Cornicapus - Feed Quotations Book Search <![CDATA[Love is a friendship set to music.]]> <![CDATA[Every Communist must grasp the truth: Political power grows out of the barrel of a gun.]]> <![CDATA[The English may not like music, but they absolutely love the noise it makes.]]> <![CDATA[Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.]]> <![CDATA[A lot of people are singing about how screwed up the world is, and I don't think that everybody wants to hear about that all the time.]]> <![CDATA[When Mozart was composing at the end of the eighteenth century, the city of Vienna was so quiet that fire alarms could be given verbally, by a shouting watchman mounted on top of St. Stefan's Cathedral. In twentieth-century society, the noise level is such that it keeps knocking our bodies out of tune and out of their natural rhythms. This ever-increasing assault of sound upon our ears, minds, and bodies adds to the stress load of civilized beings trying to live in a highly complex environment.]]>