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Brass Quotes

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Be curious; be adventurous; live life full-out.
Accept the challenge, and reach for the brass ring.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Bold Choice Courage Adventure Positive Motivational Live-By

One bites into the brass mouthpiece of his wooden cudgel,
and the other blows his cheeks out on a French horn.
Do you call that Art?
- Franz Schubert

He is armed without who is innocent within,
be this thy screen, and this thy wall of brass.
- Horace

His locked, lettered, braw brass collar,
Shewed him the gentleman and scholar.
- Robert Burns

 

Brass bands are all very well in their place -
outdoors and several miles away.
- Thomas Beecham

Titles of honor are like the impressions on coins,
which add no value to gold or silver,
but only render brass current.
- Laurence Sterne

Swirls of antique stained glass, blazes of brass,
forests of carved wood and waterfalls of crystal combine
to make up the city's most fabulously festive interior.
- Mimi Sheraton

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Quicksilver is used for many purposes;
without it,
neither silver nor brass can be properly gilt.
- Marcus V. Pollio

I wrote about people who liked fake fireplaces in their parlor,
who thought a brass horse with a clock embedded in its flank was wonderful.
- Betty Smith

Brass shines as fair to the ignorant as gold to the goldsmiths.
- Elizabeth I

Men admire the man who can organize
their wishes and thoughts
in stone and wood and steel and brass.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

In 'thinking up' music I usually have some kind of
a brass band with wings on it in back of my mind.
- Charles Ives

If you pinch the sea of its liberty,
though it be walls of stone or brass,
it will beat them down.
- John Cotton

You look like gold.
I've been fooled before, but now I know I've made the mistake in the past.
But now I, now I know the difference from gold and brass.
- Ben Harper

Mexican Shuffle was a turning point of the Brass.
- Herb Alpert

Some minds improve by travel, others,
rather, resemble copper wire, or brass,
which get the narrower by going farther.
- Thomas Hood

The Indians gave up the land of their own free will,
and for it received brass kettles, blankets,
guns, shirts, flints, tobacco, rum and many trinkets
in which their simple hearts delighted.
- Patrick Gordon

Although there was a point with the Tijuana Brass where
we were playing for such huge crowds that I kind of lost contact.
At one point, the only connection I had with the audience
was with people out there lighting cigarettes.
- Herb Alpert

Orchestra had a little brass ensemble on two tracks as well,
but the rest was me.
I knew I couldn't continue in this direction,
even if people liked it, because I can only duplicate myself.
- Eberhard Weber

Friends are like bras:
close to your heart and there for support.
- Anonymous

I have loads of underwear, but only wear the bras because I never wear knickers.
- Katie Price

We only have one agenda, which is to make 'em laugh their pants off.
Unless they are girls, of course, when it is to make
them laugh their bras off so we can get a quick look.
- Adrian Edmondson

On a good night, I get underwear, bras,
and hotel-room keys thrown onstage...
You start to think that you're Tom Jones.
- Keanu Reeves

There was just this amazing individuality.
It's just a whole different world of optimism and fearlessness,
women taking off their bras and dancing around naked,
and a political hopefulness and involvement.
- Jill Clayburgh

I have had fans make me the big picture collages of the photo books;
I have had fans send me birthday cakes...
sing to me on my voicemail.
I have had fans flash me.
I have had older fans give me their bras and underwear onstage.
- Puff Daddy

And look, I was a big, brassy guy who won and won big.
I did what I wanted.
- Brian Mulroney

I've made a wonderful living playing that theatrical character -
the professional brassy dame.
- Ethel Merman

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

Find a time and place of solitude.
Look into the distance, and into the future.
Visualize the tomorrow you are going to build -
and begin to build that tomorrow, today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
- John Lubbock

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

It all depends on how we look at things,
and not how they are in themselves.
- Carl Jung

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

Could a greater miracle take place
than for us to look through each other's eyes for an instant?
- Henry David Thoreau

Just stop it. Seriously.
Whatever it is. Just stop it.
If only for an hour, a day, a week.
Stop doing it long enough to get a glimpse
of what the change would actually look like.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Let us not look back in anger
or forward in fear,
but around in awareness.
- James Thurber

If you look into your own heart,
and you find nothing wrong there,
what is there to worry about?
What is there to fear?
- Confucius

It is always wise to look ahead,
but difficult to look further than you can see.
- Winston Churchill

You're standing on the threshold of success.
Don't look down, it'll make you dizzy.
- the character Timothy Q. Mouse in the Walt Disney movie Dumbo

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

Never bend your head. Always hold it high.
Look the world straight in the eye.
- Helen Keller

Whatever happens, always look to tomorrow -
with courage and optimism.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Look to be treated by others as you have treated others.
- Publilius Syrus

It's not what you look at that matters,
it's what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Look at everything as though you were seeing it
either for the first or last time.
Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.
- Betty Smith

Until you'll willing to look foolish,
you'll never have the possibility of being great.
- Cher

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength
which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.
- Marcus Aurelius

The farther backward you can look,
the farther forward you can see.
- Winston Churchill

I look for what needs to be done.
After all, that's how the universe designs itself.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

A man should look for what is,
and not for what he thinks should be.
- Albert Einstein

Look at a day when you are supremely satisfied at the end.
It's not a day when you lounge around doing nothing;
it's when you've had everything to do, and you've done it.
- Margaret Thatcher

Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

The world is not dangerous because of those who do harm
but because of those who look at it without doing anything.
- Albert Einstein

Never look back unless you are planning to go that way.
- Henry David Thoreau

There are those that look at things
the way they are, and ask "Why?"
I dream of things that never were, and ask "Why not?"
- Robert F. Kennedy paraphrase of George Bernard Shaw

The world is a dangerous place,
not because of those who do evil,
but because of those who look on and do nothing.
- Albert Einstein

You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience
in which you really stop to look fear in the face.
You must do the thing which you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Do not look for approval
except for the consciousness of doing your best.
- Andrew Carnegie

If you look for the bad in people
expecting to find it, you surely will.
- Abraham Lincoln

Shake structures.
School yourself.
Look twice at a thing,
once upside down.
Answer yourself clearly.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

All you have to do is look straight and see the road,
and when you see it, don't sit looking at it - walk.
- Ayn Rand

Where there is unconditional love,
there is no room for unhappiness.
Whenever I look in the mirror today,
I will say to myself: "That Is The Face Of God."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I look to a day when people will not be judged
by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

When trouble arises and things look bad,
there is always one individual who perceives a solution
and is willing to take command.
Very often, that individual is crazy.
- Dave Barry

Look twice before you leap.
- Charlotte Bronte

Being happy doesn't mean that everything is perfect.
It means that you've decided to look beyond the imperfections.
- Anonymous

Whenever I look at a human face,
I say to myself: "That Is The Face Of God."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are.
I don't believe in circumstances.
The people who get on in the world are the people who
get up and look for the circumstances they want,
and if they can't find them, make them.
- George Bernard Shaw

Whenever I look in the mirror,
I say to myself: "That Is The Face Of God."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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