Quotes – Music

Good music is wine turned to sound.
– Ella Wheeler Wilcox, 1850 – 1919

Music doesn’t have to be your livelihood to make your ‘hood lively.
– Mardy Grothe

Music … will help dissolve your perplexities and purify your character and sensibilities, and in time of care and sorrow, will keep a fountain of joy alive in you.
– Dietrich Bonhoeffer, 1906 – 1945

Love cannot express the idea of music, while music may give an idea of love.  <— love this one
– Hector Berlioz, 1803 – 1869

You must always believe that life is as extraordinary as music says it is.
– Rebecca West, 1892 – 1983

Music is the most abstract of the arts and it expresses the sound of the universe itself. These are the real rhythms that stimulate the artist’s mind and guide his hand.
– Robert Genn