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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.
When a man is not disposed to hear music, there is not a more disagreeable sound in harmony than that of the violin.
The one true comment on a piece of music is another piece of music.
The trouble with music appreciation in general is that people are taught to have too much respect for music; they should be taught to love it instead.
Too many pieces of music finish too long after the end.
Conductors must give unmistakable and suggestive signals to the orchestra-not choreography to the audience.
Men profess to be lovers of music, but for the most part they give no evidence in their opinions and lives that they have heard it. It would not leave them narrow-minded and bigoted.
The harmony of a concert, to which you listen with delight, must have on certain classes of minute animals the effect of terrible thunder; perhaps it kills them.
I mean jazz. I don't mean rock and roll. I mean the never-the-same-way-twice music the American black people gave the world.
There are songs that come free from the blue-eyed grass, from the dust of a thousand country roads.
It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it.
Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.
There are times when sorrow seems the only truth.
Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow.
Just going to church doesn't make you a Christian any more than standing in your garage makes you a car.