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These music quotes like music has strong staying power. Music has the power to put us in a different place. Music can make you happy and sad. Music has always set the tone for so many different events.

What would a play be without music? What would a movie be without music? What would our favorite sports event be without music?

Some of the music quotes found in this collection were made by people who are directly involved in the music business.

I don't care much about music. What I like is sounds.
-Dizzy Gillespie

The wise musicians are those who play what they can master.
-Duke Ellington

Music is very spiritual, it has the power to bring people together.
-Edgar Winter

I don't know anything about music. In my line you don't have to.
-Elvis Presley

Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something.
-Frank Zappa

There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another.
-Frank Zappa

I was growing up listening to Queen. Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs.
-Gary Cherone

Music's staying power is a function of how timeless the lyrics, song and production are.
-Gary Wright

The real art of conducting consists in transitions.
-Gustav Mahler

If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.
-Gustav Mahler

When words leave off, music begins.
-Heinrich Heine

I wake up in the morning, I do a little stretching exercises, pick up the horn and play.
-Herb Alpert

Music happens to be an art form that transcends language.
-Herbie Hancock

Composers shouldn't think too much - it interferes with their plagiarism.
-Howard Dietz

Everywhere in the world, music enhances a hall, with one exception: Carnegie Hall enhances the music.
-Isaac Stern

Music is intended and designed for sentient beings that have hopes and purposes and emotions.
-Jacques Barzun

All good music resembles something. Good music stirs by its mysterious resemblance to the objects and feelings which motivated it.
-Jean Cocteau

Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life.
-Jean Paul

Music is my religion.
-Jimi Hendrix

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

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