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250+ Best Inspirational Music Quotes of All Time (2023)

No wonder, it’s correctly said “Music can help you find your rhythm and set your pace”. Nothing beats a piece of good inspirational music that can uplift your mood to another level.

Whatever the occasion, music can help you either to take that leap or provide you the strength to handle when things go wrong.

Therefore, keeping in mind the utmost importance of music in our life, we have curated an intensive list of the 250+ best inspirational music quotes of all time.

Hope you will find these popular and inspirational music quotes highly encouraging and motivational.

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Without further ado, below is the list of the best and most famous inspirational music quotes that I’m sure you will love of them. Let’s get started with these best inspirational music quotes.

50 Most Popular Inspirational Music Quotes

“Music is the tool to express life – and all that makes a difference.” – Herbie Hancock

“My ambition was to live like music.” – Mary Gaitskill

“My music will go on forever. Maybe it’s a fool to say that, but when I know facts I can say facts. My music will go on forever.” – Bob Marley

“Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism.” – Eminem

“If you want to make beautiful music, you must play the black and the white notes together.” – Richard M. Nixon

“I would rather write 10,000 notes than a single letter of the alphabet.” ― Ludwig van Beethoven

“Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.” – Emory Austin

“With the truth, all given facts harmonize; but with what is false, the truth soon hits a wrong note.” ― Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics

“Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.” – Johnny Depp

“Works of art make rules; rules do not make works of art.” – Claude Debussy

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“Wake up, live your life, and sing the melody of your soul.” – Amit Ray

“The easiest way to avoid wrong notes is to never open your mouth and sing. What a mistake that would be.” – Pete Seeger

“Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.” ― Alphonse de Lamartine

“When we listen to music we are not listening to the past, we are not listening to the future, we are listening to an expanded present.” – Alan Watts

“I love the relationship that anyone has with music… because there’s something in us that is beyond the reach of words, something that eludes and defies our best attempts to spit it out. It’s the best part of us probably.” – Nick Hornby

“You couldn’t not like someone who liked the guitar.” – Stephen King, The Stand

“There is no feeling, except the extremes of fear and grief, that does not find relief in music.” – George Eliot

“The most exciting rhythms seem unexpected and complex, the most beautiful melodies simple and inevitable.”

“I would say that music is the easiest means in which to express, but since words are my talent, I must try to express clumsily in words what pure music would have done better.”

“Finding old music you used to love is like getting back in touch with an old friend.”

“Music is basically the only thing that understands me.”

“Music is my escape from all bullshit in life.”

“Everything in the universe has a rhythm, everything dances.” – Maya Angelou

“Everybody has that point in their life where you hit a crossroads and you’ve had a bunch of bad days and there are different ways you can deal with it and the way I dealt with it was I just turned completely to music.” – Taylor Swift

“Because when he sings…even the birds stop to listen.” – Suzanne Collins

“Ladies and gentleman, I’ve suffered for my music, now it’s your turn.” – Neil Innes

“You create a community with music, not just at concerts but by talking about it with your friends.” – David Byrne

“My music is best understood by children and animals.” – Igor Stravinsky

“Music enriches people’s lives in the same way paintings and literature do. Everybody deserves that.” – Victoria Wood

“Music comes from a place we don’t know.” – Chris Martin

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“Music, my rampart and my only one.” ― Edna St. Vincent Millay

“This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.” ― Leonard Bernstein

“Music is what tells us that the human race is greater than we realize.” ― Napoléon Bonaparte

“If you were music, I would listen to you ceaselessly, and my low spirits would brighten up.” ― Anna Akhmatova

“Music is the universal language of mankind.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

“Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.” – Sergei Rachmaninoff

“Music is the only thing I’ve ever known that doesn’t have any rules at all.” – Josh Homme

“How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations?” – Jane Swan

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

“Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up.” – Hans Christian Andersen

“Live your truth. Express your love. Share your enthusiasm. Take action toward your dreams. Walk your talk. Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering.” – Steve Maraboli

“I need music. It’s like my heartbeat, so to speak. It keeps me going no matter what’s going on – bad games, press, whatever!” – LeBron James

“My idea is that there is music in the air, music all around us; the world is full of it, and you simply take as much as you require.” – Edward Elgar

“Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.” – Kahlil Gibran

“Where words leave off, music begins.” – Heinrich Heine

“Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.” – Lao Tzu

“When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Today’s music got the same soul. I like old-time rock and roll.”

