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Why They Sing

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Why They Sing thanks to Barry McCartney

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The only truth is music. - Jack Kerouac

Jazz is democracy in music. - Wynton Marsalis

He has Van Gogh's ear for music. - Billy Wilder

Music is the strongest form of magic. - Marilyn Manson

The piano ain't got no wrong notes. - Thelonious Monk

In music the passions enjoy themselves. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

I've learned my song, and I sing it. - Bob Barker

Music is a means of rapid transportation. - John Cage

I enjoy playing the audience like a piano. - Alfred Hitchcock

Music comes to me more readily than words. - Ludwig van Beethoven

Snoring: 1. Sheet music; 2. Sound sleeping. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Music is the universal language of mankind. - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

In rock music terms I'm like a dinosaur. - Belinda Carlisle

Music is spiritual. The music business is not. - Van Morrison

If you cannot teach me to fly, teach me to sing. - J M Barrie

The only thing better than singing is more singing. - Ella Fitzgerald

My dad's Irish music was such a huge influence. - Dido Armstrong

Music is the moonlight in the gloomy night of life. - Jean Paul Friedrich Richter

Music isn't for the eyes - it's for the ears. - Adele

Of all noises, I think music is the least disagreeable. - Samuel Johnson

It is always fatal to have music or poetry interrupted. - George Eliot

Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory. - Oscar Wilde

Music - what a powerful instrument, what a mighty weapon! - Maria Augusta von Trapp

Wake up, live your life and sing the melody of your soul. - Amit Ray

Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together. - Anais Nin

Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can't. - Johnny Depp

Learning music by reading about it is like making love by mail. - Luciano Pavarotti

Some days there won't be a song in your heart. Sing anyway. - Emory Austin

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. - Bob Marley

The sweetest music in the world to every person is his own name. - Unknown

My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence. - Edith Sitwell

We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out. - Decca Recording Company

Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist. - G K Chesterton

Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense. - Joseph Addison

Boxing is like jazz. The better it is, the less people appreciate it. - George Foreman

You can run out of garlic, but you can't really run out of music. - Jace Wayland

Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music. - Sergei Rachmaninoff

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

Life is like a piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it. - Tom Lehrer

The Blues and jazz will live forever, so will the Delta and the Big Easy. - Jack Nicholson

Those who dance are considered insane by those who cannot hear the music. - George Carlin

Kids: they dance before they learn there is anything that isn't music. - William Stafford

Accordion Music: Noise that comes from playing both ends against the middle - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Never attempt to teach a pig to sing; it wastes your time and annoys the pig. - Robert A. Heinlein

Music, the greatest good that mortals know and all of heaven we have hear below. - Joseph Addison

I think my music is like anchovies - some people like it, some people get nauseous. - Barry Manilow

Music is the only thing I've ever known that doesn't have any rules at all. - Josh Homme

Music could ache and hurt, that beautiful music was a place a suffering man could hide. - Pat Conroy

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

It is simply my life, music. I live it, breathe it, talk with it. I am almost unconscious of it. - Arthur Rubinstein

Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. - Kahlil Gibran

Boxing is like a ballet, except there's no music, no choreography, and the dancers hit each other. - Jack Handey

It was so hot today that Burger King was singing, 'if you want it your way, cook it yourself.' - Johnny Carson

All is beautiful and unceasing, all is music and reason, and all, like diamond, is carbon first, then light. - Jose Martin

I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense. - Robert Frost

Dance as if no one's watching, sing as if no one's listening, and live everyday as if it were your last. - Irish Proverb

The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody in particular? - David Sarnoff

Listen Edith, I know you're singing, you know you're singing, but the neighbors may think I'm torturing you. - Archie Bunker

A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. - James Dent

The typewriting machine, when played with expression, is no more annoying than the piano when played by a sister or near relation. - Oscar Wilde

You can imagine me as a kid growing up in redneck Texas with ballet shoes, tucking the violin under my arm. I had to fight my way up. - Patrick Swayze

If Beethoven had been killed in a plane crash at the age of twenty-two, it would have changed the history of music... and of aviation. - Tom Stoppard

Who's judging American Idol? Paula Abdul? Paula Abdul judging a singing contest is like Christopher Reeve judging a dance contest. - George Carlin

Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory. - Thomas Beecham

Music embodies feeling without forcing it to contend and combine with thought, as it is forced in most arts and especially in the art of words. - Franz Liszt


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