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1,000 Inspirational Drums Quotes: Music Life (2023)

1. “A perfect beat starts with the best drums!”

2. “It’s hard to find five musicians who know what the other is going to do before they do it. And that’s what we had in G’N’R. ” – Steven Adler

3. “Real leadership is leaders recognizing that they serve the people that they lead.” Pete Hoekstra

4. “Make a little noise with the best drum”

5. “Anyone can see the adversity in a difficult situation, but it takes a stronger person to see the opportunity.”

6. “I consider every drummer that ever played before me an influence, in every way.” ~ Buddy Rich

7. “My parents are very conservative. They taught me the value of hard work – dont depend on other people, do it yourself.”

8. “The smaller the function, the greater the management.”

9. “Lead and inspire people. Don’t try to manage and manipulate people. Inventories can be managed but people must be led.” Ross Perot

10. “You don’t drown by falling in the water; you drown by staying there.”

11. “I am a little deaf now. Without my hearing aids in, I miss a lot of peripheral sounds. I had tinnitus, too, for a while. ” – Roger Taylor

12. “Creating music with the best drum”

13. “If it wasn’t hard, everyone would do it. It’s the hard that makes it great.”

14. ” All the beats, all the rhythms, all in one drum”

15. “The point in me playing with Prince was to let a lot of people know that I can play trap. I don’t think people know that. ” – Sheila E

16. “Take the lead and never look back”

17. “If someone is going down the wrong road, he doesn’t need motivation to speed him up. What he needs is education to turn him around.” Jim Rohn

18. “When you leave the planet, you leave music behind. ” – Alex Van Halen

19. “Being polite and grateful will make people more inclined to help you. And if people are willing to help you, you may accidentally get something you want.”

20. “Keep your head up in failure and your head down in success.”

21. “Average band with a great drummer sounds great, great band with an average drummer sounds average. ”

22. “The things that scare you only make you better and stronger.”

23. “My soul is that of a drummer… I didn’t do it to become rich and famous. I did it because it was the love of my life. ” – Ringo Starr

24. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

25. “Good things come to obsessive compulsives who fixate.”

26. “Dave Grohl is one of the few musicians who could be called a rock star in the truest sense.”

27. “Marching band isn’t just a hobby, it’s a lifestyle.”

28. “Stamina is the force that drives the drumming; it’s not really a sprint. ” – Neil Peart

29. “If a guy doesn’t like a funny girl, something is wrong with him.”

30. “Every man must walk to the beat of his own drummer.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

31. “Grant me courage to serve others; For in service there is true life.”

32. “You do this because you like it, you think what you’re making is beautiful. And if you think it’s beautiful, maybe they think it’s beautiful.”

33. “The drum records that I like are ones on which the drumming didn’t repeat itself. The players didn’t stick to a format or formula. ” – Joey Jordison

34. “Keep it moving and never stop”

35. “Average leaders raise the bar on themselves; good leaders raise the bar for others; great leaders inspire others to raise their own bar.” Orrin Woodward

36. “Thank God that I had the ability to understand that I had a different beat and that I was a drummer.” ~ James Brown

37. “Become the kind of leader that people would follow voluntarily; even if you had no title or position.” Brian Tracy

38. “Making the impossible, possible on the field.”

39. “Beating a path to my own destiny!”

40. “I create my own lyrics. I have a great band. I have a drummer from East Berlin.” ~ Nina Hagen

41. “If you want to change who you are, you have to change what you do.”

42. “A goal without a timeline is just a dream.”

43. “A drumbeat is the heartbeat of the people.”

44. “March to the beat of your own drummer.” ~ Henry David Thoreau

45. “To me, a great drummer isn’t always about somebody with chops who can shred. A great drummer is someone who is part of a great band. ” – Mike Portnoy

46. “The thing I try to do the most is to play in terms of the song and play in terms of what I’m hearing. ” – Jimmy Chamberlin

47. “Average talent, plus hard work and dedication, will always beat talent by itself.”

48. “I’m blessed with a pretty good voice. So just sitting back there banging on the tubs wasn’t enough. ” – Don Henley

49. “There is nothing so useless as doing efficiently that which should not be done at all.”

50. “It’s not often that an English drummer gets an Oscar. So I’m very, very proud of that. ” – Phil Collins

51. “Just because you’re not a drummer doesn’t mean you don’t have to keep time. ” – Thelonious Monk

52. “I never had lessons. Used to try to play to records, which I hated doing. Still can’t play to them. ” – Charlie Watts

53. “Leadership is not something that is done to people, like fixing your teeth. Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.” Bill Bradley

54. “You’ve got to be pretty confident that you’re good. If I do a show and for whatever reason no one laughs, I’ll be like, ‘Wow, those people are weird’.”

