"For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."William Wordsworth on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."William Wordsworth 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."William Wordsworth on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."William Wordsworth 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."William Wordsworth on Ray Charles
"The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away than what it leaves behind."
"But an old age serene and bright, and lovely as a Lapland night, shall lead thee to thy grave."
"Pictures deface walls more often than they decorate them."
"The human mind is capable of excitement without the application of gross and violent stimulants and he must have a very faint perception of its beauty and dignity who does not know this."
"That best portion of a man's life, his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and love."