Tag Archives: Music Quote

Monday Music Quote #11

“After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.” – Aldous Huxley Renowned author Aldous Huxley continues upon a common theme that we have seen in these weekly quotes, that of “expressing the inexpressible.” While it has been phrased differently, many of the quotes I have shared with you have drawn upon this […]

Monday Music Quote #10

“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy.” – Ludwig van Beethoven While it is not surprising that one of the greatest composers of all time would say something with such vigor and magnitude as the quote above, it makes the words no less powerful. One definition of revelation is “the divine or supernatural disclosure […]

Monday Music Quote #5

“Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.” – Martin Luther This week’s Monday Music Quote comes from the German friar, priest, professor of theology, and seminal figure in the Protestant Reformation, Martin Luther. […]

Monday Music Quote #1

“Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.” – Plato There is absolutely no better quote to start this weekly segment with than this one. It truly encompasses all of the various effects that music […]