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Please enjoy these "best" Song quotes - quotes from the lyrics of songs, and quotes about songs.

Let it be.
- Paul McCartney

Imagine ... Imagine no religion.
- John Lennon

Forgiveness is the needle that knows how to mend..
- Jewel


 

The more you see the less you know.
- Bono

You can't stop the music, nobody can stop the music.
- Village People

When you get the choice to sit it out or dance, I hope you dance.
- Lee Ann Womack

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Be still and know who you are.
- Kirtana

You are the Face of God.
- Karen Drucker

Love makes the world go 'round.
- this is an old anonymous proverb,
but made popular by the 1958 and 1961 songs

Is That All There Is?
- Peggy Lee

You are my Family.
- Karen Drucker

Does who we are begin with breath, depend on form, or end with death?
- Kirtana

Life is a song - sing it.
Life is a game - play it.
Life is a challenge - meet it.
Life is a dream - realize it.
Life is a sacrifice - offer it.
Life is love - enjoy it.
- Sai Baba

Three things are needed for a good life, good friends, good food, and good song.
- Jason Zebehazy

There's nothing like a good cheating song to make me want to run home to be with my wife.
- Steven Curtis Chapman

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It is easy enough to be pleasant
When life flows by like a song,
But the man worth while is the one who will smile
When everything goes dead wrong.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.
- Lou Holtz (quoting an old Chinese proverb)

A friend knows the song in my heart
and sings it to me when my memory fails.
- Donna Roberts

Goes the song, "we change, we change."
But the music is still mine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Music's staying power is a function of how timeless the lyrics, song and production are.
- Gary Wright

Every true love song, by its very nature, is a duet.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Words make you think a thought.
Music makes you feel a feeling.
A song makes you feel a thought.
- E. Y. Harburg

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.
- Anonymous

When I was 20, I didn't give a damn about song construction.
I just wanted to make as much noise and play as fast and as loud as possible.
- Ritchie Blackmore

And he was going to give me a song, because I'm a singer and I wanted to sing in everything.
- Sally Kellerman

I really feel there's no limitation on what this band can do in the studio or on the stage. That's an empowering feeling - that we can bring a song to life.
- Ben Harper

Then on to all the terrific american songwriters, from Tin Pan Alley to the Beatles, from Bob Dylan to Paul Simon. Whoever wrote and sang in the song form I have appreciated.
- Tom Chapin

I do dumb stuff, like playing my favorite dumb Barry White song and lip-synching into the mirror so it looks like his voice is coming out of my mouth.
- Lynda Barry

The song came out to be a gem, just came out to be a really, really interesting rendition of it.
- Deborah Cox

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.
- William Blake

I think sometimes you are born with a song.
- Nana Mouskouri

You can either make it come around or you can't. By the time we would be ready to record a song, we would know for sure that it was the best way we could do it.
- Levon Helm

I didn't say I wasn't gonna do rockabilly. I just said I ain't gonna sing no song that ain't a country song. I won't be known as anything but a country singer.
- Buck Owens

An un-named song is like an un-named child, it has no identity.
- Robyn Hitchcock

For Stevie, the words are of prime importance; the song moves around the words, rather than the words moving around the song.
- Christine McVie

I'm not interested in possible complexities. I regard song structure as a graph paper.
- Brian Eno

I find it hard to get excited by just a sound. I have to have a song there, then I'll find what used I can make of that sound within the song.
- Christine McVie

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.
- Plato

It is important that the audience should understand every syllable of every word, for only then can they grasp the meaning of the song.
- Kate Smith

If I had to associate myself with one song, it would probably be Let Love Rule. It's so simple and to the point. It speaks for itself.
- Lenny Kravitz

A song just doesn't come on. I've always had to tease it out, squeeze it out.
- Dorothy Fields

I recorded a song called, I Fall to Pieces, and I was in a car wreck. Now I'm worried because I have a brand-new record, and it's called Crazy!
- Patsy Cline

Because, in opera, I have to sing for people that are very far from me, instead of, when I sing a song, I try to imagine to sing like in an ear of a child.
- Andrea Bocelli

