Drum Quotes

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gathe...

“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
📅︎ Jan 24
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"To those that have said I inspired them to s...

"To those that have said I inspired them to start drumming, the first thing I say is: 'I apologize to your parents.'" - Neil Peart (1952-2020)
📅︎ Jan 14
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"Even bad books are boo...

"Even bad books are books and therefore sacred." - Günter Grass, the Tin Drum
📅︎ Feb 14
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"there is also such a thing as ersatz happiness, perhap...

"there is also such a thing as ersatz happiness, perhaps happiness exists only as an ersatz, perhaps all happiness is an ersatz for happiness" - Günter Grass, the Tin Drum
📅︎ Feb 14
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If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gathe...

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. ~Antoine de Saint-Exupery
📅︎ Oct 20
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"If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men...

"If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea."
📅︎ Feb 21
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“If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wo...

“If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea..” Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
📅︎ Mar 06
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"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wo...

"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea." - Antoine de Saint-Exupery
📅︎ Jul 15
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"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wo...

"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea." Antoine de Saint-Exupery
📅︎ Oct 06
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"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men...

"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work, and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea."
📅︎ Sep 29
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I felt that the poetry of "2001" was precisely in its mystery, an...

I felt that the poetry of "2001" was precisely in its mystery, and that to explain everything was to ruin everything -- like the little boy who cut open his drum to see what made it bang. - Roger Ebert
📅︎ May 16
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Tony Williams was once asked, "What do you think about wh...

Tony Williams was once asked, "What do you think about when you're playing the drums?" He said, "If I could tell you what I was thinking about, I wouldn't have to play the drums."
📅︎ Feb 24
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"There’s a tribe in Papua New Guinea where, when a hunter flaunts his success ...

"There’s a tribe in Papua New Guinea where, when a hunter flaunts his success to the rest of the village they kill him, and drive away evil spirits with a drum made of his skin. Superstitious nonsense of course, but one can see their point"
📅︎ Aug 31
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If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gathe...

If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up the men to gather wood, divide the work and give orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea. — Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
📅︎ Jun 28
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"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect w...

"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people to collect wood. Don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea." - Antoine de Saint Exupéry
📅︎ Mar 19
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"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to co...

"If you want to build a ship, don't drum up people together to collect wood and don't assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea." [Antoine de Exupery]
📅︎ Apr 27
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There exists a universal force, guiding us, shaping us, and oc...

There exists a universal force, guiding us, shaping us, and occasionally shoving us in the right direction. It beats to the drum of our hearts and we would do well to follow it into the unknown.
📅︎ Feb 08
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Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our he...

Art is long, and Time is fleeting, And our hearts, though stout and brave, Still, like muffled drums, are beating,Funeral marches to the grave.
📅︎ May 09
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