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Murder is unique in that it abolishes the party it injures, so that society has to take the place of the victim and on his behalf demand atonement or grant forgiveness; it is the one crime in which society has a direct interest.
– W. H. Auden
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Murphy Brown is doing better than I am. At least she knows she still has a job next year.
– Dan Quayle
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Muscles come and go; flab lasts.
– Bill Vaughan
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Muse is a tyrant. It gets you out of bed in the twilight of the morning and forces you to create something!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Music - The one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
– Ludwig van Beethoven
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Music . . . can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.
– Leonard Bernstein
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Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.
– Marcel Marceau
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Music and woman I cannot but give way to, whatever my business is.
– Samuel Pepys
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Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.
– Leonard Bernstein
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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossile to be silent.
– Victor Hugo
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Music expresses that which cannot remain silent and that which cannot be put into words.
– Victor Hugo
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Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, gaiety and life to everything. It is the essence of order, and leads to all that is god, just, and beautiful, of which it is the invisible, but never less, dazzaling, passionate, and eternal form.
– Plato
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Music has charms to soothe the savage breast
To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.

– William Congreve, The Mourning Bride, Act 1 Scene 1
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Music has charms to soothe the savage breast To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
– William Congreve
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Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast, To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.N.B. This quote is commonly misquoted as savage beast.
– William Congreve
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Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
– William Congreve
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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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Music is a higher revelation than philosophy.
– Ludwig van Beethoven
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Music is a medicine for many... Silence is a poison for some...
– Jacqui Webb
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Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, a charm to sadness, and life to everything.
– Plato
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Music is an extraordinary locksmith; it is so competent that it can open our soul's door even with closed eyes!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
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Music is essentially useless, as life is but both have an ideal extension which lends utility to its conditions.
– George Santayana
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Music is essentially useless, as life is.
– George Santayana
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Music is essentially useless, as life is: but both have an ideal extension which lends utility to its conditions.
– George Santayana, Life of Reason (1905) vol. 4, ch. 4
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Music is expression of harmony in sound. Love is the expression of harmony in life.
– Stephen
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