“Music in my veins is what keeps me sane.”

“I like my music so loud, I can’t hear my thoughts.”

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“I’ve always felt music is the only way to give an instantaneous moment the feel of slow motion. To romanticize it and glorify it and give it a soundtrack and a rhythm.” – Taylor Swift

“I wanted to prove the sustaining power of music.” – David Bowie

“To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?” – Michael Jackson

“People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It’s like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song. – Michael Jackson

“One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” – Bob Marley

“If you have to ask what jazz is, you’ll never know.” – Louis Armstrong

“Music is powerful. As people listen to it, they can be affected. They respond.” – Ray Charles

“Music became a healer for me. And I learned to listen with all my being. I found that it could wipe away all the emotions of fear and confusion relating to my family.” – Eric Clapton

“It’s almost charity work, what people have done, turning other people on to my music.” – John Mayer

“Love is friendship set to music.” ― Jackson Pollock

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“Music, when soft voices die, vibrates in the memory.” ― Percy Bysshe Shelley

“A great song should lift your heart, warm the soul and make you feel good.” ― Colbie Caillat

“But I was not in the band, because I suffer from the kind of tone deafness that is generally associated with actual deafness.” ― John Green

“When you play, never mind who listens to you.” ― Robert Schumann

“I think wherever you go, when people hear good music, they will react to it.” – Wiz Khalifa

“Music comes to me more readily than words.” – Ludwig Van Beethoven

“Music drives you. It wakes you up, it gets you pumping. And, at the end of the day, the correct tune will chill you down.” – Dimebag Darrell

“You have to, take a deep breath. and allow the music to flow through you. Revel in it, and allow yourself to awe. When you play allow the music to break your heart with its beauty.” – Kelly White

“Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don’t live it, it won’t come out of your horn.” – Charlie Parker

“That’s why people listen to music or look at paintings. To get in touch with that wholeness.” – Corita Kent

“The only love affair I have ever had was with music.” – Maurice Ravel

“Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” – Confucius

“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” – Aldous Huxley, Music at Night and Other Essays

“You call it demonic because you hear screaming, I call it lifesaving because I hear the meaning.”

“Each memory has a soundtrack of its own.”

“A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures in silence.” – Leopold Stokowski

“I swear music puts me in another zone.”

“When it feels like the lyrics to the song you’re listening to were written just for you.”

“You can find me where the music meets the ocean.”

“The best feeling is getting lost in the music.”

“I will sing until the miracle comes.”

“Listen closely to the songs I play because the lyrics speak the words I fail to say.”

“Music can repair brain damage and return lost memories.”

“Anybody with a good record collection will always be in love.”

“Music is a very big participant in everything I do, from the moment I wake up to the moment I go to bed.” – Zoe Saldana

“Music is love in search of a word.” – Sidney Lanier

“I don’t make music for eyes. I make music for ears.” – Adele

“I don’t make music for the eyes. I make music for ears.” – Adele

“Music is my religion.” – Jimi Hendrix

“Jazz is not just music, it’s a way of life, it’s a way of being, and a way of thinking.” – Nina Simone

“Music is… a higher revelation than all wisdom & philosophy. — Ludwig van Beethoven

“Music is like a dream. One that I cannot hear.” — Ludwig van Beethoven

“Music should strike fire from the heart of a man, and bring tears from the eyes of a woman.” — Ludwig van Beethoven

“Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.” – Ludwig van Beethoven

“Music is a great natural high and a great natural escape.” – Shania Twain

“Most people die with their music still locked up inside them.” ― Benjamin Disraeli

