"But recently I began to feel that maybe I wouldn't be able to do what I want to do and need to do with American musicians, who are imprisoned behind these bars music's got these bars and measures you know."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Sun Ra on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Sun Ra 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."Sun Ra on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Sun Ra 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."Sun Ra on Ray Charles