Quotations About / On: SONG

  • 1.
    Blues are the songs of despair, but gospel songs are the songs of hope.
    (Mahalia Jackson (1911-1972), U.S. gospel singer, and Evan Mcloud Wylie. Movin' On Up, ch. 6, written with Evan McLoud Wylie (1966).)
    More quotations from: Mahalia Jackson, despair, hope
  • 2.
    "Evil men have no songs."MHow is it then that the Russians have songs?
    (Friedrich Nietzsche (1844-1900), German philosopher, classical scholar, critic of culture. Friedrich Nietzsche, Sämtliche Werke: Kritische Studienausgabe, vol. 6, p. 62, eds. Giorgio Colli and Mazzino Montinari, Berlin, de Gruyter (1980). Twilight of the Idols, "Maxims and Arrows," section 22 (prepared for publication 1888, published 1889). The adage derives from Johann Gottfried Seume's poem, "Songs.")
    More quotations from: Friedrich Nietzsche, evil
  • 3.
    '...Raneem is a pretty name which means a song, to sing a song, or to recite a song anytime or any place on earth...' _____________________________________________________________
    (This quotation is from poem called ' The pretty name of Raneem '.)
    More quotations from: MOHAMMAD SKATI
  • 4.
    He who trumpets only one song soon plays alone.
    (life)
    More quotations from: Robert Peacock
  • 5.
    Death is my song life my melody and music my eternity.
    (Life and music.)
    More quotations from: Barbara Crane
  • 6.
    Sing me the song of Death, the cacophony of the living is deafening.
    (life and death)
    More quotations from: Dechen Doma Sherpa
  • 7.
    Some songs are timely, while some are timeless.
    (Music, Time)
    More quotations from: Israel Nnaji
  • 8.
    'African mothers are the best composers of baby songs'.
    (mother)
    More quotations from: AMADU KAMARA
  • 9.
    In writing songs I've learned as much from Cézanne as I have from Woody Guthrie.
    (Bob Dylan [Robert Allen Zimmerman] (b. 1941), U.S. singer, songwriter. Quoted in Clinton Heylin, Dylan: Behind the Shades, ch. 25 (1991).)
    More quotations from: Bob Dylan [Robert Allen Zimmerman]
  • 10.
    Love Songs Now: Fewer broken hearts, more sexual misery.
    (Mason Cooley (b. 1927), U.S. aphorist. City Aphorisms, Third Selection, New York (1986).)
    More quotations from: Mason Cooley, broken, love
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