"Music is moonlight in the gloomy night of life."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Jean Paul on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Jean Paul 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."Jean Paul on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Jean Paul 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."Jean Paul on Ray Charles
"What makes old age so sad is not that our joys but our hopes cease."
"As winter strips the leaves from around us, so that we may see the distant regions they formerly concealed, so old age takes away our enjoyments only to enlarge the prospect of the coming eternity."
"Age does not matter if the matter does not age."
"Live your life and forget your age."
"Beauty attracts us men but if, like an armed magnet it is pointed, beside, with gold and silver, it attracts with tenfold power."