Quotes on Music

Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.

–Maya Angelou



A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.

–Leopold Stokowski



Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

–Berthold Auerbach



Without music life would be a mistake.

–Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche



If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.

–Gustav Mahler



He who sings scares away his woes.




Music is what feelings sound like.



There is nothing in the world so much like prayer as music is.

–William P. Merrill



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