If you love to sing, then these singing quotes would surely get you crooning in no time. Browse through these famous vocal music quotations and sayings and know what musical stalwarts had to say on it.

Singing Quotes

Do you nurse the desire to be the next Frank Sinatra or Etta James? Singing is a passion for many and even the most “tone-deaf” self-crooners would swear by that. With a slew of ambitious crooners making their way behind the microphone and even fetching a couple of Grammy for their outstanding contribution in singing, it’s no surprise to see most music aficionados honing their tones for their ‘big break’. If you are a big music freak and aspire to sing like Freddie Mercury or the “King Of Pop” Michael Jackson, then these famous vocal music quotations and sayings would serve as a great booster for you.

Be like the bird that, passing on her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings.

- Victor Hugo

Music is the strongest form of magic.

- Marilyn Manson

My vocal style I haven't tried to copy from anyone. It just developed until it became the girlish whine it is today.

- Robert Plant

“I am a reflection of what I sing. Sometimes I have to get serious because the things I've been through are serious.

- Robert Plant

I think I could sing and shear a few sheep at the same time.

- Robert Plant

Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.

- Emily Dickinson

Anything that is too stupid to be spoken is sung.

- Voltaire

Audiences like their blues singers to be miserable.

- Janis Joplin

What I like about playing America is you can be pretty sure you're not going to get hit with a full can of beer when you're singing and I really enjoy that!”

- Joe Strummer

Music is a safe kind of high.

- Jimi Hendrix

A few can touch the magic string, and noisy fame is proud to win them: Alas for those that never sing, but die with all their music in them.

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some.

- Robert Fulghum

I'd rather learn from one bird how to sing than to teach ten thousand stars how not to dance.

- E. E. Cummings

I was a pretty good imitator of Roy Acuff, but then I found out they already had a Roy Acuff, so I started singin' like myself.

- Hank Williams

So much has been said and sung of beautiful young girls, why doesn't somebody wake up to the beauty of old women.

- Harriet Beecher Stowe

The Indian knew how to live without wants, to suffer without complaint, and to die singing.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

I was influenced a lot by those around me - there was a lot of singing that went on in the cotton fields.

- Willie Nelson

I write most of my own lyrics for my album and I am helping to produce some of the songs as well.

- Lindsay Lohan

I sing seriously to my mom on the phone. To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story. When I hear her snoring, I hang up.

- Adam Sandler

I need some kind of emotional stake in it to write my lyrics, assuming that place. It might just be an emotion I understand but am not currently experiencing necessarily.

- John Mayer

Basically, I started singing when I started talking. Music has just been my saving grace my whole life.

- Mariah Carey

All the intelligence and talent in the world can't make a singer. The voice is a wild thing. It can't be bred in captivity. It is a sport, like the silver.

- Willa Cather

If any of our songs ever did make it on the top ten, I'd disband the group immediately.

- Robert Smith

When we started I wasn't the singer. I was the drunk rhythm guitarist who wrote all these weird songs.

- Robert Smith

My heart is singing for joy this morning! A miracle has happened! The light of understanding has shone upon my little pupil's mind, and behold, all things are changed!

- Anne Sullivan

I like meeting all my fans and signing autographs, although it can all get a bit crazy. Yesterday, for example, a boy just came over and planted a big kiss on my face! I was like, 'Hello?'

- Britney Spears

I'm not really religious but very spiritual. I give money to this company that manufactures hearing aids on a regular basis. More people should really hear me sing. I have a gift from God.

- Christina Aguilera

I don't really have time to sit down and write. But when I think of a melody, I call up my answering machine and sing it, so I won't forget it.

- Britney Spears

I always sang in church always was in a gospel choir and directed choirs and always performed, but I never thought of it as a powerful thing.

- Charles King

The best weapon of a dictatorship is secrecy, but the best weapon of a democracy should be the weapon of openness.

- Niels Bohr

The only thing better than singing is more singing.

- Ella Fitzgerald

I always think I'm the Tom Cruise of music - a lot of success and fans, but no critics, darling.

- Jon Bon Jovi

God gave me a voice to sing with, and when you have that, what other gimmick is there?

- Whitney Houston

I cannot sing, dance or act; what else would I be but a talk show host.

- David Letterman

Boy bands should be exploded from a great height. They're just pretty people singing music written by others.

- Eddie Izzard

People ask me where I got my singing style. I didn't copy my style from anybody.

- Elvis Presley

A bird doesn't sing because it has an answer, it sings because it has a song.

- Lou Holtz

I'm the interpreter. I'm the one who takes your words and brings them to life. I was trained to sing and dance and laugh, and that's what I want to do.

- Aaliyah

I started out when I was about 12, playing drums. I started singing when I was about 15.

- Layne Staley

Probably some of the songs I never even really listened to the lyrics. Half of them I'd hear off the radio and was probably singing the wrong words and didn't even know it.

- Alan Jackson

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