Saturday, September 18, 2010

Music speaks of Platonic truth --
the ideal river
rather than the polluted reality,
love as we dream it
rather than we experience it,
grief noble and uplifting
rather than our distracted weeping.
It is necessary to our survival and our sanity.

-- Pam Brown
(in Music Lovers Quotations,
edited by Helen Exley)

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