M is for Music

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  • “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” ― Plato

  • Music is the shorthand of emotion.” ― Leo Tolstoy

  • “Music is to the soul what words are to the mind.” ― Modest Mouse

  • “A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.” ― Leopold Stokowski

  • “Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.” ― Alphonse de Lamartine

  • “Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.” ― Frank Zappa

  • “Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.” ― Kahlil Gibran

  • “Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens.” ― Maria Augusta von Trapp

  • “Music… will help dissolve your perplexities and purify your character and sensibilities, and in time of care and sorrow, will keep a fountain of joy alive in you.” ― Dietrich Bonhoeffer

  • “My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.” ― Martin Luther

  • “Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.” ― Johann Sebastian Bach

  • “People ask me how I make music. I tell them I just step into it. It’s like stepping into a river and joining the flow. Every moment in the river has its song.” ― Michael Jackson

  • “If music be the food of love, play on.” ― William Shakespeare

  • “Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart..” ― Pablo Casals

  • “If Music is a Place — then Jazz is the City, Folk is the Wilderness, Rock is the Road, Classical is a Temple.” ― Vera Nazarian

  • “There is nothing more to be said or to be done tonight, so hand me over my violin and let us try to forget for half an hour the miserable weather and the still more miserable ways of our fellowmen.” ― Arthur Conan Doyle

  • “This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.” ― Leonard Bernstein

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About Andrea R Huelsenbeck

Andrea R Huelsenbeck is a wife, a mother of five and a former elementary general music teacher. A freelance writer in the 1990s, her nonfiction articles and book reviews appeared in Raising Arizona Kids, Christian Library Journal, and other publications. She is currently working on a young adult mystical fantasy novel and a mystery.

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