Sunday, November 3, 2013

On music............................

“Without music, life would be a mistake.” 
-Friedrich Nietzsche

“Music is ... A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy” 
-Ludwig van Beethoven

“The only truth is music.” 
-Jack Kerouac

“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.” 
-Albert Einstein

“A man should hear a little music, read a little poetry, and see a fine picture every day of his life, in order that worldly cares may not obliterate the sense of the beautiful which God has implanted in the human soul.” 
-Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” 
-Aldous Huxley

“Music . . . can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.” 
-Leonard Bernstein

“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination
and life to everything.” 


“Play it fuckin' loud!” 
-Bob Dylan

images from the archives of Mme Scherzo

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