quote by Harry S. Truman

My choice early in life was either to be a piano player in a whorehouse or a politician. To tell the truth, there's hardly a difference.

— Harry S. Truman

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Piano music quote Behind every girl's favorite song there is an untold story.

Behind every girl's favorite song there is an untold story.

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The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.

Music is enough for a lifetime - but a lifetime is not enough for music.

Piano music quote Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sad

Life is like a piano, the white keys represent happiness and the black shows sadness, but as you go through life's journey, remember that the black keys also makes music.

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Put all your soul into it, play the way you feel!

Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays.

Sometimes I can only groan, and suffer, and pour out my despair at the piano.

Piano music quote A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.

A real leader faces the music, even when he doesn't like the tune.

It is dreadful when something weighs on your mind, not to have a soul to unburden yourself to. You know what I mean. I tell my piano the things I used to tell you.

If you want to play piano, you just gotta love piano, and I loved the way that music sounded from the beginning. Always did - everything about an instrument I loved.

When I’m creating at the piano, I tend to feel happy;

but - the eternal dilemma - how can we be happy amid the unhappiness of others? I'd do everything I could to give everyone a moment of happiness. That's what's at the heart of my music.

Piano music quote The earth has music for those who listen.

The earth has music for those who listen.

The history of the music industry is inevitably also the story of the development of technology. From the player piano to the vinyl disc, from reel-to-reel tape to the cassette, from the CD to the digital download, these formats and devices changed not only the way music was consumed, but the very way artists created it.

I never had much interest in the piano until I realized that every time I played, a girl would appear on the piano bench to my left and another to my right.

I sit down to the piano regularly at nine-o'clock in the morning and Mesdames les Muses have learned to be on time for that rendezvous.

Piano music quote Art is how we decorate space; Music is how we decorate time.

Art is how we decorate space; Music is how we decorate time.

When you play, never mind who listens to you.

Every day I lugged my backpack through the halls, waiting for the final bell.

Then I'd race home and hole up in my room, playing the drums and the piano, composing music.

I was fifteen years old, and I hardly knew how to play a simple Bach prelude on the piano when I began to compose music, and at the most advanced level. I had never studied such things as harmony.

Piano music quote People are like Music, some speak the truth and other are just noise

People are like Music, some speak the truth and other are just noise

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I was fifteen years old, and I hardly knew how to play a simple Bach prelude on the piano when I began to compose music, and at the most advanced level. I had never studied such things as harmony.

On television I feel like a man playing piano in a brothel;

every now and again he solaces himself by playing 'Abide with Me' in the hope of edifying both the clients and the inmates

Film music should have the same relationship to the film drama that somebody's piano playing in my living room has on the book I am reading.

Piano music quote Music is the emotional life of most people.

Music is the emotional life of most people.

Touch me ‘til my ribs become piano keys, ‘til there is sheet music scrolled across the inside of my lungs.

The music is within your heart, your soul, your spirit, and this is all I did when I sat at piano. I just go within.

The piano is able to communicate the subtlest universal truths by means of wood, metal and vibrating air.

Piano music quote One good thing about music. When it hits you, you feel no pain.

One good thing about music. When it hits you, you feel no pain.

It is incontestable that music induces in us a sense of the infinite and the contemplation of the invisible.

The church, by and large, has had a poor record of encouraging freedom.

She has spent so much time inculcating in us the fear of making mistakes, that she has made us like ill-taught piano students: we play our songs, but we never really hear them because our main concern is not to make music to avoid some flub that will get us in dutch.

Musical compositions, it should be remembered, do not inhabit certain countries, certain museums, like paintings and statues. The Mozart Quintet is not shut up in Salzburg: I have it in my pocket.

Piano music quote Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.

The Steinway piano is the most harmonious implement for musical intention.

It completes what is beautiful and artistic.

Look at the piano. You'll notice that there are white notes and black notes. Figure out the difference between them and you'll be able to make whatever kind of music you want.

If the King loves music, it is well with the land.

Piano music quote A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silen

A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.

How wonderful opera would be if there were no singers.

The movie business is very difficult but the music business is just impossible.

So I'll play in bands and record and play songs with other people, but for me it's a form of expression that all I need is me. I don't need cameras or agents, I can just have a piano and sing and feel totally verified.

I always make sure that the lid over the keyboard is open before I start to play.

Piano music quote Without music, life would be a mistake.

Without music, life would be a mistake.

I hope to refine music, study it, try to find some area that I can unlock.

I don't quite know how to explain it but it's there. These can't be the only notes in the world, there's got to be other notes some place, in some dimension, between the cracks on the piano keys.

I started taking piano lessons when I was about four years old.

My parents were both musicians. So I took piano lessons. I didn't like the lessons very much, but I was enchanted by music. Music always transported me somewhere. Singing made feel good and being able to play the piano made me feel good.

Music, when soft voices die Vibrates in the memory.

I believe in using the entire piano as a single instrument capable of expressing every possible musical idea.

I grew up in a house full of music, and a house that didn't have a television.

We had a piano, but no television. And really, I very quickly realized that this was, you know, there was magic there, there was magic to be had, you could lose yourself in it, it was a refuge, it was joy, it was all of those things.

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