Songs Proverbs

Sayings about Songs

Whose bread I eat, his song I sing. ~ German Proverbs

Even the best song becomes tiresome if heard too often. ~ Korean Proverbs

A bird does not sing because he has the answer to something, he sings because he has a song. ~ Chinese Proverb

The bear knows seven songs and they are all about honey. ~ Turkish Proverb

Worms don’t like the robin’s song. ~ Native American Proverb

Dead songbirds make a sad meal. ~ Chinese Proverb

The cuckoo comes in April, and stays the month of May; sings a song at midsummer, and then goes away. ~ Traditional Proverb

I sing the song of the person whose bread I eat. ~ French Proverb

The fool sings a love song to his wife, the wise man will talk about his dog. ~ Turkish Proverbs

Spread the word of a Psalm and it becomes a popular song. ~ Myanmar Proverb

You can catch a cricket in your hand but its song is all over the field. ~ Malagasy Proverb

The nightingale will run out of songs before a woman runs out of conversation. ~ Spanish Proverbs

A nightingale doesn’t feed on songs. ~ Russian Proverbs

Every story has two sides and every song has twelve versions. ~ Icelandic Proverb

They who want to sing will always find a song. ~ Swedish Proverbs

A song belongs to no one. ~ Bulgarian Proverb

Stay where there are songs. ~ Gypsy Proverb

Love begins with song and music and ends in a sea of tears. ~ Italian Proverbs

Quotations about Songs

Saying about Songs

Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thoughts. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

You don’t love someone for their looks, or their clothes, or for their fancy car, but because they sing a song only you can hear. ~ Author Unknown

Every pert young fellow that has a moving fancy, and the least jingle of verse in his head, sets up for a writer of songs, and resolves to immortalize his bottle or his mistress. ~ Sir Richard Steele

The song that we hear with our ears is only the song that is sung in our hearts. ~ Ouida

And heaven had wanted one immortal song. ~ John Dryden

That’s the wise thrush; he sings each song twice over, lest you should think he never could recapture the first fine careless rapture! ~ Robert Browning

Men, even when alone, lighten their labors by song, however rude it may be. ~ Marcus Fabius Quintilianus

Some days there won’t be a song in your heart. Sing anyway. ~ Emory Austin

I would rather be remembered by a song than by a victory. ~ Alexander Smith

A friend knows the song in my heart and sings it to me when my memory fails. ~ Donna Roberts

That music in itself, whose sounds are song, the poetry of speech. ~ Lord Byron

Life is a song. Love is the music. ~ Author Unknown

You can cage the singer but not the song. ~ Harry Belafonte

Song is the tone of feeling. ~ A.W. Hare and J.C. Hare

It was his nature to blossom into song, as it is a tree’s to leaf itself in April. ~ Alexander Smith

Faith and joy are the ascensive forces of song. ~ Edmund Clarence Stedman

Every modulated sound is not a song, and every voice that executes a beautiful air does not sing. Singing should enchant. But to produce this effect there must be a quality of soul and voice which is by no means common even with great singers. ~ Joseph Joubert

What is the voice of song, when the world lacks the ear to taste? ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

The lively Shadow-World of Song. ~ Johann Christoph Friedrich von Schiller

A song will outlive all sermons in the memory. ~ Henry Giles

Knitting and withal singing, and it seemed that her voice comforted her hands to work. ~ Sir Philip Sidney

It seems to me that those songs that have been any good, I have nothing much to do with the writing of them. The words have just crawled down my sleeve and come out on the page. ~ Joan Baez

It is the best of all trades, to make songs, and the second best to sing them. ~ Hilaire Belloc

Precisely because we do not communicate by singing, a song can be out of place but not out of character; it is just as credible that a stupid person should sing beautifully as that a clever person should do so. ~ W. H. Auden

Soft words, with nothing in them, make a song. ~ Edmund Waller

There is a certain flimsiness of poetry which seems expedient in a song. ~ William Shenstone

Songs consecrate to truth and liberty. ~ Percy Bysshe Shelley

All great song, from the first day when human lips contrived syllables, has been sincere song. ~ John Ruskin

The songs are inspired by my experiences. Sometimes they are more than my real-life and, conversely, my life is more than just my songs. ~ Melissa Etheridge

Everything ends with songs. ~ Pierre Auguste Caron de Beaumarchais

Sing a song of sixpence. ~ Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher

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