55. “Band camp may be tough, but the memories we make last a lifetime.”

56. “Well, I never really practiced because I never had the opportunity to practice. ”

57. “The greatest risk we face in software development is that of overestimating our own knowledge.”

58. “Its unfortunate and I really wish I wouldn’t have to say this, but I really like human beings who have suffered. They’re kinder.”

59. “I am not in competition with anyone but myself. My goal is to improve myself continuously.”

60. “To be a drummer you also have to be a musician. ” –Ian Paice

61. “Health is the greatest gift, contentment the greatest wealth, faithfulness the best relationship.”

62. “The three ‘C’s’ of leadership are consideration, caring, and courtesy. Be polite to everyone.” Brian Tracy

63. “Work hard and believe in yourself even when nobody else believes in you.”

64. “A musician should only sound like what they do, and no two musicians sound the same. It’s an individual-feel thing, you know?” – Dave Grohl

65. “Life’s a drum, so keep on pounding!”

66. ” Rock the stage with the best drums!”

67. “Real integrity is doing the right thing, knowing that nobody’s going to know whether you did it or not. Oprah Winfrey

68. “Jam out with the best drums and make some noise!”

69. “It’s not good to be lit all the time and have no clear-headed thoughts.”

70. “The drums, my escape from reality”

71. “I’m a drummer, not a miracle worker “

72. “I was a drummer, and I did a little singing too. ” – Lou Gramm

73. “Hard work and education will take you farther than any government program can ever promise.”

74. “My soul is that of a drummer…. I didn’t do it to become rich and famous. I did it because it was the love of my life.” ~ Ringo Starr

75. “Live so that when your children think of fairness, caring, and integrity, they think of you.” H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

76. “They’re always saying I’m a capitalistic pig. I suppose I am. But… it’s good for my drumming. ” – Keith Moon

77. “Successful leaders see the opportunities in every difficulty rather than the difficulty in every opportunity.” Reed Markham

78. “A drummer is usually like the backbone. ” – Brody Dalle

79. “Making music with my hands and feet.”

80. “It’s nice when somebody says that you’re their ‘favorite’ drummer. ” – Mike Portnoy

81. “We don’t just perform for ourselves, we perform for the crowd and the love of the music.”

82. “Whenever I’m stuck in traffic, I can’t help but wonder, ‘Where did the creator of The Jetsons go, and why hasn’t he done something about this?'”

83. ” Make a little noise with the best drum”

84. “If you don’t fall how are you going to know what getting up is like.”

85. “But primarily, the drummer’s supposed to sit back there and swing the band.” ~ Buddy Rich

86. “Leaders never use the word failure. They look upon setbacks as learning experiences.” Brian Tracy

87. “The way I play the drums, it’s becoming tougher as I get older. ” – Bill Ward

88. “What drives me is really just being able to be a blessing to someone, you know. I really enjoy that, and as much as I can do, I will. ” – Sheila Escovedo

89. “You know, the irony of all that is that before the accident, I’d pretty much lost interest in playing drums. ” – Rick Allen

90. “The beat of the drum is the rhythm of the heart.”

91. “Love is heaven and fear is hell. Where you place your attention is where you live.”

92. “I’m a visionary drummer and I have been for a long, long, long time. ” – Bill Ward

93. “If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito.”

94. “A leader is one who knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way.” John C. Maxwell

95. “Don’t be afraid to challenge the pros, even in their own backyard.” General Colin Powell

96. “Rock and roll is a universal language, and you don’t have to be the best musician in the world to write a song that can change someone’s life.”

97. “We just kind of made Foo Fighters whatever we wanted it to be in that moment.”

98. “I have a great appreciation for anyone who works hard enough to make music their career.”

99. “Keep your beat steady and strong with the best drums”!

100. “Nothing to me feels as good as laughing incredibly hard.”

101. “We don’t just play music, we make memories that will last a lifetime.”

102. “When I speak of natural drummers I’m talking about guys that are playing with the talent God gave ’em.” ~ Gene Krupa

103. “Marching forward, always pushing for excellence.”

104. “Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies.”

105. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”

106. “Many of life’s failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

107. “What we fear doing most is usually what we most need to do.”

108. “Just because you’re not a drummer doesn’t mean you don’t have to keep time. ” –Thelonious Monk

109. “Only the weak are cruel. Gentleness can only be expected from the strong.”

