If you keep my secret, this strawberry is yours.— Tsugumi Ohba
Breathtaking Noted quotations
The things that seem insignificant to most people such as note, song, or walk become invaluable trasures kept safe in your heart to cherish forever.
The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.
Who wants to become a writer? And why? Because it's the answer to everything.
... It's the streaming reason for living. To note, to pin down, to build up, to create, to be astonished at nothing, to cherish the oddities, to let nothing go down the drain, to make something, to make a great flower out of life, even if it's a cactus.
You don't get harmony when everybody sings the same note.
When we speak for the poor, please note that we do not take sides with one social class. What we do is invite all social classes, rich and poor, without distinction, saying to everyone let us take seriously the cause of the poor as though it were our own.
I'll give you this strawberry if you keep it a secret. --L (Death Note)
Music is the space between the notes.
Simplicity is the key note of all true elegance
Music was my refuge. I could crawl into the space between the notes and curl my back to loneliness.
I believe that mathematical reality lies outside us, that our function is to discover or observe it, and that the theorems which we prove, and which we describe grandiloquently as our "creations," are simply the notes of our observations.
Why do they not teach you that time is a finger snap and an eye blink, and that you should not allow a moment to pass you by without taking joyous, ecstatic note of it, not wasting a single moment of its swift, breakneck circuit?
Yesterday is a cancelled check. Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promissory note.
There is a great deal of talk about loyalty from the bottom to the top.
Loyalty from the top down is even more necessary and much less prevalent. One of the most frequently noted characteristics of great men who have remained great is loyalty to their subordinates.
Jeff Beck is my idol .. sometimes he finds notes that I just do not have on my guitar. Frank Zappa's another one .. I loved Frank Zappa ... I do think Van Halen reinvented the guitar ... he's an excellent musician, a shrewd guitarist and as a person he's wonderful.
In passing, we should note this curious mark of our own age: the only absolute allowed is the absolute insistence that there is no absolute.
Yesterday is cancelled check. Today is cash on the line. Tomorrow is a promissory note.
Secular music, do you say, belongs to the devil? Does it? Well, if it did I would plunder him for it, for he has no right to a single note of the whole seven. Every note, and every strain, and every harmony is divine, and belongs to us.
Perhaps I really regard myself as an intelligent man only because throughout my entire life I've never been able to start or finish anything.
Simplicity is the final achievement. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.
I sit down and watch videos. I take notes. That's when that inspiration comes - the moment that makes sense of my profession. The instant I know, for sure, that I've got it. I know how to win. It's the moment that my job becomes truly meaningful.
A teacher sent the following note home with a six-year-old boy 'He is too stupid to learn.' That boy was Thomas A. Edison.
The last thing is simplicity. After having gone through all the difficulties, having played an endless number of notes, it is simplicity that matters, with all its charm. It is the final seal on Art. Anyone who strives for this to begin with will be disappointed. You cannot begin at the end.
My driving philosophy about making music is that you can reduce it all down to one note if that note is played with the right kind of sincerity.
Man is sometimes extraordinarily, passionately, in love with suffering.
Music is one of the closest link-ups with God that we can probably experience.
I think it's a common vibrating tone of the musical notes that holds all life together.
Jazz is my adventure. I'm after new chords, new ways of syncopating, new figures, new runs. How to use notes differently. That's it. Just using notes differently.
Music and rhythm find their way into the secret places of the soul
I note the obvious differences between each sort and type, but we are more alike, my friends, than we are unalike.
I got a note from my father, who said that Success is wonderful, if you don't inhale. That was his own aphorism, and I think it's the very best thing he could have said to me or anyone else on the subject.
Composing is like driving down a foggy road toward a house.
Slowly you see more details of the house-the color of the slates and bricks, the shape of the windows. The notes are the bricks and the mortar of the house.
Don't worry about playing a lot of notes. Just find one pretty one.
Cooking is like painting or writing a song.
Just as there are only so many notes or colors, there are only so many flavors - it's how you combine them that sets you apart.
Frances and Courtney, I'll be at your altar/ Please keep going Courtney, for Frances/ For her life, which will be so much happier without me/ I LOVE YOU, I LOVE YOU.
A note can be as small as a pin or as big as the world, it depends on your imagination.
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.
Note to self: no matter how bad life gets, there's always beer.
Witticism. A sharp and clever remark, usually quoted and seldom noted; what the Philistine is pleased to call a joke.
I try to apply colors like words that shape poems, like notes that shape music.
Silk Road to Ruin has all the analysis and it's structured very well.
I rely on my notes more and I use direct quotes. But there's nothing like writing about it right away.