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You don't love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear.

I love story songs because I've always loved books.

Every heart sings a song incomplete until another heart whispers back. Those who wish to sing always find a song. At the touch of a lover everyone becomes a poet.


A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.

The people in my songs are all me.

Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.

My songs are like my children - I expect them to support me when I'm old.

Let your whole life be a spiritual song.

I'll publish right or wrong: Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.

What is the price of experience? Do men buy it for a song? Or wisdom for a dance in the street? No, it is bought with the price of all the man hath, his house, his wife, his children.

When you work, you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of the hours turns to music. Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent, when all else sings together in unison?

Kahlil Gibran

There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something, we'd all love one another.

Frank Zappa

We know three or four songs ... But we play about 50.

I've never written a political song. Songs can't save the world. I've gone through all that.

And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to hear.

My songs always sound a lot better in person than they do on the record.

Piping down the valleys wild, Piping songs of pleasant glee, On a cloud I saw a child.

Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.

I can't see myself singing the same song twice in a row. That's terrible.

A stand-up comic is judged by every line. Singers get applause at the end of their song, no matter how bad they are.

Phyllis Diller

A song is anything that can walk by itself.

Every day we should hear at least one little song, read one good poem, see one exquisite picture and, if possible, speak a few sensible words.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Prepare a noble death song for the day when you go over the great divide.

My life has been one great big joke, a dance that's walked, a song that's spoke. I laugh so hard I almost choke when I think about myself.

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.

Emily Dickinson

Of all the horrid hideous notes of woe, Sadder than owl-songs or the midnight blast, Is that portentous phrase 'I told you so'.

'Evil men have no songs.' How is it that the Russians have songs?

Friedrich Nietzsche

At the worst of times there's the possibility of seeing hope... That's why that song is so important right now.

But actually just yesterday we raised the key of one of my songs two steps up so my voice is obviously responding. It's a muscle and the more you use it, the more you use it right, the more you should get out of it. So yes I sing.

I feel the emotion that life conjures up and the songs I write get me closer to my feelings and realising who I am. It's a natural process.

God respects me when I work; but God loves me when I sing.

Rabindranath Tagore

For some reason I'm really comfortable talking about my personal life in songs.

Through all eternity to thee a joyful song I'll raise, for oh! Eternity's too short to utter all thy praise.

Joseph Addison

I guess what people forget sometimes is that when I write songs, I write them sometimes in about 20 minutes.

The songs are my lexicon. I believe the songs.

Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.

Lord Byron

Some birds are not meant to be caged, that’s all. Their feathers are too bright, their songs too sweet and wild. So you let them go, or when you open the cage to feed them they somehow fly out past you. And the part of you that knows it was wrong to imprison them in the first place rejoices, but still, the place where you live is that much more drab and empty for their departure.

Stephen King

You just don't wake up one day and decide that you need to write songs.

Life is one grand sweet song, so start the music.

And if you're horrible to me I'm going to write a song about you, and you are not going to like it. That's how I operate.

The more vulnerable and the more confused the song is, the equal and opposite effect is how I feel after having written it.

Toil without song is like a weary journey without an end.

I'll keep evolving and put that into my songs.

Putting two songs together, I've always loved that trick when it works.

Paul McCartney

I wish all teenagers can filter through songs instead of turning to drugs and alcohol.

I'll be writing songs till I die. There's just no question.

I have a sweet tooth for song and music. This is my Polish sin.

If more of us valued food and cheer and song above hoarded gold, it would be a merrier world.

J. R. R. Tolkien

The Teutons have been singing the swan song ever since they entered the ranks of history. They have always confounded truth with death.

Henry Miller

When one sings alone the heart is merged in the song. But when many sing together it acquires a Divine power.

Sai Baba

In argument, similes are like songs in love, they describe much but prove nothing.

Franz Kafka

I think I always had a musicality and I think I could tell a good song from a bad song. And I would appreciate hearing something that was new to me.

My brother says that I was writing songs about fate while he was off playing soccer. Now I tell him he's 33 and being a professional, while I'm playing soccer with my friends. Ha!

I could write six songs in one day with everything that's going on.

Factoring in millions of people when I'm writing a song is not a good idea. I don't ever do it.

'Tis easy enough to be pleasant, When life flows along like a song, But the man worth while is the one who will smile, when everything goes dead wrong.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

If there's not drama and negativity in my life, all my songs will be really wack and boring or something.


I write songs that are like diary entries. I have to do it in order to feel sane.

I get so excited when a song I wrote that's very personal to me goes No. 1, and I look down and see people singing the words back to me.

I'm not afraid to write my feelings in songs.

Unless I am both capable of and willing to reopen the wound every time I write a song, if I choose to not look inside myself to write music, I'm really not worth being called an artist at all.

Lady Gaga

All of my songs are autobiographical.

I love songs that are very autobiographical.

Typically I go in the studio and whatever I'm contemplating that day will wind up being a song. I don't come in with lyrics... I just go in and let it happen.

I knew the words to 25 rock songs so I got in the group. Long Tall Sally and Tutti-Frutti that got me in. That was my audition.

Now we are selling over 5 million songs a day now. Isn't that unbelievable? That's 58 songs every second of every minute of every hour of every day.

I'm not against screens or new songs or innovation. I just don't like the gimmicks. I want to know when worship is over that that leader's sole purpose was to glorify the Lord Jesus Christ.

I was probably 7 years old when I started playing the guitar and writing some serious songs.

I often get ideas for songs on the tour bus at odd times. Like at 6am when no one is around I'd just write.

The thing I always default to is that I'll always be here to write songs.

Remember, every song sung in praise of the Lord is a sword that cuts the knots of laziness. It is a fine piece of social service to remind all of their duty to the Almighty who watches over them.

Sai Baba

`Pipe a song about a Lamb!' So I piped with merry cheer.

Unless I really loved it and felt really passionate about it, I would just kind of abort the song and start a new one.

Most of the time songs that I write end up being finished in 30 minutes or less.

I've copyrighted 3 000 songs.

But when I hear a great song I can't help but be inspired by it, regardless of whatever genre that song falls under.

Taylor Swift

I had this song called 'Helter Skelter' which is just a ridiculous song. So we did it like that 'cuz I like noise.

I think there are people out there writing original bluegrass songs, but it's hard to get them out on the air.

Steve Martin

When I start writing songs and it turns into an overly belabored intellectual process, I just throw it out.

In my opinion I think sarcasm and humor in a song, without turning it into a novelty song, is really charming.

Alanis Morissette

When I sit down to write a song it's a kind of improvisation, but I formalize it a bit to get it into the studio, and when I step up to a microphone I have a vague idea of what I'm about to do.

I would get records by Earl Scruggs... I would tune my banjo down and I'd pick out the songs note by note. Learned how to play that way. I persevered. There was a book written by Pete Seeger who showed you some basic strumming and some basic picking... And I kind of worked out my own style of playing.

Steve Martin