Quotes by trumpet-clang

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  • Baltasar Gracian
    Baltasar Gracian
    Spanish Jesuit, writer and philosopher 1601-1658
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    Nothing arouses ambition so much in the heart as the trumpet-clang of another's fame.
  • Alec Guinness
    Alec Guinness
    English actor 1914-2000
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    A superb tenor voice, like a silver trumpet muffled in silk.
  • Aneurin Bevan
    Aneurin Bevan
    British Labor politician 1897-1960
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    He seems determined to make a trumpet sound like a tin whistle.
  • Bret Harte
    Bret Harte
    American short story writer and poet 1836-1902
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    Last night, above the whistling wind, I heard the welcome rain, — A fusillade upon the roof, A tattoo on the pane: The keyhole piped; the chimney-top A warlike trumpet blew.
  • Kriyananda
    Kriyananda
    Romanian-born religious leader (born James Donald Walters) 1926-2013
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    Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance.
  • Lord George Byron
    Lord George Byron
    English poet 1788-1824
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    The dead have been awakened - shall I sleep? The world's at war with tyrants - shall I crouch? the harvest's ripe - and shall I pause to reap? I slumber not; the thorn is in my couch; Each day a trumpet soundeth in mine ear, its echo in my heart.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
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    The E Street band casts a pretty wide net. Our influences go all the way back to the early primitive garage music, and also, we've had everything in the band from jazz players to Kansas City trumpet players to Nils Lofgren, one of the great rock guitarists in the world.
  • The very essence of leadership is that you have to have vision. You can't blow an uncertain trumpet.
  • Bria Skonberg
    Bria Skonberg
    Canadian jazz trumpeter and vocalist 1983-
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    There's nothing worse than bad scatting, except maybe bad mouth trumpet. Mouth trumpet may sound like a trumpet, but it's really more like playing a kazoo. The instant you do your solo, the audience has a bit of a chuckle.
  • Bria Skonberg
    Bria Skonberg
    Canadian jazz trumpeter and vocalist 1983-
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    With my trumpet voice, I love gritty, plunger, growly sounds. But vocally, I love Anita O'Day - a raspier but definitely softer sound. Part of the fun has been finding vehicles or writing for both of those sounds.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
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    He that is proud eats up himself. Pride is his own glass, his own trumpet, his own chronicle; and whatever praises itself but in the deed, devours the deed in the praise.
    Source: Troilus and Cressida 2, 3
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