“Music is the moonlight in the gloomy night of life.” ― Jean Paul Friedrich Richter

“It’s like if the music is loud enough I won’t be able to listen to my own thoughts.” ― Nic Sheff

“There is nothing more to be said or to be done tonight, so hand me over my violin and let us try to forget for half an hour the miserable weather and the still more miserable ways of our fellowmen.” ― Arthur Conan Doyle

“The man that hath no music in himself, Nor is not moved with concord of sweet sounds, Is fit for treasons, stratagems, and spoils; The motions of his spirit are dull as night, And his affections dark as Erebus. Let no such man be trusted. Mark the music.” ― William Shakespeare

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“Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.” — Johann Sebastian Bach

“Bach is an astronomer, who discovered the most marvelous stars. Beethoven challenges the universe. I only try to express the soul and the heart of man. — Frédéric Chopin

“There is music in the air, music all around us; the world is full of it, and you simply take as much as you require.” – Edward Elgar

“To send light into the darkness of men’s hearts – such is the duty of the artist.” – Robert Schumann

“A creative artist works on his next composition because he was not satisfied with his previous one.” – Dmitri Shostakovich

“I can’t understand why people are frightened of new ideas. I’m frightened of the old ones.” – John Cage

“As long as we live, there is never enough singing.” – Martin Luther

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent.” ― Victor Hugo

“Virtually every writer I know would rather be a musician.” ― Kurt Vonnegut

“If one should desire to know whether a kingdom is well governed, if its morals are good or bad, the quality of its music will furnish the answer.” ― Confucius

“I haven’t understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it.” – Igor Stravinsky 

“The best music is essentially there to provide you something to face the world with.” – Bruce Springsteen

“It’s pretty cool to see how far music can take you.” – Luke Bryan

“We’ve already invented the time machine. It’s called music.” – Brian Norgard

“Music hits us in a really emotional way. For me, it took me away in a way that nothing else could.” – Rick Rubin

“Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart..” ― Pablo Casals

“Everything in me feels fluttering and free like I could take off from the ground at any second. Music, I think, he makes me feel like music.” ― Lauren Oliver

“If Music is a Place — then Jazz is the City, Folk is the Wilderness, Rock is the Road, Classical is a Temple.” ― Vera Nazarian

“I love the way music inside a car makes you feel invisible; if you play the stereo at max volume, it’s almost like the other people can’t see into your vehicle. It tints your windows, somehow.” ― Chuck Klosterman

“Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.” ― Ingmar Bergman

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“Music brings a warm glow to my vision, thawing mind and muscle from their endless wintering.” ― Haruki Murakami

“Softly, deftly, music shall caress you. Hear it, feel it, Secretly possess you.” ― Charles Hart

“If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think of music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.” ― Albert Einstein

“Dear Music. Thanks for always clearing my head, healing my heart, and lifting my spirits.” Lori Deschene

“Music is the prayer the heart sings.”

“Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought.” — Percy Bysshe Shelley

“I adore art… when I am alone with my notes, my heart pounds and the tears stream from my eyes, and my emotion and my joys are too much to bear.” – Guiseppe Verdi

“Mournful and yet grand is the destiny of the artist.” – Franz Liszt

“The musician is perhaps the most modest of animals, but he is also the proudest.” – Erik Satie

“Old music is the same as new music – it’s just a different way of delivering it.” – Jeff Lynne

“I like beautiful melodies telling me terrible things.” – Tom Waits

“If I can’t dance to it, it’s not my revolution.” – Emma Goldman

“Who hears music, feels his solitude peopled at once.” – Robert Browning

“Where words fail, music speaks.” – Hans Christian Andersen

Music is love, love is music, music is life, and I love my life. Thank you and good night.” – A. J. McLean

“To me, there is no picture so beautiful as smiling, bright-eyed, happy children; no music so sweet as their clear and ringing laughter.” – P. T. Barnum

“Without music, life would be a mistake.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“There is pleasure in the pathless woods, there is rapture in the lonely shore, there is a society where none intrudes, by the deep sea, and music in its roar; I love not to Man the less, but Nature more.” – Lord Byron

“Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don’t understand the language that you’re singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.” – Lou Rawls

“Music can change the world because it can change people.” – Bono

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“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” – Plato

“Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” – Maya Angelou

“There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.” – Albert Schweitzer

“Music is probably the only real magic I have encountered in my life. There’s not some trick involved with it. It’s pure and it’s real. It moves, it heals, it communicates and does all these incredible things.” – Tom Petty

“The true beauty of music is that it connects people. It carries a message, and we, the musicians, are the messengers.” – Roy Ayers

“Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music.” – Ronald Reagan

“Singing is my passion, my first love, and the secret of my energy. Music to me is like finding my inner self, my soul. It gives me great joy to see audiences enjoying me. I have given my heart to singing. When I sing, I can feel romance in everything around me.” — Kailash Kher

“Some people ask the secret of our long marriage. We take time to go to a restaurant two times a week. A little candlelight, dinner, soft music, and dancing. She goes Tuesdays, I go Fridays.” – Henny Youngman

“Sometimes, being different feels a lot like being alone. But with that being said, being true to that and being true to my standards and my way of doing things in my art and my music, everything that has made me feel very different. In the end, it has made me the happiest.” – Lindsey Stirling

“Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.” – Plato

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“Music, at its essence, is what gives us memories. And the longer a song has existed in our lives, the more memories we have of it.” – Stevie Wonder

“Words make you think a thought. Music makes you feel a feeling. A song makes you feel a thought.” – E. Y. Harburg

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Berthold Auerbach

“Musicians don’t retire; they stop when there’s no more music in them.” – Louis Armstrong

“Without music, life is a journey through a desert.” – Pat Conroy

“Music is the strongest form of magic.” – Marilyn Manson

“Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.” – Ludwig van Beethoven

“The world is full of poetry. The air is living with its spirit, and the waves dance to the music of its melodies, and sparkle in its brightness.” – James Gates Percival

“I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.” – Billy Joel

“If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however, measured or far away.” – Henry David Thoreau

“Complete strangers can stand silent next to each other in an elevator and not even look each other in the eye. But at a concert, those same strangers could find themselves dancing and singing together like best friends. That’s the power of music.” – LZ Granderson

“The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. Dancing is poetry with arms and legs.” – Charles Baudelaire

“Music is the shorthand of emotion.” – Leo Tolstoy

“I’m not a pretty princess, and I’m aware of that, so I like music that is really intense, really bold, and characters that in a way almost have a dark side and are kind of evil because, for me, that’s when I feel my strongest and fiercest when I’m not necessarily the good girl.” – Ashley Wagner

“My music fights against the system that teaches us to live and die.” – Bob Marley

“Mathematics is the music of reason.” – James Joseph Sylvester

“My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.” – Edith Sitwell

“Music is an expression of individuality; it’s how you see the world. All art is, for that matter. You take how you experience the world, interpret it, and send it out there – express it – whether it’s sculpture, dance, or singing.” – David Sanborn

“I enjoy being happy every day, and hopefully, you can hear my happiness in my music. Life is beautiful.” – Christina Milian

“Rock and roll music, if you like it, if you feel it, you can’t help but move to it. That’s what happens to me. I can’t help it.” – Elvis Presley

“The best thing about being a DJ is making people happy. There is nothing like seeing people get up from a table to dance or the expression on their faces when they hear a song they love. I also love to educate people on music they have never heard.” – Chelsea Leyland

“I will never forget experiencing Venice for the first time. It feels like you are transported to another time – the art, music, food, and pure romance in the air are like no other place.” – Elizabeth Berkley

“I’m kind of a good girl – and I’m not. I’m a good girl because I really believe in love, integrity, and respect. I’m a bad girl because I like to tease. I know that I have sex appeal in my deck of cards. But I like to get people thinking. That’s what the stories in my music do.” – Katy Perry

“There is geometry in the humming of the strings, there is music in the spacing of the spheres.” – Pythagoras

“Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.” – Jimi Hendrix

“The world’s most famous and popular language is music.” – Psy

“Every man’s work, whether it be literature, music or pictures or architecture, or anything else, is always a portrait of himself.” – Samuel Butler

“Close friends contribute to our personal growth. They also contribute to our personal pleasure, making the music sound sweeter, the wine taste richer, and the laughter ring louder because they are there.” – Judith Viorst

“There’s nothing better than live music. It’s raw energy, and raw energy feeds the soul.” – Dhani Jones

“Together with a culture of work, there must be a culture of leisure as gratification. To put it another way: people who work must take the time to relax, be with their families, enjoy themselves, read, listen to music, and play a sport.” – Pope Francis

“Music is therapy. Music moves people. It connects people in ways that no other medium can. It pulls heartstrings. It acts as medicine.” – Macklemore

“I’ve always liked depressing music because a lot of times, listening to it when you’re down can actually make you feel less depressed. Also, even though a person may have problems with depression, sometimes you can actually be kind of comfortable in that space because you know how to operate within it.” – Chris Cornel

“Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism.” – Eminem

“Music is a powerful tool for galvanizing people around an issue. There’s no better way to get your point across than to put it in a beautiful song.” – Ed Sheeran

“I think the path is different for everybody. Go after the doors that are open to you. That has always been my motto for getting into the music business. Do the things that seem to be good opportunities and work hard at them. Try to make good decisions and be nice. Hopefully, all of that will pay off at some point.” – Chris Stapleton

“Love is a friendship set to music.” – Joseph Campbell

“The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.” – Johann Sebastian Bach

“That’s the amazing thing about music: there’s a song for every emotion. Can you imagine a world with no music? It would suck.” – Harry Styles

“I call architecture frozen music.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“In string theory, all particles are vibrations on a tiny rubber band; physics is the harmonies on the string; chemistry is the melodies we play on vibrating strings; the universe is a symphony of strings, and the ‘Mind of God’ is cosmic music resonating in 11-dimensional hyperspace.” – Michio Kaku

“I have been able to tap into all the negative things that can happen to me throughout my life by numbing myself to the pain so to speak and kind of being able to vent it through my music. – Chester Bennington

“Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate. It doesn’t. It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces.” – Marilyn vos Savant

“Music is one of the most powerful things the world has to offer. No matter what race or religion or nationality or sexual orientation or gender you are, it has the power to unite us.” – Lady Gaga

“If people take anything from my music, it should be motivation to know that anything is possible as long as you keep working at it and don’t back down.” – Eminem

“Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.” – Elton John

“Look at a football field. It looks like a big movie screen. This is theatre. Football combines the strategy of chess. It’s part ballet. It’s a part battleground, part playground. We clarify, amplify and glorify the game with our footage, the narration, and that music, and in the end, create an inspirational piece of footage.” – Steve Sabol

“Music is a safe kind of high.” – Jimi Hendrix

“A film is – or should be – more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what’s behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.” – Stanley Kubrick

“I may be helping to bring harmony between people through my music.” – Nat King Cole

“Of emotions, of love, of a breakup, of love and hate and death and dying, mama, apple pie, and the whole thing. It covers a lot of territories, country music does.” – Johnny Cash

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“You are the music while the music lasts.” – T. S. Eliot

“When a singer truly feels and experiences what the music is all about, the words will automatically ring true.” – Montserrat Caballe

“Music is my life, it is a reflection of what I go through.” – Lenny Kravitz

“Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God.” – Martin Luther

“I suffer from deep depression, so my only release is music.” – Kevin Gates

“Sometimes you’re gonna jump off a cliff and land flat on your face. Then you just get up and go again. But sometimes you dive off the cliff and start soaring with the eagles, and that’s when you find new music, and places that you’ve never been before.” – Butch Trucks

“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“People haven’t always been there for me but music always has.” – Taylor Swift

“I merely took the energy it takes to pour and wrote some blues.” – Duke Ellington

