72 Uplifting Music Quotes to Soothe Your Soul (The Power of Music)

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“Music is life itself.”

Louis Armstrong

As recorded in the bible, the power of music can have a positive healing effect. Music in itself is medicine for the mind and soul.

Science has also concluded that humans are hard-wired to respond to good music.

I’m not certain about many things in life but one thing I know for sure is that no matter where you are from, what culture you are in, what race you are, somewhere deep inside you, you crave and love music. All of us love music!

That is what makes you and I similar and what makes us human.

We can be united as one in music even in the midst of war or when we say we ‘hate’ one another. The Christmas Truce that happened more than a century ago was started because of a Christmas Carol: Silent Night.

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If you are not familiar with the Christmas Truce that happened in 1914 (WW1), watch the video below:

People from different backgrounds and religions have congregated as one to listen to good music together. It happened countless times over the course of our history and is still happening today.

If you are interested in the power of music in uniting people, read these articles:

Music shows us that everything is connected.

This is the power of music!

It has the power to not only soothe your soul or revive your troubled spirit but music also has the power to unite people as one.

This is what I love about music.

Today, I’m going to share with you some of the most uplifting and inspiring music quotes so you can indulge in good music without any guilt.

Enjoy!

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42 Quotes on the Extraordinary Healing Power of Music

“Music… will help dissolve your perplexities and purify your character and sensibilities, and in time of care and sorrow, will keep a fountain of joy alive in you.”

Dietrich Bonhoeffer
Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies. - Edward Bulwer Lytton
Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies. – Edward Bulwer Lytton
Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can't. - Johnny Depp
Music touches us emotionally, where words alone can’t. – Johnny Depp
He took his pain and turned it into something beautiful. Into something that people connect to. And that's what good music does. It speaks to you. It changes you. - Hannah Harrington
He took his pain and turned it into something beautiful. Into something that people connect to. And that’s what good music does. It speaks to you. It changes you. – Hannah Harrington
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends. - Alphonse De Lamartine
Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends. – Alphonse De Lamartine
Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. - Kahlil Gibran
Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife. – Kahlil Gibran
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without. - Confucius
Music produces a kind of pleasure which human nature cannot do without. – Confucius
Music is the strongest form of magic. - Marilyn Manson
Music is the strongest form of magic. – Marilyn Manson
Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens. - Maria Von Trapp
Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens. – Maria Von Trapp
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary. - Martin Luther
My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary. – Martin Luther
Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common. - Sarah Dessen
Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common. – Sarah Dessen
Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul. - Johann Sebastian Bach
Music is an agreeable harmony for the honor of God and the permissible delights of the soul. – Johann Sebastian Bach
Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart. - Pablo Casals
Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart. – Pablo Casals
Music is the moonlight in the gloomy night of life. - Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
Music is the moonlight in the gloomy night of life. – Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
It was the moment I realized what music can do to people, how it can make you hurt and feel so good all at once. - Nina LaCour
It was the moment I realized what music can do to people, how it can make you hurt and feel so good all at once. – Nina LaCour
Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music. - George Eliot
Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music. – George Eliot
When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest. - Henry David Thoreau
When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable. I see no foe. I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest. – Henry David Thoreau
I'm wishing he could see that music lives. Forever. That it's stronger than death. Stronger than time. And that its strength holds you together when nothing else can. - Jennifer Donnelly
I’m wishing he could see that music lives. Forever. That it’s stronger than death. Stronger than time. And that its strength holds you together when nothing else can. – Jennifer Donnelly
The devil, the originator of sorrowful anxieties and restless troubles, flees before the sound of music almost as much as before the Word of God. - Martin Luther
The devil, the originator of sorrowful anxieties and restless troubles, flees before the sound of music almost as much as before the Word of God. – Martin Luther
A great song should lift your heart, warm the soul and make you feel good. - Colbie Caillat
A great song should lift your heart, warm the soul and make you feel good. – Colbie Caillat
For me there is something primitively soothing about this music, and it went straight to my nervous system, making me feel ten feet tall. - Eric Clapton
For me there is something primitively soothing about this music, and it went straight to my nervous system, making me feel ten feet tall. – Eric Clapton

“A person who…does not regard music as a marvelous creation of God, must be a clodhopper indeed and does not deserve to be called a human being; he should be permitted to hear nothing but the braying of asses and the grunting of hogs.”

