QUOTES BY CLASSICAL MUSICIANS

“The purpose of music is to elevate the soul.” – Ludwig van Beethoven

“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.” – Ludwig van Beethoven

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

“I can’t live one day without hearing music.” – Johann Sebastian Bach

“Music is the best way to communicate emotions that words cannot express.” – Robert Schumann

“The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.” – Johann Sebastian Bach

“Music is the universal language of mankind.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.” – Ludwig van Beethoven

“Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.” – Sergei Rachmaninoff

“To play a wrong note is insignificant; to play without passion is inexcusable.” – Ludwig van Beethoven

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.” – Victor Hugo

“The only love affair I have ever had was with music.” – Maurice Ravel

“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.” – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

“Music is the art of thinking with sounds.” – Jules Combarieu

“Music is the voice that tells us that the human race is greater than it knows.” – Napoleon Bonaparte

“To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.” – Aaron Copland

“Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.” – Robert Fripp

“There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.” – Albert Schweitzer

“Music is the poetry of the air.” – Jean Paul Richter

“Music is like a dream, one that I cannot hear.” – Ludwig van Beethoven

“Music is the universal language of mankind.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“To play a wrong note is insignificant; to play without passion is inexcusable.” – Ludwig van Beethoven

“Music is the silence between the notes.” – Claude Debussy

“I know that the most joy in my life has come to me from my violin.” – Albert Einstein

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

“Music is a safe, predictable haven for something that will always be greater than we are.” – Yo-Yo Ma

“Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God.” – Martin Luther

“Music is the strongest form of magic.” – Marilyn Manson

“Music is an outburst of the soul.” – Frederick Delius

“Music is the art of thinking with sounds.” – Jules Combarieu