Quotation Explorer - 'Piano'

An illusionist can make himself disappear; a musician can do the same thing: When he plays a piano, after a while we start seeing only the music, not the man! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the harmonies, the soul is the piano with many strings. The artist is the hand that plays, touching one key or another, to cause vibrations in the soul. - Wassilly Kandinsky
I dreamt of you last night - as if I was playing the piano and you were turning the pages for me. - Vladimir Nabokov
Not everybody has a talent for painting, or for the piano, or for dance. But we can write our way into the artist's head and into his problems and solutions. Or we can go there with another writer. - William Zinsser
The piano ain't got no wrong notes. - Thelonious Monk
There are eighty-eight keys on a piano and within that, an entire universe. - James Rhodes
Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you a pianist. - Michael Levine
(musicians always make straight for the piano in anybody’s house, unlike writers, who can ignore a typewriter in the same room forever.) -- margaret case harriman - Margaret Harriman
To try to cure unemployment by inflation rather than by adjustment of specific wage-rates is like trying to adjust the piano to the stool rather than the stool to the piano. - Henry Hazlitt
Piano music always puts me in deep thoughts mode. - Love The Stacks Bookstore
If life was a piano light and darkness would be the keys. And shadows would be the melody that creates the harmony. - Joe Rodriguez
PIANO, n. A parlor utensil for subduing the impenitent visitor. It is operated by pressing the keys of the machine and the spirits of the audience. - Ambrose Bierce
When she started to play, Steinway came down personally and rubbed his name off the piano. - Bob Hope
Llegaron del salón las notas de un piano cansado: disolvían el tiempo, hasta hacerlo casi irreconocible. - Alessandro Baricco
The notion of children being "kindergarten ready" is a bizarre oxymoron. It's like saying you have to know how to play the piano before you can learn how to play the piano. - Peter Campbell
Life's like the piano and the violin, it's about how smart you could play the melodies to make a good harmony. - Lucy 'Aisy
Real data is messy. ...It's all very noisy out there. Very hard to spot the tune. Like a piano in the next room, it's playing your song, but unfortunately it's out of whack, some of the strings are missing, and the pianist is tone deaf and drunk- I mean, the noise! Impossible! - Tom Stoppard
I shall now express my utter disgust and anger with you through the piano. - Akira Sasanuma
The indefatigable pursuit of an unattainable perfection, even though it consists in nothing more than the pounding of an old piano, is what alone gives meaning to our life on this unavailing star. - Logan Pearsall Smith
I'm gonna go put my earplugs in and practice piano for hours until my fingers bleed. I practice the piano with the focus of Helen Keller—and nothing can distract me from the scent of the music.- and Jarod Kintz - Karen Quan
Life is a piano what you get out of it depends on how you play it - Tom Lehrer
One day blacks and whites will come together like the keys of a piano, and be as beautiful as the it makes - O. S. Hickman
Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the hammers, the soul is the piano with its many chords. The artist is the hand that, by touching this or that key, sets the soul vibrating automatically. - Vasily Kandinsky
Life is like a piano... what you get out of it depends on how you play it. - Unknown
I don't play accurately-any one can play accurately- but I play with wonderful expression. As far as the piano is concerned, sentiment is my forte. I keep science for Life. - Oscar Wilde
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