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Music Quotes on How it Heals our Soul

This is one thing that can positively affect anyone’s life, and these music quotes are proof of it!

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What are the benefits of reading these music quotes?

Do you ever put on music to lift your spirits when you’re feeling down on yourself?

If the answer is yes, you are certainly not alone.

Music has the power to:

  • brighten our mood
  • reframe our perspective
  • turn that frown upside down in no time flat

Music is an essential part of human existence.

Listening to music leaves a major impact on each one of us.

It can boost your mood, reduce stress and improve your health and overall well-being.

According to studies, the majority of people have positive experiences when listening to music, whether it’s sad, or upbeat music.

During times of loss, for example, listening to sad music that describes what you’re feeling can be compared to listening to an empathetic friend who truly understands what you’re going through.

On the other hand, listening to upbeat music is a wonderful way to improve your mood and boost your happiness.

Music has also been used as therapy for a long time, helping people to cope with pain, manage stress, and improve memory.

In fact, some researchers found that patients experienced less pain and anxiety when they listened to music before, during, or after surgery.

To remind us of the Everyday Power of music and how it heals our souls, we’ve prepared this collection of inspirational, beautiful, and funny music quotes, music sayings, and music proverbs.

We hope you’ll enjoy reading these music quotes as much as we enjoyed compiling them.

For even more inspiration, don’t forget to also read our selection of Dolly Parton quotes on living your best life.

If you love this quote collection, read out our most popular quote article about short inspirational quotes for daily motivation. 

If you need more inspirational quotes, check out our motivational quotes category page.

Music quotes on how it heals our soul

1. “Where words fail, music speaks.” – Hans Christian Andersen

Music Quotes about words

2. “Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music.” – George Eliot

Music Quotes about life

3. “Music is to the soul what words are to the mind.” ― Modest Mouse

Music Quotes to heal your soul

4. “A great song should lift your heart, warm the soul and make you feel good.” – Colbie Caillat

song and Music Quotes

5. “Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.” – Ludwig van Beethoven

Music Quotes and sayings

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

Music Quotes About Life

7. “My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.” ― Martin Luther

Music Quotes About Heart

8. “Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.” ― Kahlil Gibran

Music Quotes About Spirit

9. “Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart.” – Pablo Casals

Music Quotes About Devine

10. “Music is like a huge release of tension.” – James Taylor

"Music is like a huge release of tension." - James Taylor

Music quotes that remind of the impact it has on us

11. “Without music, life would be a blank to me.”― Jane Austen

Music Quotes About Music's Importance

12. “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” – Bob Marley (view more Bob Marley quotes)

Music Quotes About Pain

13. “Music is the strongest form of magic.” ― Marilyn Manson

Music Quotes About Lonliness

14. “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” ― Maya Angelou

music Quotes About Taking Refuge

15. “Music brings a warm glow to my vision, thawing mind and muscle from their endless wintering.” ― Haruki Murakami

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Music Quotes About Mind

16. “I need to listen to chill music when I’m driving. It prevents road rage.” – Aaron Paul

Music Quotes About Rage

17. “If you were music, I would listen to you ceaselessly, and my low spirits would brighten up.” ― Anna Akhmatova

18. “Music is my higher power.” – Oliver James

Music Quotes About Power

19. “I haven’t understood a bar of music in my life, but I have felt it.” – Igor Stravinsky

Music Quotes About Emotions

20. “Music is a language that doesn’t speak in particular words. It speaks in emotions, and if it’s in the bones, it’s in the bones.” – Keith Richards

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Music quotes to remind of its power

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

Music Quotes About Mistake

22. “Music is powerful. As people listen to it, they can be affected. They respond.” – Ray Charles

Music Quotes About Music's Effect

23. “People haven’t always been there for me but music always has.” ― Taylor Swift

