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Top 100 Quotes About Music

#1. I could always sing, from a really young age, but my voice was really weird. I used to make my mum turn up the radio every day in our house. She was well into music so I got that from her. - Author: Ellie Goulding
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#2. I find it very, very hard. He was part of the fabric of my life. We were kids together, and teenagers. We spent the whole of our lives with each other because of our music. - Author: Robin Gibb
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#3. Music is not disposable, people. We can twist it, sample it, mash it and experience it in endless ways. Open up. - Author: Kaskade
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#4. Simple music is the hardest music to play and blues is simple music. - Author: Albert Collins
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#5. I once worked at a record label called London Records. The company was owned by Roger Ames, one of the most successful figures in the British music industry. Roger always placed a value on loafing, on holidays, on not being in the office all the time. - Author: John Niven
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#6. Driver picks the music, shotgun shuts his cakehole. - Author: Eric Kripke
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#7. I didn't think at all as a young child that music would be my profession. It was just something that one did along with going to Brownies or going to church or going to school or anything else that one did in sort of one's very young life. - Author: Jessye Norman
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#8. The desire to share is not a vague, windy sentiment, not when you see the massive rise in live concerts in response to the phenomenon of downloading music ... People want to get rid of the headphones and be part of a shared experience. - Author: Richard Eyre
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#9. Personally, I've found that the kind of thing that I like is going into somebody else's area and not playing their music but doing whatever I do in their area. - Author: Derek Bailey
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#10. I love Shakira - she is such a beautiful person. She does so many good things for the world on top of making good music. And she is an awesome mom. When you are Latina, it is all about family, and to see that she prioritizes family and her career at the same time is really nice. - Author: Becky G
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#11. Like any great art, the culture of hip-hop has changed with the times. With the state of technology, music is more accessible and freely exchanged. For hip-hop to grow while keeping a sense of integrity, the essence of the culture has to be handed down and respected like any high form of art. - Author: One9
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#12. The music industry's very laid back while I'm very, very aggressive. - Author: Adam Kluger
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#13. I think that, y'know, they seem to really love music, which means they'll stick with it. I think that Hanson could be really good in a few years, actually! - Author: Fiona Apple
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#14. I rallied all the youth around me, all the people who liked Compa, but felt like it was dying, going away, being replaced with Zouk. So it became a movement. So, through the years, I've played my music with dedication, discipline and originality, and controversy also. - Author: Michel Martelly
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#15. When you compare music, you lose the joy of listening to it. - Author: John Scofield
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#16. I guess I'm a real fan of older music, and that's what shaped my taste and the way I sing. - Author: Jessie Ware
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#17. I started writing music when I was 15 in my bedroom, and I'd post them on MySpace, and from there it shifted to doing covers on YouTube and building my Twitter. - Author: Tori Kelly
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#18. Making music is like being the president: You can't tell people you're going to make health care free to get them behind you, but when you get that role, you don't do it. - Author: Tyga
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#19. I spent my Saturday nights in New York, because those gleaming, dazzling parties of his were with me so vividly that I could still hear the music and the laughter, faint and incessant, from his garden, and the cars going up and down his drive. - Author: F Scott Fitzgerald
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#20. If the music is amazing, you can get away with anything. - Author: Brian Logan Dales
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#21. I love traditional music. But in any culture around the world, there is the historic and cultural music and everything that's been passed down and passed down, and hopefully you take that, and then you take it, you know, the next distance, and then somebody else takes it the next distance. - Author: Robbie Robertson
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#22. Remember this: one can be a strict logician or grammarian and at the same time full of imagination and music. - Author: Hermann Hesse
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#23. It's terrible for the culture of music. Like anything that is purely economic, it ignores the most important component. - Author: Tom Waits
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#24. New York is like a disco, but without the music - Author: Elaine Stritch
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#25. Music is music; you don't have to put a label on it. - Author: Joe Perry
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#26. I wanted to keep the music very electronic, very filmic, and give it an almost sci-fi like quality. Music is a necessity for me. I go into the studio at least five days a week, every week, so once I had the idea and the template, the process was quick and fun. - Author: Martin Gore
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#27. It definitely seems like we are connecting with people, which is nice, because I've had a lot of music do the same for me. It's not like I don't I understand why we get the reactions we do. - Author: Jon Crosby
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#28. I don't think music can be held. I don't think artists can be put into boxes or places. It's all about creating and making the best music you can. - Author: Trey Songz
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#29. Music is part of history, and our history has lessons that cannot be separated from our greatest music. - Author: Mstislav Rostropovich
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#30. When working out, play your favorite music loudly for an extra boost of energy. - Author: Robert Cheeke
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#31. As a songwriter, it's very hard to listen to music that's not coming from the heart and soul, personally. - Author: Jake Bugg
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#32. I am moved by music, and certain things just make my day. - Author: Bobby Sherman
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#33. That's a sound design thing but then we wanted to do music that would not disturb it and at the same time drive it. - Author: A.R. Rahman
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#34. Dance is the music of our body, sound is the rhythm of our feeling, silence is the symphony of our soul. - Author: Nelly Mazloum
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#35. It is impossible to translate poetry. Can you translate music? - Author: Voltaire
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#36. Rule #1: No cut or compromise should be suggested by ANY member of the community. This includes the music coalition, music educators, and the music supervisor.
