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If you follow me on Twitter, you know that I enjoy sharing famous sayings, particularly those that are uplifting and will make you smile.  As a musician, I also love inspirational music quotes.  Little nuggets of wisdom that perfectly capture the essence of music, and its importance in our lives.

I’ve collected some famous quotes about music.  Some you may recognize, and hopefully others will be a wonderful surprise.  Enjoy the photo gallery of musicians, too.  Can’t you just feel their energy?

If I missed your favorite inspirational music quote, please leave a comment with the saying and source.

A painter paints pictures on canvas.  But musicians paint their pictures on silence.  ~Leopold Stokowski

Painting on Silence (image from Darin Barry on Flickr)

Painting on Silence (image from Darin Barry on Flickr)

He who sings scares away his woes.  ~Cervantes

Who can feel woeful when singing? (image from mseckington on Flickr)

Who can feel woeful when singing? (image from mseckington on Flickr)

Music is what feelings sound like.~Author Unknown

What feelings sound like (image from rockonmu on Flickr)

What feelings sound like (image from rockonmu on Flickr)

Music was my refuge.  I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.  ~Maya Angelou, Gather Together in My Name

Music as a refuge (image from stephenvance on Flickr)

Music as a refuge (image from stephenvance on Flickr)

Take a music bath once or twice a week for a few seasons.  You will find it is to the soul what a water bath is to the body.  ~Oliver Wendell Holmes

Would you take a music bath? (image from DeusXFlorida on Flickr)

Would you take a music bath? (image from DeusXFlorida on Flickr)

Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies.  ~Edward George Bulwer-Lytton

Admitting music to the soul (image from rolands.lakis on Flickr)

Admitting music to the soul (image from rolands.lakis on Flickr)

If I were to begin life again, I would devote it to music.  It is the only cheap and unpunished rapture upon earth.  Sydney Smith

Devote life to music (image from John-Morgan on Flickr)

Devote life to music (image from John-Morgan on Flickr)

Music is love in search of a word.  ~Sidney Lanier

"Love in search of a word" (photo from james_eminence on Flickr)

“Love in search of a word” (photo from james_eminence on Flickr)

Life is one grand, sweet song, so start the music.  ~Ronald Reagan

After all these inspirational music quotes, perhaps you’d now like to take a musical journey?
Other posts you might enjoy: More on New World Music with Womad, Peter Gabriel, More on Pop Music with Annie Lennox, Sade, More on Marcome’s world , Enjoy best New Age Music, Fantastic New Age Singers, Loreena McKennitt.

Please Share Marcome’s Music if you like it! Thank you! ?: Thanks for your comments. Marcomé

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