SRN's Favorite Quotes
On Music & Songwriting
is the art of the prophets and the gift of God"
— Martin Luther
is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the
— Pablo Casals
is a higher revelation than philosophy." —
Ludwig van Beethoven
and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul"
has a power of forming the character, and should therefore
be introduced into the education of the young."
don't write because you want to say something, you write because
you've got something to say." — F.
I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I
often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see
my life in terms of music."
— Albert Einstein
music, life is a journey through a desert". —
do more writing by myself than with
anybody else. My best thing is sitting...around somewhere
with a guitar, and having an idea. You never know where it'd
come from. Songwriting is a God-given talent."
— Charlie Daniels
always been a gift with me, hearing music the way I do. I
don't know where it comes from, it's just there and I don't
have a weird life because I live on songwriting royalties,
which are a strange income. Sometimes it rains, sometimes
— Joe Strummer
is the universal language of mankind" — Henry
is the purest form of art... therefore true poets...seek to
express the universe in terms of music. The singer has everything
within him. The notes come out from his very life. They are
not materials gathered from outside." — Rabindranath
Tagore (Indian Poet.)
music be the food of love, play on." — Shakespeare,