"There's nothing like music to relieve the soul and uplift it."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Mickey Hart on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Mickey Hart 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."Mickey Hart on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Mickey Hart 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."Mickey Hart on Ray Charles
"When the Grateful Dead needed a quality sound system to deliver our sonic payload, I learned electronics and speaker design."
"Dreams sometimes foretell the future."
"Art in the classroom not only spurs creativity, it also inspires learning."
"I hated science in high school. Technology? Engineering? Math? Why would I ever need this? Little did I realize that music was also about science, technology, engineering and mathematics, all rolled into one."