Quotes about Singing

All who sing know the benefits – it’s nice to share other people’s thoughts!

“Sing your way to ecstasy! – Ramana Pemmaraju
“The truest expression of a people is in its dance and music.”
Agnes de Mile (1905 – 1993)
From http://www.sapphyr.net/songlyrics/quotes-music.htm
“I love singing just for my own benefit.”

“Walk on a rainbow trail; walk on a trail of song,
and all about you will be beauty. 
There is a way out of every dark mist, over a rainbow trail.
– Navajo song

“When nations resort to arms, the human spirit is like a bird that cannot stand to hear it’s own song”
– Phoenix Desmond

“The joy is actually in the music. It’s the music that supports you and tells you what to do. It tells you how to fill the music. You don’t have to be shy about feeling the music when you’re singing. If you believe in music—the power of music—the music will support you and take you to another dimension.”
– Cecilia Bartoli
From: http://www.kaiasing.com/quotes.html

“Shh.  Listen to the sounds that surround you. 
Notice the pitches, the volume, the timbre, the many lines of counterpoint. 
As light taught Monet to paint, the earth may be teaching you music.”
Pete Seeger, from the book “How can I keep from Singing: Pete Seeger” (1981) by David King Dunaway

“And all meet in singing, which braids together the different knowings into a wide and subtle music, the music of living.”
– Alison Croggon,  from www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/singing

“Love,  I find,  is like singing”
– Zora Neale Hurston from www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/singing

As long as we live, there is never enough singing”
Martin Luther from: http://www.goodreads.com/quotes

“If I cannot fly, let me sing”
Stephen Sondheim from: http://www.finestquotes.com/

“I don’t sing because I’m happy; I’m happy because I sing”
– William James from: http://www.finestquotes.com/select_quote-category-Singing-page-0.htm

“No doctor is capable of healing the intense pain that only music can soothe.
– Stella Rambisi Chiweshe.  From: http://www.kaiasing.com/quotes.html

“All music is folk music. I ain’t never heard a horse sing a song!” – Louis Armstrong

“All the sounds of nature are in the voice.” – Plato

“Singing has always seemed to me the most perfect means of expression. It is so spontaneous.” Georgia O’Keeffe

“He who sings scares away his woes.” – Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra

“Singing ‘has the effect of massaging all the organs. … It’s like giving your body an internal workout.” – Mandy Fox, singing teacher

“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Berthold Auerbach
From: http://musicmagic.wordpress.com/2008/07/16/quotes-about-music/

“The singer has everything within him. The notes come out from his very life. They are not materials gathered from outside.” – Rabindranath Tagore, Indian poet, playwright and essayist. From: http://www.quotegarden.com/singing.html

“Singing is such an excellent thing, that I wish all people would sing” – Richard Byrd
From: http://thinkexist.com/quotations/singers_and_singing/

“Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come.” – Chinese Proverb
From: http://www.finestquotes.com/select_quote-category-Singing-page-0.htm#ixzz1vR5g7PYG

“Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.” – Emory Austin
From: http://www.finestquotes.com/select_quote-category-Singing-page-0.htm#ixzz1vR6AzYFp

“Walk on a rainbow trail; walk on a trail of song, and all about you will be beauty.  There is a way out of every dark mist, over a rainbow trail.”  – Navajo song

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