Quotation Explorer - 'Songs'

I value my garden more for being full of blackbirds than of cherries, and very frankly give them fruit for their songs. - Joseph Addison
A New Year has tiptoed in.Let’s go forward to meet it.Let’s welcome the 365 days it brings.Let’s live well with love in our hearts towards God and all people.Let’s walk through it’s corridors with praise songs on our lips. - Anusha Atukorala
All of the stories, all of the beauty, all of the songs and events of this life will vanish in the ocean of time. - Debasish Mridha
Hope is a bird that sings the songs of possibilities from the deepness of the heart. - Debasish Mridha
If you want people to dance to your tune, sing beautiful songs. - Matshona Dhliwayo
In life, you will find two things. The quiet beauty of Darkness, and the bright songs of Light. The choice is yours to decide which will be you, and which will be your shadow. - Taylor Chackowsky
NW" is full of split selves, people alienated from the very things they thought defined them. Their nostalgia -- for old movies, old songs, buses they don't ride anymore -- is less a salve than a form of pain. - Christian Lorentzen
Gather the stars if you wish it soGather the songs and keep them.Gather the faces of women.Gather for keeping years and years.And then...Loosen your hands, let go and say good-bye.Let the stars and songs go.Let the faces and years go.Loosen your hands and say good-bye. - Carl Sandburg
What kind of songs do you like? she asked."The ones that remind me of you," I said. - Faraaz Kazi
sing the song and let people do the interpretation. It is your duty to sing the unsung songs and it is their duty to do the interpretation - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
How the world loves her sad songs! - Marty Rubin
I don't think there's a rap artist that has more songs about killing somebody than Johnny Cash does.
It is better to sing songs of hope than to sing songs of misery. - Debasish Mridha
A poet has a sacred duty. He has to hear unsung songs and see unseen beauty. - Debasish Mridha
The words we construct, the poems we write and the songs we sing, become the love story of a stranger we have never seen. - M.F. Moonzajer
How lucky we are! We are singing our songs, dancing our dances, and living our lives. - Debasish Mridha
You used to make me feel like I could walk on waterNow most nights I'm just sinking down and downYou're the reason why I can't listen to the same songs I used to - Real Friends
Whoever says that all music is prohibited, let him also claim that the songs of birds are prohibited. - أبو حامد الغزالي
The best songs are written through our anger. Even though feelings change over time, our lyrics will always remain inside the song as a way of reminding us how far and how much stronger we've become since then. - Kastle King
Songs are dangerous, songs are subversive and can change your life. - Ronnie Gilbert
Songs can be like photos - they hold a memory, a moment, and thoughts that keep you warm inside. - Judy Moore
Leaves leave this world in beautiful fall colors and songs. - Debasish Mridha
I fall asleep with the sound of rain; I wake up with the songs of the wind. - Debasish Mridha
Faith is a bird that sings songs of the heart. - Debasish Mridha
Us girls deserve more than one song. We deserve more than one pledge of solidarity. We deserve better songs than any boy will ever write about us. - Jessica Hopper
The God of the universe--the creator of nitrogen and pine needles, galaxies and E-minor--loves us with a radical, unconditional, self-sacrificing love. And what is our typical response? We go to church, sing songs, and try not to cuss. - Francis Chan
Lots of people lose themselves in love, it's no shame, they write songs about it. The hitch is you can't stay lost, sooner or later you have to get back to yourself. If you can't then love becomes your master and you're just it's dog.
Photographs are the reflection of untold stories, unseen beauties, unexpressed emotions, and the unheard songs of life. - Debasish Mridha
All truths, not merely ideas, but truthful faces, truthful pictures or songs, are highly beautiful. - Mahatma Gandhi
A friend is a bird who can sing along with the songs of your heart. - Debasish Mridha
The way I choose to show my feelings is through my songs. - Marianne Faithfull
Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. - Percy Bysshe Shelley
Songs are memories... Either u smile or get a tear in your eyes.. - honeya
Being a Christian, for some other people, is not cool-praying, reading bible, lifting your hands while singing Christian songs, listening to a boring sermon? But would it still be cool if you're already in hell? Think about that. - Aby Santos
Labels try to make you say what they want or write the songs they think you should write. [Johnny] Cash did his own thing.
