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    Billy Wilder

    He has Van Gogh's ear for music.

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    Les Baxter

    Any good music must be an innovation.

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    Aldous Huxley

    After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.

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    Reba McEntire

    For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness.

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    Michael Stipe

    Sometimes before we make a record I go back and listen to a few. It's equally humbling and uplifting.

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    Gustav Mahler

    The real art of conducting consists in transitions.

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    Paul Simon

    Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.

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    T. S. Eliot

    You are the music while the music lasts.

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    William Congreve

    Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.

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    Aimee Mann

    There's a lot of music that sounds like it's literally computer-generated, totally divorced from a guy sitting down at an instrument.

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    Jimi Hendrix

    Music is my religion.

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    John Ruskin

    Music when healthy, is the teacher of perfect order, and when depraved, the teacher of perfect disorder.

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    Gary Cherone

    I was growing up listening to Queen. Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs.

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    Thomas Carlyle

    If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.

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    Bruce Beresford

    It is essential to do everything possible to attract young people to opera so they can see that it is not some antiquated art form but a repository of the most glorious music and drama that man has created.

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    Frank Zappa

    Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.

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    Bryan Ferry

    But when you get music and words together, that can be a very powerful thing.

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    Richard M. Nixon

    If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.

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    Herbie Hancock

    Music happens to be an art form that transcends language.

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    George Bernard Shaw

    Hell is full of musical amateurs.

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    Missy Elliot

    Music should be your escape.

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    Friedrich Nietzsche

    Without music, life would be a mistake.

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    Plato

    Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.

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    Leo Tolstoy

    Music is the shorthand of emotion.

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    Billy Sheehan

    Music is always changing and the changes are unpredictable.

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    Gary Wright

    Music's staying power is a function of how timeless the lyrics, song and production are.

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    Jean Paul

    Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.

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    Kin Hubbard

    Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.

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    Robert Browning

    Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.

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    Elvis Presley

    I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.

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    Victor Hugo

    Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.

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    Edgar Winter

    Music is very spiritual, it has the power to bring people together.

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    Dizzy Gillespie

    I don't care much about music. What I like is sounds.

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    Jacques Barzun

    Music is intended and designed for sentient beings that have hopes and purposes and emotions.

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    Bryan Ferry

    Secretly, I wanted to look like Jimi Hendrix, but I could never quite pull it off.

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    Bono

    Music can change the world because it can change people.

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    B. B. King

    I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice. Stevie Ray Vaughan missed on both counts, but I never noticed.

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    Laurie Anderson

    Writing about music is like dancing about architecture.

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    Andres Segovia

    The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly... music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands, very beautiful for the flowers and trees.

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    W. H. Auden

    Music is the best means we have of digesting time.

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    Gustav Mahler

    If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.

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    John Lennon

    Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it.

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    Benjamin Britten

    It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.

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    Plato

    Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.

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    Heinrich Heine

    When words leave off, music begins.

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    Bryan Ferry

    You can never get silence anywhere nowadays, have you noticed?

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    Ludwig van Beethoven

    Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.

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    Sidney Lanier

    Music is love in search of a word.

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    Ray Charles

    I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me-like food or water.

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    Jimi Hendrix

    Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.

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    Paulina Rubio

    My music, my songs are 100 percent inspired by girl power.

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    Frank Zappa

    There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another.

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    Duke Ellington

    The wise musicians are those who play what they can master.

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    Bob Marley

    One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.

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    Adele

    I don't make music for eyes. I make music for ears.

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    Charlie Byrd

    Music's not like becoming a doctor, who can walk into a community and find people who need him.

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    Friedrich Nietzsche

    In music the passions enjoy themselves.

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    Max Heindel

    Music is the soul of language.

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    Karl Lagerfeld

    The iPod completely changed the way people approach music.

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    Christian Nestell Bovee

    Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.

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    Michael Tippett

    Music is a performance and needs the audience.

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    Maya Angelou

    Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.

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    Herb Alpert

    I wake up in the morning, I do a little stretching exercises, pick up the horn and play.

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    Thomas Fuller

    Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.

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    Billy Joel

    I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music.

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    Yancy Butler

    My father used to sing to me in my mother's womb. I think I can name about any tune in two beats.

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    Isaac Stern

    Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music.

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    Billy Strayhorn

    All music is beautiful.

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    Stevie Nicks

    It was my 16th birthday - my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that was the only thing I could ever really do - write songs and sing them to people.

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    W. H. Auden

    No good opera plot can be sensible, for people do not sing when they are feeling sensible.

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    Thomas Carlyle

    Music is well said to be the speech of angels.

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    Berthold Auerbach

    Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

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    William Shakespeare

    If music be the food of love, play on.

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    Van Morrison

    You can't stay the same. If you're a musician and a singer, you have to change, that's the way it works.

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    Howard Dietz

    Composers shouldn't think too much - it interferes with their plagiarism.

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    Ace Frehley

    I asked my daughter when she was 16, What's the buzz on the street with the kids? She's going, to be honest, Dad, most of my friends aren't into Kiss. But they've all been told that it's the greatest show on Earth.

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    Mickey Hart

    There's nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it.

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    Lao Tzu

    Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.

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    Ray Charles

    My music had roots which I'd dug up from my own childhood, musical roots buried in the darkest soil.

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    Jean Cocteau

    All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.

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