Quotations About / On: SONG

  • 31.
    For several centuries what has passed for song in literary circles was any text that looked like the lyrics for a commonplace melodic setting.
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    More quotations from: David Antin
  • 32.
    “Without language, one cannot talk to people and understand them; one cannot share their hopes and aspirations, grasp their history, appreciate their poetry, or savor their songs.”
    (― Nelson Mandela, Long Walk to Freedom)
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  • 33.
    Poetry is a painted kind of romantic, but song lyrics are just a warped version of love that used to be.
    (AeranDawn)
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  • 34.
    Sometimes on our walk with God our steps get off beat thankful for God's song it helps us to get back in rhythm.
    (Tameeka Smith(2016))
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  • 35.
    'Poem has its own melody like a song. A poet soul must write not to impress but to EXPRESS. '
    (For You My Lord)
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  • 36.
    Who said CHH can't make love songs? CHH is all about love and its Author, homies!
    (After listening to Christon Gray's 'School of Roses' album.)
    More quotations from: Yehoshua Shim'onai
  • 37.
    This is a catastrophic universe, always; and subject to sudden reversals, upheavals, changes, cataclysms, with joy never anything but the song of substance under pressure forced into new forms and shapes.
    (Doris Lessing (b. 1919), British novelist. Johor, in Shikasta, "Johor reports," p. 3, Knopf (1979).)
    More quotations from: Doris Lessing, song, joy
  • 38.
    I have such an intense pride of sex that the triumphs of women in art, literature, oratory, science, or song rouse my enthusiasm as nothing else can.
    (Elizabeth Cady Stanton (1815-1902), U.S. suffragist, author, and social reformer. Eighty Years and More (1815-1897), ch. 17 (1898).)
  • 39.
    It is mediocrity which makes laws and sets mantraps and spring-guns in the realm of free song, saying thus far shalt thou go and no further.
    (James Russell Lowell (1819-91), U.S. poet, editor. "Elizabethan Dramatists, Omitting Shakespear: John Webster," Lowell's Early Prose Writings (1902).)
    More quotations from: James Russell Lowell, song, spring
  • 40.
    The compelled mother loves her child as the caged bird sings. The song does not justify the cage nor the love the enforcement.
    (Germaine Greer (b. 1939), Australian feminist writer. repr. In The Madwoman's Underclothes (1986). "Abortion," Sunday Times (London, May 21, 1972).)
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