quote by Gary Yourofsky

Thou shalt not kill: the four most important, and yet, most ignored words in all religious teachings. There is not an asterisk next to that commandment saying, “Unless you walk on all four and have fur, feathers, horns, beaks or gills.

— Gary Yourofsky

Memorable Horn quotations

Horn quote Take the bull by the horns.
Take the bull by the horns.
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I couldn't repair your brakes, so I made your horn louder.

Life is a constant oscillation between the sharp horns of dilemmas.

I stole everything I ever heard, but mostly I stole from the horns.

He does things I have never seen from any other player and it really is marvellous to watch. It takes a great player to grab the bull by the horns and make things happen, but he has done it repeatedly. He has been even better than people here thought he would be and that's saying something.


Mainly I was able to perform with music - I played the French horn, I would sing, and I was a drummer in the pipe band. So I think it was a way to show off.

The horns came riding in like the rainbow masts of silver ships.

Esquire, in a July, 1957 issue, has a photograph of me playing the French horn at the Five Spot.

I play drums, clarinet, saxophone, trumpet, french horn, piano.

We had an old Victrola with the old bulldog they used to have there. The horn would come out.


One bites into the brass mouthpiece of his wooden cudgel, and the other blows his cheeks out on a French horn. Do you call that Art?

I like to play in the deep register. I was never a high-note specialist. My range goes from the bottom of the horn up to around C or D. High D is about it for me ... about two-and-a-half octaves, I think. But in these two-and-a-half octaves, I can say everything I have to say.

My solution to the problem would be to tell [the North Vietnamese Communists] frankly that they've got to draw in their horns and stop their aggression or we're going to bomb them into the Stone Age. And we would shove them back into the Stone Age with Air power or Naval power - not with ground forces.

Aye, aye! and I'll chase him round Good Hope, and round the Horn, and round the Norway Maelstrom, and round perdition's flames before I give him up.

Satan is around y'all. Devil on your shoulder. All these niggas is corn, sworn in secret societies, devils with no horn.


I'd been studying the microphone for a dozen years, and I suddenly saw what I'd been doing wrong. I'd been singing too loud. One night I was listening to a record by Lester Young, the horn player, and it came to me. Relax, just relax. It's all going to be all right.

The devil doesn't come dressed in a red cape and pointy horns.

He comes as everything you've ever wished for.

Music is your own experience, your own thoughts, your wisdom.

If you don't live it, it won't come out of your horn. They teach you there's a boundary line to music. But, man, there's no boundary line to art.

Despite the fact that computer speeds are measured in nanoseconds and picoseconds - one billionth and one trillionth of a second, respectively - the smallest interval of time known to man is that which occurs in Manhattan between the traffic signal turning green and the taxi driver behind you blowing his horn.

'Tis the white stag, Fame, we're a-hunting, bid the world's hounds come to horn!


They take unbelievable pleasure in the hideous blast of the hunting horn and baying of the hounds. Dogs dung smells sweet as cinnamon to them.

How could you have a soccer team if all were goalkeepers? How would it be an orchestra if all were French horns?

Istanbul owes its extraordinary situation to Golden Horn, Marmara Sea and The Bosphorus.

Lyric night of the lingering Indian Summer, Shadowy fields that are scentless but full of singing, Never a bird, but the passionless chant of insects, Ceaseless, insistent. The grasshopper's horn, and far-off, high in the maples, The wheel of a locust leisurely grinding the silence Under a moon waning and worn, broken, Tired with summer.

I love the French horn.


My solution to the problem would be to tell the North Vietnamese Communists frankly that they've got to drawn in their horns and stop their aggression or we're going to bomb them into the stone age.

I had a ten-piece band when I was 21 years old, the Bruce Springsteen Band.

This is just a slightly expanded version of a band I had before I ever signed a record contract. We had singers and horns.

Whatever gets your goat gets your attention.

Whatever gets your attention gets your time. Whatever gets your time gets you. Whatever gets you becomes your master. Take care, lest a little thing horn in and get your goat

My mother always told me not to handle a buffalo by its tail, but always catch it by its horns. And I have used that lesson in everything in my life, including the Railways.

Spin Me Round was number one all over the world, everywhere.

It changed the face of pop music, no question. We took technology further than Trevor Horn.


Americans are incredibly inpatient. Someone once said that the shortest period of time in America is the time between when the light turns green and when you hear the first horn honk.

Never try to live on the old manna, nor seek to find help in Egypt.

All must come from Jesus or thou art undone forever. Old anointings will not suffice to impart unction to thy spirit; thine head must have fresh oil poured upon it from the golden horn of the sanctuary, or it will cease from its glory.

Suddenly the full long wail of a ship's horn surged through the open window and flooded the dim room—a cry of boundless, dark, demanding grief; pitch-black and glabrous as a whale's back and burdened with all the passions of the tides, the memory of voyages beyond counting, the joys, the humiliations: the sea was screaming.

The modest Rose puts forth a thorn,The humble sheep a threat'ning horn:While the Lily white shall in love delight,Nor a thorn nor a threat stain her beauty bright.

Talk of the devil, and his horns appear.