Quotations About / On: MUSIC

  • 71.
    there is music hidden in corners to be found by a child exploring shadows
    (from the poem 'there is music' by r soos)
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  • 72.
    Art is a jealous mistress, and, if a man have a genius for painting, poetry, music, architecture or philosophy, he makes a bad husband and an ill provider.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. The Conduct of Life, "Wealth," (1860).)
  • 73.
    The general so likes your music, that he desires you for love's sake to make no more noise with it.
    (William Shakespeare (1564-1616), British dramatist, poet. Clown, in Othello, act 3, sc. 1, l. 11-3.)
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  • 74.
    There was never yet such a storm but it was ├ćolian music to a healthy and innocent ear.
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 145, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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  • 75.
    It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives its most distinctive character.
    (James Weldon Johnson (1871-1938), U.S. author, poet. Black Manhattan, ch. 11 (1930).)
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  • 76.
    What is music. A passion for colonies not a love of country.
    (Gertrude Stein (1874-1946), U.S. author. (Written 1916). "Let Us Be Easily Careful," Painted Lace, Yale University Press (1955).)
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  • 77.
    Music at its best is not in need of novelty; indeed, the older it is, the more one is accustomed to it, the stronger its effect.
    (Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832), German poet, dramatist. Wilhelm Meister's Travels, Reflections in the Spirit of the Travellers (1829).)
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  • 78.
    Morning work! By the blushes of Aurora and the music of Memnon, what should be man's morning work in this world?
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 40, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
  • 79.
    Life has been your art. You have set yourself to music. Your days are your sonnets.
    (Oscar Wilde (1854-1900), Anglo-Irish playwright, author. Lord Henry to Dorian Gray, in The Picture of Dorian Gray, ch. 19 (1891).)
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  • 80.
    Who that has heard a strain of music feared then lest he should speak extravagantly any more forever?
    (Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862), U.S. philosopher, author, naturalist. Walden (1854), in The Writings of Henry David Thoreau, vol. 2, p. 357, Houghton Mifflin (1906).)
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