"Music is love in search of a word."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Sidney Lanier on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Sidney Lanier 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."Sidney Lanier on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Sidney Lanier 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."Sidney Lanier on Ray Charles
"If you want to be found stand where the seeker seeks."
"Virtues are acquired through endeavor, which rests wholly upon yourself."