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"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music."  (Aldous Huxley)

"All music must obey me. All pain must obey me."  (Russell Jones, (also known as Ol' Dirty Bastard))

"An intellectual snob is someone who can listen to the William Tell Overture and not think of The Lone Ranger."  (Dan Rather)

"Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung."  (Francois Marie Arouet Voltaire, 1694-1778)

"Every musical phrase for me has a purpose. It's like talking. If you talk with a particular purpose, people listen to you, but if you just recite, it's not as meaningful."  (Itzhak Perlman)

"Evil men have no songs. How is it then, that the Russians have songs? "  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"I cannot write in verse, for I am no poet. I cannot arrange the parts of speech with such art as to produce effects of light and shade, for I am no painter. Even by signs and gestures I cannot express my thoughts and feelings, for I am no dancer. But I can do so by means of sounds, for I am a musician."  (Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart)

"I like a beautiful song that tells you terrible things. We all like bad news out of a pretty mouth."  (Tom Waits)

"I really like performing when I'm mad. And I'm always mad at boys."  (Avril Lavigne)

"If Goethe is a transposed painter and Schiller a transposed orator, then Wagner is a transposed actor."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

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