Found 86 quotes starting with MU:

Much as we might wish to believe otherwise, universal love and the welfare of the species as a whole are concepts which simply do not make evolutionary sense.
– Richard Dawkins
Much effort, much prosperity.
– Euripides
Much good work is lost for the lack of a little more.
– Edward H. Harriman
Much ingenuity with a little money is vastly more profitable and amusing than much money without ingenuity.
– Arnold Bennett
Much learning does not teach understanding.
– Heraclitus
Much learning shows how little mortals know; much wealth, how little worldings enjoy.
– Edward Young
Much less than a man, a little bit more than a jackal! This is the person without compassion!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Much may be done in those little shreds and patches of time, which every day produces, and which most men throw away, but which nevertheless will make at the end of it no small deduction for the life of man.
– Charles Caleb Colton
Much misconstruction and bitterness are spared to him who thinks naturally upon what he owes to others rather than what he ought to expect from them.
– Madame Guizot
Much money, many friends; little money, no friends.
– Vikrant Parsai
Much more than our other needs and endeavors, it is sexuality that puts us on an even footing with our kind: the more we practice it, the more we become like everyone else: it is in the performance of a reputedly bestial function that we prove our status as citizens: nothing is more public than the sexual act.
– Emil Cioran
Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good.
– Thomas Sowell
Much of the social history of the Western world over the past three decades has involved replacing what worked with what sounded good. In area after area - crime, education, housing, race relations - the situation has gotten worse after the bright new theories were put into operation. The amazing thing is that this history of failure and disaster has neither discouraged the social engineers nor discredited them.
– Thomas Sowell
Much of what we call evil is due entirely to the way men take the phenomenon. It can so often be converted into a bracing and tonic good by a simple change of the sufferer's inner attitude from one of fear to one of fight; its string can so often depart and turn into a relish when, after vainly seeking to shun it, we agree to face about and bear it...
– William James
Much of your pain is the bitter potion by which the physician within you heals your sick self.
– Khalil Gibran
Much reading is an oppression of the mind, and extinguishes the natural candle, which is the reason of so many senseless scholars in the world.
– William Penn
Much silence and a good disposition, there are no two things better than these.
– Prophet Mohammed, Bukhari
Much sooner than we think, comes the end! Science is the only master who can change this.
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Much speech is one thing, well-timed speech is another.
– Sophocles
Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.
– Saskya Pandita
Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power.
– Bertrand Russell
Much that passes for education ... is not education at all but ritual. The fact is that we are being educated when we know it least.
– David P Gardner
Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.
– Feodor Mikhailovich Dostoyevsky
Muddy waters should never prevent proper navigation of the ship or the spirit.
– Chase LeBlanc
Muhteşem bir doğal manzara pembe bir perdedir. Perdeyi aç; orada en korkunç hayat mücadelelerini göreceksin! Doğanın güzelliği, doğanın gaddarlıklarını unutmamız için Tanrı’nın bize verdiği bir rüşvet olabilir mi?
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Multa ferunt anni venientes commoda secum, Multa recedentes adimiunt. (The years, as they come, bring many agreeable things with them as they go, they take many away.)
– Horace
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
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
Murphy Brown is doing better than I am. At least she knows she still has a job next year.
– Dan Quayle
Muscles come and go; flab lasts.
– Bill Vaughan
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
Music - The one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
– Ludwig van Beethoven
Music . . . can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.
– Leonard Bernstein
Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music.
– Marcel Marceau
Music and woman I cannot but give way to, whatever my business is.
– Samuel Pepys
Music can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.
– Leonard Bernstein
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossile to be silent.
– Victor Hugo
Music expresses that which cannot remain silent and that which cannot be put into words.
– Victor Hugo
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
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
Music has charms to soothe the savage breast To soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
– William Congreve
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
Music hath charms to soothe the savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
– William Congreve
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
Music is a higher revelation than philosophy.
– Ludwig van Beethoven
Music is a medicine for many... Silence is a poison for some...
– Jacqui Webb
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
Music is an extraordinary locksmith; it is so competent that it can open our soul's door even with closed eyes!
– Mehmet Murat ildan
Music is essentially useless, as life is but both have an ideal extension which lends utility to its conditions.
– George Santayana
Music is essentially useless, as life is.
– George Santayana
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
Music is expression of harmony in sound. Love is the expression of harmony in life.
– Stephen
Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven.
– Walter Savage Landor
Music is Love in search of a word.
– Sidney Lanier
Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart.
– Pablo Casals
Music is the harmonious voice of creation an echo of the invisible world.
– Giuseppe Mazzini
Music is the key to freeing heavy burdens of one's soul!
– M.L.H.
Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.
– Kahlil Gibran
Music is the last true voice of the human spirit. It can go beyond language, beyond age, and beyond color straight to the mind and heart of all people.
– Ben Harper
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life.
– Ludwig van Beethoven
Music is the only language in which you cannot say a mean or sarcastic thing.
– John Erskine
Music is the Reason
– Carol Clarke
Music is the refuge of souls ulcerated by happiness.
– E.M. Cioran
Music is the shorthand of emotion.
– Leo Tolstoy
Music is the soul of language.
– Max Heindel
Music is the vernacular of the human soul.
– Geoffrey Latham
Music is the wine that fills the cup of silence.
– Robert Fripp
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
– Thomas Carlyle
Music is your own experience, your thoughts, your wisdom. If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn.
– Charlie Parker
Music like religion, unconditionally brings in its train all the moral virtues to the heart it enters, even though that heart is not in the least worthy.
– Jean Baptiste Montegut
Music makes one feel so romantic - at least it always gets on one's nerves - which is the same thing nowadays.
– Oscar Wilde
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears form the eyes of woman.
– Ludwig van Beethoven
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

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