May 13th is a day for music quotes. Why? Because it's Stevie Wonder's birthday, and what better way to celebrate than with some quotes relating to the art that he loves? Even if you're not a huge fan of his music, you have to admit that he is quite an inspiring man. Overcoming the obstacles in his life to become one of the greatest musicians of all time ' the world needs more role models like Stevie. So these music quotes go out to Stevie Wonder and all his fans to celebrate the day of his birth.
1. "Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there." ~ Stevie Wonder
2. "Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." ~ Berthold Auerbach
3. "Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul." ~ Plato
4. "Music is God's gift to man, the only art of Heaven given to earth, the only art of earth we take to Heaven." ~ Walter Savage Landor
5. "Music happens to be an art form that transcends language." ~ Herbie Hancock
6. "Without music, life would be a mistake." ~ Friedrich Nietzsche
7. "I really do seek to create music that is timeless, ... Each project takes on its own life, and the songs from A Time To Love are the most appropriate for the statement I wanted to make." ~ Stevie Wonder
8. "There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another." ~ Frank Zappa
9. "Music isn't just learning notes and playing them, You learn notes to play to the music of your soul." ~ Katie Greenwood
10. "I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity. It's something we are all touched by. No matter what culture we're from, everyone loves music." ~ Billy Joel
11. "Music is the vernacular of the human soul." ~ Geoffrey Latham
12. "My mother would cry about my blindness and the hopelessness of my ever seeing, but I told her I wasn't sad. I believed God had something for me to do." ~ Stevie Wonder
So there you have it -- twelve famous music quotes to celebrate the birthday of Stevie Wonder. Whether you're a fan of Stevie, a fan of triumph or just a fan of music in general, let's celebrate this great man's accomplishments together this year. It is not everyday we get to know someone this special, insightful and courageous. Let's celebrate Stevie Wonder's birthday with these great music quotes.
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