quote by Billy Sunday

Let's quit fiddling with religion and do something to bring the world to Christ.

— Billy Sunday

Sensational Fiddling quotations

I want to be a tuneswept fiddle string that feels the master melody, and snaps.

The ukulele was the first of many instruments they had bought for me.

They got me a guitar when I was eleven, which my son Morgan uses until this day. They paid for 3 years of guitar lessons; they bought me a bass fiddle, which I still play.

The age of a woman doesn't mean a thing. The best tunes are played on the oldest fiddles.

I have done my fiddling so long under Vesuvius that I have almost forgotten to play, and can only wait for the eruption and think it long of coming. Literally no man has more wholly outlived life than I. And still it's good fun.

The second fiddle. I can get plenty of first violinists, but to find someone who can play the second fiddle with enthusiasm

Greece is a sort of American vassal; the Netherlands is the country of American bases that grow like tulip bulbs; Cuba is the main sugar plantation of the American monopolies; Turkey is prepared to kowtow before any United States proconsul and Canada is the boring second fiddle in the American symphony.

I cannot fiddle, but I can make a great state from a little city.

We consider that any man who can fiddle all through one of those Virginia Reels without losing his grip may be depended upon in any kind of musical emergency.

I prefer to make common cause with those whose weapons are guitars, banjos, fiddles and words.

The most difficult instrument to play in the orchestra is second fiddle.

Music is my mistress and she plays second fiddle to no one.

The Bible is like a bull fiddle, you can play almost any tune you want on it.

If we can dispel the delusion that learning about computers should be an activity of fiddling with array indexes and worrying whether X is an integer or a real number, we can begin to focus on programming as a source of ideas.

The room where I am lodging is stupendous. Thank God I am as fit as a fiddle.

The best thing is I can say 'I'm working' when I'm having a cup of tea and a cigarette and fiddling on the guitar.

Such is modern computing: everything simple is made too complicated because it's easy to fiddle with; everything complicated stays complicated because it's hard to fix.

I got me a fine wife and I got me old fiddle, when the suns coming up I got cakes on the griddle. And life ain't nothing, but a funny, funny riddle.

FIDDLE, n. An instrument to tickle human ears by friction of a horse's tail on the entrails of a cat.

This is a fantasy fiddle tune. The part you fantasize is the fiddle.

How idiotic civilization is! Why be given a body if you have to keep it shut up in a case like a rare, rare fiddle?

History does not record anywhere at any time a religion that has any rational basis. Religion is a crutch for people not strong enough to stand up to the unknown without help. But, like dandruff, most people do have a religion and spend time and money on it and seem to derive considerable pleasure from fiddling with it.

The rude beginnings of every art acquire a greater celebrity than the art in perfection; he who first played the fiddle was looked upon as a demigod.

At a young age I thought, 'Wow, that fiddle thing, that's pretty cool.

That mandolin is great. These drums, I like these drums ' They were Indian drums. And I was saying, 'But that guitar. That guitar. Girls are going to like that guitar.'

The Frenchman, easy, debonair, and brisk, Give him his lass, his fiddle, and his frisk, Is always happy, reign whoever may, And laughs the sense of mis'ry far away.

One time I can stand fiddling in front of the mirror for an hour and another time I think: well hack, this is just the best it can get. Only if I have to go to work I really try to look fantastic.

Its impossible to go onto the Tardis set and not play with things and fiddle with dials.

For the good are always the merry, / Save by an evil chance,/ And the merry love the fiddle,/ And the merry love to dance: / And when the folk there spy me,/ They will all come up to me, / With,”Here is the fiddler of Dooney!” / And dance like a wave of the sea.

My grandfather played a mandolin, so I got my hands on that.

Then on down to a banjo, and I found I couldn't play any kind of soft or mournful music with that so I took up the fiddle in my late 20s or early 30s - and that was far too late. But it keeps me off the streets. It has been a love of mine since I was 17 maybe.

The necessary fiddling about and moving things can be greatly facilitated by a bit of forethought.

So we in Congress have a very clear choice.

We can take largely symbolic action and sit back and fiddle while Americans burn more gasoline. Or we can pass concrete, effective legislation that will save consumers money while significantly reducing U.S. oil consumption.

Friends are like fiddle strings; they must not be screwed too tight.

I'm a little disappointed I didn't get fiddled with by a TSA agent at the airport. I feel unwanted. Maybe next time.

I think my constant fiddling and meddling with the status quo may have been one of my biggest contributions to the later success of Wal-Mart.

I got to where I couldn't listen to country radio.

Country music is supposed to have steel and fiddle. When I hear country music, it should be country.

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