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
Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.
As well the singers as the players on instruments shall be there: all my springs are in thee.
Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and cannot remain silent.
Music is love in search of a word.
Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music.
Music fills the infinite between two souls.
I have been robbed of three million dollars all told. Everyone today is playing my stuff and I don't even get credit. Kansas City style, Chicago style, New Orleans style hell, they're all Jelly Roll style.
Jelly Roll Morton
When the music changes, so does the dance.