"Every great inspiration is but an experiment."
Charles Ives, Composer

"For me music is a vehicle to bring our pain to the surface, getting it back to that humble and tender spot where, with luck, it can lose its anger and become compassion again."
Paula Cole

"Music is the electrical soil in which the spirit lives, thinks and invents."
Ludwig van Beethoven

"Music is a moral law. It gives soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flight to the imagination, and charm and gaiety to life and to everything."

"Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius."
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

"Music is the shorthand of emotion."
Leo Tolstoy

"You have to accentuate the positive, eliminate the negative, and latch on to the affirmative. Don't mess with "Mr. In-between"."
Johnny Mercer

"God wisely designed the human body so that we can neither pat our own backs, nor kick ourselves too easily."
Author unknown

"If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart."
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela

"I've found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often."
Brian Tracy

"An unhurried sense of time is in itself a form of wealth."
Bonnie Friedman

"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now."
Chinese Proverb

"Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment."
Benjamin Franklin (1706 - 1790)

"Once you get people laughing, they're listening and you can tell them almost anything."
Herbert Gardner

"Never before the advent of radio did advertising have such a golden opportunity to make an ass out of itself. Never before could advertising be so insistent and so unmannerly and so affront its audience."
William J. Cameron, director of PR for Ford Motor Company, 1938.

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