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Why Should We Be In Such Desperate Haste To Succeed, And In Such Desperate Enterprises? If A Man Does Not Keep Pace With His Companions, Perhaps It Is Because He Hears A Different Drummer. Let Him Step To The Music Which He Hears, However Measured Or Far Away.
~ Henry David Thoreau, "Walden"
Diplomacy Without Arms Is Like Music Without Instruments.
~ Frederick the Great
From The Persistence Of Noise Comes The Insistence Of Rage. From The Emergence Of Tone Comes The Divergence Of Thought. From The Enlightenment Of Music Comes The Wisdom Of... Silence.
~ Visions of Gregorian Chants
A Day Out-of-doors, Someone I Loved To Talk With, A Good Book And Some Simple Food And Music -- That Would Be Rest.
~ Roosevelt, Eleano
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
Since It Architecture Is Music In Space, As It Were A Frozen Music.
~ Friedrich von Schelling
To Stop The Flow Of Music Would Be Like The Stopping Of Time Itself, Incredible And Inconceivable.
~ Aaron Copland
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 And Proportion; And Thus Far We May Maintain The Music Of The Spheres; For Those Well Ordered Motions, And Regular Paces, Though They Give No Sound Unto The Ear, Yet To The Understanding They Strike A Note Most Full Of Harmony.
~ Sir Thomas Browne
If A Man Does Not Keep Pace With His Companions, Perhaps It Is Because He Hears A Different Drummer. Let Him Step To The Music Which He Hears, However Measured Or Far Away.
~ Henry David Thoreau, Walden, Conclusion, 1854
Making Music Should Not Be Left To The Professionals.
~ Michelle Shocked
I See Music As The Augmentation Of A Split Second Of Time.
~ Erin Cleary
In Music The Passions Enjoy Themselves.
~ Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche
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