Motivational Quotes: Food For Our Lives, Part 2


Now that the school year has come and gone and we are in the beginnings of the summer season, enjoy the following motivational quotes to soothe the soul, harness the creativity within, and recharge the batteries for the school year that will be upon us soon!

1. “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

2. “The beautiful thing about learning is that nobody can take it away from you.”

B.B. King

3. “For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.”


4. “It’s taken me all my life to learn what not to play.”

Dizzy Gillespie

(this is an interesting quote for all jazz musicians, there is an art in playing the notes that are in the middle of the melody that we strive to find but seldom make sense of)

5. “Learning never exhausts the mind.”

Leonardo da Vinci

6. “When you play, never mind who listens to you.”

Robert Schumann

7. “Anyone can “know”. The point is to understand.”

Albert Einstein

8. “In learning you will teach, and in teaching you will learn.”

Phil Collins




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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