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"