110. “Keep the rhythm going, life’s a drum”

111. “Your personal history is a part of what happens with your hands and your head as you play music. ” – Dave Grohl

112. “Cool things happen. Ace’s guitar flies through space, goes through a hole, and blows up. I throw drumsticks and they come flying at you. ” – Peter Criss

113. “The mark of greatness is when everything before you is obsolete, and everything after you bears your mark.”

114. “Sports for me is when a guy walks off the court, and you really can’t tell whether he won or lost, when he carries himself with pride either way.”

115. “Drumming up a storm one beat at a time.”

116. “We may fumble a note or two, but our spirit and passion is always on point.”

117. “I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”

118. “But primarily, the drummer’s supposed to sit back there and swing the band. ” – Buddy Rich

119. “I’m a project manager, not a magician. Magicians have way cooler hats.”

120. “I don’t play beats. I hate playing beats. I’m an orchestration drummer. I’m a musical drummer. ” – Bill Ward

121. “The greatness of a man is not in how much wealth he acquires, but in his integrity and his ability to affect those around him positively.” Bob Marley

122. “Paving the way to a new beat!”

123. “There are moments that have a certain flavor of eternity”

124. “The drummer’s always going to be there. They’re the floor of the whole deal and everyone can stand up on you. ” – Ringo Starr

125. “I don’t associate with people who blame the world for their problems. You are your problem. You are also your solution.”

126. “Either America will destroy ignorance or ignorance will destroy the United States.”

127. “You pray for the hungry. Then you feed them. That’s how prayer works.”

128. “I warm naturally to the drummer whose ideas and approach are strong, even if he doesn’t quite have the ability to carry them out. ” – Bill Bruford

129. “Take chances, make mistakes. That’s how you grow. Pain nourishes your courage. You have to fail in order to practice being brave.” Mary Tyler Moore

130. You can always count on music to be a good influence in your life. Music is the language of emotions, and every beat is a message

131. “Almost everything I’ve done, I’ve done through my own creativity. ”

132. “The beat is the heartbeat of the music.”

133. “I consider every drummer that ever played before me an influence, in every way. ” – Buddy Rich

134. “I do like to look at female drummers, because I am one. ” – Caroline Corr

135. “Fear is an insidious and deadly thing. It can warp judgment, freeze reflexes, breed mistakes. Worse, it’s contagious.”

136. “Greatness is hearing your truth and speaking it no matter how your voice shakes.”

137. “A goal properly set is halfway reached.”

138. “You can make yourself the greatest singer in the world or the best drummer in the world with the aid of technology. ” – Dave Grohl

139. “I didn’t like the idea of being foolish, but I learned pretty soon that it was essential to fail and be foolish.”

140. “Effective leadership is putting first things first. Effective management is discipline, carrying it out.” Stephen Covey

141. “Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.”

142. “Practice Golden Rule Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed.” Brian Tracy

143. “Leadership is unlocking people’s potential to become better.” Bill Bradley

144. “Marching band: where the field is the stage and the instruments are our tools to create magic.”

145. What Is Dave Grohl’s Most Memorable Quote?

146. “You can’t teach anybody anything, only make them realize the answers are already inside them.”

147. “If an IT project works the first time, it was in your nightly dreams. Time to wake up and get to work.”

148. “The only thing worse than being blind is having sight but no vision.”

149. “The fastest way to change yourself is to hang out with people who are already the way you want to be.”

150. “Drumming was the only thing I was ever good at.” ~ John Bonham

151. “Dave Grohl is a one-man musical machine. The Foo Fighters frontman is a guitar-slinging, drum-pounding, songwriting force of nature.”

152. ” Perfecting my moves, one beat at a time”

153. “When you walk up to opportunity’s door, don’t knock it… Kick that B*tch in, smile and introduce yourself”

154. “I’ll tell you what bravery really is. Bravery is just determination to do a job that you know has to be done.”

155. “I think the sound that I have had on all the records that I’ve been a part of have been important and special. ” – Vinnie Paul

156. “Every time you pick up your guitar to play, play as if it’s the last time.”

157. “When sitting in meditation, say, That’s not my business!” with every thought that comes by.”

158. “Far and away the best prize that life has to offer is the chance to work hard at work worth doing.”

159. “A creative project is a moving target. You never end up where you start.”

160. “A star wants to see himself rise to the top. A leader wants to see those around him rise to the top.” Simon Sinek

161. “If you are not doing what you love, you are wasting your time.”

