Inspiring Quotes to Celebrate Music In Our Lives

Tangela Harper
3 min readOct 24, 2019


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

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

I want to take a moment to celebrate music. Music is amazing. It is healing, inspiring and it transcends time. It is poetic, it can bring up memories, both good and bad, and it can teach lessons. The lyrics tell stories and when combined with the melody, all kinds of magic can transpire from the song that is created! Music has so many lessons to teach us if we take a moment to listen.

The Following Are Some More Inspiring Quotes About Music:

“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 that you are, it has the power to unite us.”
― Lady Gaga

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

“A bird does not sing because it has an answer. It sings because it has a song.”
― Chinese Proverb

“He took his pain and turned it into something beautiful. Into something that people connect to. And that’s what good music does. It speaks to you. It changes you.”
― Hannah Harrington

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

“I’ve found that no matter what life throws at me, music softens the blow.”
― Bryce Anderson

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

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

“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.”
― Aldous Huxley

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

“Even if you can’t sing well, sing. Sing to yourself. Sing in the privacy of your home. But sing.”
― Rebbe Nachman of Breslov

“Joy, sorrow, tears, lamentation, laughter — to all these music gives voice, but in such a way that we are transported from the world of unrest to a world of peace, and see reality in a new way, as if we were sitting by a mountain lake and contemplating hills and woods and clouds in the tranquil and fathomless water.”
― Albert Schweitzer

“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

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

“Notes and words strung together in excellence can raise us to our feet or push us to our knees.”
― Gwen Smith


Make sure to make time to listen to music. It’s all around us. If there isn’t a bird or a radio around, it can be healing to make your own. We can all sing our hearts out… it’s ok even if it’s a little out of key… Lol!

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