quote by Andrea Gibson

Sometimes the break in your heart is like the hole in the flute. Sometimes it’s the place where the music comes through.

— Andrea Gibson

Contentment Flute quotations

The soprano has all those other instruments in it.

It's got the soprano song voice, flute, violin, clarinet, and tenor elements and can even approach the baritone in intensity.

The merry-go-round was running, yes, but.

.. It was running backward. The small calliope inside the carousel machinery rattle-snapped its nervous-stallion shivering drums, clashed its harvest-moon cymbals, toothed its castanets, and throatily choked and sobbed its reeds, whistles, and baroque flutes.

I can never make up my mind if I'm happy being a flute player, or if I wish I were Eric Clapton.

Ours was a very progressive Protestant family, but my parents were God-loving rather than God-fearing. We went to church, and I still go with my mum and dad when I return home - it's a family thing. I played flute in my dad's marching band, but I had an integrated upbringing. We had a lot of Catholic friends.

The wall is silence, the grass is sleep, Tall trees of peace their vigil keep, And the Fairy of Dreams with moth-wings furled. Plays soft on her flute to the drowsy world.

I do not consider my self as having mastered the flute, but I get a real kick out of trying.

I would prefer to live forever in perfect health, but if I must at some time leave this life, I would like to do so ensconced on a chaise longue, perfumed, wearing a velvet robe and pearl earrings, with a flute of champagne beside me and having just discovered the answer to the last problem in a British cryptic crossword.

The flute of the infinite is played without ceasing, and its sound is love.

And if there come the singers, and the dancers and the flute players - buy of their gifts also. For they too are gatherers of fruit and frankincense, and that which they bring, though fashioned of dreams, is raiment and fod for your soul.

I'll always be happy if they'd leave me alone in that delightful and unknown furthest corner, apart from struggles, putrefactions and nonsense; the ultimate corner of sugar and toast, where the mermaids catch the branches of the willows and the heart opens to a flute's sharpness.

Yellow is my favorite, but what is yellow? Handmaiden to white, it is a slight tarnish of pure light. Take away a bit of whites absolute luminosity, and what remains is yellow -- sunlike, golden as a crown, buttercups in a field, marsh marigolds, a finch's wing, a plastic flute.

Mad with the love of a wife for her husband.

.. sing for the Most High sing for no other. We are all notes in this eternal song. God plays His flute and we all dance along.

When you work you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of the hours turns to music. Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent, when all else sings together in unison?

I am a hole in a flute that the Christ's breath moves through. Listen to this music.

It's just an ice bucket with a bottle in it.

The two flute glasses are little tray. I got to shut the curtains. I'm in my boxer shorts and shirt. I'm going to take a bath and go to bed. But I want to shut the blinds so it's really dark in the room.

My real fantasy if I was to drop out would be to live in a mobile home and be a hippie and drive around festivals and have millions of children - children with dreadlocks and nose rings - and play the flute.

Mirror becomes a razor when it's broken. A stick becomes a flute when it's loved.

The democratic youth lives along day by day, gratifying the desire that occurs to him, at one time drinking and listening to the flute, at another downing water and reducing, now practicing gymnastic, and again idling and neglecting everything; and sometimes spending his time as though he were occupied in philosophy.

I suddenly recall the arpeggios of laughter lilting across the tender, springtime grass-gay-welling, far-floating, fluent, spontaneous, a bell-like feminine fluting, then suppressed; as though snuffed swiftly and irrevocably beneath the quiet solemnity of the vespered air now vibrant with somber chapel bells.

Play the flute of felicity! You, yourself, are the melody.

But what a humiliation for me when someone standing next to me heard a flute in the distance and I heard nothing, or someone standing next to me heard a shepherd singing and again I heard nothing. Such incidents drove me almost to despair; a little more of that and I would have ended my life - it was only my art that held me back.

Belief? What do I believe in? I believe in sun.

In rock. In the dogma of the sun and the doctrine of the rock. I believe in blood, fire, woman, rivers, eagles, storm, drums, flutes, banjos, and broom-tailed horses.

The nightingale has a lyre of gold, The lark's is a clarion call, And the blackbird plays but a boxwood flute, But I love him best of all. For his song is all the joy of life, And we in the mad spring weather, We two have listened till he sang Our hearts and lips together.

All night have the roses heard The flute, violin, bassoon;

All night has the casement jessamine stirr'd To the dancers dancing in tune; Till a silence fell with the waking bird, And a hush with the setting moon.

The sound of the flute will cure epilepsyand sciatic gout.

Playing a flute is like writing a book.

You're telling what's in your heart...It's easier to play if it's right from your heart. You get the tone, and the fingers will follow.

There comes in all our lives a time .

.. when the ears can listen to no music save what the moonlight breathes through the flute of silence.

A flute without holes, is not a flute. A donut without a hole, is a Danish.

My sense of divine brings with it a strange sound of music with its glories, a marvellous melody sounding like a multitude of flutes.

I started to study the flute in 1951.

The flute has been utilized by African-American musicians as far back as the early Twenties. If you take a look at some of the old pictures of Chick Webb, then you will see the flute right there on the bandstand among the woodwinds.

The best friend a man can have is reading and writing, and the bad ones to avoid are Go and chess and flute and pipe.

I am the hole on the flute that Gods breath flows through.

I have to report to those of you who think diamonds make a difference that I cannot tell what it is. Seriously, as you all know, they make no difference at all. They just make the flute look a little more special.

I had a number of very strong personalities in my family.

My father was a concert flutist, the solo flute for Toscanini.

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