These men knew how to express themselves and teach us what music is really about, almost as well as the musicians.
10 great quotes about Music from literature.
[Gathered by Regina Kenney]
“Without music, life would be a mistake.”
― Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols
“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent”
― Victor Hugo
“Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.”
― Maya Angelou
“Life is for the living.
Death is for the dead.
Let life be like music.
And death a note unsaid.”
― Langston Hughes, The Collected Poems
“If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph:
THE ONLY PROOF HE NEEDED
FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD
― Kurt Vonnegut
“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”
― Aldous Huxley, Music at Night and Other Essays
“We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of…
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