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Music Quotes

The best music is the music that persuades us that there is no other music in the world.
- Alex Ross

Everywhere Music

See deep enough, and you see musically; the heart of Nature being everywhere music, if you can only reach it. – Thomas Carlyle

Just Dance

However awkward, just dance. That will give you the feeling of the heart. – Osho

Fleeting Moment

Music is always migrating from its point of origin to its destiny in someone’s fleeting moment of experience. – Alex Ross

Hidden Arithmetic

Music is a hidden arithmetic exercise of the soul, which does not know that it is counting. – Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

Awe

It is one thing to get all the notes right; any number of unsocialized conservatory prodigies can do that. It is another to play the thoughts within the notes, the light around them, the darkness behind them, the silence at the end of the phrase. That is what inspires awe. -Alex Ross

Greatest Good

Music, the greatest good that mortals know, And all of heaven we have here below. – Joseph Addison

Fleeting Moment

Music is always migrating from its point of origin to its destiny in someone’s fleeting moment of experience. – Alex Ross

Good Music

When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have. – Edgar Watson Howe

Without Words

Music without words means leaving behind the mind. And leaving behind the mind is meditation. Meditation returns you to the source. And the source of all is sound. – Kabir

No Other Music

The best music is the music that persuades us that there is no other music in the world. – Alex Ross

Perpetual Music

Music is perpetual, and only the hearing is intermittent. – Henry David Thoreau

Spheres

Numbers and equations are signs that mark the music of the spheres. – Nikola Tesla

Divine Sound

Divine sound is the cause of all manifestation. The knower of the mystery of sound knows the mystery of the whole universe. -Hazrat Inayat Khan

Homesick

When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have. – Edgar Watson Howe

Sunset Music

There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little – the book of Nature. – Claude Debussy