Music Quotes (4067)

Quotes and citations about music


I don't think today's younger audience... would even know what 1920s musicals were like.

By : Julie Andrews

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With Geoffrey, it was the first time we did music together, we understood that everything could be well, and without any problem. And we didn't need to rehearse too much.

By : Victoria de los Angeles

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This quality, I mean Geoffrey was with me, was very easy doing - he loved me very much, I loved him very much, and we understood each other so well that it was a pleasure to make music.

By : Victoria de los Angeles

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I like what it is to sing, or to be with the others singing, to make music, but the fuss and all the things that are the exterior part of a career, has never interested me.

By : Victoria de los Angeles

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After that I won a prize, I was with a group of ancient music of Spain that they helped me a lot with a grant, you see, during three years. And so I made my debut in 1944 and I found myself helping my family, it was a very poor family.

By : Victoria de los Angeles

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And after I compose my programs, but it is very easy because I look to the music in a very natural way without fuss, and so I look always music, in my home, like books and books and books, choose books and you read the pages, so I do this with music, and I make programs.

By : Victoria de los Angeles

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Yes, it must be something that goes very well with my voice, let's say something that I understand that this would be good communication with the others, and I don't pretend for instance, to look for music that would be something that doesn't go with my personality.

By : Victoria de los Angeles

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

By : Maya Angelou

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The music rights at the time cost me $12,000 in 1964 money, which is about double now or whatever. But I cleared everything. I had a lawyer in New York. And it was cleared for use in a short subject, not a feature.

By : Kenneth Anger

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I was in the studio so much, it was about the search for air in a metaphoric sense, and the breathing has more to do with travel for me, about the search musically for open air.

By : Keren Ann

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I can easily say I've done everything I've wanted in music.

By : Phil Anselmo

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To me, I'm for a band whose forefront is the music.

By : Phil Anselmo

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While I've had a great distaste for what's usually called song in modern poetry or for what's usually called music, I really don't think of speech as so far from song.

By : David Antin

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What's really good is African drum music.

By : Fiona Apple

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The way I feel about music is that there is no right and wrong. Only true and false.

By : Fiona Apple

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I love Christmas. I really do love Christmas. I love being with my family and I love snow. I love the music and the lights and all of it.

By : Christina Applegate

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Music video directors, who conceive, write and direct these works, enjoy no creative rights, receive no ongoing financial benefit from the sale of our work, and many times are not even credited.

By : Michael Apted

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After that I didn't listen to music as much because '70s music just wasn't... I remember all the songs, but it wasn't because I was into them, you know what I mean?

By : Tom Araya

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As long as it's good music, that's what's important.

By : Tom Araya

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I just don't write musically, but lyrically, yeah I write.

By : Tom Araya

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Yes, but the great thing about all the people - and I don't think there is any exception - who I've worked with is they've all been very, very talented musicians.

By : Joan Armatrading

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Writing music is just something that I was born to do.

By : Joan Armatrading

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Classical, Romantic, and Baroque music, that's what I really like.

By : Joan Armatrading

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I found my sound early on. Look at U2: they haven't changed their music for 20 years. Anyway, many people come unstuck when they try to change what they do and what they are known for.

By : Joan Armatrading

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I am constantly being told that I have been a big influence for many people, including other musicians.

By : Joan Armatrading

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There are a lot of bands who claim to be punk and they only play the music, they have no clue what it's all about. It's a lifestyle. It's not about popularity and all that crap.

By : Billie Joe Armstrong

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What annoys the hell out of me is the arrogance of some people. They don't even listen to our music, they decided in advance that they don't like it.

By : Billie Joe Armstrong

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Punk is not just the sound, the music. Punk is a lifestyle.

By : Billie Joe Armstrong

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I don't want to limit myself musically. It would be really limiting if we'd neglect something we really want to do, like explore other styles of music.

By : Billie Joe Armstrong

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Music - that's been my education. There's not a day that goes by that I take it for granted.

By : Billie Joe Armstrong

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I guess to just keep playing music

By : Brody Armstrong

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All I've ever wanted to do was play music and go on the road and make records.

By : Brody Armstrong

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Music exalts each joy, allays each grief, expels diseases, softens every pain, subdues the rage of poison, and the plague.

By : John Armstrong

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There is two kinds of music, the good, and the bad. I play the good kind.

By : Louis Armstrong

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The memory of things gone is important to a jazz musician.

By : Louis Armstrong

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All music is folk music. I ain't never heard a horse sing a song.

By : Louis Armstrong

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Musicians don't retire

By : Louis Armstrong

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Music is the social act of communication among people, a gesture of friendship, the strongest there is.

By : Malcolm Arnold

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Although I enjoyed writing Film Music it was always a means to an end, in that it enabled me to keep a wife and family and write my classical music, which has always been my passion.

By : Malcolm Arnold

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I've always wanted to introduce hip-hop filmmaking to film. There's hip-hop art, dance, music, but there really isn't hip-hop film. So I was trying to do that.

By : Darren Aronofsky

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