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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.

    Author: John Greenleaf Whittier

The best, most beautiful, and most perfect way that we have of expressing a sweet concord of mind to each other is by music.

    Author: Jonathan Edwards

Every saint in heaven is as a flower in the garden of God, and holy love is the fragrance and sweet odor that they all send forth, and with which they fill the bowers of that paradise above. Every soul there is as a note in some concert of delightful music, that sweetly harmonizes with every other note, and all together blend in the most rapturous strains in praising God and the Lamb forever.

    Author: Jonathan Edwards

Beautiful music is the art of the prophets that can calm the agitations of the soul; it is one of the most magnificent and delightful presents God has given us.

    Author: Martin Luther

My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.

    Author: Martin Luther

Next to the Word of God, the noble art of music is the greatest treasure in the world.

    Author: Martin Luther

The devil does not stay where music is.

    Author: Martin Luther

Next to theology I give to music the highest place and honor. And we see how David and all the saints have wrought their godly thoughts into verse, rhyme, and song.

    Author: Martin Luther

Music is a discipline, and a mistress of order and good manners, she makes the people milder and gentler, more moral and more reasonable.

    Author: Martin Luther

Music is one of the fairest and most glorious gifts of God, to which Satan is a bitter enemy, for it removes from the heart the weight of sorrow, and the fascination of evil thoughts.

    Author: Martin Luther

If a man is called to be a streetsweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, here lived a great streetsweeper who did his job well.

    Author: Martin Luther King, Jr.

Beethoven can write music, thank God, but he can do nothing else on earth.
- Ludwig von Beethoven

    Author: Assorted Authors

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