SRN's Favorite Quotes

On Music
& Songwriting

"Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God"Martin Luther

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

"Music is a higher revelation than philosophy."Ludwig van Beethoven

"Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul" Plato

"Music has a power of forming the character, and should therefore
be introduced into the education of the young.
" — Aristotle

"You don't write because you want to say something, you write because you've got something to say." — F. Scott Fitzgerald

"If 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

"Without music, life is a journey through a desert". — Pat Conroy

"I 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

"It's 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 question it."
                                                                   — Miles Davis

"I have a weird life because I live on songwriting royalties, which are a strange income. Sometimes it rains, sometimes it doesn't."
Joe Strummer

"Music is the universal language of mankind"Henry Wadsworth                                                                                               Longfellow

"Music is the purest form of art... therefore true 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.)

"If music be the food of love, play on." — Shakespeare, Twelfth Night



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