QUOTES ABOUT MUSIC
“Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy”.
-Ludwig van Beethoven
“Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything”.
“Music is well said to be the speech of angels; in fact, nothing among the utterances allowed to man is felt to be so divine. It brings us near to the infinite”.
“Music should be healing; music should uplift the soul; music should inspire. There is no better way of getting closer to God, of rising higher towards the spirit, of attaining spiritual perfection than music, if only it is rightly understood”.
-Hazrat Inayat Khan
"At the root of all power and motion, there is music and rhythm, the play of patterned frequencies against the matrix of time. We know that every particle in the physical universe takes its characteristics from the pitch and pattern and overtones of its
particular frequencies,its singing. Before we make music, music makes us."
-Joachim-Ernst Berendt (The World is Sound)
“You should hear the music of life; most people hear only the dissonance”.
“During this time of tremendous planetary change, a shift of the ages right now, music is a medicine. Because music carries the frequency. And this world is all about vibrations. So we want to tune into most subtle, finer, and higher vibrations, to free the soul, and liberate the soul through music and art”.
QUOTES ABOUT MUSIC AND MEDITATION
“Music without words means leaving behind the mind. And leaving behind the mind is meditation. Meditation returns you to the source. And the source of all is sound”.
QUOTES ABOUT MEDITATION
"That's why we teach meditation. It's easier to teach you to have no thought than to have pure positive thought. When you quiet your mind you stop thought; when you stop thought you stop resistance; when you stop resistance--then you are in a state of allowing."
QUOTES ABOUT MUSIC AND HEALING
“To me, as to Pythagoras, music is not merely entertainment or amusement…but therapy…for actuating…the healing power that exists within us all: Life Energy”
-John Diamond M.D.
"As medicine moves toward holistic approaches that integrate body, mind, and emotion, it becomes more like music, which has always concerned itself with a person's total beingness"
"Every human molecule has a particular corresponding musical frequency; and masses of particles behave and maneuver among themselves as if they were musical notes on the chromatic scale."
QUOTE ABOUT INTUITION
“It occurred to me by intuition, and music was the driving force behind that intuition. My discovery was the result of musical perception”.
-Albert Einstein (when asked about his famous theory of relativity).
QUOTES ABOUT IMAGINATION
“No amount of skillful invention can replace the essential element of imagination”.
“The world of reality has its limits; the world of imagination is boundless”.
QUOTE ABOUT GENIUS
“What moves me of genius, or rather what inspires their work, is not new ideas, but their obsession with the idea that what has already been said is still not enough”.
QUOTES ABOUT ENLIGHTENMENT
“He who knows others is wise; he who knows himself is enlightened”.
“The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires”.
-William A. Ward
“The words that enlighten the soul are more precious than jewels”.
-Hazrat Inayat Khan
"Real learning comes about when the competitive spirit has ceased".
QUOTE ABOUT SOURCE
You cannot be separated from that which you are calling God… People hear us say, "Reach for the thought that feels the best." And they think, "Oh no, I need to listen to what God wants." But aren't we talking about the same thing? Aren't your emotions guiding you to that Connection? And doesn't the word God just set you off on all kinds of tangents that don't have anything to do with your relationship with that which is this Eternal Energy of Love that is your Source?
QUOTES ABOUT FAITH
“Faith is the centerpiece of a connected life. It allows us to live by the grace of invisible strands. It is a belief in a wisdom superior to our own. Faith becomes a teacher in the absence of fact.”
-Terry Tempest Williams
“Connected and aware of our connection, is how we all want to live. Faith is all the evidence we need of that connection. When we turn to faith, we feel it. It is calming, comforting and all-knowing. We can’t always see it with our eyes, but we can feel it with our hearts”.
QUOTE ABOUT GRATITUDE
“Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life. It turns what we have into enough, and more. It turns denial into acceptance, chaos into order, confusion into clarity….It turns problems into gifts, failures into success, the unexpected into perfect timing, and mistakes into important events. Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today and creates a vision for tomorrow”.
QUOTES ABOUT PEACE
“You will know when you are living the way of peace when three things are present: Seva: Your actions harm no one and benefit everyone. Simran:You remember your true nature and your purpose for being here. Satsang: You belong in the community of peace and wisdom”.
QUOTE ABOUT MYSTERY
“The most beautiful thing we can experience is the mysterious”.
QUOTES ABOUT CREATIVITY AND ARTISTS
"Creation is only the projection into form of that which already exists".
“The job of the artist is always to deepen the mystery”.
“To live a creative life, we must lose our fear of being wrong”.
-Joseph Chilton Pearce
QUOTES ABOUT LIFE
"The reason people find it so hard to be happy is that they always see the past better than it was, the present worse than it is, and the future less resolved than it will be"
"The mystery of life is not a problem to be solved but a reality to be experienced"
-Art Van Der Leeuw
"There are some people who live in a dream world, and there are some who face reality; and then there are those who turn one into the other".
-Douglas Everett (American Hockey Player)
"The possibility of stepping into a higher plane is quite real for everyone. It requires no force or effort or sacrifice. It involves little more than changing our ideas about what is normal".
“Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going too fast –you also miss the sense of where you are going and why”.
“It’s a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it”.
"The major problems in the world are the result of the difference between how nature works and the way people think".
"Turn your face towards the sun and the shadows will fall behind you." (Unknown author).
"Worry is born out of fear. Fear is what is robbing you of your success or healing. It works against faith, hope and authority over negative situations; it blinds you from your destiny."
"Humility does not mean you think less of yourself. It means you think of yourself less".
"The positive thinker sees the invisible, feels the intangible, and achieves the impossible". (Author unknown).
"You can't wake a person who is pretending to be asleep".
QUOTES ABOUT JOY, WELL-BEING AND HAPPINESS
"If you would begin to reach for the feeling of well-being first, everything else would fall into place. If you were selfish enough to really follow your bliss, you would immediately be tapped into the Pure Positive Essence of who you are".
“Consider it a failure if you are not happy doing it”.
“The true measure of success is the joy you feel”.
QUOTES ABOUT ABUNDANCE AND PROSPERITY
“Money is the #1 excuse for people not living their dreams”.
“As a mental exercise, imagine if you had all the money and time in the world, how would you express your unique gifts and talents and how would it serve the world? The answers to those questions will give you the clues to your dharma”.
“Money will come when you are doing the right thing”.
“The more we learn to operate in the world based on trust in our intuition, the stronger our channel will be and the more money we will have”.
“Be really whole and all things will come to you”.
“Always leave enough time in your life to do something that makes you happy, satisfied, even joyous. That has more of an effect on economic well-being than any other single factor”.