The best Quotes by William Congreve

The best Quotes by William Congreve

William Congreve (24 January 1670 – 19 January 1729) was an English playwright, poet and Whig politician.

Music has charms to sooth a savage beast, to soften rocks, or bend a knotted oak.
Come, come, leave business to idlers, and wisdom to fools: they have need of 'em: wit be my faculty, and pleasure my occupation, and let father Time shake his glass.
Courtship is to marriage, as a very witty prologue to a very dull play.
There is in true beauty, as in courage, something which narrow souls cannot dare to admire.
Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor hell a fury like a woman scorned.

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Songs are as sad as the listener.
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One good thing about music, when it hits you, you feel no pain.
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Music is a total constant. That's why we have such a strong visceral connection to it, you know? Because a song can take you back instantly to a moment, or a place, or even a person. No matter what else has changed in your or the world, that one song says the same, just like that moment.
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"Ah, music"' he said, wiping his eyes. "A magic beyond all we do here!"
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Music is reflection of self
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Music expresses that which cannot be said and on which it is impossible to be silent.
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Without music, life would be a mistake.
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Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common.
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If I were not a physicist, I would probably be a musician. I often think in music. I live my daydreams in music. I see my life in terms of music.
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But I believe in music... the way that some people believe in fairy tales.
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Why say it when you can sing it?
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If it's illegal to rock and roll, throw my ass in jail!
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The music. I can hear it everywhere. In the wind... in the air... in the light. It's all around us. All you have to do is open yourself up. All you have to do... is listen.
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Only a song has the power to change a heart. Never underestimate the power of music.
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Music is the language of the spirit. It opens the secret of life bringing peace, abolishing strife.
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You never quit on your music. No matter what happens. 'Cause anytime something bad happens to you, that's the one place you can escape to and just let it go. I learned it the hard way. And anyway, look at me. Nothing bad's gonna happen. You gotta have a little faith.
Louis Connelly in August Rush
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I listen to my words, but they fall far below
I let my music take me, where my heart wants to go
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Rap music is the only vital form of music introduced since punk rock.
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A song can take you to a special time in your life.
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The only truth is music.
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People haven't always been there for me but music always has.
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And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.
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I suffer from deep depression, so my only release is music.
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Music is love, love is music, music is life, and I love my life. Thank you and good night.
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Shout out to everyone makin' my beats, you helpin' me preach
This music's the only thing keepin' the peace when I'm fallin' to pieces
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Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.
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You know what music is? God's little reminder that there's something else besides us in this universe, a harmonic connection between all living beings, everywhere, even the stars.
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I like the Beatles, but I hate Paul McCartney. I like Led Zeppelin, but I hate Robert Plant. I like The Who, but I hate Roger Daltrey.
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Music has the power to make me feel good like nothing else does. It gives me some peace for a while. Takes me back to who I really am.
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The greatest musical instrument given to a human being is the voice.
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You know, not only am I campaigning, but I'm running the world.
Joe Biden - Juli 2024
I just want to show them that I can play and I belong here. A lot of people don't think I should be here and I'm just here to prove that I do.
Bronny James - April 2023
I was born into it, so I feel like the path was already chosen. But my dad is cool enough to let me take whatever path I want if I wanted to not pursue basketball. But I think basketball is going to be my thing, for sure.
Bronny James - August 2022
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Juni 2024
My last year will be played with my son. Wherever Bronny's at, that's where I'll be. I would do whatever it takes to play with my son for one year. It's not about the money at that point.
LeBron James - February 2022
Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.
I felt like a child amongst all the established players. First of all I had to prove myself in training and earn respect and over several months show what I was capable of.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Recently, on my 18th birthday, my mother showed me a note from my time at primary school. We had to write down what we wanted to be. The only thing I'd written was: football player. I really did always want that and started early on to kick everything I came across: balloons, balls and anything else lying around the house. There was a lot flying about at our place.
Florian Wirtz - July 2021
Your mom's so fat, even in Minecraft she appears round.
One candidate is too old and mentally unfit to be president. The other one is me.
Joe Biden - März 2024
What do you call an Asian Dwayne Johnson?
The Wok.
I'm paranoid. On my stationary bike, I have a rear view mirror.
When you're in love it's the most glorious two and a half days of your life.
I quit therapy because my analyst was trying to help me behind my back.

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