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1. "My music fights against the system that teaches to live and die."
Author: Bob Marley
2. "I went to community college for about a year but I'd started taking music seriously by then so I dropped out."
Author: Caitlin Rose
3. "My favorite type of music to sing to would be rock and roll, Tenacious D, Led Zeppelin, some Queen - I love all of them. I love singing to them because they're all just great voices. I love listening to very obscure jazz."
Author: Casey Abrams
4. "The music of hope is everywhere. All you have to do is listen for it."
Author: Christine M Knight
5. "I think there is great interest amongst the younger people in this music. I think that there is a lot of them that are looking for interesting situations and music that is stimulating."
Author: Dave Holland
6. "I've always recorded the same way. I put down as many ideas as I have, then strip them away at the mixdown. It's better to have too much music than not enough."
Author: Dave Navarro
7. "To me, all writing is like music. And especially dialogue. I studied music in college; that is what I wanted to be, a composer. Acting got me sidetracked."
Author: Dirk Benedict
8. "The music that is played on the radio all the time or written about in magazines has nothing to do with musicianship."
Author: Dweezil Zappa
9. "The voice of a rebeck echoed from somewhere behind him. The music echoed and echoed until it entered his head, still echoing. It suffused his body and he felt himself to be large, very large, not a child at all. And his skin was not his own."
Author: Frank Herbert
10. "They said her duck recipe and the Chinese music were so dramatic everything else sounded anemic."
Author: Frank McCourt
11. "To Nature nothing can be added; from Nature nothing can be taken away; the sum of her energies is constant, and the utmost man can do in the pursuit of physical truth, or in the applications of physical knowledge, is to shift the constituents of the never-varying total. The law of conservation rigidly excludes both creation and annihilation. Waves may change to ripples, and ripples to waves; magnitude may be substituted for number, and number for magnitude; asteroids may aggregate to suns, suns may resolve themselves into florae and faunae, and floras and faunas melt in air: the flux of power is eternally the same. It rolls in music through the ages, and all terrestrial energy—the manifestations of life as well as the display of phenomena—are but the modulations of its rhythm."
Author: John Tyndall
12. "There aren't many kids today as good as you are. Kids today are selfish; they don't think of others. They're too busy listening to devil music on their eight-track players to think of anyone else."
Author: K. Martin Beckner
13. "Since I loved underground music, I tried to carve a space for feminism within it. Those were my hopes."
Author: Kathleen Hanna
14. "I've always said music should make you laugh, make you cry or make you think."
Author: Kenny Rogers
15. "I know Diplo knows a lot about underground music culture - he was one of the people to put me onto music like that when I used to listen to the Mad Decent Mixes. It was like, 'Oh, he knows what I want.'"
Author: Kreayshawn
16. "I work with youth offenders in LA, I've heard them speak and see how music manipulates them."
Author: Lisa Bonet
17. "Lovers of painting and lovers of music are people who openly display their preference like a delectable ailment that isolates them and makes them proud."
Author: Maurice Blanchot
18. "I'm in the music business for one purpose - to make money."
Author: Nat King Cole
19. "Poetry and music are very good friends. Like mommies and daddies and strawberries and cream - they go together."
Author: Nikki Giovanni
20. "I'm glowing in the dark with my studio tan. I've been in a cave of music for months and months and months."
Author: Phil Anselmo
21. "The most extensive and sustained exploration of the world, and the mightiest monument of collective wondering, is, of course, science. Richard Dawkins speaks of 'the feeling of awed wonder' that science can give us and asserts that 'it is one of the highest experiences of which the human psyche is capable. It is deep aesthetic passion to rank with the finest music and poetry can deliver'. Anyone who is not acquainted with science - its questions, its answers, the limits to its answers, and honesty about those limits, the brilliance of its methodologies and instruments, its sense of the unanswerable - is denying herself a great opening, a dormer window, in conciousness."
Author: Raymond Tallis
22. "They [Percy and Annabeth] held the Doors shut as the elevator shuddered and the music played, while somewhere below them, a Titan and a giant sacrificed their lives for their escape."
Author: Rick Riordan
23. "After 'Mosaic,' I think a lot of people didn't know what my next record was going to be. And that's what I love. I just love doing music because I'm not going to follow the patterns and formulas of Music Row."
Author: Ricky Skaggs
24. "I slowly started to drift back into music again. I finally got the call from John... about getting the band back together again. It was so out of the blue. I almost thought that the moment had passed."
Author: Roger Andrew Taylor
25. "Everything is music for the born musician."
Author: Romain Rolland
26. "Writing this now, God, how I miss the cultural side of the eighties - the rhetoric, the raggedy clothes, the politics, gigs you were frightened to go into, Radio 1 when it had weird bits, Channel 4 when it was radical, the NME when it had writers, and the thrill of discovering underground music and new comedy for yourself."
Author: Stewart Lee
27. "We all sit in front of our mics and our scripts lay on music stands. Then the silliness begins!"
Author: Tara Strong
28. "At the end of the '90s and into 2000, electronic music was still an underground phenomenon, especially in America."
Author: Tiesto

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