Quotations About / On: MUSIC

  • 11.
    Music dissolves the straight and narrow.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Twelfth Selection, New York (1993).)
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  • 12.
    In memory everything seems to happen to music.
    (Tennessee Williams (1914-1983), U.S. dramatist. Tom, in The Glass Menagerie, sc. 1 (1944).)
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  • 13.
    Music and Wine are one.
    (Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882), U.S. essayist, poet, philosopher. "Bacchus," Poems (1847).)
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  • 14.
    Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.
    (Lawrence Durrell (1912-1990), British author. Clea, in Clea, ch. 1, sct. 4 (1960).)
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  • 15.
    We often feel sad in the presence of music without words; and often more than that in the presence of music without music.
    (Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (1835-1910), U.S. author. "More Maxims of Mark," p. 947, Mark Twain: Collected Tales, Sketches, Speeches, & Essays, 1891-1910, Library of America (1992).)
  • 16.
    Music helps me to tap into an
    area of my soul where I never
    knew existed.
    (Tameeka Smith (2014))
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  • 17.
    Ardean hooked me with his music,
    I swallowed that bait whole, so deep,
    It have would killed me to retrieve the hook.
    (From the poem 'Fishing With Older Men' by Brian Johnston)
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  • 18.
    Mathematics: silent harmonies. Music: sounding numbers.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, New York (1984).)
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  • 19.
    Exquisite nature, daydreams, and music say one thing, real life another.
    (Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian author, playwright. Narrator in In a Native Corner, Works, vol. 9, p. 324, "Nauka" (1976).)
  • 20.
    The stage is life, music, beautiful girls, legs, breasts, not talk or intellectualism or dried-up academics.
    (Harold Clurman (1901-1980), U.S. stage director, critic. quoted in Robert Brustein, "The Vitality of Harold Clurman," pt. 1, Who Needs Theatre (1987).)
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