If I had the choice, I would sing only love songs. - Debasish Mridha
Songs have taught me more about life than school ever has and how to follow my ambitions no matter what they are and how to live my life no matter the trade-off. - Meghan Blistinsky
We would go out and play these songs and people could interpret them however the hell they wanted. - Carrie Brownstein
If God wanted the woods to be quiet, He would not have given birds songs to sing. - Matshona Dhliwayo
88% of what we call good songs aren’t really good. They merely remind us of a good time we once had. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
I love books where I can't wait to turn every page, songs that grab me the first time I hear them, and films that make me totally forget about the craft because I am totally engaged in the story. - John Grooters
Love makes me naked;Propinquity's a harsh master;O the songs we hide singing to ourselves! - Theodore Roethke
You are brighter than the sun, prettier than a fresh flower, and sweeter than any chocolate. Your songs are always humming in my heart. I wish you a sweet sweetest day. - Debasish Mridha
Be sure that your praise songs are numbered higher than your sorrowful dirges and your utmost hope, firmer than your woeful regrets. Be positive. - Israelmore Ayivor
Music is the language of the heart. It can only sing songs of love. - Debasish Mridha
Alone, I relished the bird songs, the drone of hushed conversation from neighboring tables, and the gentle lapping of waves sliding on the shore. I didn't feel the passage of time. There was no destination propelling me forward, no past and no future. Each glorious moment was replaced by the next. - Marilyn Berman
On this Valentine’s Day I like to whisper in your ear the silent songs of my heart. - Debasish Mridha
If I can’t sing, then let me listen to the songs of the wilderness and let me watch the dance of a lonely leaf. - Debasish Mridha
Sometimes the tunes of our songs are not melodious. Sometimes they are just without emotion, flesh, breath, or thought. - Nikita Dudani
From our solitudewe shall create,forge songs ,pour in the reflectionof the stars and refresh the mindabout the silk-ridden roads that wait for them who have forgotten to feel. - Tara Estacaan
When I wrote this song I felt pretty unoriginal because everybody writes love songs, and everybody feels like their love is the most important and when their love ends and they get their heart broken, that nobody understands. And…that’s ridiculous, but so am I. - Tegan Quin
It's during a storm that the best songs get written. - Marty Rubin
Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly, as you teach and admonish one another in all wisdom, and as you sing psalms and hymns and spiritual songs with thankfulness in your hearts to God. - Bible
Why not fall in love with an artist? Otherwise there are no letters, pictures, paintings and songs for you when you wake up. - Darnell Lamont Walker
My songs of life are so secret that I can’t find my tune. - Debasish Mridha
The crowning fortune of a man is to be born to some pursuit which finds him employment and happiness, whether it be to make baskets, or broadswords, or canals, or statues, or songs. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
But no matter what love throws at you, you have to believe in it. You have ot believe in love stories and prince charmings and happily ever after. That's why I write these songs. Because I think love is FEARLESS. - Taylor Swift
Some songs can make you to travel a million miles inside your head - Pradeepa Pandiyan
Love is not a habit, a commitment, or a debt. It isn't what romantic songs tell us it is - love simply is. - Paulo Coelho
I like to hug you like the waves hug the shore with songs of joy and then in your chest I want to die. - Debasish Mridha
Songs. Books. Poetry. Paintings. These things reveal truth. I believe lies and truth are tangled together. - Brenda Sutton Rose
Love is the dance of the spirit on a stage called heart with the songs of mind to satisfy our eternal desires to belong. - Debasish Mridha
If after hearing my songs just one human being is inspired to say something nasty to a friend or perhaps to strike a loved one it will all have been worth the while. - Tom Lehrer
Don't give me songs, give me something to sing about! - Mutanat Enemy, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
What shall I take with me?Will I let nothing behind me over the earth?How shall my heart act?Is it that we come in vain to live,to sprout over the earth?Let us leave at least flowers,let us leave at least songs. - Nezahualcóyotl
Listen closely. Even the trees exhale sweet love songs that roll off their boughs and echo out to all of creation. Love is always in the air. - Cristen Rodgers
To find the meaning of life, enjoy the journey, the beauty of the nature, the glint of a dew drop, the warmth of the morning sun, the songs of the wind, and smiles of flowers. These are all there to make your journey worthwhile and make your life meaningful. - Debasish Mridha
I can hear the songs of your eyes, I can feel the warmth of your glowing cheek, and I can get lost in the smile of your soul. - Debasish Mridha
I find joy and magic in every drop of moonlight. I hear songs of love in every glint of a star. - Debasish Mridha
You don’t choose the music your enemies play, but you choose which songs you dance to. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Now you may hear songs of kindness From every singing bird And from every dancing heart Let kindness be the part of your being - Debasish Mridha
There’s still other songs that I think that would never be on the radio that get, it’s a different kind of response. Part II, there’s just nothing like that. That song will never be on a radio station. that song doesn’t need that sort of following in order to connect. - Hayley Williams
O friends, no more these sounds!Let us sing more cheerful songs, more full of joy! - Friedrich Schiller
