"The only love affair I have ever had was with music."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Maurice Ravel on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Maurice Ravel 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."Maurice Ravel on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Maurice Ravel 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."Maurice Ravel on Ray Charles