Motivational Quotes: Food For Our Lives

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From time to time, I come across some great motivational quotes as I surf the internet. Lately, I have been captivated by quotes from professional musicians. It is amazing how many profound statements have been passed down to us through the ages. What is more amazing is the immense power that music has on our everyday lives.

I encourage you to share these great quotes with your colleagues, music students, friends, and family.

“Shoot for the stars, so if you fall you land on a cloud.”
― Kanye West

“To live is to be musical, starting with the blood dancing in your veins. Everything living has a rhythm. Do you feel your music?”
― Michael Jackson

“Ignore all hatred and criticism. Live for what you create, and die protecting it.”
― Lady Gaga

“The piano keys are black and white but they sound like a million colors in your mind”
― Maria Cristina Mena, from “The Collected Stories of Maria Cristina Mena”

“If music be the food of love, play on.”
― William Shakespeare, from “Twelfth Night”

“Music does not replace words, it gives tone to the words”
― Elie Wiesel

“Don’t be afraid, just play the music.”
― Charlie Parker

“Life is one grand sweet song so start the music”
― Ronald Reagan

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About mymuco1

Ian Green wears hats in many areas of the music industry including: co-founder of a technology start-up company that designs music education tools for mobile devices and the internet; music educator; music festival adjudicator; professional classical and jazz pianist; member in good standing of Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association; member of provincial council of Ontario Registered Music Teachers' Association; member of the Canadian Music Festival Adjudicators Association (C.M.F.A.A.) Thanks!
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