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

Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
Music is only love looking for words.
Without music, life would be a mistake.
You are the music while the music lasts.
Music can name the unnamable and communicate the unknowable.
All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.
Music causes us to think eloquently.
Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory.
Without music, life is a journey through a desert.
If you can walk you can dance. If you can talk you can sing.
If music be the food of love; play on.
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.
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, deplorable love-of-country stance, how violently I hate all this, how despicable and ignoble war is; I would rather be torn to shreds than be a part of so base an action! It is my conviction that killing under the cloak of war is nothing but an act of murder.
Music is spiritual. The music business is not.
Music is the fourth great material want, first food, then clothes, then shelter, then music.
Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Truly fertile Music, the only kind that will move us, that we shall truly appreciate, will be a Music conducive to Dream, which banishes all reason and analysis. One must not wish first to understand and then to feel. Art does not tolerate Reason.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
Music is the shorthand of emotion.
Nothing separates the generations more than music. By the time a child is eight or nine, he has developed a passion for his own music that is even stronger than his passions for procrastination and weird clothes.
The effects of good music are not just because it's new; on the contrary music strikes us more the more familiar we are with it.
Just as certain selections of music will nourish your physical body and your emotional layer, so other musical works will bring greater health to your mind.
The trouble with music appreciation in general is that people are taught to have too much respect for music; they should be taught to love it instead.
Music, the greatest good that mortals know, And all of heaven we have below.
It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness and of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature, and everlasting beauty of monotony.
Don't play what's there, play what's not there.
Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.
I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music.
Next to theology I give music the highest place of honor.
Only sick music makes money today.
Music is the key to the female heart.
There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another.
One is hardly sensible of fatigue while he marches to music.
I've always felt rock and roll was very, very wholesome music.
True music must repeat the thought and inspirations of the people and the time. My people are Americans and my time is today.
Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water-bath is to the body.
Music expresses that which can not be said and on which it is impossible to be silent