The marvel of the Bhagavad-Gita is its truly beautiful revelation of life's wisdom which enables philosophy to blossom into religion.
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend.
Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.
Philosophy is the highest music.
Keep me away from the wisdom which does not cry, the philosophy which does not laugh and the greatness which does not bow before children.
Music is the expression of the movement of the waters, the play of curves described by changing breezes.
How did this or that change my music? The only time I have to think about it is when an interviewer asks me that.
The ear disapproves but tolerates certain musical pieces; transfer them into the domain of our nose, and we will be forced to flee.
Music is the voice that tells us that the human race is greater than it knows.
I really didn't try to make an effort to make urban music, but I am a product of my inspirations.
I would say that music is the easiest means in which to express, but since words are my talent, I must try to express clumsily in words what the pure music would have done better.
I alone of English writers have consciously set myself to make music out of what I may call the sound of sense.
Mediocrity knows nothing higher than itself, but talent instantly recognizes genius.
Wisdom stands at the turn in the road and calls upon us publicly, but we consider it false and despise its adherents.
The virtue of justice consists in moderation, as regulated by wisdom.
Music should strike fire from the heart of man, and bring tears from the eyes of woman.
Music used to change people's minds - and it still changes mine.
Wisdom outweighs any wealth.
In Hungary al native music is divided naturally into melody destined for song or melody for the dance.
Life does not agree with philosophy: There is no happiness that is not idleness, and only what is useless is pleasurable.
It's not until I hear songs that I've done, that I realize how much of an inspiration music from the '60s and '70s has been.
Well, I was into music since I was a kid, ya know, back in Detroit. I say Detroit, but it was really a little suburb outside the city called Romeo.
Democratic societies are unfit for the publication of such thunderous revelations as I am in the habit of making.
I am an Epicurean. I consider the genuine (not the imputed) doctrines of Epicurus as containing everything rational in moral philosophy which Greek and Roman leave to us.
Those who have virtue always in their mouths, and neglect it in practice, are like a harp, which emits a sound pleasing to others, while itself is insensible of the music.