51 Singing Quotes That Inspire the Singer in You

Let’s start the New Year with a look back at what inspired us last year:

51 Singing Quotes of 2015

As you may know, I have a Facebook page Katarina’s Singing Room, where people, like you and me, share ideas and tips for singers.

Last year every Friday, I posted some inspirational singing quotes by famous and less famous people. Quotes relevant to singers. These posts were very popular.

Therefore, I put all of them here on one page. Great amount of inspiration on one page!!!

It’s true: many people love quotes and I love singing quotes!

A group of words that somehow resonate in us: words that make us think, act or change.

Which one is your favourite?

Singing Quote # 1

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I don’t sing in the shower. I perform. What are your shower routines?

Singing Quote # 2

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A long quote by Bob Dylan and many of you agreed.

Singing Quote # 3

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Music – our dear companion.

Singing Quote # 4

4-Edith Piaf

Edith Piaf’s quote: “For me, singing is a way of escaping. It’s another world. I’m no longer on earth.” started a good conversation.

Singing Quote # 5

5-I love singing

Even fashion models, like Miranda Kerr, know the benefits of singing.

Singing Quote # 6

6-Bertolt Brecht

Singing is for any time, good or bad.

Singing Quote # 7

7-you can do anything

Action, perseverance and facing fears are needed to achieve anything in life. Right?

Singing Quote # 8

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Classical singer, Thomas Hampson, shared his view: “We don’t present our voices to the audience, we resonate our souls.” 

Singing Quote # 9

9-Nana Mouskouri

Nana Mouskouri is a Greek singer, now 81 years old. 

Singing Quote # 10

10-Kurt Vonengut

So do it.

Singing Quote # 11

11-Ellen Johnson

Current president of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, knows a lot about realizing dreams. 

Singing Quote # 12

12-Marcus Sam

Bravery and consistency are the key to success. Applies to singers too.

Singing Quote # 13

13-Take Time

If singing makes you happy, take time to sing!

Singing Quote # 14

14-Make Muscles

A quote borrowed from the fitness niche. But it works for singers too.

Singing Quote # 1515-Don't be afraid

“Don’t be afraid to fail. Be afraid not to try!” Failing is a part of every singing practice.

Singing Quote # 1616-creativity

Are you having fun?

Singing Quote # 17


Confucius was a wise man.

Singing Quote # 18


Don’t doubt, sing!

Singing Quote # 19


Emile Zola, a French novelist, lived out loud. How loud can you get?

Singing Quote # 2020-Love and music

Never try to figure out the mystery of music.

Singing Quote # 21

21-Sing like no one's listening

Of course! Sing like no one’s listening.

Singing Quote # 22

22-Your voice

Remind yourself every day that your voice is your favourite sound.

Singing Quote #23


C’mon Birds, just sing!

Singing Quote # 24


Another quote with the word “perseverance”.

Singing Quote # 25


Another quote with the word “fail”. Do you see the pattern?

Singing Quote # 26


A quote that applies to singing practice. Sometimes, it feels like hell but that is not a reason to quit.

Singing Quote # 27

27-have fun

The time you enjoy singing is never ever a wasted time!

Singing Quote # 28


Sing and pray.

Singing Quote # 29


Sould searching with Plato.

Singing Quote # 30

29-comfort zone

Here is another repeating concept: “outside the comfort zone”.

Singing Quote # 31


Yes, I cannot do without music.

Singing Quote # 32


Interesting, one would think that Eistein thought in numbers. But he thought in music. 

Singing Quote # 33

33-french scientist

… die singing.

Singing Quote # 34

34-Whitney Huston

Whitney Huston’s gimmick.

Singing Quote # 35

35-Gwen Stefani

Getting naked with Gwen Stefani. Singing is also a bit like getting naked.

Singing Quote # 36

36-Aretha Franklin

Soul in Aretha Franklin’s songs.

Singing Quote # 37


Sing wherever you are and wherever you go.

Singing Quote # 38

38-Andrea Bocelli

Singing and freedom.

Singing Quote # 39

39-Martin Luther

There will never be enough singing. So don’t stop!

Singing Quote # 40

40-Esther Broner

Vocal cords are just a little part of the whole instrument.

Singing Quote # 41


Rumi’s quote on a different picture. Some quotes are worth repeating again.

Singing Quote # 42

42-David Viscott

What is your gift? Are you sharing it?

Singing Quote # 43

43-Pablo Casals

Give life to your music.

Singing Quote # 44


Bathrooms are great practice rooms.

Singing Quote # 45


Struggle and progress go together.

Singing Quote # 46


How often have you changed lately?

Singing Quote # 47

47-Mother Teresa

Start today, don’t put it off till tomorrow.

Singing Quote # 48

48-Stephen Sondheim

Fly in your dreams and sing during the day.

Singing Quote # 49


Chaos is a sign of change.

Singing Quote # 50


Risk taking? Yes, it’s necessary.

Singing Quote # 51

51-Robin Sharma

If you think you are failing, remember this quote.


That’s a wrap: 51 singing quotes from last year. 

If you are searching for more singing quotes, visit my previous blog post with singing quotes of 2014.

And don’t forget to like Katarina’s Singing Room on Facebook to see all inspirational singing quotes in the new year.

Let me know your favourite singing quotes in the comment box below.