"I don't care much about music. What I like is sounds."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Dizzy Gillespie on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Dizzy Gillespie on William Shakespeare
"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."Dizzy Gillespie on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Dizzy Gillespie on Friedrich Nietzsche
"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."Dizzy Gillespie on Ray Charles