Suggest a cut or compromise, and you become responsible for the decision. - Author: John Benham
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#37. The mouthpiece of the half-inarticulate, all-suggesting music that is at once the very soul and the inseparable garment of romance. - Author: Walther Von Der Vogelweide
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#38. I'm not supposed to be playing, the music is supposed to be playing me. I'm just supposed to be standing there with the horn, moving my fingers. The music is supposed to be coming through me; that's when it's really happening. - Author: Sonny Rollins
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#39. I wish I could play music. I think I get as closeas possible with the editing of the films. Over the years musichas been an even more important influence than-or as important as-film.There's no doubt about it. Painting, movement, dance, sculpture-it'sall in cinema. - Author: Martin Scorsese
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#40. Music gets inside you, music captures you. Music becomes your heartbeat. It's a drug and makes you feel whatever the song's about. - Author: Ed Westwick
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#41. Music journalists are some of the lazy, most uninspired, dull people I've ever met. - Author: Zachary Cole Smith
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#42. How can anybody say they know how I feel? The only one around here who is me, is ME. - Author: Morrissey
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#43. It's weird: making a movie is like life compacted into three months. You have these very intense relationships with people, and you talk to them every day - your editor, the casting people, music people, your actors - then it ends. It's like a circus life. - Author: Dito Montiel
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#44. When you hear music so beautiful it gives you chills, those are angel wings brushing against you. - Author: Tiffany Reisz
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#45. In my perfect world order, it is cold all the time. Everyone wears sweaters and drinks coffee. People don't speak to each other; they read the newspaper. There is no loud music, and cats are in charge. - Author: Michael Showalter
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#46. I mean, there's a hell of a lot of grounds for protest, but you don't do it through music. - Author: Chico Hamilton
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#47. Many old music hall fans were present at the funeral today of Fred 'Chuckles' Jenkins, Britain's oldest and unfunniest comedian. In tribute, the vicar read out one of Fred's jokes, and the congregation had two minutes silence. - Author: Ronnie Barker
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#48. I think my music is born out of the music that I personally like to listen to. I love amazing singer-songwriters and diverse artists but it's important to know your strengths. - Author: Hoodie Allen
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#49. If I put a value on my music, and no one's prepared to pay that, then more fool me, but the idea that the value is created by the consumer is an idiot plan; it can't work. - Author: Robert Smith
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#50. I think music, like writing, can be a mirror. Can turn back onto the listener, the viewer, the reader, an experience that they know but they don't know. - Author: Claudia Rankine
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#51. Where the heart does not enter; there can be no music. - Author: Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky
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#52. I'm quite sure that all true professional artists, of every description, in all walks of life, whether their craft is painting, music, sculpture, medicine or anything, have one primary concern - mankind. - Author: Chico Hamilton
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#53. Music bypasses the conceptual mind. Music does not give you food for thought ... - Author: Eckhart Tolle
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#54. Life gives us the music but we can raise or lower the volume as we like - Author: Natalia Lizardo
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#55. When you leave the planet, you leave music behind. - Author: Alex Van Halen
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#56. I became this guy that does drum programming, and I don't want to be that guy anymore. I don't want to sit in front of my computer for 18 hours programming 16 bars of music. - Author: Keith Fullerton Whitman
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#57. The role that theater has placed in enhancing consciousness and moving systems ahead. I think of what South African theater meant for the apartheid movement, for example. I think of what music has meant for so many social movements across time. - Author: Saul Williams
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#58. The native music of North America, the original-roots music of this country, is also the underworld music of this country. - Author: Robbie Robertson
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#59. Only sick music makes money today. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#60. I have way too many songs that have music but don't have lyrics. - Author: Jonny Lang
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#61. I don't really understand why when I'm not making music, I feel like I can't breathe. - Author: Son Lux
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#62. I've liked country music for forever. And Buck Owens is just one of many country guitarists I like. I think Buck's Sixties records are really progressive. - Author: Buzz Osborne
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#63. You have to be really strong in the music industry, and I'm naturally very timid. That was really hard for me. You have to be tough. You have to make decisions and be a businesswoman. - Author: Rebecca Ferguson
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#64. If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#65. If movies and music are vehicles for emotionally "hooking" people into Hollywood worldviews, then the best countermeasure is to create more compelling, more beautiful forms of art that express a biblical worldview. - Author: Nancy Pearcey
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#66. Art itself, in all its methods, is the child of religion. The highest and best works in architecture, sculpture and painting, poetry and music, have been born out of the religion of Nature. - Author: James Freeman Clarke
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#67. As regards the presentation of musical ideas, obviously rules of order soon appeared. Such rules of order have existed since music has existed and since musical ideas have been presented ... So we shall try to put our finger on the laws that must be at the bottom of this ... - Author: Anton Webern
