Popular Music Quotes and Sayings

It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor. - Steve Jobs

It is piracy, not overt online music stores, which is our main competitor.

Steve Jobs

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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 suffice. - Albert Einstein

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 suffice.

Albert Einstein

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

If music be the food of love, play on.

William Shakespeare

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The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils. - William Shakespeare

The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, is fit for treasons, stratagems and spoils.

William Shakespeare

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Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue. - Plato

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.

Plato

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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

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

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Philosophy is the highest music. - Plato

Philosophy is the highest music.

Plato

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For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions. - Plato

For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions.

Plato

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If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it. - John Lennon

If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that... I believe in what I do, and I'll say it.

John Lennon

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Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it. - John Lennon

Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it.

John Lennon

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If one plays good music, people don't listen and if one plays bad music people don't talk. - Oscar Wilde

If one plays good music, people don't listen and if one plays bad music people don't talk.

Oscar Wilde

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My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music. - Vladimir Nabokov

My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music.

Vladimir Nabokov

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Music is the shorthand of emotion. - Leo Tolstoy

Music is the shorthand of emotion.

Leo Tolstoy

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To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music that words make. - Truman Capote

To me, the greatest pleasure of writing is not what it's about, but the inner music that words make.

Truman Capote

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Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself. - Truman Capote

Writing has laws of perspective, of light and shade just as painting does, or music. If you are born knowing them, fine. If not, learn them. Then rearrange the rules to suit yourself.

Truman Capote

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

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

Maya Angelou

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