Without music, life would be a mistake
— Friedrich Nietzsche
If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. 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
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
— Victor Hugo
Music can name the unnamable and communicate the unknowable.
— Leonard Bernstein
When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
— Henry David Thoreau
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
— Ludwig van Beethoven
An artist never really finishes his work; he merely abandons it.
— Paul Valery