Mennonites Don’t Like Symphony Music

Unpleasant notes to a Mennonite ear


Q:  Why don’t Mennonites go to the symphony?

A:  Because there’s too much sax and violins...


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Wagner's music is better than it sounds. - Mark Twain

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

Music in the soul can be heard by the universe. - Lao Tzu

Music is to the soul what words are to the mind. - Unknown

I like your opera. I think I will set it to music. - Ludwig van Beethoven

The earth has its music for those who will listen. - George Santayana

You can't touch music, but music can touch you. - Mordecai

Making music should not be left to the professionals. - Michelle Shocked

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

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

The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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

Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable. - Leonard Bernstein

If in the afterlife there is not music, we will have to import it. - Domenico Cieri Estrada

Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune. - Kin Hubbard

All music is folk music. I ain't never heard no horse sing a song. - Louis Armstrong

Music is what tells us that the human race is greater than we realize. - Napoleon Bonaparte

People are like music. Some speak the truth, and others are just noise. - Bill Murray

Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without. - Confucius

The power of music feels like taking a a nice brake from this busy world. - Millie DeWitt

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

Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing. - John Erskine

If the music is loud enough I won't be able to listen to my own thoughts. - Nic Sheff

If you look deep enough you will see music; the heart of nature being everywhere music. - Thomas Carlyle

Music is everybody's business. It's only the publishers who think people own it. - John Lennon

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

Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours. - Elton John

The only purpose for music should be the glory of God and the re-creation of the human spirit. - Johann Sebastian Bach

And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

In a weird kind of way, music has afforded me an idealism and perfectionism that I could never attain as me. - Billy Corgan

What sounds to you like a big load of trashy noise... is in fact... the brilliant music of a genius... myself. - Iggy Pop

What's the earth with all its art, verse, music, worth -
Compared with love, found, gained, and kept? - Robert Browning

Melody is the essence of music. I compare a good melodist to a fine racer, and counterpoints to hack post-horses. - Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before. - Leonard Bernstein

Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid. - Frank Zappa

Silent Disco: A disco in which all the participants wear wireless headphones to hear the music, thus eliminating noise pollution - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

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

Everything in me feels fluttering and free, like I could take off from the ground at any second. Music, I think, makes me feel like music. - Lauren Oliver

Music is amoral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything. - Plato


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12-Aug-2020