Inspirational Music Quotes

“Music is the art of thinking with sounds.”

Jules Combarieu

“If you don’t know the blues, there’s no point in picking up the guitar and playing rock and roll or any other form of popular music.”

Keith Richards

“Music is edifying, for from time to time it sets the soul in operation.”

John Cage

“A dream you dream alone is only a dream. A dream you dream together is reality.”

John Lennon

“A good composer does not imitate; he steals.”

Igor Stravinsky

“A great poet is the most precious jewel of a nation.”

Ludwig van Beethoven

“Classical music always had a great influence on me. In fact some of my songs have a classical theme in mind.”

Billy Joel

“For me, it’s about the music. I’m just the messenger and I hope to do it as long as I live.”

Eric Clapton

“Great music is its own movie, already. And the challenge, as a music fan, is to keep the song as powerful as it wants to be, to not tamper with it and to somehow give it a home.”

Cameron Crowe

“I believe that as a part of the educational process, each child should have access to a music education program. That is part of a well-rounded education and can provide so much joy, now and in the future.”

Rudolph W. Giuliani

“I’m inspired by music. Sometimes more than I want to be.”

Ben Savage

“In order to compose, all you need to do is remember a tune that nobody else has thought of.”

Robert A. Schumann

“In the beginning, I was searching for myself in my music. My music was for me. I didn’t have the mental room to be conscious of the listener; I wrote to save myself.”

Ayumi Hamasaki