Quotations about Music

Without music life would be a mistake.
~Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Music is the poetry of the air.

Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
~Ludwig van Beethoven

Music's the medicine of the mind.
~John A. Logan

Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
~Victor Hugo

Its language is a language which the soul alone understands, but which the soul can never translate.
~Arnold Bennett

Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words.
~Robert G. Ingersoll

Music is the shorthand of emotion.
~Leo Tolstoy

Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without. ~Confucius

Music is love in search of a word.
~Sidney Lanier

Music is a friend of labor for it lightens the task by refreshing the nerves and spirit of the worker.
~William Green