Quotations About Music
I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs.
The Spectator, 1712
There is nothing like walking to get the feel of a country. A fine landscape is like a piece of music; it must be taken at the right tempo. Even a bicycle goes too fast.
Paul Scott Mowrer
The House of Europe
In the back of your mind, when you say you want to write music for the movies, you're saying that you want a big house, a big car and a boat. If you just wanted to write music, you could live in Kansas and do it.
Without music, life would be an error.
Music is what feelings sound like.
Music is an outburst of the soul.
Music speaks what cannot be expressed, soothes the mind and gives it rest, heals the heart and makes it whole, flows from heaven to the soul.
Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.
Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and cannot remain silent.
As well the singers as the players on instruments shall be there: all my springs are in thee.