Music is an art and cultural form whose medium is sound organized in time. The creation, performance and significance of music vary according to culture and social context. For most of the people, music is a natural tool because it’s a way of communication. It has different meanings. It not only changes our mood, but it also changes the way we think and our perception of the world. The lyrics can describe a situation or experience that a person may be going through at that time along with the particular emotions that are felt. Music quotes will help heal your musical soul and these quotes will help you feel better after reading them. Take a look at the following inspirational music quotes.

66 Best Music Quotes

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  1. “When word fails, music speaks.”

2. “In music the passions enjoy themselves.” – Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche 

3. “If I cannot fly, let me sing.” – Stephen Sondheim

4. “Life is one grand sweet song so start the music.” – Ronald Reagan

5. “Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.” – Johann Sebastian Bach

6. “Why not just live in the moment, especially if it has a good beat?” – Goldie Hawn

7. “Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” – Confucious

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8. “Without music, life is a journey through a desert.”

9. “Music, my rampart and my only one.” – Edna St. Vincent Millay

10. “Music is the soundtrack to every good and bad time we will ever have.” – Alex Gaskarth

11. “Music is what tell us that the human race is greater than we realize.” – Napoléon Bonaparte

12. “Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.” – Sergei Rachmaninov

13. “Music, when soft voices die, vibrates in the memory.” – Percy Bysshe Shelley

14. “The music we listen to may not define who we are. But it’s a damn good start.” – Jodi Picoult

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15. “Music itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity.”

16. “After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” – Aldous Huxley

17. “Music is well said to be the speech of angels.” – Thomas Carlyle

18. “I see my life in terms of music.” – Albert Einstein

19. “There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.” – Albert Schweitzer

20. “Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.” – Plato

21. “Words make you think. Music makes you feel. A song makes you feel a thought.” – E.Y. Harburg

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22. “Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.”

23. “Music is by far the most wonderful method we have to remind us each day of the power of personal accomplishment.” – Chris S. Salazar

24. “It’s like if the music is loud enough I won’t be able to listen to my own thoughts.” – Nic Sheff

25. “Music – that’s been my education. There’s not a day that goes by that I take it for granted.” – Billie Joe Armstrong

26. “Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.” – Frank Zappa

27. “Softly, deftly, music shall caress you. Hear it, feel it, Secretly possess you.” – Charles Hart

28. “Music gives color to the air of the moment.” – Karl Lagerfeld

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29. “Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.”

30. “I lose myself in music because I can’t be bothered explaining what I feel to anyone else around me.” – Robert Smith

31. “Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.” – Alphonse de Lamartine

32. “Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies.” – Edward Bulwer Lytton

33. “How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations?” – Jane Swan

34. “Music is a weapon in the war against unhappiness.” – Jason Mraz

35. “The power of music makes all the difference to me with motivation throughout the day.” – Paul Brodie

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36. “The world’s most famous and popular language is music.”

37. “A great song should lift your heart, warm the soul and make you feel good.” – Colbie Caillat

38. “My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.” – Martin Luther

39. “Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart.” – Pablo Casals

40. “Music is like a huge release of tension.” – James Taylor

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41. “Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.”

42. “Without music, life would be a blank to me.” – Jane Austen

43. “Music is the strongest form of magic.” – Marilyn Manson

44. “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” – Maya Angelou

45. “Music brings a warm glow to my vision, thawing mind and muscle from their endless wintering.” – Haruki Murakami

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46. “Music can change the world because it can change people.”

47. “Music is a language that doesn’t speak in particular words. It speaks in emotions, and if it’s in the bones, it’s in the bones.” – Keith Richards

48. “Without music, life would be a mistake.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

49. “Music is powerful. As people listen to it, they can be affected. They respond.” – Ray Charles

50. “People haven’t always been there for me but music always has.” – Taylor Swift

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51. “Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.”

52. “Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism.” – Eminem

53. “Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.” – Elton John

54. “Music is the moonlight in the gloomy night of life.” – Jean Paul Friedrich Richter

55. “Music is … A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy” – Ludwig van Beethoven

56. “Music changes, and I’m gonna change right along with it.” – Aretha Franklin

57. “Country music is three chords and the truth.” – Harlan Howard

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58. “One good thing about music, when it hits it, you feel no pain.”

59. “Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music.” – George Eliot 

60. “Music is to the soul what words are to the mind.” – Modest Mouse

61. “Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.” – Kahlil Gibran

62. “I need to listen to chill music when I’m driving. It prevents road rage.” – Aaron Paul

63. “If you were music, I would listen to you ceaselessly, and my low spirits would brighten up.” – Anna Akhmatova

64. “I haven’t understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it.” –  Igor Stravinsky

65. “The only truth is music.” – Jack Kerouac

66. “I wanted to prove the sustaining power of music.” – David Bowie

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