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Quote Posts October 21st to 27th 2021

Updated: Nov 22, 2021

21st October 2021


"Music is the universal language of mankind."

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (February 27, 1807 – March 24, 1882) was an American poet and educator whose works include "Paul Revere's Ride", The Song of Hiawatha, and Evangeline. He was the first American to translate Dante Alighieri's Divine Comedy and was one of the fireside poets from New England.




 


22nd October 2021

Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.

Alphonse de Lamartine


Alphonse Marie Louis de Prat de Lamartine, Knight of Pratz, was a French author, poet, and statesman who was instrumental in the foundation of the Second Republic and the continuation of the Tricolore as the flag of France.




 

23rd October 2021

One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.

Bob Marley



Robert Nesta Marley OM (6 February 1945 – 11 May 1981) was a Jamaican singer, songwriter, and musician. Considered one of the pioneers of reggae, his musical career was marked by fusing elements of reggae, ska, and rocksteady, as well as his distinctive vocal and songwriting style. Marley's contributions to music increased the visibility of Jamaican music worldwide, and made him a global figure in popular culture for over a decade.




 

24th October 2021



Where words fail, music speaks.

Hans Christian Anderson


Hans Christian Andersen (2 April 1805 – 4 August 1875) was a Danish author. Although a prolific writer of plays, travelogues, novels, and poems, he is best remembered for his fairy tales.




 

25th October 2021



Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without.

Confucius


Confucius was a Chinese philosopher and politician of the Spring and Autumn period who was traditionally considered the paragon of Chinese sages. Confucius's teachings and philosophy formed the basis of East Asian culture and society, and continue to remain influential across China and East Asia today.



 

27th October 2021





How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations?

Jane Swan

Dr Jane Swan (1925-2010) taught history at West Chester University in Pennsylvania and served as Director of the Women’s Center there. She earned her doctorate in Russian history from the University of Pennsylvania.




 

28th October 2021




A strange art – music – the most poetic and precise of all the arts, vague as a dream and precise as algebra.

Guy de Maupassant


Henri René Albert Guy de Maupassant (5 August 1850 – 6 July 1893) was a 19th-century French author, remembered as a master of the short story.








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