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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Inspiring thoughts on Music

"A painter paints pictures on canvas.  But musicians paint their pictures on silence."  ~Leopold Stokowski

"Music truly is the universal language, and when it is excellently expressed how deeply it moves our souls."  ~ President David O. McKay

"Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life."  ~Berthold Auerbach

"Music is what feelings sound like."  ~Author Unknown

"There is nothing in the world so much like prayer as music is."  ~William P. Merrill

"We get nearer to the Lord through music than perhaps through any other thing except prayer." ~President J. Reuben Clark Jr.

"Music cleanses the understanding; inspires it, and lifts it into a realm which it would not reach if it were left to itself."  ~Henry Ward Beecher

"Make a joyful noise unto God, all ye lands: sing forth the honour of his name: make his praise glorious."  ~Psalm 66:1-2

"Be filled with the Spirit; speaking to yourselves in psalsm and hymns and spiritual songs, singing and making melody in your heart to the Lord; giving thanks always for all things unto God and the Father in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ."  ~Ephesians 5:18-20

"I am comforted by the assurance that there will be beautiful music in heaven, and for that I am most grateful."  ~President Spencer W. Kimball

All of Me by Jon Schmidt
performed by Mario Arias

"There is no music in hell, for all good music belongs to heaven."  ~President Brigham Young

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