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6 Powerful Quotes That Will Remind You Why You Got Into Music

Reminding yourself of why you stumbled into the world of music is always uplifting. There's a reason you've dedicated so much time, energy, and love to your craft. So if you're in need of a little motivational boost, these six powerful quotes from musicians and motivational figures throughout history should do the trick!

1. "One good thing about music: when it hits you, you feel no pain." – Bob Marley

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2. "I was born with music inside me. Music was one of my parts. Like my ribs, my kidneys, my liver, my heart. Like my blood. It was a force already within me when I arrived on the scene. It was a necessity for me, like food or water." – Ray Charles

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3. "Music is a world within itself, it is a language we all understand." – Stevie Wonder

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4. "Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent." – Victor Hugo

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5. "Musicians want to be the loud voice for so many quiet hearts." – Billy Joel

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6. "I believe musicians have a duty, a responsibility to reach out, to share your love and pain with others." – James Taylor

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What quotes remind you of why you chose music? Share your favorites in the comments below!

 

Kathleen Parrish is a singer and songwriter from Seattle, WA. While she specializes in lyrics, she enjoys writing short stories, poetry, and journalism. For more information, please visit www.kathleenparrish.com.

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