30 Quotes About Music

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The devil does not stay where music is.
- Martin Luther
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Every saint in heaven is as a flower in the garden of God, and holy love is the fragrance and sweet odor that they all send forth, and with which they fill the bowers of that paradise above. Every soul there is as a note in some concert of delightful music that sweetly harmonizes with every other note, and all together blend in the most rapturous strains in praising God and the Lamb forever.
- Jonathan Edwards
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All the best songs are co-written by God, y'know!
- Bono
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Music is a discipline, and a mistress of order and good manners, she makes the people milder and gentler, more moral and more reasonable.
- Martin Luther
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There need not be in religion, or music, or art, or love, or goodness, anything that is against reason; but never while the sun shines will we get great religion, or music, or art, or love, or goodness, without going beyond reason.
- Harry Emerson Fosdick
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The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts.
- John Greenleaf Whittier
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If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King Jr.
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Secular music, do you say, belongs to the devil? Does it? Well, if it did I would plunder him for it, for he has no right to a single note of the whole seven. Every note, and every strain, and every harmony is divine, and belongs to us.
- William Booth
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Next to theology I give to music the highest place and honor. And we see how David and all the saints have wrought their godly thoughts into verse, rhyme, and song.
- Martin Luther
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Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.
- G.K. Chesterton
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19
Poetry is music in words: and music is poetry in sound: both excellent sauce, but those have lived and died poor, who made them their meat.
- Thomas Fuller
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He that lives in hope dances without music.
- George Herbert
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You do not become a master musician by playing just as you please, by imagining that learning the scales is sheer legalism and bondage! No, true freedom in any area of life is the consequence of regular discipline. It is no less true of the life of prayer.
- Sinclair B. Ferguson
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A good wife is heaven's last, best gift to man, - his gem of many virtues, his casket of jewels; her voice is sweet music, her smiles his brightest day, her kiss the guardian of his innocence, her arms the pale of his safety, her industry his surest wealth, her economy his safest steward, her lips his faithful counselors, her bosom the softest pillow of his cares.
- Jeremy Taylor
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My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.
- Martin Luther
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Where painting is weakest, namely, in the expression of the highest moral and spiritual ideas, there music is sublimely strong.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe
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It is not the eye that sees the beauty of the heaven, nor the ear that hears the sweetness of music or the glad tidings of a prosperous occurrence, but the soul, that perceives all the relishes of sensual and intellectual perfections; and the more noble and excellent the soul is, the greater and more savory are its perceptions.
- Jeremy Taylor
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Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.
- Thomas Fuller
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It is not sufficient to offer the empty vessel of our joy unto God, or our singing voice in musical tune only; but also it is required that we fill our joyful voice with holy matter and good purpose, whereby God only may be reasonably praised.
- David Dickson
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The voice of humility is God's music, and the silence of humility is God's rhetoric.
- Francis Quarles
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The idea of turning your music into a tool for evangelism is missing the point. Music is the language of the spirit anyway. Its first function is praise to creation.
- Bono
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Of all the music that reached farthest into heaven, it is the beating of a loving heart.
- Henry Ward Beecher
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Music is one of the fairest and most glorious gifts of God, to which Satan is a bitter enemy, for it removes from the heart the weight of sorrow, and the fascination of evil thoughts.
- Martin Luther
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Beethoven can write music, thank God, but he can do nothing else on earth.
- Assorted Authors
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Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.
- Martin Luther
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