When people hear good music, it makes them homesick for something they never had, and never will have.
Ed Howe (1853 - 1937)
Contributed by: Zaady
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)
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
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)
In rejecting the Beatles, 1962: We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out.
Decca Recording Co.
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)
How monotonous the sounds of the forest would be if the music came only from the Top Ten birds.
Source: The Saturday Evening Post, 1964
My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
Dame Edith Sitwell (1887 - 1964)
Drugs have nothing to do with the creation of music. In fact, drugs are dumb and self-indulgent. Kind of like sucking your thumb.
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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