Singing Quotes

These are some famous singing quotes which is also one of our favorite topics, because music is such a powerful medium of expression that the right music can even melt a heart of stone. If you have seen the German Movie called Lives of others (Das Leben der Anderen), it has a Stasi agent slowly influenced by a music piece called Sonata for a Good Man, that he listens to as he eavesdrops on a couple. One of my favorites.

And some singers have influenced me immensely, some songs have made me cry. A combination of melodious voice and strong lyrics can inspire and motivate a nation. Here some some quotes and sayings about this beautiful “thing” called songs and singing.

Singing is such an excellent thing, that I wish all people would sing
~ Richard Byrd
SInger
I would rather be remembered by a song than by a victory.
~Alexander Smith

Those who wish to sing always find a song.
~Proverb

It seems to me that those songs that have been any good, I have nothing much to do with the writing of them. The words have just crawled down my sleeve and come out on the page.
~Joan Baez

If I cannot fly,Let me sing.
~Stephen Sondheim.. Won’t we all love to ask God of that?

The wine urges me on, the bewitching wine, which sets even a wise man to singing and to laughing gently, and rouses him up to dance and brings forth words which were better unspoken.
~Homer

A song will outlive all sermons in the memory.
~Henry Giles

As an artist I come to sing, but as a citizen, I will always speak for peace, and no one can silence me in this.
~ Paul Robeson

Singing lessons are like body building for your larynx.
~Bernadette Peters

Singing has always seemed to me the most perfect means of expression. It is so spontaneous. And after singing, I think the violin. Since I cannot sing, I paint.
~George O’Keeffe

When a singer truly feels and experiences what the music is all about, the words will automatically ring true.
~ Monserrat Caballé

A perfect summer day is when the sun is shining, the breeze is blowing, the birds are singing, and the lawn mower is broken. lol
~James Dent

You can cage the singer but not the song.
~Harry Belafonte

I don’t sing because I’m happy; I’m happy because I sing.
~William James

Who, as they sung, would take the prisoned soul
And lap it in Elysium.
~John Milton

I don’t want to be just a straight pop singer. I’m a vocalist and that’s what I want to be seen as in the long run.
~ Christina Aguilera

I can’t stand to sing the same song the same way two nights in succession, let alone two years or ten years. If you can, then it ain’t music, it’s close-order drill or exercise or yodeling or something, not music.”
~Billie Holiday

He who sings frightens away his ills.
~Miguel de Cervantes

She hath made me four and twenty nosegays for the shearers, three-man song men all, and very good ones; but they are most of them means and bases, but one puritan amongst them, and he sings psalms to hornpipes.
~William Shakespeare

Life is a musical so sing like no one is listening!
~Jasmine Crowe

Singing still brings me tremendous joy, the reception you get and you never know what people are going to share with you after the event.
~Lee Greenwood

Short swallow-flights of song, that dip
Their wings in tears, and skim away.
~Alfred Tennyson

Every night he comes With musics of all sorts, and songs composed To her unworthiness. It nothing steads us To chide him from our eaves, for he persists As if his life lay won’t.
~ William Shakespeare

If a thing isn’t worth saying, you sing it.
~ Pierre Beaumarchais

Singing involves giving pleasure – you can’t. You also look like you’ve been dragged through a bush.
~Simon Cowell to an American Idol contestant

As long as we live, there is never enough singing.
~ Martin Luther

So she poured out the liquid music of her voice to quench the thirst of his spirit.
~Nathaniel Hawthorne

It is the best of all trades, to make songs, and the second best to sing them.
~Hilaie Belloc

It was Elvis who really got me hooked on beat music. When I heard “Heartbreak Hotel” I thought, this is it
~Paul McCartney

Faith and joy are the ascensive forces of song.
~Edmund Clarence Stedman

The tenor’s voice is spoilt by affectation, And for the bass, the beast can only bellow; In fact, he had no singing education, An ignorant, noteless, timeless, tuneless fellow.
~Lord Byron

Keep a green tree in your heart and perhaps a singing bird will come.
~Chinese Proverb

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2 Comments

  1. Premaa says:

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    My daughter takes sining lessons from my aunt which has a good soprano voice.

  2. Larrier says:

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    my voice sucks on karaoke that is why i am taking sining lessons now from professionals *,-

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