Top Jewish Music Quotes

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Favorite Jewish Music Quotes

1. "There's not that much English folk music that is really that appealing."
Author: Alison Goldfrapp
2. "I'm an electronic guy, I'm a freak for electronic music but real instruments, the dynamic range of it, and the emotions, there's no comparison."
Author: Armin Van Buuren
3. "I regard Christian and Jewish fundamentalism, and all other forms of fundamentalism, as the enemies of God - and I hope you'll quote me on that."
Author: Arthur Hertzberg
4. "I love music more than food!!!!!!!!!!"
Author: August Wilson
5. "My goal every time I make a record is just to make the funkiest, the best music I could possibly make, both lyrically, and music-wise."
Author: Big Boi
6. "The Japanese actually approach the music on a high level. It's always been on a high level."
Author: Billy Higgins
7. "First of all, the music that people call Latin or Spanish is really African. So Black people need to get the credit for that."
Author: Carlos Santana
8. "Women and music should not be dated."
Author: Chinua Achebe
9. "I was hungry when I left Pyongyang. I wasn't hungry just for a bookshop that sold books that weren't about Fat Man and Little Boy. I wasn't ravenous just for a newspaper that had no pictures of F.M. and L.B. I wasn't starving just for a TV program or a piece of music or theater or cinema that wasn't cultist and hero-worshiping. I was hungry. I got off the North Korean plane in Shenyang, one of the provincial capitals of Manchuria, and the airport buffet looked like a cornucopia. I fell on the food, only to find that I couldn't do it justice, because my stomach had shrunk. And as a foreign tourist in North Korea, under the care of vigilant minders who wanted me to see only the best, I had enjoyed the finest fare available."
Author: Christopher Hitchens
10. "But music is reflection of self, we just explain it, and then we get ourchecks in the mail."
Author: Eminem
11. "I can almost always write music; at any hour of the twenty-four, if I put pencil to paper, music comes."
Author: John Philip Sousa
12. "The art of music is good, for the reason, among others, that it produces pleasure; but what proof is it possible to give that pleasure is good? If, then, it is asserted that there is a comprehensive formula, including all things which are in themselves good, and that whatever else is good, is not so as an end, but as a mean, the formula may be accepted or rejected, but is not a subject of what is commonly understood by proof."
Author: John Stuart Mill
13. "World events can shape culture. Music is either a soundtrack for or a narration of changing times. And who knows how that's going to go?"
Author: L.A. Reid
14. "Ziri's soul felt like the high roaming wind of the Adelphas Mountains and the beat of stormhunters' wings, like the beautiful, mournful, eternal song of the wind flutes that had filled their caves with music he could not possibly remember. It felt like home."
Author: Laini Taylor
15. "I claimed identity as Jewish musicians for political reasons, because most of us were touring in Germany and, at this time, twelve years ago, there was a strong resurgence of Nazism in the places we were touring and part of that was on the music scene."
Author: Marc Ribot
16. "With no music to listen to, I just biked around in circles talking to myself like a kid on the cover of a Robert Cormier young adult novel, circling around puzzled Jewish families walking back to their cars. This is how I learned to ride a bike."
Author: Mindy Kaling
17. "When the Jewish state is established - it is very possible that the result will be transfer of Arabs."
Author: Moshe Sharett
18. "This American Jewish music is a new experience for us at least consciously."
Author: Neville Marriner
19. "People ask what was the first piece of music I wrote. There was no first piece."
Author: Richard Rodney Bennett
20. "He used to talk to me about Russia all the time and had sworn up and down that I'd love it here. "To you, it'd be like a fairy tale," he'd told me."Sorry, comrade. Borg and out-of-date music aren't part of any happy ending I've ever imagined.""Borscht, not borg. And I've seen your appetite. If you were hungry enough, you'd eat it." "So starvation's necessary for this fairy tale to work out?"
Author: Richelle Mead
21. "You know what would help?" I asked, not meeting his eyes."Hmm?""If you turned off this crap music and put on something that came out after the Berlin Wall went down."Dimitri laughted. "Your worst class is history, yet somehow, you know everything about Eastern Europe.""Hey, gotta have material for my jokes, Comrade." Still smiling, he turned the radio dail. To a country station."Hey! This isn't what I had in mind," I exclaimed. I could tell he was on the verge of laughing again."Pick. It's one or the other."I sighed. "Go back to the 1980s stuff."He flipped the dail, and I crossed my arms over my chest as some vaguely European-sounding band sang about how video had killed the radio star. I wished someone would kill this radio."
Author: Richelle Mead
22. "If all music did was bring the past alive, that would be fine. You can hide away in music and let it recapture memories of things that used to be. But music is greedy and it wants more of your heart than that. It demands the future, your future. Music wants the rest of your life. So you can't rest easy. At any moment, a song can come out of nowhere to shake you up, jump-start your emotions, ruin your life."
Author: Rob Sheffield
23. "The man behind the counter seemed to have stopped listening to him. He slid a room key across the fake-wood-grain counter and returned to his scribbled lorem ipsums. Neethan could have gone on for hours with this guy, chatting him up about music made by mentally handicapped people and the myriad challenges of international aid organizations, but this was a person programmed to hand out room keys and swipe credit cards and engage in only the amount of conversation needed to keep such transactions rolling along smoothly. If that meant asking about a guest's gigantic celestial head, then that's just what good customer service was all about."
Author: Ryan Boudinot
24. "And music has always been incredibly cathartic for me, whether it's writing my own stuff or singing other people's music; it's very freeing."
Author: Sarah McLachlan
25. "I write my lyrics into the computer and I hum my music into the dictaphone."
Author: Sebastian Bach
26. "I've always made music - pretty much since I was born."
Author: Sky Ferreira
27. "Here are my politics: I love music and painting; a good book is an event for me; I'm going on forty-four. How much time do I have left? Fifteen, twenty, thirty years at most? Very well! I maintain that in thirty years ministers will be a bit shrewder, but just about as honest as they are today."
Author: Stendhal

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