Quotes and Sayings about Music

One and the same thing can at the same time be good, bad, and indifferent, e.g., music is good to the melancholy, bad to those who mourn, and neither good nor bad to the deaf.

Baruch Spinoza

I didn't really see the British punk movement, if that's what it was, as wildly original, because I had been listening so intently to all the New York music since 1973, really.

Steven Patrick Morrissey

I believe 100 percent in the power and importance of music.

James Taylor

The William Penn Hotel in Pittsburgh... was the place where Champagne Music was born.

Lawrence Welk

If you think my music is sentimental and self-absorbed, I agree with you.

James Taylor

I think that is what film and art and music do they can work as a map of sorts for your feelings.

Bruce Springsteen

I grew up with classical music when I was a ballet dancer. Now when I have to prepare an emotional scene, to cry or whatever, I listen to sonatas. Vivaldi and stuff. It's just beautiful to me.

Diane Kruger

I think there are unseen powers who don't want pop music to be anything other than glorified Madonnas.

Steven Patrick Morrissey

One time I introduced my orchestra as the Shampoo Music Makers instead of the Champagne Music Makers.

Lawrence Welk

And whether you're drawn to gospel music or church music or honky-tonk music, it informs your character and it informs your talent.

Bruce Springsteen

Music is my living. I enjoy selling my music.

James Taylor

Music can affect for good or ill the body as well as the mind.

Tomas Luis de Victoria

I find that classical music helps put me in a place that is very calming and allows me to express emotion through my body. I played clarinet as a child, so I guess I have a bit of a musical ear.

Diane Kruger

I've only been to Ireland once, and I felt I would wake up with voices in my head, almost like music, and that if I were a songwriter, I would be very inspired.

Steven Patrick Morrissey

Hearing my songs in public freaks me out a bit. There was one restaurant I really liked in L.A., but I had to stop going there when they started playing my music. It felt kinda awkward.

Fiona Apple

I just want to make my music, and I want it to stand on its own.

Norah Jones

Our music's kind of about taking something ugly and making it beautiful.

Jerry Cantrell

I don't actually have a lot of discipline. I've worked hard at music. But I feel like you know, I felt like kind of natural at it. I always had a knack for it.

Norah Jones

I've never intended to be controversial, but it's very easy to be controversial in pop music because nobody ever is.

Steven Patrick Morrissey

I try to just make music that I love, and if I believe in it that's all that matters.

Norah Jones

I can sing very comfortably from my vantage point because a lot of the music was about a loss of innocence, there's innocence contained in you but there's also innocence in the process of being lost.

Bruce Springsteen

The music industry is a strange combination of having real and intangible assets: pop bands are brand names in themselves, and at a given stage in their careers their name alone can practically gaurantee hit records.

Richard Branson

If somebody for some reason, for music or for movie, becomes famous, it's because they have something, something special.

Roberto Cavalli

I find that it isn't wise to attempt to judge people on their public persona, and even on the music they make. Because I've met so many people whose music I cannot stand, and they're very nice. At the same time, I've met people whose music I've loved, and they're not the person you've invested all this emotion in.

Steven Patrick Morrissey

Country music is about new love and it's about old love.

Jeff Foxworthy