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He Who Joyfully Marches To Music In Rank And File Has Already Earned My Contempt. He Has Been Given A Large Brain By Mistake, Since For Him The Spinal Cord Would Fully Suffice. This Disgrace To Civilization Should Be Done Away With At Once. Heroism At Command, Senseless Brutality, And All The Loathsome Nonsense That Goes By The Name Of Patriotism, How Violently I Hate All This, How Despicable And Ignoble War Is I Would Rather Be Torn To Shreds Than Be Part Of So Base An Action It Is My Conviction That Killing Under The Cloak Of War Is Nothing But An Act Of Murder.
~ Albert Einstein
When Words Leave Off, Music Begins.
~ Thomas Carlyle
It Requires Wisdom To Understand Wisdom The Music Is Nothing If The Audience Is Deaf.
~ Walter Lippmann
Every Now And Then When Your Life Gets Complicated And The Weasels Start Closing In, The Only Cure Is To Load Up On Heinous Chemicals And Then Drive Like A Bastard From Hollywood To Las Vegas... With The Music At Top Volume And At Least A Pint Of Ether.
~ H. S. Thompson
No One Imagines That A Symphony Is Supposed To Improve In Quality As It Goes Along, Or That The Whole Object Of Playing It Is To Reach The Finale. The Point Of Music Is Discovered In Every Moment Of Playing And Listening To It. It Is The Same, I Feel, With The Greater Part Of Our Lives, And If We Are Unduly Absorbed In Improving Them We May Forget Altogether To Live Them.
~ Alan B. Watts
Without Music Life Would Be A Mistake.
~ Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
I Wish You Music To Help With The Burdens Of Life, And To Help You Release Your Happiness To Others.
~ Ludwig van Beethoven
Hell Is Full Of Musical Amateurs: Music Is The Brandy Of The Damned.
~ George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman (1903) act 3
Only Sick Music Makes Money Today.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche
Develop Interest In Life As You See It; In People, Things, Literature, Music - The World Is So Rich, Simply Throbbing With Rich Treasures, Beautiful Souls And Interesting People. Forget Yourself.
~ Henry Mille
We Grown-up People Think That We Appreciate Music, But If We Realized The Sense That An Infant Has Brought With It Of Appreciating Sound And Rhythm, We Would Never Boast Of Knowing Music. The Infant Is Music Itself. In The Cradle It In Moving Its Little Arms And Legs In A Certain Rhythm. And When Our Music Falls On The Ears Of An Infant It Is Of The Lowest Character Compared With The Music It Is Accustomed To.
~ Hazrat Inayat Khan
There Is No Law Against Composing Music When One Has No Ideas Whatsoever. The Music Of Wagner, Therefore, Is Perfectly Legal.
~ The National, Paris, 1850
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