Famous Quotes by MusiciansWords inpire. Music inspires. And sometimes words about music really inspire. Here are a few of our favorite quotes about music by musicians and music fans. What are yours? Let us know in the comments below.


“Where words fail, music speaks.”
― Hans Christian Andersen Quote

“Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances. ”
― Maya Angelou Quote

“Pop music often tells you everything is OK, while rock music tells you that it’s not OK, but you can change it.”
― Bono Quote

“Some guy said to me: Don’t you think you’re too old to sing rock n’ roll?
I said: You’d better check with Mick Jagger.”
― Cher Quote

“Music is the great uniter, an incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common.”
― Sarah Dessen Quote

“Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.”
― Robert Fripp Quote

“If I can’t dance to it, it’s not my revolution.”
― Emma Goldman Quote

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.”
― Victor Hugo Quote

“The only truth is music.”
― Jack Kerouac Quote

“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.”
― Bob Marley Quote

“Music is to the soul what words are to the mind.”
― Modest Mouse Quote

“When we die, we will turn into songs, and we will hear each other and remember each other.”
― Rob Sheffield Quote

“A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.”
― Leopold Stokowski Quote

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

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