate school and just went to work for an insurance company. But the house was full of books and music and all of that. - Author: Lorrie Moore
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#31. Imagine books and music and movies being filtered and homogenized. Certified. Approved for consumption. People will be happy to give up most of their culture for the assurance that the tiny bit that comes through is safe and clean. White noise. - Author: Chuck Palahniuk
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#32. In a world in which men write thousands of books and one million scientific papers a year, the mythic bricoleur is the man who plays with all that information and hears a music inside the noise. - Author: William Irwin Thompson
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#33. There would be internet, and books, and music. He could think, and be, and hold the world at a distance in order to see it properly. - Author: Warren Ellis
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#34. Quotes = Success
Music = Success
Failure = Success
Loyalty = Success
Books = Success
Mistakes = Success
...
These are the lessons for today, try to put them in your bag and start using them one by one! - Author: Deyth Banger
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#35. Bezos dismissed those objections and insisted that to succeed in books as Apple had in music, Amazon needed to control the entire customer experience, - Author: Brad Stone
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#36. Steampunk, the repurposing of Victorian culture and technology for contemporary fun and profit, is so ubiquitous - in media, books, fashion, music, cosplay, and maker culture - that we tend to imagine its superficial aspects are all that define it. - Author: Paul Di Filippo
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#37. [When] he's here, he's always reading. He says books stop time. I myself think he's crazy ... Don't tell anyone, but when he reads something that he likes he gets real happy, turns on the music, and dances by himself, or with a broom sometimes. - Author: Mark Helprin
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#38. She read books of poetry, though they had lately begun to stoke her fury. It was all very well for these poets, who wandered off to have adventures and then could string them to words, to music. Anything she might write would be formless, a creature of rage and stormcloud. No music there. - Author: Ilana C. Myer
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#39. I believe in previous lives and the Muse - and that books and music exist before they are written and that they are propelled into material being by their own imperative to be born, via the offices of those willing servants of discipline, imagination and inspiration whom we call artists. - Author: Steven Pressfield
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#40. I like to be with my friends and my family, listen to music and read books. Things like that relax me. - Author: Caroline Wozniacki
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#41. I got all these books about, like, what you need to know to enter the entertainment industry. And I remember I sent my music to record labels, and I took these little DVDs and sent them all over the place. And either no one got back to me or they just kept saying, 'You're too different.' - Author: Lindsey Stirling
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#42. I dont really take anything from home except some U.S. magazines and books and definitely some U.S. music. There are just certain songs that remind me of home. - Author: A. J. McLean
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#43. I didn't play music, nobody in my family had an instrument or played music, we didn't even have any books at my house. I think about it and I'm like, I don't know how I climbed out of there. - Author: Demetri Martin
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#44. When I was growing up, I despised Irishness. I felt our music, our television and our books were just poor imitations of what came out of Britain and America. I was all set to abandon it entirely. - Author: Marian Keyes
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#45. I have many creative outlets. I sing, I like music, I like art, I paint, I draw. I like buying art. I read a lot, too. I love books. And I'm working on a clothing line, too. - Author: Evan Ross
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#46. I have been as influenced by music and films as by books. - Author: Kevin Barry
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#47. I've got one outlet now - music - and it's great to be able to sign someone that excites me. I'd like to also be able to do that with the scripts I get or books or TV shows ... I'm not going to limit myself. - Author: Guy Oseary
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#48. Of course, of course. Drugs, music, a new age dawning ... and you came for an old book. - Author: Robin Sloan
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#49. I don't care about wearing branded clothes or flaunting brands. But I do care about the books that I read and the music that I listen to. - Author: Avijeet Das
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#50. The implications are clear: Facebook wants to build an Internet where watching films, listening to music, reading books and even browsing is done not just openly but socially and collaboratively. - Author: Evgeny Morozov
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#51. For years I wrote in my basement. More recently I graduated to one floor above, an office with all my books and music and - ta da! - a window. - Author: Mitch Albom
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#52. I was never really a nerd. I'm not really into comic books or Dungeons and Dragons or any of that kind of stuff. I was in drama class, and I'm a big movie and music buff. And I'm into sports. - Author: Christopher Mintz-Plasse
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#53. Because it's so easy to medicate our need for self-worth by pandering to win followers, 'likes' and view counts, social media have become the metier of choice for many people who might otherwise channel that energy into books, music or art - or even into their own Web ventures. - Author: Neil Strauss
