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Quotations about Singing


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A bird does not sing because it has an answer.  It sings because it has a song.  ~Chinese Proverb


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


Some days there won't be a song in your heart.  Sing anyway.  ~Emory Austin


Sing out loud in the car even, or especially, if it embarrasses your children.  ~Marilyn Penland


There's no half-singing in the shower, you're either a rock star or an opera diva.  ~Josh Groban


The singer has everything within him.  The notes come out from his very life.  They are not materials gathered from outside.  ~Rabindranath Tagore


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


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


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


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


Of all the wonders of nature, a tree in summer is perhaps the most remarkable; with the possible exception of a moose singing "Embraceable You" in spats.  ~Woody Allen


God sent his Singers upon earth
With songs of sadness and of mirth,
That they might touch the hearts of men,
And bring them back to heaven again.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


O, she will sing the savageness out of a bear!  ~William Shakespeare


God respects me when I work; but God loves me when I sing.  ~Rabindranath Tagore


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


The total person sings not just the vocal chords.  ~Esther Broner


Verse sweetens toil, however rude the sound;
She feels no biting pang the while she sings,
Nor as she turns the giddy wheel around,
Revolves the sad vicissitudes of things.
~William Gifford


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


It was his nature to blossom into song, as it is a tree's to leaf itself in April.  ~Alexander Smith


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


That music in itself, whose sounds are song,
The poetry of speech.
~Lord Byron


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


Life is a song.  Love is the music.  ~Author Unknown


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


Birds sing after a storm; why shouldn't people feel as free to delight in whatever remains to them?  ~Rose F. Kennedy


Sweetest the strain when in the song
The singer has been lost.
~Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Ward


[H]e sang words without sense, but their tone went to his heart... ~Jean Paul Friedrich Richter, Hesperus, or Forty-Five Dog-Post-Days: A Biography, translated from German by Charles T. Brooks, 1865


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


I sing like I feel.  ~Ella Fitzgerald


The lively Shadow-World of Song.  ~Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller


Little dew-drops of celestial melody.  ~Thomas Carlyle


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


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.  ~Author Unknown


Such songs have power to quiet
The restless pulse of care,
And come like the benediction
That follows after prayer.
~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


A few minutes ago every tree was excited, bowing to the roaring storm, waving, swirling, tossing their branches in glorious enthusiasm like worship.  But though to the outer ear these trees are now silent, their songs never cease.  ~John Muir


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



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