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Musician sayings: the best quotes about music

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"Without music, life would be a mistake" (Friedrich Nietzsche)

"There are simply two kinds of music, good music and the other kind" (Duke Ellington)

"There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats" (Albert Schweitzer)

"Fashion and music are the same, because music express its period too" (Karl Lagerfeld)

"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain" (Bob Marley)

"If you've lost your faith in love and music then the end won't be long" (Pete Doherty)

"Searching for music is like searching for God" (David Bowie)

"Music is the strongest form of magic" (Marilyn Monroe)

"The Universe is making music all the time" (Tom Waits)

"Don't be afraid, just play the music" (Charlie Parker)

"Music doesn't lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music" (Jimi Hendrix)

"Music is a safe kind of high" (Jimi Hendrix)

"Music is like a drug, but there are no rehabilitation centers" (Morrissey)

"Life is like a beautiful melody, only the lyrics are messed up" (Hans Christian Andersen)

"Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays" (Oscar Wilde)

"No two people on earth are alike, and it's got to be that way in music or it isn't music" (Billie Holiday)

"Rap music is the only vital form of music introduced since punk rock" (Kurt Cobain)

"Pop music often tells you everything is OK, while rock music tells you that it's not OK, but you can change it" (Bono)

"Music can change the world because it can change people" (Bono)

"Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music" (Sergei Rachmaninoff)

"Writing about music is like dancing about architecture (Frank Zappa)

"What's even worse than a flute? - Two flutes!" (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

"Hell is full of musical amateurs" (George Bernard Shaw)

"If I can't dance to it, it's not my revolution" (Emma Goldman)

"I'm just a musical prostitute, my dear" (Freddie Mercury)

"Play it fuckin 'loud!" (Bob Dylan)

"If you cannot teach me to fly, teach me to sing" (J.M. Barrie, Peter Pan)

"I lose myself in music because I can't be bothered explaining what I feel to anyone else around me" (Robert Smith)

"Burn down the disco

Hang the blessed D.J.

Because the music that they constantly play

It says nothing to me about my life "(The Smiths)

"Music is the emotional life of most people" (Leonard Cohen)

"Music should be your escape" (Missy Elliott)

"There should always be music. In everything you do. And if it really sucks, then at least the music is still there" (Film: Absolute Giganten)

"A man is successful when he gets up in the morning, goes to bed in the evening and does what he wants in between" (Bob Dylan)

"Wanting to be someone else is a waste of you" (Kurt Cobain)

"Rock stars either die young or they age very, very slowly" (Brian Molko)

"A guitar riff should never be longer than it takes to decapitate a beer bottle" (Lemmy Kilmister)

"The only rebellious thing in a collapsed society is to start a family. Only there can one find himself" (Pete Townshend - The Who)

"Before you play two notes, learn to play one first. And don't play a note until you have a good reason to do so" (Mark Hollis - Talk Talk)

"I'm a bluffer, an entertainer. That's all I can. So I can try to become the best entertainer ever" (Robbie Williams)

"Hell is full of amateur musicians" (George Bernard Shaw)

"Guns don't kill people. Rappers do it" (Noel Gallagher - Oasis)

"Rap is poetry set on music. For me it is like a jackhammer" (Bette Middler)

"Dance music is like a virus: it has changed so many genres" (Avicii)

"Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens" (Jimi Hendrix)

"A man is successful when he gets up in the morning, goes to bed in the evening and does what he wants in between" (Bob Dylan)

"I don't know who I am. But life is there to be learned" (Joni Mitchell)

"Behind every successful person there is a pack of envious people" (Eminem)

"Success means worrying about all damn things in the world except money" (Johnny Cash)

"Anyone who marries art receives criticism from their mother-in-law" (Hildegard Knef)

"Freedom is just another word for having nothing to lose" (Janis Joplin)

"What's the easiest way to make God laugh? Tell him your plans" Joe Perry (Aerosmith)

"There's nothing wrong with being a loser. It just depends on being good at it" (Billy Joe Armstrong - Green Day)

"I'm not a businessman, I'm a business, man!" (Jay-Z)

