Inspiring Music Quotes
A collection of note-worthy quotes that can be related to music.
"Every Artist was first an amateur." -- Ralph Waldo Emerson
"Music creates order out of chaos: for rhythm imposes unanimity upon the divergent, melody imposes continuity upon the disjointed, and harmony imposes compatibility upon the incongruous." -- Yehudi Menuhin
"Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great." -- Mark Twain
"If first you don't succeed...Try, try, again!" -- Unknown
"Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent." -- Victor Hugo
"To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream; not only plan, but also believe." -- Anatole France
"In the race to be better or the best, do not miss out on the joy of being." -- Unknown
"In music one must think with the heart and feel with the brain." -- George Szell
"Sometimes things become possible if we want them enough." -- Unknown
"What you want to be eventually, you must be every day." -- Unknown
"Doctors may save lives, but musicians make life worth living." -- Unknown
"If you think you can, you will." -- Unknown
"You are the music while the music lasts." --T. S. Eliot
"The Socrates of the Republic ... rejects the flute; for ... the flute is ... exciting and emotional. Poetry proves this, for Bacchic frenzy and all similar emotions are most suitably expressed by the flute,"exciting." -- Aristotle, "Politics"