Quotation Explorer - 'Violin'

Three eggs two slices of toast a cup of coffee an episode of Mr. Ed. A Violin and a bowl of fruit what else does a man need? - Stanley Victor Paskavich
Life is like playing the violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. - Samuel Butler
There is no competition of sounds between a nightingale and a violin. - Dejan Stojanovic
The true mission of the violin is to imitate the accents of the human voice, a noble mission that has earned for the violin the glory of being called the king of instruments - Charles-Auguste de Beriot
Life is like playing a violin in public and learning the instrument as one goes on. - Samuel Butler
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
Because two people in love don't make a hive mind. Neither should they want to be a hive mind, to think the same, to know the same. It's about being separate and still loving each other, being distinct from each other. One is the violin string one is the bow. - Graham Joyce
I have on my table a violin string. It is free to move in any direction I like. If I twist one end, it responds; it is free.But it is not free to sing. So I take it and fix it into my violin. I bind it and when it is bound, it is free for the first time to sing. - Rabindranath Tagore
Camille, a few feet away, looked like a gypsy who had mislaid his violin and had been searching for it in a hedgerow; he frustrated daily the best efforts of an expensive tailor, wearing his clothes as a subtle comment on the collapsing social order. - Hilary Mantel
The difference between a violin and a viola is that a viola burns longer. - Victor Borge
CREMONA, n. A high-priced violin made in Connecticut. - Ambrose Bierce
I was much distressed by next door people who had twin babies and played the violin; but one of the twins died, and the other has eaten the fiddle - so all is peace.
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