A Quote by Edgar Watson "Ed" Howe on good, music, and people

When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have.

Ed Howe (1853 - 1937)

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A Quote by Daisetz Teitaro "D.T." Suzuki on art, god, music, painting, poetry, quality, sculpture, and work

The greatest productions of art, whether painting, music, sculpture or poetry, have invariably this quality-something approaching the work of God.

D.T. Suzuki (1870 - 1966)

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A Quote by Doron K. Antrim on music


Psychologists have found that music does things to you whether you like it or not. Fast tempos invariably raise your pulse, respiration, and blood pressure; slow music lowers them.

Doron K. Antrim

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A Quote by Diogenes on music, practice, and virtue

Those who have virtue always in their mouths, and neglect it in practice, are like a harp, which emits a sound pleasing to others, while itself is insensible of the music.

Diogenes (c. 412 - 323)

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A Quote by Decca Recording Co. on music


In rejecting the Beatles, 1962: We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.

Decca Recording Co.

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A Quote by David Sarnoff on investment, music, and value

David Sarnoff's associates in response to his urgings for investment in radio in the 1920s: The wireless music box has no imaginable commercial value. Who would pay for a message sent to nobody in particular?

David Sarnoff (1891 - 1971)

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A Quote by Dan Bennett on birds and music

How monotonous the sounds of the forest would be if the music came only from the Top Ten birds.

Dan Bennett

Source: The Saturday Evening Post, 1964

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A Quote by Dame Edith Sitwell on listening, music, reading, and silence

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

Dame Edith Sitwell (1887 - 1964)

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A Quote by Courtney Love on creation, drugs, facts, kindness, and music

Drugs have nothing to do with the creation of music. In fact, drugs are dumb and self-indulgent. Kind of like sucking your thumb.

Courtney Love

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A Quote by Conrad Aiken on death and music

Music I heard with you was more than music, And bread I broke with you was more than bread. Now that I am without you, all is so desolate; And all that once was so beautiful is dead.

Conrad Aiken (1889 - 1973)

Source: "Bread and Music"

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