162. “The greatest danger in times of turbulence is not the turbulence; it is to act with yesterday’s logic.”

163. ” Let the music come alive with the best drum”

164. “A little nonsense now and then is cherished by the wisest men.”

165. “Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” Jack Welch

166. “Comedy is the only weapon I have to battle totalitarianism.”

167. “I don’t care what anybody says about Ringo. I cut my rock-n-roll teeth listening to him. ” – Don Henley

168. “Doubt is a killer. You just have to know who you are and what you stand for.”

169. “I wanted to completely honor The REV and pay tribute to him and carry on the legacy that he intended with this record. ” – Mike Portnoy

170. “All I really had was a suitcase and my drums. So I took them up to Seattle and hoped it would work. ” – Dave Grohl

171. “The thing about smart people is that they seem like crazy people to dumb people.”

172. “When I was thirteen I only wanted to be a drummer.” ~ Ringo Starr

173. “The rhythm of life is in my hands”

174. “Marching to victory, one beat at a time.”

175. “You can change. And you can be an agent of change.”

176. “An innovation will get traction only if it helps people get something that they’re already doing in their lives done better.”

177. “We don’t just play music, we create it with every note we hit.”

178. “Sticking to the beat like glue!”

179. “Just be yourself. Don’t be afraid to try something new.”

180. “Music is the greatest love of my life, and it’s something I’m always going to do.”

181. “I really think a champion is defined not by their wins but by how they can recover when they fall”

182. “Why do so many professionals say they are project managing, when what they are actually doing is fire fighting?”

183. “You are what you do, not what you say you’ll do.” Carl Jung

184. “I think that life’s too short to be anything but happy.”

185. “The sound of the band is a symphony of different voices, but together it’s perfection.”

186. “Lost in the beat, found in the rhythm”

187. “If you want something done right, do it yourself.”

188. “Making music with sticks and skins.”

189. “The only way to win is to learn faster than anyone else.”

190. “Criticism is something we can avoid easily by saying nothing, doing nothing, and being nothing.”

191. “When everyone tells you, ‘No, no, no,’ your creative forces get a little twisted and turn into something more apocalyptic than ever. ” – Joey Jordison

192. “We hear so many records these days that are done with click tracks, as opposed to a drummer.” ~ Wayne Coyne

193. “If intimidation is your game plan, I hope you have a better one.”

194. ”Anytime you strike the drums, you have to be aware that you’re creating a musical event. ” –Vinnie Colaiuta

195. “Get the crowd moving with the best drums!”

196. “Promise me you’ll always remember: You’re braver than you believe, and stronger than you seem, and smarter than you think.”

197. ” Driven by rhythm and determination”

198. “You cannot swim for new horizons until you have courage to lose sight of the shore.” William Falkner

199. “My soul is that of a drummer…. I didn’t do it to become rich and famous. I did it because it was the love of my life. ” –Ringo Starr

200. “Agility is principally about mindset, not practices.”

201. “On the beat and never off the mark”

202. “Management by objective works – if you know the objectives. Ninety percent of the time you don’t.”

203. “An important attribute of success is to be yourself. Never hide what makes you, you.”

204. “No matter what you do, it’s not gonna be perfect. So don’t beat yourself up over it.”

205. “Thriving in today’s marketplace frequently depends on making a transformation to become more agile.”

206. “The first step in solving a problem is to recognize that it does exist.”

207. “Time is the scarcest resource and, unless it is managed, nothing else can be managed.”

208. “I’ve gotten hernias from drummers when they drop tempo. ” –Miles Davis

209. “Success in management requires learning as fast as the world is changing.”

210. “From what we get, we can make a living; what we give, however, makes a life.”

211. ” Let the drums speak for themselves”

212. “An intelligent investor gets satisfaction from the thought that his operations are exactly opposite to those of the crowd.”

213. “Change will not come if we wait for some other person or some other time. We are the ones we’ve been waiting for. We are the change that we seek.”

214. “Making noise with the best drum”

215. “I’ve always been about honesty, whether on the radio, whether I did a movie, whether I wrote a book. As long as you’re honest, you don’t lose your edge.”

216. “Entrepreneur is not a job title. It is a state of mind of people who want to alter the future.”

217. “If you really want the key to success, start by doing the opposite of what everyone else is doing.”

218. “Example is not the main thing in influencing others. It is the only thing.” Albert Schweitzer

219. “Leadership is the art of getting someone else to do something you want done because he wants to do it.” General Dwight Eisenhower

220. “Life’s too short to hang out with people who aren’t resourceful.”

