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A film is, or should be, more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later. - Stanley Kubrick

When chaos is the god of an era, clamorous music is the deity's chief instrument. - Ben Okri

Always, however brutal an age may actually have been, its style transmits its music only. - Andre Malraux

My music is best understood by children and animals. - Igor Stravinsky

We don't like their sound, and guitar music is on the way out. Well, art is art, isn't it? Still, on the other hand, water is water! And east is east and west is west and if you take cranberries and stew them like applesauce they taste much more like prunes than rhubarb does. Now, uh, Now you tell me what you know. - Groucho Marx

Only sick music makes money today. [De., Man macht heute nur Geld mit kranker Musik] - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Nothing is capable of being well set to music that is not nonsense. - Joseph Addison

The pleasure we feel in music springs from the obedience which is in it. - Henry David Thoreau

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains, but the thought which it suggests; just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones but in the echoes of our hearts. - John Greenleaf Whittier