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Top 37 Quotes About Music Plato

#1. It was Plato who said: "The movement of sounds so as to reach the soul for the education of it in virtue we know not how, we call music - Author: Zoe Kendrick Pyne
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#2. The affairs of music ought, somehow, to terminate in the love of the beautiful. - Author: Plato
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#3. Let us describe the education of our men. What then is the education to be? Perhaps we could hardly find a better than that which the experience of the past has already discovered, which consists, I believe, in gymnastic, for the body, and music for the mind. - Author: Plato
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#4. Let me make the songs of a nation, and I care not who makes its law. - Author: Plato
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#5. One had to know Plato personally to appreciate the love he suppressed puritanically for the music, poetry, and drama he censured in his philosophy and censored in his model communities. They moved him too deeply. - Author: Joseph Heller
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#6. No wealth can ever make a bad man at peace with himself - Author: Plato
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#7. The man who hath music in his soul will be most in love with the loveliest. - Author: Plato
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#8. The music masters familiarize children's minds with rhythms and melodies, thus making them more civilized, more balanced, better adjusted in themselves, and more capable in whatever they say or do, for rhythm and harmony are essential to the whole of life. - Author: Plato
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#9. Music has the capacity to touch the innermost reaches of the soul and music gives flight to the imagination. - Author: Plato
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#10. For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state; since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions. - Author: Plato
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#11. Music gives wings to the mind and flight to the imagination. - Author: Plato
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#12. Man's music is seen as a means of restoring the soul, as well as confused and discordant bodily afflictions, to the harmonic proportions that it shares with the world soul of the cosmos. - Author: Plato
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#13. Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul. - Author: Plato
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#14. Music does affect your opinions. Plato is supposed to have said "It's very dangerous to allow the wrong kind of music into the republic." - Author: Pete Seeger
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#15. Rhythm and harmony enter most powerfully into the inner most part of the soul and lay forcible hands upon it, bearing grace with them, so making graceful him who is rightly trained. - Author: Plato
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#16. Music is a defining element of character. - Author: Plato
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#17. Music is moral law. It is the essence of order and leads to all that is good, true and beautiful. - Author: Plato
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#18. And I think that you must have observed again and again what a poor appearance the tales of poets make when stripped of the colours which music puts upon them, and recited in simple prose. - Author: Plato
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#19. Music is a more potent instrument than any other for education. - Author: Plato
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#20. Harmony that would fittingly imitate the utterances and accents of a brave man who is engaged in warfare or in any enforced business, and who, when he has failed [ ... ] confronts fortune with steadfast endurance and repels her strokes - Author: Plato
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#21. Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul. - Author: Plato
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#22. For me music is central, so when one's talking about poetry, for the most part Plato's talking primarily about words, where I talk about notes, I talk about tone, I talk about timbre, I talk about rhythms. - Author: Cornel West
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#23. 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. - Author: Plato
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#24. Music is that which takes silence and brings it to life. - Author: Plato
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#25. I'm sure that if Plato hadn't been against music with a strong sexual beat, Bloom would have kept quiet about rock-and-roll. - Author: E.D. Hirsch Jr.
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#26. Education in music is most sovereign because more than anything else rhythm and harmony find their way to the innermost soul and take strongest hold upon it - Author: Plato
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#27. Philosophy is the highest music. - Author: Plato
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#28. Rhythm and melody enter into the soul of the well-instructed youth and produce there a certain mental harmony hardly obtainable in any other way. ... thus music, too, is concerned with the principles of love in their application to harmony and rhythm. - Author: Plato
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#29. Music is to the mind as air is to the body ... - Author: Plato
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#30. Yes, if he is to have true music in him. - Author: Plato
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#31. Music gives a soul to the universe. - Author: Plato
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#32. The Egyptians rated music highly, and Plato considered their music superior to the Greek, both for melody and energy. But harmony and rhythm were always subordinated to the words, and the subject-matter was paramount. - Author: James Teackle Dennis
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#33. Musical innovation is full of danger to the State, for when modes of music change, the fundamental laws of the State always change with them. - Author: Plato
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#34. When the music changes, the walls of the city shake. - Author: Plato
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#35. I would teach children music, physics, and philosophy; but most importantly music, for the patterns in music and all the arts are the keys to learning - Author: Plato
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#36. Music then is simply the result of the effects of Love on rhythm and harmony. - Author: Plato
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#37. Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue. - Author: Plato
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