Ready to celebrate International Drum Month with some fun and fabulous music quotes? As the saying goes, we all walk to the beat of a different drum. These 11 music quotes do their part to prove it. 1. "I have my own particular sorrows, loves, delights; and you have yours.
But sorrow, gladness, yearning, hope, love, belong to all of us, in all times and in all places. Music is the only means whereby we feel these emotions in their universality." ~ H.
A. Overstreet 2. "Music is the wine which inspires one to new generative processes, and I am Bacchus who presses out this glorious wine for mankind and makes them spiritually drunken." ~ Ludwig van Beethoven 3. "An artist, in giving a concert, should not demand an entrance fee but should ask the public to pay, just before leaving as much as they like. From the sum he would be able to judge what the world thinks of him - and we would have fewer mediocre concerts.
" ~ Kit Coleman 4. "Music is everybody's possession. It's only publishers who think that people own it.
" ~ John Lennon 5. "One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain." ~ Bob Marley 6. "The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking, 'Is there a meaning to music?' My answer would be, 'Yes.' And 'Can you state in so many words what the meaning is?' My answer to that would be, 'No.
'" ~ Aaron Copland 7. "I think I should have no other mortal wants, if I could always have plenty of music. It seems to infuse strength into my limbs and ideas into my brain. Life seems to go on without effort, when I am filled with music." ~ George Eliot 8.
"Music like religion, unconditionally brings in its train all the moral virtues to the heart it enters, even though that heart is not in the least worthy." ~ Jean Baptiste Montegut 9. "Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
" ~ Ludwig van Beethoven 10. "Oh, the brave music of a distant drum!" ~ Omar Khayyam 11. "Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons, and you will find that it is to the soul what the water bath is to the body." ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. So there you have it.
Eleven great music quotes to pay tribute to International Drum Month. As Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr. advised, take a music bath a couple of times this month. You'll be surprised at how it can renew your soul. Use these 11 music quotes to immerse yourself and let the renewal begin.
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