“Music is the emotional life of most people.” – Leonard Cohen

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“Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God.” – Martin Luther

“Music’s always been really cathartic. It’s the best drug for me to get away from the everyday pressures just for a second via a good song.” – Ville Valo

“Some people have lives; some people have music. – John Green

“The cool thing about music is no one can take music away from you, writing-wise.” – Darren Criss

“If I had my life to live over again, I would have made a rule to read some poetry and listen to some music at least once every week.” – Charles Darwin

“The only truth is music.” – Jack Kerouac

“Why do beautiful songs make you sad?’ ‘Because they aren’t true.’ ‘Never?’ ‘Nothing is beautiful and true.” – Jonathan Safran Foer

“Behind every favorite song, there is untold music.”

“The best lyrics are the ones that give you goosebumps or make you cry in public or help you realize the answers.”

“If I show you my music, the playlists that keep my heart beating and my outlook bright, I am sharing with you part of my deepest secret inner world and have found you worthy to peer into my very being.”

“Music is all about training in harmony, training to understand and use musical energy for our greater pleasure by attuning to the natural laws of the universe.” – Jane Siberry

“Music is really driving my whole life.” – Ariana Grande

“Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.” – Leonard Bernstein

“Music is the answer, I don’t remember the question.”

“When in doubt, turn the music up.”

“A girl’s favorite songs will tell you more about how she feels than her lips ever will.”

“Music is what feelings sound like.”

“The key to one’s heart is hidden in their playlist.”

“If music be the food of love, play on.” – William Shakespeare

“Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music.” – George Eliot

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.” – Plato

“Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.” – Martin Luther

“Feelings aroused by the touch of someone’s hand, the sound of music, the smell of a flower, a beautiful sunset, a work of art, love, laughter, hope, and faith – all work on both the unconscious and the conscious aspects of the self, and they have physiological consequences as well.” – Bernie Siegel

“If you are a chef, no matter how good a chef you are, it’s not good cooking for yourself; the joy is in cooking for others – it’s the same with music.”

“Musicians don’t retire; they stop when there’s no more music in them.” – Louis Armstrong

“Music is a language that doesn’t speak in particular words. It speaks in emotions, and if it’s in the bones, it’s in the bones.” – Keith Richards

“Music is the shorthand of emotion.” – Leo Tolstoy

“Music is a weapon in the war against unhappiness.” – Jason Mraz

“Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.” – Paul Simon

“I believe 100 percent in the power and importance of music.” – James Taylor

“Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.” ― Robert Fripp

“Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens.” ― Maria Augusta von Trapp

“Music… will help dissolve your perplexities and purify your character and sensibilities, and in time of care and sorrow, will keep a fountain of joy alive in you.” ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer

“Music is an outburst of the soul.” ― Frederick Delius

“My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.” ― Edith Sitwell

“Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common.” ― Sarah Dessen

“Without music, life would be a mistake.” – Friedrich Nietzsche

“Music is a way to dream together and go to another dimension.” – Cecilia Bartoli

“Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.” – Robert Fripp

“The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.” – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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“If being an egomaniac means I believe in what I do and in my art or music, then in that respect you can call me that… I believe in what I do, and I’ll say it.” ― John Lennon

“Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is THE BEST.” ― Frank Zappa

“Music makes one feel so romantic – at least it always gets on one’s nerves – which is the same thing nowadays.”― Oscar Wilde

“Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.” ― Frank Zappa

“If you cannot teach me to fly, teach me to sing.” ― J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan

You’re like a song that I heard when I was a little kid but forgot I knew until I heard it again. – Maggie Stiefvater

“Without music, life would be a blank to me.” – Jane Austen

“Music should be your escape.” – Missy Elliott

“We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.” ― Arthur O’Shaughnessy

That was our round-up of the best inspirational music quotes which are truly heartwarming and motivational. You can use these inspirational music quotes on social media as well.

If you think we missed some of the great inspirational music quotes then mention them in the comments below. Selected ones will be added to this list of inspirational music quotes.


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