"If you wanted to torture me, all you had to do was tie me up and force me to watch our first five videos" (Jon Bon Jovi - Bon Jovi)

"The older you get, the more similar you become" (Luciano Pavarotti)

"I tried as long as possible not to grow up" (Marius Müller-Westernhagen)

"The only certificate that entitles you to cancel a concert is the death certificate" (Karel Gott)

"I don’t make music for eyes. I make music for ears" (Adele)

"Imagine taking off your makeup and nobody knows who you are ..." (Steven Tyler - Aerosmith)

"Homophobia is gay" (Frank Iero - My Chemical Romance)

"First I will play and later I will explain what it is" (Miles Davis)

"Too many pieces of music do not stop until far too long after they have ended" (Igor Stravinsky)

"Never look at the trumpets, you just give them courage" (Igor Stravinsky)

"The greatest crime of a musician is to play notes instead of making music" (Isaac Stern)

"It's like an act of murder. You play with intent to commit something" (Duke Ellington)

"Our new drummer plays as if two anvils are fucking" (Axel Rudi Pell)

"Right now we're more popular than Jesus Christ" (John Lennon - The Beatles)

"I wanted to make music that was so different that my mother could distinguish me from the others" (Les Paul)

"John is just jealous because I'm the brains of the group. I wrote all the songs, even when I wasn't in the band" (Sid Vicious - Sex Pistols)

"If there is no music in the next life, we will have to import it" (Doménico Cieri Estrada)

"It took my whole life to know what I can't play" (Dizzie Gillespie)

"At a certain point it's not my music anymore. It's yours" (Phil Collins)

"Music needs space to breathe" (Ennio Morricone)

"Where language ends, music begins" (E.T.A. Hoffmann)

"Why say something when you can sing it?" (Walt Disney)

"Music is forever; music should grow and age with you, always follow you until you die" (Paul Simon)

"Give me a guitar, give me a piano, give me a broom with a few strings; and I won't be bored anywhere" (Keith Richards - The Rolling Stones)

"Jesus was crucified because he was noticed. That's why I often disappear from the scene" (Bob Dylan)

"The truth is like the sun. You can turn it off for a while, but it won't go away" (Elvis Presley)

"I want to make a musical film. Like Evita, but with good music" (Sir Elton John)

"Miami is a fantastic city to eat a banana" (Iggy Pop)

"My second hit was a flop" (Shakin ‘Stevens)

"I don't know anything about music. In my subject it is not necessary" (Elvis Presley)

"I learned the lyrics, note for note" (Gary Barlow - Take That)

"Critics don't buy albums. They get them for free" (Nat King Cole)

"Experiencing music by reading about it is like making love in the mail" (Luciano Pavarotti)

"Talking about music is like dancing to architecture" (Steve Martin)

"People weren't always there for me, but music was" (Taylor Swift)

"I don't deserve a Songwriters Hall of Fame Award. But 15 years ago I had brain surgery and I didn't deserve it either. So I'll keep the award" (Quincy Jones)

"My favorite sound is that of ham on the pan" (Tom Waits)

"Pop was about saying 'F * ck me'. Rock was about saying 'F * ck you'" (Chrissie Hynde - The Pretenders)

"Pop musicians sing flowery stuff like 'stay with me tonight' and everyone knows he means' I want to fuck you" (Till Lindemann - Rammstein)

"I like the Beatles, but I hate Paul McCartney. I like Led Zeppelin, but I hate Robert Plant. I like the Who, but I hate Roger Daltrey" (Kurt Cobain)

"I play bass because I couldn't make a living from masturbation" (Les Claypool - Primus)

"There are more bad musicians than bad music" (Isaac Stern)

"Of all the things I've lost, I miss my brain the most" (Ozzy Osbourne)

"I think a lot of Beethoven - especially his poems" (Ringo Starr - The Beatles)

"I used to have a drug problem, now I can afford it" (David Lee Roth)

"I pity people who don't drink. Because they don't feel as good as when they get up all day" (Frank Sinatra)

"As far as I'm concerned, there will be no Beatles reunion as long as John Lennon remains dead" (George Harrison - The Beatles)