These seem to me so ambiguous, so vague, so easily misunderstood in comparison to genuine music, which fills the soul with a thousand things better than words.
Film as dream, film as music. No art passes our conscience in the way film does, and goes directly to our feelings, deep down into the dark rooms of our souls.
Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
But it wasn't just a technical approach towards the piano, studying the music for this film was also a way of approaching the soul of the film, because the film is really about the soul of Schubert and the soul of Bach.
Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul.
Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.
Music is a hidden arithmetic exercise of the soul, which does not know that it is counting.
Hope is the thing with feathers, that perches in the soul, and sings the tune without words, and never stops at all.
The aim and final end of all music should be none other than the glory of God and the refreshment of the soul.
There is nothing is more musical than a sunset. He who feels what he sees will find no more beautiful example of development in all that book which, alas, musicians read but too little - the book of Nature.
Develop interest in life as you see it; in people, things, literature, music - the world is so rich, simply throbbing with rich treasures, beautiful souls and interesting people. Forget yourself.
This deep feeling for the soul of common people; their life became the main impulse for musical improvisation before I learned the basics in piano.
Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.
Soul music is timeless.
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.
I love music passionately. And because I love it I try to free it from barren traditions that stifle it.
As always in a musical collaboration: One has to like each other. As simple as that.
I had an older brother who was very interested in literature, so I had an early exposure to literature, and and theater. My father sometimes would work in musical comedies.
Music is the art of the prophets and the gift of God.
The many sounds of Memphis shaped my early musical career and continue to be an inspiration to this day.
One should believe in marriage as in the immortality of the soul.
Hesitation before birth. If there is a transmigration of souls then I am not yet on the bottom rung. My life is a hesitation before birth.
Our souls may lose their peace and even disturb other people's, if we are always criticizing trivial actions - which often are not real defects at all, but we construe them wrongly through our ignorance of their motives.
If the grandfather of the grandfather of Jesus had known what was hidden within him, he would have stood humble and awe-struck before his soul.