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#54. To be an artist, you don't have to compose music or paint or be in the movies or write books. It's just a way of living. It has to do with paying attention, remembering, filtering what you see and answering back, participating in life. - Author: Viggo Mortensen
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#55. If you have feelings about reading, you feel the rhythm of prose or of a poem like music. It awakens something in your soul and then of course you study, read, you grow up and you begin to understand the message and that is the first step towards understanding life. - Author: Maria Kodama
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#56. The dusty library air is electric with secrets/ almost palpable in the thick quiet that bounces between/ Cal and those books and me - Author: Stasia Ward Kehoe
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#57. I now understood the secret of music and knew what makes it so infinitely superior to all the other arts: its incorporeality. Once it has left an instrument it becomes its own master, a free and independent creature of sound, weightless, incorporeal and perfectly in tune with the universe. - Author: Walter Moers
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#58. All reading should be pleasurable! I don't like people who keep reeling out the 'books are so important' line. First and foremost, reading is about entertainment, the same as movies, video games and music. - Author: Darren Shan
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#59. There is nothing in your budget for joy. No books, no flowers, no music, not even a cold beer. And there is nothing in your budget to give away to someone else. We don't help people who don't have better values than you do. - Author: Robert Fulghum
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#60. I have lots of passions - gardens, art, music and reading. I have eclectic taste and read a huge variety of books. - Author: Zoe Wanamaker
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#61. I don't think music affects what words I choose to type in what order, within what punctuation, at this point, because I'm rereading and editing each sentence, at this point, in my published books, probably 100-150 times each, on average, and listening to probably 20-60 different songs in that time. - Author: Tao Lin
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#62. All my books are about one major idea and two or three subsidiary ones. I have thought a lot about music when constructing books, and I like the way in music that themes come back. - Author: Sebastian Faulks
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#63. I have my books
And my poetry to protect me;
I am shielded in my armor,
Hiding in my room, safe within my womb.
I touch no one and no one touches me.
I am a rock,
I am an island.
- Author: Paul Simon
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#64. There were two immediate results of my forced loneliness: I began to find company in books, and greater pleasure in music. - Author: James Weldon Johnson
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#65. I really started watching films when I was 14. As I became a teenager, there was nothing that really interested me apart from music, books and films. - Author: Claire Denis
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#66. I'll look at the script and I'll try to find as many books, movies, and pieces of music that I think are going to feed each scene or the character as a whole. - Author: Josh Lucas
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#67. Creating art (music, books, films, etc.) can be beautiful and liberating, but trying to sell art, well, that is the movie business. There are few winners, and lots and lots of losers. - Author: Ronnie Apteker
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#68. Writing, acting, music, comedy. A deep love of literature and books. Thank God for all the artists who've helped me. - Author: Bill Hicks
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#69. Captain Shotover: How much does your soul eat?
Ellie: Oh, a lot. It eats music and pictures and books and mountains and lakes and beautiful things to wear and nice people to be with. - Author: George Bernard Shaw
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#70. Books are like music. Everyone has their own taste and it's not always for everyone. - Author: Michael Benavidez
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#71. Books is our main type of content, but we include user-generated content and will include other verticals such as scientific papers, sheet music, and comic books. - Author: Trip Adler
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#72. Three films a day, three books a week and records of great music would be enough to make me happy to the day I die. - Author: Francois Truffaut
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#73. I've been a big music guy for a long time and a lot of my books have music in them so I like music analogies. - Author: Charles Soule
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#74. He had promised Leslie that after Christmas he would stay home and fix up the house and plant his garden and listen to music and read books out loud and write only in his spare time. - Author: Katherine Paterson
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#75. But age is a state of mind that runs the gamut from fashion to catchphrases to books and music and movies. - Author: Suzanne Munshower
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#76. Ask her what she craved, and she'd get a little frantic about things like books, the woods, music. Plants and the seasons. Also freedom. Not being bought and sold by some idiot employer, not having the moments of her days valued in fractions of a dollar by somebody other than herself. - Author: Charles Frazier
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#77. I've been changed watching films or reading books or hearing music, and that helps you to live your life. - Author: Juliette Binoche
