"Those who seek to satisfy the mind of man by hampering it with ceremonies and music and affecting charity and devotion have lost their original nature."
"One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain."Zhuangzi on Bob Marley
"If music be the food of love, play on."Zhuangzi 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."Zhuangzi on Plato
"Without music, life would be a mistake."Zhuangzi 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."Zhuangzi on Ray Charles
"I do not know whether I was then a man dreaming I was a butterfly, or whether I am now a butterfly dreaming I am a man."
"Rewards and punishment is the lowest form of education."
"Happiness is the absence of the striving for happiness."
"Cherish that which is within you, and shut off that which is without for much knowledge is a curse."
"Men honor what lies within the sphere of their knowledge, but do not realize how dependent they are on what lies beyond it."