Indifferent to whether your mood is grumpy or cheerful,
Nature always sings her passionate song of joyful celebration.
You can never stop the happy song of life,
so join the celebration -
sing along, dance, make love,
smile your biggest smile, and cheer on God's music.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are People still gets played to death on '80s stations. It was our first big break in America. It's not exactly my favorite song.
- Martin Gore

I just sat down and thought, I'm going to write a song today, I'm going to give it a try. So I just stuck it on a tape like everything else. That was just another song.
- Jules Shear

My own personal favorite Cher song is the unforgettable Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves.
- Brent Spiner

Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.
- Pope John Paul II

People assume that the meaning of a song is vested in the lyrics. To me, that has never been the case. There are very few songs that I can think of where I remember the words.
- Brian Eno

Right now, I'm Writing song lyrics. Experimenting with a play. Toying with an idea for a documentary. I hope one of these will eventually be launched into the light of day.
- Anita Diament

If you're dealing with a musical in which you're trying to tell a story, it's got to sound like speech. At the same time it's got to be a song.
- Stephen Sondheim

I'm very soulful. I grew up singing in church. When I sing a song, I like to feel what I'm singing.
- Fantasia Barrino

When I record somebody else's song, I have to make it my own or it doesn't feel right. I'll say to myself, I wrote this and he doesn't know it!
- Johnny Cash

Jim Morrison's very good looking, but I don't like this version of the song. The Feliciano version is better.
- Maurice Gibb

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.
- Maya Angelou

I usually have an idea of how I want a song to sound, but I don't always know how to get there.
- Lucinda Williams

Regardless of who originally made it popular, any hit song becomes a challenge to the ingenuity and imagination of other musicians and performers.
- Les Baxter

Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.
- Lord Byron

Well, I make every song I sing personal. I've never chosen a song that wasn't.
- Carly Simon

A rhyme doesn't make a song.
- Dorothy Fields

Dreamland is a book, but it's my song in book form. It's translated itself into a different medium.
- Mary Chapin Carpenter

I am not greedy, so I would gladly give a song to someone else to sing if it makes more sense.
- Christina Milian

What I say is from my heart. You must be sincere. So when I sing a song, people are supposed to feel it.
- Wayne Wonder

I have never sung a whole song on my own before and I am not the best dancer in the world, but I would rather try and fall than not not try at all.
- Geri Halliwell

Once I've written a song, I sometimes refine them.
- Roger McGuinn

The compelled mother loves her child as the caged bird sings. The song does not justify the cage nor the love the enforcement.
- Germaine Greer

When I'm writing a song, it gives me more actual pleasure to hear someone else sing it than do it meself.
- Shane MacGowan

Of course, the kids who had never heard of a person called Ben E. King were then aware of the name associated with the song. That gave a tremendous lift to me as an artist.
- Ben E. King

There aren't reasons why you like this song or this piece of music, or don't like it. It's just, it's either right or wrong, you know?
- Ethan Coen

I used to think that all my Wings stuff was second-rate stuff, but I began to meet younger kids, not kids from my Beatle generation, who would say, We really love this song.
- Paul McCartney

Most of our stuff was trial and error. You live with a tape recorder, you turn it on, you play the song and you listen to it.
- Levon Helm

I close my eyes when I sing so I can feel the song better.
- Mahalia Jackson

When you write a song, a song has longevity.
- Smokey Robinson

I don't like giving names to generations. It's like trying to read the song title on a record that's spinning.
- Ian Williams

Between each album I try to gain a new insight that I didn't have before and perhaps write a song about something that I've written about before, but from a fresh viewpoint.
- Don Henley

Depending on which day, and how I am feeling on that day, I have a different favorite song on the album. One day it might be 'Karma', and other days it is 'Stay For A While'
- Angie Stone

Sometimes I will click on a random sequence of notes- not to actually use it in a song, but to see if I can find maybe a simple pattern that I can build off of.
- Ken Hill

When a song gets its legs and begins to come to me, this is the euphoric hook that keeps me wanting to continue.
- Tommy Shaw

History repeats itself, but the special call of an art which has passed away is never reproduced. It is as utterly gone out of the world as the song of a destroyed wild bird.
- Joseph Conrad


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