— Miley Cyrus American actor and singer-songwriter 1992
„Music was my way of keeping people from looking through and around me. I wanted the heavies to know I was around.“
— Bruce Springsteen American singer and songwriter 1949
Time magazine (27 October 1975)
„My veins are afire with music,
Her eyes have kissed me, my body is turned to light;
I shall dream to her secret heart tonight...“
— Conrad Aiken American novelist and poet 1889 - 1973
— Milla Jovovich Ukrainian-born american model and actress 1975
Context: Music for me is something I prefer to keep away form the whole business part of my life. I feel like everything I do, in a way, has some sort of business around it. So with my music I can have my privacy. If people don’t have to pay for it then I think they can be a little more open to new ideas.
„Music is not a hobby, not even a passion with me; music is me. I feel what people get out of me is this outlook on life, which comes out in my music. My music is the last expression of all that.“
— Arthur Rubinstein Polish-American classical pianist 1887 - 1982
John Guinn (December 22, 1982) "Rubinstein Was His Music", Detroit Free Press, p. 8D.
„Breathe slumbrous music round me, sweet and slow,
To honied phrases set!
Into the land of dreams I long to go.
Bid me forget!“
— Mary Elizabeth Coleridge British writer 1861 - 1907
Mandragora, reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919).
„Music is therapy for me. It's my outlet for every negative thing I've ever been through. It lets me turn something bad into something beautiful.“
— Amy Lee American singer-songwriter and pianist 1981
Explaining her song "Call Me When You're Sober" in "Evanescence: Amy Lee Explains the New Songs" at VH1 News (18 September 2006) http://www.vh1.com/news/articles/1540914/story.jhtml
„My motivation is that inner driving force within me to share my music with the world. I want to get my music out there so I can inspire people just as I have been inspired through music. Music makes you feel; whether it’s happy, sad, or a million different emotions which come to mind, music can invoke those feelings. That’s inspiration to me. “
„It is so important for me to keep authentic Cuban sounds alive. All of these great artists have changed the landscape of Latin music and it's an honor to have them on this album ["90 Millas," released in September of 2007]. I believe this album will expose a new generation to the richness of Cuban music.“
— Gloria Estefan Cuban-American singer-songwriter, actress and divorciada 1957
news release (July 20, 2007)
„Life without playing music is inconceivable for me. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music, I get most joy in life out of music.“
— Albert Einstein German-born physicist and founder of the theory of relativity 1879 - 1955
„My music will go on forever. Maybe it's a fool say that, but when me know facts me can say facts. My music will go on forever.“
— Bob Marley Jamaican singer, songwriter, musician 1945 - 1981
„And because the breath of flowers is far sweeter in the air (where it comes and goes, like the warbling of music) than in the hand, therefore nothing is more fit for that delight than to know what be the flowers and plants that do best perfume the air.“
— Francis Bacon English philosopher, statesman, scientist, jurist, and author 1561 - 1626
„The world in books seemed so much more alive to me than anything outside. I could see things I'd never seen before. Books and music were my best friends. I had a couple of good friends at school, but never met anyone I could really speak my heart to.“
— Haruki Murakami, Sputnik Sweetheart