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Music is a part of every known society, past and present, and is common to all human cultures across the globe.
The emotions caused by music, the attitudes of its composers and players, and the venues it is played can also vary from time to time and place to place. The music one person loves might be painful for another to listen to, and vice versa!
These music quotes tell us what music is, how it makes us feel when we play or listen to it, and how powerful it can be.
Whether you love Classical, Jazz, Country, Rock, or Pop, you’ll also find music quotes from some of your favorite musicians and composers. Put on your favorite playlist and enjoy!
Quotes About Music
Quotes About Writing, Playing, and Listening to Music
Quotes from Musicians and Composers
Words on The Power of Music
Peopled at once.” – Robert Browning
Give me excess of it; that surfeiting,
The appetite may sicken, and so die.” – William Shakespeare, Twelfth Night
Death is for the dead.
Let life be like music.
And death a note unsaid.” – Langston Hughes
We hope you’ve enjoyed this collection of music quotes! Everyone in the world, from the most isolated tribal groups to the most technologically advanced societies, has a form of music that they can relate to and experience. Share yours with us below and enjoy the benefits of good music.
— Quincy Seale
Quincy is KIM's lead editor and content writer, and has invested in online properties since 2009. Quincy holds an MBA from the University of Dundee and an MSc from the University of Edinburgh, and lives in San Antonio with his wife Natalie and his dog Oban. When not working on KIM, he enjoys traveling, poker, and anything related to crypto.