Music Is What Feelings Sound Like


  • All music is folk music. I ain’t never heard a horse sing a song. ~Louis Armstrong
  • Country music is three chords and the truth. ~Harlan Howard
  • The pause is as important as the note. ~Truman Fisher
  • A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence. ~Leopold Stokowski
  • Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons. You will find it is to the soul what a water bath is to the body. ~Oliver Wendell Holmes
  • He who sings scares away his woes. ~Cervantes
  • Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. ~Maya Angelou
  • Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life. ~Ludwig van Beethoven
  • It is incontestable that music induces in us a sense of the infinite and the contemplation of the invisible. ~Victor de LaPrade
  • I have my own particular sorrows, loves, delights; and you have yours. But sorrow, gladness, yearning, hope, love, belong to all of us, in all times and in all places. Music is the only means whereby we feel these emotions in their universality. ~H.A. Overstreet
  • Play the music, not the instrument. ~Author Unknown
  • Music is the medicine of the breaking heart. ~Leigh Hunt
  • Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music. ~Ronald Reagan
  • Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without. ~Confucius
  • Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. ~Victor Hugo
  • Music melts all the separate parts of our bodies together. ~Anaïs Nin
  • Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory. ~Oscar Wilde
  • Music is well said to be the speech of angels. ~Thomas Carlyle
  • Bach opens a vista to the universe. After experiencing him, people feel there is meaning to life after all. ~Helmut Walcha
  • Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life. ~Jean Paul Richter

Dedicated to my favorite musician and singer, my dad. Dad, thank you for taking your guitar with you everywhere you go. Never stop singing. After all, it was your songs that started the soundtrack of my life.

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