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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The only truth is music. - Jack Kerouac

Fiddlesticks: Violin bows. - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

Music is the poetry of the air. - Jean Paul Richter

Music is an outburst of the soul. - Frederick Delius

Rock Music: Sung in a rocking chair - Daffynitions joe-ks.com

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

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

I hate music - especially when it's played. - Jimmy Durante

Love is not love without a violin playing goat. - Julia Roberts

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

My music is best understood by children and animals. - Igor Stravinsky

What is best in music is not to be found in the notes. - Gustav Mahler

Music can change the world because it can change people. - Bono

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

You just pick a chord, go twang, and you've got music. - Sid Vicious

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

Military justice is to justice what military music is to music. - Groucho Marx

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

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

Life is a rich strain of music, suggesting a realm too fair to be. - George William Curtis

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

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

A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd. - Max Lucado

The difference between a violin and a viola is that a viola burns longer. - Victor Borge

At Motel 6 in Amish Country, I wonder if they leave the light on for you? - Jay London

Film is one of the three universal languages, the other two: mathematics and music. - Frank Capra

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

How to stop time: kiss.
How to travel in time: read.
How to escape time: music. - Unknown

Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought. - E Y Harburg

If one plays good music, people don't listen and if one plays bad music people don't talk. - Oscar Wilde

Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything. - Plato

I think Paul McGuinness and U2 created the Irish music industry. It certainly wasn't there before that. - Van Morrison

If Music is a Place - then Jazz is the City, Folk is the Wilderness, Rock is the Road, Classical is a Temple. - Vera Nazarian

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

To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music? - Michael Jackson

If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week. - Charles Darwin

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

I've seen whales calving in the waters off Maui, and I've watched my children being born. But music is the most beautiful thing of all. - Steven Tyler

If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. - Albert Einstein


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01-Aug-2021