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Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
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.
If music be the food of love, play on.
Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
It is cruel, you know, that music should be so beautiful. It has the beauty of loneliness of pain: of strength and freedom. The beauty of disappointment and never-satisfied love. The cruel beauty of nature and everlasting beauty of monotony.
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.