Music Quotes (4063)

Quotes and citations about music

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

By: Alan Price

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... view

By: Alan Price

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... view

By: Lisa Marie Presley

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

By: Lisa Marie Presley

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... view

By: Lisa Marie Presley

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.'.. view

By: Elvis Presley

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

By: Elvis Presley

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

By: Elvis Presley

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

By: Elvis Presley

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... view

By: Jack Prelutsky

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

By: Ezra Pound

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

By: Ezra Pound

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

By: Natalie Portman

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

By: Iggy Pop

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

By: Marcus V. Pollio

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

By: Marcus V. Pollio

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... view

By: Ted Poe

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

By: 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... view

By: Plato

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

By: Plato

Philosophy is the highest music... view

By: Plato

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... view

By: Robert Plant

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

By: Walter Piston