Music Quotes About Presence

24. “The only truth is music.” ― Jack Kerouac

Music Quotes About Truth

25. “I wanted to prove the sustaining power of music.” – David Bowie

Music Quotes About Proof

26. “Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism.” – Eminem

Music Quotes About Racism

27. “Music can change the world because it can change people.” ― Bono

Music Quotes About Change

28. “Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours.” – Elton John

Music Quotes About Healing

29. “Music is the moonlight in the gloomy night of life.” ― Jean Paul Friedrich Richter

Music Quotes About Light

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

Music Quotes About Revelation

Music quotes to inspire and enlighten

31. “Music changes, and I’m gonna change right along with it.” – Aretha Franklin

Music Quotes About Change

32. “Country music is three chords and the truth.” – Harlan Howard

Music Quotes About Country Music

33. “I lose myself in music because I can’t be bothered explaining what I feel to anyone else around me.” – Robert Smith

34. “Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.” – Alphonse de Lamartine

35. “Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies.” ― Edward Bulwer Lytton

36. “How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations?” – Jane Swan

37. “Music is a weapon in the war against unhappiness.” – Jason Mraz

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

39. “Music is well said to be the speech of angels.” – Thomas Carlyle

40. “When words fail music speaks. – Irena Huang

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41. “I see my life in terms of music.” – Albert Einstein

42. “There are two means of refuge from the miseries of life: music and cats.” ― Albert Schweitzer

43. “Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.” – Plato

44. “Words make you think. Music makes you feel. A song makes you feel a thought.” – E.Y. Harburg

45. “The power of music makes all the difference to me with motivation throughout the day.” – Paul Brodie

46. “Music is by far the most wonderful method we have to remind us each day of the power of personal accomplishment.” – Chris S. Salazar

47. “It’s like if the music is loud enough I won’t be able to listen to my own thoughts.” – Nic Sheff

48. “Music – that’s been my education. There’s not a day that goes by that I take it for granted.” – Billie Joe Armstrong

49. “Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don’t understand the language that you’re singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.” – Lou Rawls

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50. “Without music to decorate it, time is just a bunch of boring production deadlines or dates by which bills must be paid.” ― Frank Zappa

Other inspirational music quotes

51. “Softly, deftly, music shall caress you. Hear it, feel it, Secretly possess you.” ― Charles Hart

52. “Music gives color to the air of the moment.”― Karl Lagerfeld
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53. “Music, my rampart and my only one.” ― Edna St. Vincent Millay

54. “Music is the soundtrack to every good and bad time we will ever have.”― Alex Gaskarth

55. “Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.”― Ludwig van Beethoven

56. “Music is what tell us that the human race is greater than we realize.” ― Napoléon Bonaparte

57. “Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music.”
Sergei Rachmaninov

58. “Music, when soft voices die, vibrates in the memory.” ― Percy Bysshe Shelley

59. “The music we listen to may not define who we are. But it’s a damn good start.”― Jodi Picoult

60. “I love the way music inside a car makes you feel invisible; if you play the stereo at max volume, it’s almost like the other people can’t see into your vehicle. It tints your windows, somehow.” ― Chuck Klosterman

61. “In music the passions enjoy themselves.”― Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

62. “If I cannot fly, let me sing.” ― Stephen Sondheim

63. “Life is one grand sweet song so start the music.”― Ronald Reagan

64. “Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.” ― Johann Sebastian Bach

65. “Why not just live in the moment, especially if it has a good beat?”― Goldie Hawn

More music quotes and sayings

66. “Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.” ― Confucious

67. “Some people have lives; some people have music.” – John Green

68. “Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.” – Victor Hugo

69. “We are the music makers, and we are the dreamers of dreams.” – Arthur William Edgar O’Shaughnessy

70. “Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t.” – Johnny Depp

71. “The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.” – Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

72. “Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common.” – Sarah Dessen

73. “Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens.” – Maria von Trapp

