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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
The Man That Hath No Music In Himself, Nor Is Not Moved With Concord Of Sweet Sounds, Is Fit For Treasons, Stratagems, And Spoils; The Motions Of His Spirit Are Dull As Night, And His Affections Dark As Erebus. Let No Such Man Be Trusted.
~ William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice
There Is Pleasure In The Pathless Woods, There Is Rapture In The Lonely Shore, There Is Society Where None Intrudes, By The Deep Sea, And Music In Its Roar I Love Not Man The Less, But Nature More.
~ George Gordon Byron
When Words Leave Off, Music Begins.
~ Thomas Carlyle
Life Without Music Would Be A Mistake.
~ Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra
The Music Business Was Not Safe, But It Was FUN. It Was Like Falling In Love With A Woman You Know Is Bad For You, But You Love Every Minute With Her, Anyway.
~ Lionel Richie
May Not Music Be Described As The Mathematics Of Sense, And Mathematics As The Music Of Reason?
~ James Joseph Sylveste
Since It Architecture Is Music In Space, As It Were A Frozen Music.
~ Friedrich von Schelling
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
The Human Language Is Like A Cracked Kettle On Which We Beat Out A Tune For A Dancing Bear, When We Hope With Our Music To Move The Stars.
~ Gustave Flaubert, Madame Bovary
I Was Irrevocably Betrothed To Laughter, The Sound Of Which Has Always Seemed To Me To Be The Most Civilised Music In The World.
~ Peter Ustinov
Good Music Is Good Music, And Everything Else Can Go To Hell.
~ Dave Matthews, VH1 Special: Trey And Dave Go To Africa
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