Musical innovation is full of danger to the State, for when modes of music change, the laws of the State always change with them.
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.
Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.
Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and life to everything.
For the introduction of a new kind of music must be shunned as imperiling the whole state; since styles of music are never disturbed without affecting the most important political institutions.
Philosophy is the highest music.
Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul
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