Rhythm Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old rhythm quotes, rhythm sayings, and rhythm proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


The rhythm of daily action aligned with your goals creates the momentum that separates dreamers from super-achievers .     

Darren Hardy

Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.     

Elvis Presley

Our biological rhythms are the symphony of the cosmos, music embedded deep within us to which we dance, even when we can't name the tune.     

Deepak Chopra

Rhythm is one of the principal translators between dream and reality.     

Edith Sitwell

The domain of rhythm extends from the spiritual to the carnal.     

Bruno Walter

A certain ambiguity of rhythm is one of the beauties of a poem.     

Anne Ridler

Rhythm is the life of space of time danced through.     

Cecil Taylor

Rhythm is as necessary in a picture as pigment; it is as much a part of painting as of music.     

Walter J. Phillips

The mathematics of rhythm are universal. They don't belong to any particular culture.     

John McLaughlin

Certain rhythms just have certain moods.     

Dennis Brown

Rhythm is a perception of time... when drawing, the tiredness of the hand is a rhythm.     

Pablo Picasso

Rhythm is one of the most powerful of pleasures, and when we feel a pleasurable rhythm we hope it will continue. When it does, it grows sweeter.     

Mary Oliver

Rhythm is our universal mother tongue. It's the language of the soul.     

Gabrielle Roth

The best way to express rhythm is music.     

John Hartford

Rhythm is sound in motion. It is related to the pulse, the heartbeat, the way we breathe. It rises and falls. It takes us into ourselves; it takes us out of ourselves.     

Edward Hirsch

Rhythm is the pulse of music.     

Ignacy Jan Paderewski

Only rhythm brings about a poetic short-circuit and transforms the copper into gold, the words into life.     

Léopold Sédar Senghor