Music Quotes (4067)

Quotes and citations about music


Classical music's ability to translate emotional themes is fantastic.

By : Alan Price

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When the script was written, it was sent to me with asterisks marking where he felt a song would be appropriate. Before the film was shot, the score was written. I made a demo of it, so they lived with the music as they were making the film.

By : Alan Price

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I like Jailhouse Rock and Love Me Tender. The black-and-white films. With music, I tend more toward the '70s stuff because I was at the shows for those, so they bring back memories.

By : Lisa Marie Presley

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Music has always gotten me through life, particularly honest, real music.

By : Lisa Marie Presley

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I really went back through a lot of the dark corridors of my life in this. I wanted people to know who I am based on my music, not on what they read in the tabloids.

By : Lisa Marie Presley

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Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can't help but move to it. That's what happens to me. I can't help it.'

By : Elvis Presley

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I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.

By : Elvis Presley

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I happened to come along in the music business when there was no trend.

By : Elvis Presley

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I sure lost my musical direction in Hollywood. My songs were the same conveyer belt mass production, just like most of my movies were.

By : Elvis Presley

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I keep a guitar around while writing and will improvise music. I do this for several reasons, such as that it's fun, and sometimes it helps me with the meter.

By : Jack Prelutsky

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If I could believe the Quakers banned music because church music is so damn bad, I should view them with approval.

By : Ezra Pound

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Music begins to atrophy when it departs too far from the dance... poetry begins to atrophy when it gets too far from music.

By : Ezra Pound

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If you're an actress or a musician, everyone thinks you're hot.

By : Natalie Portman

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I like music that's more offensive. I like it to sound like nails on a blackboard, get me wild.

By : Iggy Pop

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Harmony is an obscure and difficult musical science, but most difficult to those who are not acquainted with the Greek language

By : Marcus V. Pollio

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Music assists him in the use of harmonic and mathematical proportion.

By : Marcus V. Pollio

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Music is one of the easy things to eliminate because of budget cuts, but it's important to give kids the avenue to express themselves.

By : Ted Poe

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

By : 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.

By : Plato

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For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state

By : Plato

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Philosophy is the highest music.

By : Plato

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You can't give up something you really believe in for financial reasons. If you die by the roadside - so be it. But at least you know you've tried. Ten minutes in the music scene was the equal of one hundred years outside of it.

By : Robert Plant

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I must say I've always composed music from the point of view of the performers.

By : Walter Piston

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