Instrument Related Quotes



“First of all I should explain that synthesizers themselves, I don't consider them instruments, they are instrument makers, because you can program them to be whatever sound you want.”

Herbie Hancock


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“The pianoforte is the most important of all musical instruments: its invention was to music what the invention of printing was to poetry”

George Bernard Shaw


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“They are reviving the Dodge Charger for boomers. But they don't advertise that the instrument panels are larger, the bucket seats are an inch wider on both sides or that the seats are a bit higher so you don't sink so low. The car is designed for you as you age, but they won't say that.”

Sarah Zapolsky


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“We have to move them because, where they are now, they would interfere with the instrument approach to the new runway.”

Mark Johnson


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“It's really very simple. It's the 'formal charging instrument,' which is legal jargon to say it tells him exactly what he is charged with and what he's going to go to trial for. The purpose of the indictment is simply to put the defendant on notice so he knows what his defense will be.”

Wendy Murphy


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“Language is not only the vehicle of thought, it is a great and efficient instrument in thinking.”

Humphrey Davy


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“We're switching the sounds, not so much the tone of the instrument. And when things seem impossible, it's back to grade school, soldering, re-developing - always building.”

Les Paul


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“To teach a child an instrument without first giving him preparatory training and without developing singing, reading and dictating to the highest level along with the playing is to build upon sand.”

Zoltan Kodaly


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“Be an instrument of inspiration instead of blaming other people and creating non-sense frustration.”

Rodel Natividad Casio


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“The Beagle 2 is excellent, ambitious. Ours are excellent, but we have different instrument packages and different aims. I don't see the material for the controversy.”

Steven Squyres


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