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Oh! there is an organ playing in the street-a waltz too! I must leave off to listen.
Music is edifying, for from time to time it sets the soul in operation.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels; in fact, nothing among the utterances allowed to man is felt to be so divine. It brings us near to the Infinite.
Where there's music there can be no evil.
Music has charms to soothe a savage breast-but not the unmusical one.
Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and violinist.
Music has charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
Professional musicians sometimes like to give the impression that theirs is the best job of all in that they're being paid to do what they would be doing just for fun.
Music is composed for people. People are not assembled merely to observe a musical ritual. Rut a conductor rules otherwise. So the audience behaves like the well-trained flunky that it is in the interpreter's presence.
We constantly hear about the necessity of an open mind in listening to new music. Does it occur to many that an open mind is also a necessity with old music?
The man who moves a mountain begins by carrying away small stones.
Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action.
Things don't change. You change your way of looking, that's all.
Do not pray for an easy life, pray for the strength to endure a difficult one.
A real friend is one who walks in when the rest of the world walks out.