Music that gentlier on the spirit lies, Than tired eyelids upon tired eyes.
If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.
Music is the universal language of mankind.
Life is like a piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it.
It's taken me all my life to learn what not to play.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.
Country music is three chords and the truth.
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.
What passion cannot music raise and quell!
There's music in the sighing of a reed; There's music in the gushing of a rill; There's music in all things, if men had ears; The earth is but the music of the spheres.
If anyone has conducted a Beethoven performance, and then doesn't have to go to an osteopath, then there's something wrong.
My idea is that there is music in the air, music all around us; the world is full of it, and you simply take as much as you require.
Music is the medicine of the breaking heart.
Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies.
If music be the food of love, play on.
Music cleanses the understanding;
inspires it, and lifts it into a realm
which it would not reach if it were left to itself.
If you don't live it, it won't come out your horn.
When she started to play, Steinway came down personally and rubbed his name off the piano.
Music expresses that which cannot be put into words.
Life can't be all bad when for ten dollars you can buy all the Beethoven sonatas and listen to them for ten years.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
It's easy to play any musical instrument: all you have to do is touch the right key at the right time and the instrument will play itself.
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