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

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

Playing piano quote You only live once. You don't want your tombstone to read: Played it safe.

You only live once. You don't want your tombstone to read: Played it safe.

Dancers are instruments, like a piano the choreographer plays.

A smart girl is one who knows how to play tennis, golf, piano -- and dumb.

Life is like a piano. What you get out of it depends on how you play it.

Playing piano quote Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

Never allow the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

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

Piano playing consists of common sense, heart and technical resources.

All three should be equally developed. Without common sense you are a fiasco, without technique an amateur, without heart a machine. The profession does have its hazards.

When she started to play, Steinway came down personally and rubbed his name off the piano.

Playing piano quote Never change your originality for the sake of others. Because no one can play yo

Never change your originality for the sake of others. Because no one can play your role better than you.

I wanted to play piano in restaurants in the south of France.

I went there on holiday once and I saw this guy playing in an old tuxedo. He was all disheveled, with a whisky glass on the piano. I thought that was the coolest thing. So what's happened to me with 'Twilight' isn't really what I'd planned.

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.

My appearance was always good and my ability to play on the piano, especially ragtime, which was then at the height of its vogue, made me a welcome guest.

Playing piano quote It's better to be a pirate than to join the Navy.

It's better to be a pirate than to join the Navy.

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.

When you play, never mind who listens to you.

I bought a piano once because I had the dream of playing As Time Goes By as some girl's leaning on it drinking a martini. Great image. But none of it worked out. I can't even play Chopsticks. But I've got a nice piano at my house!

Playing piano quote We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand ~Randy Pausch

We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand ~Randy Pausch

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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.

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.

Playing piano quote I don't think of work as work and play as play. It's all living.

I don't think of work as work and play as play. It's all living.

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.

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

Playing piano quote There is no passion to be found playing small, in settling for a life that is le

There is no passion to be found playing small, in settling for a life that is less than the one your are capable of living.

It took great courage to ask a beautiful young woman to marry me.

Believe me, it is easier to play the whole Petrushka on the piano.

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.

Playing piano quote Let us play in the sun and count every beautiful thing we can see.

Let us play in the sun and count every beautiful thing we can see.

A football team is like a piano. You need eight men to carry it and three who can play the damn thing.

Rugby players are either piano shifters or piano movers.

Fortunately, I am one of those who can play a tune.

Why is a person who plays the piano called a pianist but a person who drives a racing car not called a racist?

Playing piano quote Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual

Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes difference.

A human body can think thoughts, play a piano, kill germs, remove toxins, make a baby all at once. Once it's doing that your biological rhythms are actually mirroring the symphony of the universe because you have circadian rhythms, seasonal rhythms, tidal rhythms you know they mirror everything that is happening in the whole universe.

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.

Playing piano quote Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

Never let the fear of striking out keep you from playing the game.

Played percussively, the piano is a bore.

If I go to a concert and someone plays like that I have two choices: go home or go to sleep. The goal is to make the piano sing, sing, sing.

Play always as if in the presence of a master.

Love is like playing the piano. First you must learn to play by the rules, then you must forget the rules and play from your heart. If I were pressed to say why I loved him, I feel that my only reply could be: Because it was he, because it was I.

I didn't even start playing the piano until I was about 13 or 14.

I guess I must have had a little talent or whatever-you-call-it, but I practised regularly, and that's what counts.

We grew up founding our dreams on the infinite promise of American advertising.

I still believe that one can learn to play the piano by mail and that mud will give you a perfect complexion.

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