30 Most Moving Quotes About Music You'll Ever Read

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Music makes the world go round!

Feel Your Worries Melt Away While Reading These 30 Quotes About Music

Music is one of the most powerful things on the planet.

From healing a broken heart to unleashing our inner dancing queen, there's nothing music can't do. We don't know what we'd do without it, and we home we never find out.

To pay homage to something that has played such a major role in our lives in more ways than one, we decided to share our favorite quotes about music with all of you.

Read through them now to see which one resonates with you the most!

Best Quotes About Music

  • "Where words leave off, music begins." -Heinrich Heine

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

  • "Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." -Berthold Auerbach

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

  • "Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life." -Jean Paul

  • "Without music, life would be a mistake." -Friedrich Nietzsche

  • "I was born with music inside me. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me, like food or water." -Ray Charles

  • "A painter paints pictures on canvas, but musicians paint their pictures on silence." -Leopold Stokowski

  • "Your heart is just a beatbox for the song of your life." -Sandi Thom

  • "Dear music, thanks for always clearing my head, healing my heart, and lifting my spirits." -Lori Deschene

Inspiring Quotes About Music

  • "Someone once asked me, 'Why do you love music so much?' I replied, 'Because it's the only thing that stays when everything and everyone is gone.'" -Unknown

  • "Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence." -Robert Fripp

  • "Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music." -Ronald Reagan

  • "Music can change the world, because it can change people." -Bono

  • "Music helps me when no one else does." -Unknown

  • "Music is the strongest form of magic." -Marilyn Manson

  • "Music is forever, music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die." -Paul Simon

  • "Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart." -Pablo Casals

  • "The Earth has music for those who listen." -William Shakespeare

  • "Music is the last true voice of the human spirit. It can go beyond language, beyond age, and beyond color straight to the mind and heart of all people." -Ben Harper

Sweet Quotes About Music

  • "Music is an outburst of the soul." -Frederick Delius

  • "When words fail, music speaks." -William Shakespeare

  • "Music has the power of producing a certain effect on the moral character of the soul, and if it has the power to do this, it is clear that the young must be directed to music and must be educated in it." -Aristotle

  • "Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent." -Victor Hugo

  • "Everything is better with music." -Awen

  • "At times, I fit into lyrics more than I fit into life." -Unknown

  • "Music is the art which is most nigh to tears and memory." -Oscar Wilde

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

  • "Music is my life. It is a reflection of what I go through." -Lenny Kravitz

  • "Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art." -Charlie Parker

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