74. “Pop music often tells you everything is OK, while rock music tells you that it’s not OK, but you can change it.” – Bono

75. “Music could ache and hurt, that beautiful music was a place a suffering man could hide.” – Pat Conroy

76. “Sing your life; any fool can think of words that rhyme.” – Morrissey

Thought-provoking music quotes

76. “Composers shouldn’t think too much – it interferes with their plagiarism.”  – Howard Dietz

77. “Every song is like a painting.” – Dick Dale

78. “Long intros are cool because there’s a little bit of anticipation, you know?” – Miranda Lambert

79. “I think often sadness is a great place to get songs from.” – Sarah  McLachlan

80. “Music is the silence between the notes.” – Claude Debussy

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81. “Live music is where you get the inspiration and the creativity.” – Paul Rodgers

82. “Music has a poetry of its own, and that poetry is called melody.” – Joshua Logan

83. “Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.” – Marcel Marceau

84. “Those who wish to sing always find a song.” – Unknown

85. “The most exciting rhythms seem unexpected and complex, the most beautiful melodies simple and inevitable.” – H. Auden

86. “Even if you can’t sing well, sing. Sing to yourself. Sing in the privacy of your home. But sing.” – Rebbe Nachman

Music quotes on how different folks interpret different notes

87. “For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness.” – Reba McEntire

88. “Music doesn’t lie. If there is something to be changed in this world, then it can only happen through music.” – Jimi Hendrix

89. “I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. It’s something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we’re from, everyone loves music.” – Billy Joel

90. “Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Berthold Auerbach

91. “Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand.” – Stevie Wonder

92. “Music is the universal language of mankind.” – Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

93. “When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable.” – Henry David Thoreau

94. “Music is forever; music should grow and mature with you, following you right on up until you die.” – Paul Simon

95. “Music is the medicine of the breaking heart.” – Leigh Hunt

96.”There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we’d all love one another.” – Frank Zappa

Music Quotes To Warm Your Heart

97. “When you’re happy, you enjoy the music but when you’re sad, you understand the lyrics.” ― Frank Ocean

98. “I think there is a song out there to describe just about any situation.” — Criss Jami

99. “Such sweet compulsion doth in music lie.” ― John Milton

100. “Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.” — Lao Tzu

101. “Music is not take it or leave it; Music is life or death!” ― Joss Stirling

102. “My music isn’t just music—it’s medicine.” — Kanye West

103. “Or music heard so deeply that it is not heard at all, but you are the music while the music lasts.” — T.S. Eliot

104. “If everyone started off the day singing, just think how happy they’d be.” ― Lauren Myracle

105. “The more you love music, the more music you love.” ― Tom Moon

106. “Music is very spiritual, it has the power to bring people together.” — Edgar Winter

Which of these music quotes was your favorite?

Each one of us has experienced an emotional connection with music.

Music can make you feel happy or sad, in love or angry.

There is music that lifts your mood when you’re feeling down and music that can motivate you to reach the next level.

In short, music is therapy for the soul and mind.

Hopefully, these quotes about music have fueled your soul and reminded you of the impact it has on each one of us.

Did you enjoy these music quotes?

Which of the quotes was your favorite?

We would love to hear all about it in the comment section below.

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Norbert Juma, Lead Editor
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  1. therevs777

    November 25, 2019 at 6:52 AM

    I love all of the composers, inspiring me through their music. It is a wonderful thing that connects us miraculously. คำคมโดนๆ

  2. Jane

    October 22, 2019 at 6:08 AM

    Music has always been my greatest healer, best friend who listens and seems to understand and makes you feel less lonely. Its therapy and helps to vent,release and feel immense beauty and spiritual and emotional connection x moving memories of listening to kate Bush at 15 yes old and being totally awakened and enchanted by her magical voice and music x lifting me out of my misery and continued to this day. As with all music it gives meaning and gets us through life, enhancing our every day xxx🎶💚

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