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Quotations About / On: SONG

  • 1.
    '...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
  • 2.
    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
  • 3.
    "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
  • 4.
    Some songs are timely, while some are timeless.
    (Music, Time)
    More quotations from: Israel Nnaji
  • 5.
    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
  • 6.
    'African mothers are the best composers of baby songs'.
    (mother)
    More quotations from: AMADU KAMARA
  • 7.
    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]
  • 8.
    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
  • 9.
    I suppose any note, no matter how sour, sounds like a song if you hold onto it long enough.
    (Dewitt Bodeen (1908-1988), U.S. screenwriter, Gunther V. Fritsch, and Robert Wise. Mrs. Reed (Jane Randolph), The Curse of the Cat People (1944). Talking to her daughter.)
    More quotations from: Dewitt Bodeen, song
  • 10.
    And she, after swan-like singing her last and dying song, lies beside him, her lover.
    (Aeschylus (525-456 B.C.), Greek tragedian. Agamemnon, l. 1444.)
    More quotations from: Aeschylus, song, dying
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