Alphonse de Lamartine Quote

Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.

Variant translation: Music is the literature of the heart, it takes up communication where words stop.

As quoted in: L. M. Gottschalk, 'La musique, le piano et les pianistes,' La France Musicale, 24, 45 (4 November 1860), p. 433

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Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.

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Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.

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Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.

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Music is the literature of the heart; it commences where speech ends.