After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
All music is beautiful.
Any good music must be an innovation.
Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.
Composers shouldn't think too much - it interferes with their plagiarism.
Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music.
Hell is full of musical amateurs.
George Bernard Shaw
I don't care much about music. What I like is sounds.
I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
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
If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.
If music be the food of love, play on.
If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music.
If you want to be found stand where the seeker seeks.
If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.
Richard M. Nixon
In music the passions enjoy themselves.
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.
Music can change the world because it can change people.
Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.