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Music was invented to confirm human loneliness.
– Lawrence Durrell
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.
– Berthold Auerbach
Music with dinner is an insult both to the cook and the violinist.
– G. K. Chesterton
Music, verily, is the mediator between intellectual and sensuous life... the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
– Ludwig van Beethoven
Music, when soft voices die,
Vibrates in the memory;
Odors, when sweet violets sicken,
Live within the sense they quicken.

– Percy Bysshe Shelley
Music--the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge, which comprehends mankind, but which mankind cannot comprehend.
– Ludwig van Beethoven
Musical training is a more potent instrument than any other, because rhythm and harmony find their way into the inward places of the soul, on which they mightily fasten imparting grace.
– Plato
Musically, I always allow myself to jump off of cliffs. At least that's what it feels like to me. Whether that's what it actually sounds like might depend on what the listener brings to the songs.
– Tori Amos
Mussolini once said that saints are insane people. What about those who believe in saints? Are they sane?
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Must be out-of-doors enough to get experience of wholesome reality, as a ballast to thought and sentiment. Health requires this relaxation, this aimless life
– Henry David Thoreau
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death
– Plato
Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?
– Plato, Dialogues, Phaedo
Mustard's no good without roast beef.
– Chico Marx
Mutual forgiveness of each vice. Such are the Gates of Paradise.
– William Blake
My advice to you is get married if you find a good wife youll be happy if not, youll become a philosopher.
– Socrates
My advice to you is not to inquire why or whither, but just enjoy your ice cream while it's on your plate--that's my philosophy.
– Thornton
My advisers built a wall between myself and my people. I didn't realize what was happening. When I woke up, I had lost my people.
– Mohammed Reza Pahlavi
My aim is to put down on paper what I see and what I feel in the best and simplest way.
– Ernest Hemingway
My ambition is to do a good job. I never plan anything. (running for mayor of Bucharest, Romania)
– Ilie Nastase
My Apology dose not mean I am admitting my wrong doing and you are Right. It only means that I value our Relationship more than the pride and Ego.
– The Omani Shed
My basic principle is that you don't make decisions because they are easy you don't make them because they are cheap you don't make them because they're popular you make them because *they're right*.
– Theodore Hesburgh
My belief has always been ... that wherever in this land any individual's constitutional rights are being unjustly denied, it is the obligation of the federal government-at point of bayonet if necessary-to restore that individual's constitutional rights.
– Ronald Reagan
My belief is that to have no wants is divine.
– Socrates
My beloved Anastasia was fifteen when I saw her for the last time in the summer of 1916. She would have been twenty-four in 1925. I thought Mrs. Anderson looked much older than that. Of course, one had to make allowances for a very long illness ... All the same, my niece's features could not possibly have altered out of all recognition. The nose, the mouth, the eyes were all different. ... As soon as I sat down by that bed in the Mommsen Nursing Home, I knew I was looking at a stranger. … I had left Denmark with something of a hope in my heart. I left Berlin with all hope extinguished.
– Grand Duchess Olga Alexandrovna of Russia
My best advice to anyone who wants to raise a happy, mentally healthy child is: Keep him or her as far away from a church as you can.
– Frank Zappa

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