Music Quote Cache

15 quotes that express some of the ways I feel about music....

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

-Berthold Auerbach

Music is the greatest communication in the world.  Even if people don't understand the language that you're singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.

-Lou Rawls

Music can change the world because it can change people.


My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die.

-Bob Marley

Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music.

-Ronald Reagan

Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.


Music is therapy.  Music moves people.  It connects people in ways that no other medium can.  It pulls heart strings.  It acts as medicine.


Photo by: Epic Images

Photo by: Epic Images

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

-Aldous Huxley

That's the amazing thing about music: there's a song for every emotion.  Can you imagine a world with no music?  It would suck.

-Harry Styles

Lean your body forward slightly to support the guitar against your chest, for the poetry of the music should resound in your heart.

-Andres Segovia

This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.

-Leonard Bernstein

It's so wonderful... if your whole day is rotten, once they start the music, it seems to melt away.

-Donald O'Connor

Remember the first time you went to a show and saw your favorite band.  You wore their shirt, and sang every word.  You didn't know anything about scene politics, haircuts, or what was cool.  All you knew was that this music made you feel different from anyone you shared a locker with.  Someone finally understood you.  This is what music is about.

-Gerard Way

Music is probably the only real magic I have encountered in my life.  There's not some trick involved with it.  It's pure and it's real.  It moves, it heals, it communicates and does all these incredible things.

-Tom Petty

Music is life itself.  What would this world be without good music?  No matter what kind it is.

-Louis Armstrong

I love quotes.  And I LOVE music.  Good combination!

I have more to share later!  In the meantime, do you have any favorite music quotes?  (Or favorite quotes on other topics; let's face it, I'll take lots of quotes!)  If you feel like sharing, please leave some great quotes in the comments below or email them to me.  Can't wait to read more.

Music is worth all the awesome accolades, stories, mentions, and credit it receives.  Its power and its beauty are truly moving and gorgeous.

Happy playing!