Music expresses that which cannot be put into words.
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
If you don't live it, it won't come out your horn.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
If music be the food of love, play on.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Music is the universal language of mankind.
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 was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
You are the music while the music lasts.
When she started to play, Steinway came down personally and rubbed his name off the piano.
You can't possibly hear the last movement of Beethoven's Seventh and go slow. (Oscar trying to talk his way out of a speeding ticket)
There is music in all things, if men had ears.
It's taken me all my life to learn what not to play.
A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.
Jazz is the only music in which the same note can be played night after night but differently each time.
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.
Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.
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.