Martin Luther
I've found that no matter what life throws at me, music softens the blow. - Bryce W. Anderson
I’ve found that no matter what life throws at me, music softens the blow. – Bryce W. Anderson
Music brings a warm glow to my vision, thawing mind and muscle from their endless wintering. - Haruki Murakami
Music brings a warm glow to my vision, thawing mind and muscle from their endless wintering. – Haruki Murakami
Can a mere song change people's minds? I doubt that it is so. But a song can infiltrate your heart and the heart may change your mind. - Elvis Costello
Can a mere song change people’s minds? I doubt that it is so. But a song can infiltrate your heart and the heart may change your mind. – Elvis Costello
Through music we may wander where we will in time, and find friends in every century. - Helen Thompson
Through music we may wander where we will in time, and find friends in every century. – Helen Thompson
Too bad people can't always be playing music, maybe then there wouldn't be any more wars. - Margot Benary-Isbert
Too bad people can’t always be playing music, maybe then there wouldn’t be any more wars. – Margot Benary-Isbert
Music can heal the wounds which medicine cannot touch. - Debasish Mridha
Music can heal the wounds which medicine cannot touch. – Debasish Mridha
The positive effect music has in our lives is understated. It can influence mind-state and motivate us to reach for the stars. - Independent Zen
The positive effect music has in our lives is understated. It can influence mind-state and motivate us to reach for the stars. – Independent Zen
Music replays the past memories, awaken our forgotten worlds and make our minds travel. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Music replays the past memories, awaken our forgotten worlds and make our minds travel. – Michael Bassey Johnson
Happy soul; begin and end your day with music. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Happy soul; begin and end your day with music. – Lailah Gifty Akita

“The effect of music is so very much more powerful and penetrating than is that of the other arts, for these others speak only of the shadow, but music of the essence.”

Arthur Schopenhauer
Music has the power to heal, transform and inspire and we have the power through deep listening to increase our intuition and self-awareness. - Andre Feriante
Music has the power to heal, transform and inspire and we have the power through deep listening to increase our intuition and self-awareness. – Andre Feriante
Music is the best, and cheapest, mind-altering drug in the world. - Kamand Kojouri
Music is the best, and cheapest, mind-altering drug in the world. – Kamand Kojouri
Music is one of the longest standing self-prescribed therapy in history. - Erin Seibert
Music is one of the longest standing self-prescribed therapy in history. – Erin Seibert
My body, my soul and my mind, simultaneously response to good music. - Lailah Gifty Akita
My body, my soul and my mind, simultaneously response to good music. – Lailah Gifty Akita
Music is a supernatural force on the earth. It has the power to transform the heart and mind. - Kathy McClary
Music is a supernatural force on the earth. It has the power to transform the heart and mind. – Kathy McClary
Music has real health benefits. It boosts dopamine, lowers cortisol and it makes us feel great. Your brain is better on music. - Alex Doman
Music has real health benefits. It boosts dopamine, lowers cortisol and it makes us feel great. Your brain is better on music. – Alex Doman
If everyone started off the day singing, just think how happy they’d be. - Lauren Myracle
If everyone started off the day singing, just think how happy they’d be. – Lauren Myracle
Music with all its subtlety has immense power to unite people, spread love and bring peace in the world! - Sanchita Pandey
Music with all its subtlety has immense power to unite people, spread love and bring peace in the world! – Sanchita Pandey
When we sing together in harmony, our hearts start beating together. - Tania De Jong
When we sing together in harmony, our hearts start beating together. – Tania De Jong
The best music… is essentially there to provide you something to face the world with. - Bruce Springsteen
The best music… is essentially there to provide you something to face the world with. – Bruce Springsteen
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. - Bob Marley
One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain. – Bob Marley

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5 Quotes on How Music Heals Our Souls

