Writers on music…

“Music is at once the most wonderful, most alive of all arts. Most abstract, most perfect, most pure, most sensitive. Passion & pathos is embodied in music” – Susan Sontag

“If I should ever die, God forbid, let this be my epitaph – the only proof he needed for existence of god was music” – Kurt VonneguI

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words & that which cannot remain silent” – Victor Hugo

“After silence what comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music” – Aldous Huxley

“Music, nothing more sensuous. A god yet completely human” – Walt Whitman

“I can whistle, it answers all my questions. The noble, mighty thing, green pastures & still waters to my spirit. Even poetry is not what music is” – Edna St. Vincent Milla

“Music, uniquely among arts is completely abstract, profoundly emotional. Unique power to express inner state” – Oliver Sacks

“Music unites all qualities – can exalt us, divert, cheer us up, break hardest of hearts with softest melancholy tones. Principal task is to lead our thoughts, to elevate, even to make us tremble. Without music life would be a mistake” – Friedrich Nietzsch

“We must attribute to music a profound significance that refers to innermost being of our own self. An entirely universal language whose distinctness surpasses even perception itself”- Arthur Schopenhauer

“It is magic, it is music” -Virginia Woolf

“Music is sound wave of the spirit” – Morle


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