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#68. I do the work with friends who are musicians as well. I'm working on a piece of music and I have an idea of who I want on the vocals, but I don't really have a list. - Author: Paul Van Dyk
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#69. I don't like the word 'urban' because I think it's a bit of a generalisation and they use it to class music, but I don't think it's a word that necessarily classes music. - Author: Taio Cruz
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#70. Without music I would never, ever have travelled anywhere. - Author: Richard Hawley
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#71. Music has been a fantastic guidance for me. I'll be eternally thankful for this guidance. - Author: Pinchas Zukerman
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#72. My favorite way of working is if somebody gives me a piece of music, because I'm quite limited as a player, so it's my favorite thing if somebody gives me a piece of music, and then I can write lyrics and melodies. - Author: Sinead O'Connor
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#73. And then I played some music, old music, and it sounded awful, and I loved it, I loved it so much. - Author: John Darnielle
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#74. I don't like to talk about things where you're going to gt one side or the other unhappy. My music has no politics. - Author: Loretta Lynn
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#75. People called rock & roll 'African music.' They called it 'voodoo music.' They said that it would drive the kids insane. They said that it was just a flash in the pan - the same thing that they always used to say about hip-hop. - Author: Little Richard
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#76. I was ready to quit music. It felt to me like music equalled death. - Author: Dave Grohl
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#77. I've never missed a gig yet. Music makes people happy, and that's why I go on doing it - I like to see everybody smile. - Author: Buddy Guy
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#78. I'm very serious about what I write and who I allow to produce the music, because I want to make sure it's a true album, and not just something pushed out there to create hype and more fame for myself. - Author: Alyson Stoner
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#79. They sounded really professional because they had two Vox AC 30 amplifiers. I also had an AC 30, so when you looked at it, three AC 30s, three Fenders - bloody hell, it must be a great band! - Author: Tony Iommi
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#80. When I started performing, I played acoustic music, partly because that way you don't have to worry about interacting too much with other people creatively. Asserting myself in that way was not really a strong point for me. - Author: Patty Griffin
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#81. When the words come, they are merely empty shells without the music. They live as they are sung, for the words are the body and the music the spirit. - Author: Hildegard Of Bingen
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#82. We are a spectacular, splendid manifestation of life. We have language ... We have affection. We have genes for usefulness, and usefulness is about as close to a 'common goal' of nature as I can guess at. - Author: Lewis Thomas
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#83. Besides music and charity, fashion is one of my interests that has been growing over the past few years. I think it goes so hand in hand, music and fashion. - Author: Tiesto
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#84. People have this perception of soul music of somebody shouting. - Author: Leon Bridges
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#85. I loved radio for the music, concerts, parties and to think you could get paid for it. - Author: Laura Davies
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#86. Music is hugely important to me. - Author: Rashida Jones
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#87. My love, wherever you are - whatever you are - don't lose faith. I know it's gonna happen someday to you. - Author: Morrissey
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#88. I'm not trying to overcome my father or fill his shoes or reach any kind of level that he did. We're talking about a Mozart of rock music. - Author: Sean Lennon
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#89. How good music and bad reasons sound when one marches against an enemy. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#90. Folk-punk artists like This Bike Is A Pipe Bomb or Paul Baribeau were popular in the Florida punk community. I saw people early on combine roots music with more aggressive music. - Author: Benjamin Booker
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#91. 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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#92. What is music? Music is language. A human being wants to express ideas in this language, but not ideas that can be translated into concepts ... - Author: Anton Webern
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#93. I wish that you knew you could never make it without love for your goddamned self, and that you'll never ever find it in anybody else. - Author: Angel Haze
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#94. If there wasn't The Beach Boys and there wasn't music, I wouldn't even talk to them. But through the music I fell in love with my brothers. - Author: Dennis Wilson
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#95. My eyes locked on his and I seemed to get caught in his gaze. We didn't speak, I just looked at his handsome face and memorized every inch of it. The music playing in the background, the stars shining down on us, the solitude, all of it was perfect and almost magical. - Author: Kirsty Moseley
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#96. Bon Jovi is most definitely the key to how I am able to write so much in a day - Author: C.S. Woolley
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#97. What a lot of people don't understand is that the music that they're hearing is usually months, and in some cases, years old. So I'm a lot better than whatever material people have been hearing. - Author: JD Era
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#98. Bad music is always the loudest. - Author: Marty Rubin
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#99. Writing a song doesn't heal things. Even if the song comes up with a solution, it's still only a theory. Going out and living my lyrics is a whole other deal. That takes courage. - Author: Alanis Morissette
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#100. Sometimes when you play music, you start thinking, "This is rocking!" - Author: Bret McKenzie
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