Music has infinite power to reach the gap between the heart and the soul to create infinite and ineffable joy. - Debasish Mridha
Music has infinite power to reach the gap between the heart and the soul to create infinite and ineffable joy. – Debasish Mridha
Where words fail, music speaks. - Hans Christian Andersen
Where words fail, music speaks. – Hans Christian Andersen
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life. - Ludwig Van Beethoven
Music is the mediator between the spiritual and the sensual life. – Ludwig Van Beethoven
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything. - Plato
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything. – Plato
Music is to the soul what words are to the mind. - Modest Mouse
Music is to the soul what words are to the mind. – Modest Mouse

25 Quotes About the Positive Impact of Music Has on Us

Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours. - Elton John
Music has healing power. It has the ability to take people out of themselves for a few hours. – Elton John
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. - Maya Angelou
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness. – Maya Angelou
Music is a language that doesn’t speak in particular words. It speaks in emotions, and if it’s in the bones, it’s in the bones. – Keith Richards
People haven’t always been there for me but music always has. – Taylor Swift
Music can change the world because it can change people. – Bono
Without music, life would be a blank to me. - Jane Austen
Without music, life would be a blank to me. – Jane Austen
Music is … A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Music is … A higher revelation than all Wisdom & Philosophy. – Ludwig van Beethoven
Music is a weapon in the war against unhappiness. - Jason Mraz
Music is a weapon in the war against unhappiness. – Jason Mraz
Words make you think. Music makes you feel. A song makes you feel a thought. - E.Y. Harburg
Words make you think. Music makes you feel. A song makes you feel a thought. – E.Y. Harburg
How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations? - Jane Swan
How is it that music can, without words, evoke our laughter, our fears, our highest aspirations? – Jane Swan
When words fail music speaks. - Irena Huang
When words fail music speaks. – Irena Huang
If there is one thing that is constant in this world, it is the power of music. - Josh Groban
If there is one thing that is constant in this world, it is the power of music. – Josh Groban
The power of music to integrate and cure... is quite fundamental. It is the profoundest nonchemical medication. - Oliver Sacks
The power of music to integrate and cure… is quite fundamental. It is the profoundest nonchemical medication. – Oliver Sacks
If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. - Albert Einstein
If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music. – Albert Einstein
Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words. - Robert Green Ingersoll
Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words. – Robert Green Ingersoll
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. - Victor Hugo
Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent. – Victor Hugo
I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. - Billy Joel
I think music in itself is healing. It’s an explosive expression of humanity. – Billy Joel
Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don’t understand the language, they still know good music when they hear it. - Lou Rawls
Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don’t understand the language, they still know good music when they hear it. – Lou Rawls
Music is the soundtrack to every good and bad time we will ever have. - Alex Gaskarth
Music is the soundtrack to every good and bad time we will ever have. – Alex Gaskarth
Music gives color to the air of the moment. - Karl Lagerfeld
Music gives color to the air of the moment. – Karl Lagerfeld
Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music. - Sergei Rachmaninov
Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music. – Sergei Rachmaninov
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend. - Ludwig van Beethoven
Music is the one incorporeal entrance into the higher world of knowledge which comprehends mankind but which mankind cannot comprehend. – Ludwig van Beethoven
Music is what tell us that the human race is greater than we realize. - Napoléon Bonaparte
Music is what tell us that the human race is greater than we realize. – Napoléon Bonaparte

“Music can move us to the heights or depths of emotion. It can persuade us to buy something, or remind us of our first date. It can lift us out of depression when nothing else can. It can get us dancing to its beat. But the power of music goes much, much further. Indeed, music occupies more areas of our brain than language does-humans are a musical species.”

Oliver Sacks

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Conclusion

In the 21st century, music therapy is becoming one of the main sources of treatment for those with mental health issues.

A piece of uplighting music with the right melody could soothe even the most troubled soul.

You don’t need to be a graduate from The Juilliard School to enjoy the vibe of a beautiful piece. You can have all the positive, transformative effects of music simply by listening.

A study done by Sonos found that music may be essential to living a healthier and more productive life.

“Through music, man’s ability to express himself extends beyond the limits of the spoken language in both subtlety and power. Music can be used to both exalt and inspire or to carry messages of degradation and destruction”

Priesthood Bulletin, August 1973, page 3

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Jeremiah Say

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