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Artists should always think of themselves as cosmic instruments for storytelling. Ted Lange

The means of defense against foreign danger historically have become the instruments of tyranny at home. James Madison

I believe God rules all by his divine providence and that the stars by his permission are instruments. William Lilly

Instead, in the absence of respect for human rights, science and its offspring technology have been used in this century as brutal instruments for oppression. John Charles Polanyi

Philosophical theories or ideas, as points of view, instruments of criticism, may help us to gather up what might otherwise pass unregarded by us. Walter Pater

Composers love to write for symphony orchestras because the symphony is the Rolls Royce of musical instruments. David Del Tredici

There are some lawyers who think of themselves as basically instruments of whoever their clients are, and they pride themselves on their professional craft. Cass Sunstein

The most shocking fact about war is that its victims and its instruments are individual human beings, and that these individual beings are condemned by the monstrous conventions of politics to murder or be murdered in quarrels not their own. Aldous Huxley

I play, like, 12 instruments. Guitar, piano, harmonica, African drums... I'm working on mastering the accordion. Lucas Grabeel

I walk into a kids' store, and it's amazing, the types of instruments - little squeaky things, rattling things, spinning tops. Evelyn Glennie

Percussion is the most adaptable family of instruments. The biggest challenge is to project percussion in a lyrical way. Evelyn Glennie

Percussion is physical, as most instruments are. The body must function well in order to play the instruments well. Last year I climbed Mount Kilimanjaro. Evelyn Glennie
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The thing is, there are so many different ways to make music these days with virtual instruments, software applications, physical instruments, and computer programs. Mike Shinoda

The tuba is certainly the most intestinal of instruments, the very lower bowel of music. Peter De Vries

The advice I am giving always to all my students is above all to study the music profoundly... music is like the ocean, and the instruments are little or bigger islands, very beautiful for the flowers and trees. Andres Segovia
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