You are an Universe of Universes and your soul a source of songs. - Rubén Darío
Today I have nothing to do except sing the songs of peace. - Debasish Mridha
Love is the soul's music; all its songs are symphonies. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Hope is the little bird that continues to sing the songs of possibilities in your heart when everything else says to give up. - Debasish Mridha
If you have time to chatter,Read books.If you have time to read,Walk into mountain, desert and ocean.If you have time to walk,Sing songs and dance.If you have time to dance,Sit quietly, you happy, lucky idiot. - Nanao Sakaki
Many use the word Kingdom flippantly. Even though we sing about it in our praise songs, we talk about it in our sermons, yet we seem to still not understand its reality in our daily lives. - Sunday Adelaja
Children make up the best songs, anyway. Better than grown-ups. Kids are always working on songs and throwing them away, like little origami things or paper airplanes. They don't care if they lose it; they'll just make another one. - Tom Waits
And mostly all I have to say about these songs is that I love them, and want to sing along to them, and force other people to listen to them, and get cross when these other people don't like them as much as I do. - Nick Hornby
An intelligent man [doesn’t] know everything, he simply [knows] how to look everything up quickly and efficiently." - , Songs of the Dancing Gods - Jack Chalker
I think I have a kind of Tourette's syndrome where if you're not supposed to say something, it becomes very attractive to do so. You're in a rock band what can't you talk about? God? Okay, here we go. You're supposed to write songs about sex and drugs. Well, no I won't. - Bono
Success is living life with all of its songs and melodies, triumphs and tragedies. - Debasish Mridha
Crying is one of the highest devotional songs. One who knows crying, knows spiritual practice. If you can cry with a pure heart, nothing else compares to such a prayer. Crying includes all the principles of Yoga. - Kripalvanandji
Like some wondrous birds out of fairy tales, books sang their songs to me and spoke to me as though communing with one languishing in prison; they sang of the variety and richness of life, of man’s audacity in his strivings towards goodness and beauty. - Maxim Gorky
Let us be silent to listen to the heart's songs of eternity. Let us be kind to feel the beauty of tranquility. Let us vanish to belong and be nothing. - Debasish Mridha
Only when you are able to hear the songs of a tree will you be able to understand the magnificence and magic of life. - Debasish Mridha
The songs of our ancestors are also the songs of our children - Philip Carr-Gomm
You're not going to hear me singing songs about Wall Street because I don't know anything about that. - Jason Aldean
Songs of myselfClear and sweet is my soul, and clear and sweet is all that is not my soul. Lack one lacks both, and the unseen is proved by the seen, Till that becomes unseen and receives proof in its turn. - Walt Whitman
Never give anybody permission to disturb your peace. Always ignore negative comment.Dwell on positive thoughts and occupied your mind with songs of praise. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Among all men on the earth bards have a share of honor and reverence, because the muse has taught them songs and loves the race of bards. - Homer
A poet is a silent singer; he sings the deep songs of the soul silently. - Debasish Mridha
Singing songs that make you slit your wrists - Gerard Way
Silent. So it should be. You have no place in this world, Luthiel. And there is no other.' Zalos reached out and lifted a few strands of her hair. 'Bright songs and the magic of hope are but a dangerous illusion. The fake comfort of witches charms. - Robert Fanney
...there is a void in my guts which can only be filled by songs. - Jessica Hopper
God gives us songs in our sleep - The book of Job
The flame of the inn is dim tonight,Too many vacant chairs.The sun has lost too much of its light,Too many songs have taken flight,Too many ghosts on the stairs.Charon, here's to you as man against man,I wish I could pick 'em the way you can! - Grantland Rice
Some songs are never just ordinary songs, they become the memories you collect in your life. - Seekerohan
alone, drinking coffee, listening to the playlist that include the songs that remember you with the best and bad moments of your life.what a hard emotional moment !! - Nabil TOUSSI
I think there is something beautiful in reveling in sadness. The proof is how beautiful sad songs can be. So I don’t think being sad is to be avoided. It’s apathy and boredom you want to avoid. But feeling anything is good, I think. Maybe that’s sadistic of me. - Joseph Gordon-Levitt
There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another. - Frank Zappa
You can use songs, scriptures and godly pictures to chart your thought-course in the right direction. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
I could turn up the volume on their songs and that loudness matched all my panic and fear, anger and emotions that seemed up until that point to be uncontrollable, even amorphous. - Carrie Brownstein
It is a wonderful morning with the sun shining bright and flowers smiling. There is a sweet breeze kissing my face while a hot cup of coffee warms my heart and awakens my mind. The primordial songs of ocean waves are soothing my soul. I am not on earth; I am in heaven on earth. - Debasish Mridha
But, deep in her heart she knew more than what the words read or heard seemed to say. She knew that every letter in every word in every war bulletin was, somewhere, first written in blood of men, of human beings, who had once smiled and sung songs, eaten, drunk, slept and loved. - Kate Seredy
We need to walk to know sacred places, those around us and those within. We need to walk to remember the songs. - Joseph Bruchac
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