Music, because of its specific and far-reaching metaphorical powers, can name the unnamable and communicate the unknowable.
— Leonard Bernstein

Those who kept their sanity and humanity intact in the face of awful adversity. Heroes named and unnamed, some known only to God.
Silvia Cartwright unnamed quote

A poet's work . . . to name the unnamable, to point at frauds, to take sides, start arguments, shape the world and stop it from going to sleep.
— Salman Rushdie

Music can name the unnamable and communicate the unknowable.
— James Duffecy

They, that unnamed they, they've knocked me down but I got up. I always get up -- and I swear when I went down quite often I took the fall; nothing moves a mountain but itself. They, I've long ago named them me.
— unnamed quotation by Gregory Corso