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  • Walter Lippmann
    Walter Lippmann
    American writer, reporter, and political commentator 1889-1974
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    It requires wisdom to understand wisdom: the music is nothing if the audience is deaf.
  • Zoltan Kodaly
    Zoltan Kodaly
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    Teach music and singing at school in such a way that it is not a torture but a joy for the pupil; instill a thirst for finer music in him, a thirst which will last for a lifetime.
  • Caroline Shaw
    Caroline Shaw
    American violinist, singer and composer 1982-
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    'Partita' is a simple piece. Born of a love of surface and structure, of the human voice, of dancing and tired ligaments, of music, and of our basic desire to draw a line from one point to another.
  • Benjamin Booker
    Benjamin Booker
    American singer, songwriter and guitarist 1989-
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    As soon as I started writing the first batch, I had a vision. I saw me on stage playing a certain type of music. I want to take these blues melodies over aggressive guitars. I heard the sound I wanted to make. I knew what I wanted to do. It wasn't ever there before.
  • Bill Monroe
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    Bluegrass has brought more people together and made more friends than any music in the world. You meet people at festivals and renew acquaintances year after year.
  • Al Jourgensen
    Al Jourgensen
    Cuban-American singer-songwriter, musician 1958-
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    Everyone reaches their point in time where either they die or they get sick of doing drugs. It started getting debilitating. I enjoy my music a lot better than my drugs.
  • N. Coward
    N. Coward
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    Extraordinary how potent cheap music is.
  • Frank Zappa
    Frank Zappa
    American rock musician 1940-
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    Information is not knowledge. Knowledge is not wisdom. Wisdom is not truth. Truth is not beauty. Beauty is not love. Love is not music. Music is the best.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of Fran├žois Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
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    It is as impossible to translate poetry as it is to translate music.
  • It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives it most distinctive characteristics.
  • Burning Spear
    Burning Spear
    Jamaican reggae singer-songwriter, vocalist and musician 1945-
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    Music is my work, writing songs is my work, touring is my work, going into the studio is my work.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Music, the greatest good that mortals know, And all of heaven we have below.
  • Joseph Addison
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
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    Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense.
  • Barbara Kruger
    Barbara Kruger
    American artist 1945-
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    There are so many moments and works that influence us in what we do. Movies, music, TV and, most importantly, the profound everydayness of our lives.
  • Boz Scaggs
    Boz Scaggs
    American singer, songwriter, and guitarist 1944-
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    This is a cause that musicians can take to heart because one of our main reasons for being is to share our music with other people, and this takes us to people who probably wouldn't otherwise get to hear music on quite this level.
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