Berthold Auerbach Quotes

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.-Berthold Auerbach



Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.-Ludwig van Beethoven



Music is God’s gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven.-Walter Savage Landor



Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.-Jean Paul



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.-Billy Joel


Music can change the world because it can change people. – Bono




Music is the strongest form of magic.-Marilyn Manson



One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.-Bob Marley




Music is the soundtrack of your life.-Dick Clark



Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.-Jimi Hendrix



I’ve said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice. Stevie Ray Vaughan missed on both counts, but I never noticed.-B. B. King



Music is love in search of a word.-Sidney Lanier


Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart.-Pablo Casals


Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.-Victor Hugo



I don’t make music for eyes. I make music for ears.-Adele


Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.-Plato



Without music, life would be a mistake. – Friedrich Nietzsche



It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.-Benjamin Britten



If you want to be a rock star or just be famous, then run down the street naked, you’ll make the news or something. But if you want music to be your livelihood, then play, play, play and play! And eventually you’ll get to where you want to be.-Eddie Van Halen


Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.-Ludwig van Beethoven



There’s nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it.-Mickey Hart



The world’s most famous and popular language is music.-Psy



Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.-Maya Angelou



After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.-Aldous Huxley



The only love affair I have ever had was with music.-Maurice Ravel



Jazz is smooth and cool. Jazz is rage. Jazz flows like water. Jazz never seems to begin or end. Jazz isn’t methodical, but jazz isn’t messy either. Jazz is a conversation, a give and take. Jazz is the connection and communication between musicians. Jazz is abandon.-Nat Wolff



Music is very spiritual, it has the power to bring people together. – Edgar Winter



You have the sun, you have the moon, you have the air that you breathe – and you have the Rolling Stones!-Keith Richards




When words leave off, music begins.-Heinrich Heine



Music should be your escape.-Missy Elliott



Where words fail, music speaks.-Hans Christian Andersen



Music is always changing and the changes are unpredictable.-Billy Sheehan



I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me – like food or water.-Ray Charles


You are the music while the music lasts.-T. S. Eliot




For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness.-Reba McEntire



True music must repeat the thought and inspirations of the people and the time.-George Gershwin



Lean your body forward slightly to support the guitar against your chest, for the poetry of the music should resound in your heart. – Andres Segovia



Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.-Paul Simon



I don’t know anything about music. In my line you don’t have to.-Elvis Presley



Music happens to be an art form that transcends language.-Herbie Hancock



Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.-Martin Luther



Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.-Ludwig van Beethoven



Music is well said to be the speech of angels.-Thomas Carlyle



I see music as fluid architecture.-Joni Mitchell



Blues is my life. It’s a true feeling that comes from the heart, not something that just comes out of my mouth. Blues is what I love, and blues is what I always do.-Koko Taylor



Remember the first time you went to a show and saw your favorite band. You wore their shirt, and sang every word. You didn’t know anything about scene politics, haircuts, or what was cool. All you knew was that this music made you feel different from anyone you shared a locker with. Someone finally understood you. This is what music is about.-Gerard Way



Music is the shorthand of emotion. – Leo Tolstoy



The wise musicians are those who play what they can master.-Duke Ellington


If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.-Gustav Mahler



Music has charms to sooth a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.-William Congreve




Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.-Robert Browning



If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.-Richard M. Nixon



Music is my religion.-Jimi Hendrix



I don’t care much about music. What I like is sounds.-Dizzy Gillespie


I’ve never missed a gig yet. Music makes people happy, and that’s why I go on doing it – I like to see everybody smile.-Buddy Guy


Long intros are cool because there’s a little bit of anticipation, you know?-Miranda Lambert


You can’t stay the same. If you’re a musician and a singer, you have to change, that’s the way it works. – Van Morrison



It was my 16th birthday – my mom and dad gave me my Goya classical guitar that day. I sat down, wrote this song, and I just knew that that was the only thing I could ever really do – write songs and sing them to people.-Stevie Nicks


If music be the food of love, play on.-William Shakespeare



Every song is like a painting.-Dick Dale

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