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#78. I read whenever possible, and I buy books all the time, sometimes online, but mostly from bookshops. I love literature. If you want to understand art, it's important to understand what is also happening in literature, in music, in science, in architecture. - Author: Hans Ulrich Obrist
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#79. It's all so beautiful ... the spring ... and books and music and fires ... Why aren't they enough? - Author: Kathleen Norris
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#80. Flowers lead to books, which lead to thinking and not thinking and then more flowers and music, music. Then many more flowers and many more books. - Author: Maira Kalman
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#81. I love books, food, music, sleep, people who work, heated arguments, the United States of America, and my wife and children. I dislike politicians, preachers, genteel persons, people who do not work or are on vacation, closed minds, movies, loud noises, and oiliness. - Author: Rex Stout
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#82. My favorite books, art pieces, films, and music, always have something jarring about them. - Author: Pink
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#83. Compared with my brother, I always felt like Richard III, some clever humpbacked thing who surpassed him in the end. He was the one who read books, but I became the writer. He painted and drew, but I was the one who got accepted by the High School of Music and Art. - Author: Jerome Charyn
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#84. There are some books in which every poem is a facet of the same thing. So the book is like a piece of music. And there are books of poems that I love so much that I carry them around with me. - Author: Joan Larkin
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#85. I wanted her to stretch her mind and her self-confidence, but I also wanted her to play with friends, read books, listen to music and glaze over with the pleasant boredom of a long afternoon with no place to be and nothing to do. - Author: Quinn Cummings
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#86. Let's buy books so as not to read them; let's go to concerts without caring to hear the music or see who's there; let's take long walks because we're sick of walking; and let's spend whole days in the country, just because it bores us. - Author: Fernando Pessoa
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#87. The most significant gifts are the ones most easily overlooked. Small, everyday blessings: woods, health, music, laughter, memories, books, family, friends, second chances, warm fireplaces, and all the footprints scattered throughout our days. - Author: Sue Monk Kidd
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#88. I tend to listen to music more than I read. I need to get into reading a bit more. The stuff I tend to read is usually non-fiction books more than fiction, but I've been trying to power my way through Dostoevsky's 'Crime and Punishment,' and I do enjoy it. - Author: Isaac Hempstead-Wright
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#89. Genealogy of ideas. You don't get to pick your family, but you can pick your teachers and you can pick your friends and you can pick the music you listen to and you can pick the books you read and you can pick the movies you see. - Author: Austin Kleon
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#90. They are kind of queer about music and books and scenery. Mother says it's because their grandfather came from Virginia. She says Virginians set quite a store by such things. - Author: Margaret Mitchell
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#91. It was a great mistake to have come. He should have stayed at home and read his book, thought Peter Walsh; should have gone to a music hall; he should have stayed at home, for he knew no one. - Author: Virginia Woolf
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#92. We were raised to believe in books, music, and nature. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#93. When today's generation reads Jack's books or they listen to the music created by some of us, I believe that they see there is a different way of approaching today's life and today's sometimes seeming hopelessness that can provide answers. - Author: David Amram
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#94. You meaner beauties of the night, That poorly satisfy our eyes More by your number than your light; You common people of the skies, What are you when the sun shall rise? This was printed with music as early as 1624, in East's Sixth Set of Books, and is found in many manuscripts. - Author: Henry Wotton
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#95. So far, I've only discovered four things that make life worth living for me. My work is one of them." "What are the other three?" Jacob wanted to know. "Music, books, and sex," I said. "Not necessarily in that order." His eyebrows - Author: Tiffanie DeBartolo
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#96. We are not immune to the lure of wonder and mystery and awe: we have music and art and literature, and find that the serious ethical dilemmas are better handled by Shakespeare and Tolstoy and Schiller and Dostoyevsky and George Eliot than in the mythical morality tales of the holy books. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#97. You can read books on stuff all day long, but until you get out there and just do it, if you want to start playing, and you want to make some music, then go out and play. Go find yourself a venue and play, even if it's in your home. Just play every day. You win the fight by fighting. - Author: Christian Kane
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#98. I have some good books of Bach keyboard music transcribed for guitar, and there's always a nylon-string guitar hanging on the wall in my house and a bunch of classical guitar books to grab. I kind of do that just for fun. - Author: Rivers Cuomo
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#99. We have such a great depth of human history in all of the arts, whether it's opera or mathematics or painting or classical music or jazz. There's so many things to study, new books to read, and certainly always ways to transform old ideas and to come up with new ones. - Author: Patti Smith
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