. . . colors like a flourish of trumpets or pianissimo on the violin, great, calm, oscillating, splintered surgances . . . . Is this not form?
— Giacomo Puccini

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
Voltaire trumpeters quote

Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.
— J. Donald Walters

Make your own Bible. Select and collect all the words and sentences that in all your readings have been to you like the blast of a trumpet.
— Ralph Waldo Emerson

The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
— trumpeters quotation by Theodore Hesburgh