40 Moving Music Quotes To Heal Your Soul

“A song can infiltrate your heart and the heart may change your mind.”

40 Music Quotes To Heal Your Soul

Music has always been there for people to help them express their emotions, whether good or bad. These music quotes help to further explain how — and why — music has touched so many people’s lives. 

There's a reason you always reach for your headphones when you're having a sad day. Research shows that music has the ability to regulate your mood and can even ease depression symptoms. It's even been suggested that certain types of sounds, called binaural beats, can provide migraine relief, anxiety relief, and more.


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That said, it's clear why we have such a connection and respect for music, and these music quotes put those feelings into words.

Best Music Quotes

1. “Music can heal the wounds which medicine cannot touch.” —  Debasish Mridha


2. “Music brings us pleasure and releases our suffering. It can calm us down and pump us up. It helps us manage pain, run faster, sleep better and be more productive.” —  Alex Doman

3. “Music brings a warm glow to my vision, thawing mind and muscle from their endless wintering.” — Haruki Murakami

4. “Music is a great healer. Begin and end your day with music.” —  Lailah Gifty Akita

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5. “My heart, which is so full to overflowing, has often been solaced and refreshed by music when sick and weary.” — Martin Luther

6. “Listening to music has a positive impact on our health, by helping us recover faster when we experience stress and through the reduction of stress hormone cortisol, to help us achieve a calm state or homeostasis.” — Alex Doman

7. “Music has the power to heal, transform and inspire and we have the power through deep listening to increase our intuition and self-awareness.” — Andre Feriante

8. “Music is one of the longest standing self-prescribed therapy in history.” — Erin Seibert

9. “If everyone started off the day singing, just think how happy they’d be.” — Lauren Myracle


10. “He who sings scares away his woes.” — Cervantes

11. “That’s what good music does. It speaks to you. It changes you.” — Hannah Harrington

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12. “Who hears music, feels his solitude peopled at once.” — Robert Browning

13. “Life seems to go on without effort when I am filled with music.” — George Eliot


14. “Music replays the past memories, awakens our forgotten worlds and make our minds travel.” — Michael Bassey Johnson

15. “Classical music is the best, and cheapest, mind-altering drug in the world.” — Kamand Kojouri

16. “Music has real health benefits. It boosts dopamine, lowers cortisol and it makes us feel great. Your brain is better on music.” — Alex Doman

17. “Our brains developed along with music and singing as a survival mechanism.” — Tania De Jong

18. “Music is the divine way to tell beautiful, poetic things to the heart.” — Pablo Casals

19. “Music acts like a magic key, to which the most tightly closed heart opens.” — Maria von Trapp


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20. “A song can infiltrate your heart and the heart may change your mind.” — Elvis Costello

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21. “Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.” — Alphonse de Lamartine

22. “Music is for souls & hearts to dance & sing.” — Jay Woodman


23. “Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.” — Kahlil Gibran

24. “Music frees your soul from the dungeon of your mind.” — Wiss Auguste

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25. “A great song should lift your heart, warm the soul and make you feel good.” — Colbie Caillat


26. “Music expresses that which cannot be put into words.” — Victor Hugo

27. “One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.” — Bob Marley

28. “I think music in itself is healing. It's an explosive expression of humanity.” — Billy Joel

29. “Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.” — Maya Angelou

30. “Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy. Music is the electrical soil in which the spirit lives, thinks and invents.” — Ludwig van Beethoven

31. “When I hear music, I fear no danger. I am invulnerable.” — Henry David Thoreau


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32. “People haven't always been there for me, but music always has.” — Taylor Swift

33. “If music be the food of love, play on, Give me excess of it; that surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die.” — William Shakespeare


34. “Music, once admitted to the soul, becomes a sort of spirit, and never dies.” — Edward Bulwer-Lytton

35. “Music has charms to soothe a savage breast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.” — William Congreve

36. “Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.” — Laozi

37. “For me, singing sad songs often has a way of healing a situation. It gets the hurt out in the open into the light, out of the darkness.” — Reba McEntire

38. “Music is nothing else but wild sounds civilized into time and tune.” — Thomas Fuller

39. “Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination and life to everything.” — Plato


40. “Where words fail, music speaks.” — Hans Christian Andersen

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Isabell Tenorio is a writer who covers astrology, pop culture, love and relationship topics.