Twelfth Night, said by Orsino, Act I, scene I.
What is called music today is all too often only a disguise for the monologue of power. However, and this is the supreme irony of it all, never before have musicians tried so hard to communicate with their audience, and never before has that communication been so deceiving. Music now seems hardly more than a somewhat clumsy excuse for the self-glorification of musicians and the growth of a new industrial sector.Jacques Attali
Music is my mistress, and she plays second fiddle to none.duke ellington
The effect of music is so very much more powerful and penetrating than is that of the other arts, for these others speak only of the shadow, but music of the essence.Arthur Schopenhauer
At one point, I didn't care. Now I want as many people to hear my music as possible.The Weeknd
No one can whistle a symphony. It takes an orchestra to play it.halford e. luccock
Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music.William stafford
We can no longer maintain any distinction between music and discourse about music, between the supposed object of analysis and the terms of analysis.
Being in a band is really great when you're 20. When you're 30, it's kind of 'Spinal Tap,' and when you're 40, it's just pathetic.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
And sure there is music even in the beauty, and the silent note which Cupid strikes, far sweeter than the sound of an instrument; for there is music wherever there is harmony, order, or proportion; and thus far we may maintain the music of the spheres.
I even think that, sentimentally, I am disposed to harmony. But organically I am incapable of a tune.Charles Lamb
Who, through long days of labor, and nights devoid of ease, still heard in his soul the music of wonderful melodies.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
How light the touches are that kiss the music from the chords of life!coventry patmore
Wilt thou have music? Hark! Apollo plays and twenty caged nightingales do sing.william shakespeare