“Music expresses feeling and thought, without language; it was below and before speech, and it is above and beyond all words. ” Robert G. Ingersoll

 

“Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.” —Alphonse de Lamartine

 

“Music expresses that which cannot be put into words and that which cannot remain silent” Victor Hugo

 

“Music is the soul of language.” Max Heindel

 

“Music is the art of thinking with sounds.” Jules Combarieu

 

“Music, when combined with a pleasurable idea, is poetry; music, without the idea, is simply music; the idea, without the music, is prose, from its very definitiveness.” Edgar Allan Poe

 

“Words make you think. Music makes you feel. A song makes you feel a thought.” E.Y. Harburg

 

“Poetry is prose bewitched, a music made of visual thoughts, the sound of an idea.” Mina Loy

 

“Poetry is the language of the soul;

Poetic Prose, the language of my heart.

Each line must flow as in a song,

and strike a chord that rings forever.

To me, words are music!”

Lori R. Lopez