Please write music like Wagner, only louder.
- Samuel Goldwyn
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There's something about music that encourages people to want to know more about the person that made it, and where it was recorded, what year it was done, what they were listening to, and all this kind of stuff. There's something that invites all this obsessive behavior.
- David Byrne
I have one piece of music, since 1997, and I don't see it having lyrics. Where does it go in this world? So I haven't recorded it.
- Joni Mitchell
That's why people listen to music or look at paintings. To get in touch with that wholeness.
- Corita Kent
I practice and work hard at my music, but I'm not saving lives here.
- Harry Connick, Jr.
Well, I'll tell you, I don't know how aware teenagers are of me. I think it really depends on the teenager and how well-versed in music they are and what kind of music they like.
- Joan Jett
Music is so therapeutic for me that if I can't get it out, I start feeling bad about myself - a lot of self-loathing.
Where words fail, music speaks.
- Hans Christian Andersen
I have terrible hearing trouble. I have unwittingly helped to invent and refine a type of music that makes its principal proponents deaf.
- Pete Townshend