Monday, March 21, 2011

Top 10 Quotes for Music in Our Schools Month

by Jan Shoop

1.  “Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.”
      Berthold Auerbach (Poet and Author)

2.  “Without music life would be a mistake.”
      Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (Philosopher and Classical Philologist)

3.  “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 (Physician, Professor, Lecturer and Author)

4.  “He who sings scares away his woes.”
      Cervantes (Novelist, Poet and Playwright)

5.  “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 (Autobiographer and Poet)

6.  “Music is what feelings sound like.”

7.  “Music is the poetry of the air.”

8.  “Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.”
      Ludwig van Beethoven (Composer and Pianist)

9.  “My idea is that there is music in the air, music all around us; the world is full of it, and you simply take as much as you require.”
      Edward Elgar (Composer)

10. “Music’s the medicine of the mind.”
      John A. Logan (Political Leader)

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