John Drinkwater

The musician - if he be a good one - finds his own perception prompted by the poet's perception, and he translates the expression of that perception from the terms of poetry into the terms of music.

John Drinkwater

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Plato The blame is his who chooses: God is blameless.
Eddie Izzard Boy bands should be exploded from a great height. They're just pretty people singing music written by others.
Oliver Stone Fear may very well be a caveman fear of the predator, of the giant lizard chasing them - maybe that's what Steven Spielberg connects with so well in Lost World.
Marco Rubio You know that big government doesn't hurt big corporations. They've got the best lawyers and accountants in the world. You know who gets destroyed by big government? It's the little guys.
Alexander Chase More and more people care about religious tolerance as fewer and fewer care about religion.
Jermaine Jackson Whether it's possible or not, being a doctor, you take an oath. To care for your patient, not to kill them. You take an oath to do things that are proper in the medical world. Not to administer something outside of a hospital setting that's not even your area.
Steve Harvey How can smart women be so stupid about men sometimes? Lack of knowledge. It's what men have kept secret for so long.
Jet Li When I was 8 years old, I knew nothing about martial arts. The coach told me I was talented with learning martial arts, and put me in a school.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca Believe me, that was a happy age, before the days of architects, before the days of builders.
Paul Davies Should we find a second form of life right here on our doorstep, we could be confident that life is a truly cosmic phenomenon. If so, there may well be sentient beings somewhere in the galaxy wondering, as do we, if they are not alone in the universe.
Tony Visconti Our last jam session was this past Christmas. Dad played his harmonica, mom sang in English and Italian, and I played guitar. I'm so happy that we could share that musical experience for one last time.
Clare Boothe Luce A man's home may seem to be his castle on the outside inside is more often his nursery.
Robert M. Hutchins Education is not to reform students or amuse them or to make them expert technicians. It is to unsettle their minds, widen their horizons, inflame their intellects, teach them to think straight, if possible.
Franklin D. Roosevelt No group and no government can properly prescribe precisely what should constitute the body of knowledge with which true education is concerned.
Walt Whitman He most honors my style who learns under it to destroy the teacher.
Kenneth Koch Certainly, it seems true enough that there's a good deal of irony in the world... I mean, if you live in a world full of politicians and advertising, there's obviously a lot of deception.
Jeff Bridges My mom wasn't a movie star.
John Perry Barlow Royalties are not how most writers or musicians make their living. Musicians by and large make a living with a relationship with an audience that is economically harnessed through performance and ticket sales.
Mahatma Gandhi Non-violence requires a double faith, faith in God and also faith in man.
Edvard Munch Nature is not only all that is visible to the eye... it also includes the inner pictures of the soul.

John Drinkwater

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