221. “Be passionate and bold. Always keep learning. You stop doing useful things if you don’t learn.”

222. “I always prefer to believe the best of everybody, it saves so much trouble.”

223. “There were so many individual styles thirty or forty years ago. ”

224. “I consider every drummer that ever played before me an influence, in every way. ”

225. “The sound of our band echoes through the stadium and leaves the crowd in awe.”

226. “It takes a pretty good drummer to be better than no drummer at all. ” –Chet Baker

227. “Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goal. My strength lies solely in my tenacity.”

228. “I’ve gotten hernias from drummers when they drop tempo.” ~ Miles Davis

229. “Dave Grohl is a great musician, and he’s quite a character as well. He’s a great raconteur and he’s got an encyclopedic knowledge of music.”

230. “March to the beat of your own drummer. ” -Henry David Thoreau

231. “Once you’ve accepted your flaws, no one can use them against you.”

232. “I’m the Best Keith Moon-type drummer in the world. ” – John Bonham

233. “Our chief want is someone who will inspire us to be what we know we could be.” Ralph Waldo Emerson

234. “Learn to embrace your own unique beauty, celebrate your unique gifts with confidence. Your imperfections are actually a gift.”

235. ” All I need is a beat and a stick “

236. “Dave Grohl is one of the most genuine and honest people I’ve ever met in the music business.”

237. “If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more, and become more, you are a leader.” John Quincy Adams

238. “Dave Grohl is a larger-than-life rock star, an icon that’s instantly recognizable and beloved by legions of fans around the world.”

239. “If everything was perfect you would never learn and you would never grow.”

240. Drumming is about finding your rhythm, not just playing a few notes. Your drum beats fill me with strength, determination and inspiration

241. ” Let the rhythm take control with the best drums!”

242. “My pain may be the reason for somebody’s laugh. But my laugh must never be the reason for somebody’s pain.”

243. “When you struggle with a problem, that’s when you understand it.”

244. “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” Warren Bennis

245. “Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire.”

246. “Just because you’re not a drummer doesn’t mean you don’t have to keep time.” ~ Thelonious Monk

247. “We hear so many records these days that are done with click tracks, as opposed to a drummer. ” – Wayne Coyne

248. “The only way to do great work is to love what you do.”

249. “I’ve always seen my drumming as lyrical anyway. ” – Jimmy Chamberlin

250. “There are two days in the year that we can not do anything, yesterday and tomorrow”

251. “As we march, we move forward as a team towards success.”

252. “I’m a drummer and I’m proud!”

253. “You can’t master your future if you’re still a slave to your past.”

254. “Understand well as I may, my comprehension can only be an infinitesimal fraction of all I want to understand.”

255. “Life’s a Drum and I’m Playing It!”

256. “When you write something it has to hit the level that you accept as being good. ” – Will Champion

257. “Live your life as an Exclamation rather than an Explanation”

258. “He who would accomplish little must sacrifice little; he who would achieve much must sacrifice much; he who would attain highly must sacrifice greatly."

259. “Wanting to be someone else is a waste of who you are”

260. “When I was thirteen I only wanted to be a drummer. ” – Ringo Starr

261. “I was always quite shy so I became a drummer. ” – David Essex

262. Roald Dahl (again, because he’s great)

263. “If you mess around with jazz, you better have a good drummer and a good bass player. ” – Gunther Schuller

264. “The drums are the voice of the heart.”

265. “Management is, above all, a practice where art, science, and craft meet.”

266. “I’ve always liked a very dry snare and, like everyone else, a very dry bass drum. ” – Nick Mason

267. “It took me a long time not to judge myself through someone else’s eyes.”

268. “I’ve always liked to be the kind of drummer and musician who likes to go outside of what’s expected of me. ” – Matt Cameron

269. “Where words fail, drums speak”

270. “An easy way to get people to like you is to make them laugh.”

271. “Anyone with two tunics should share with him who has none.”

272. “Leaders are innovative, entrepreneurial, and future-oriented. They focus on getting the job done.” Brian Tracy

273. “If you’re too rigid in your thinking you may miss some wonderful opportunities for storytelling.”

274. “The best way out is always through.”

275. “Management must manage!”

276. “It’s so refreshing to just play straight-ahead music with lots of twists. ” – Mike Portnoy

277. “The best way to get a project done faster is to start sooner.”

278. “I make a living playing rock n’ roll. I’m not going to complain about anything. ” – Taylor Hawkins

279. “Positive thinking will let you do everything better than negative thinking will.”

280. “Engaging with the audience lets them know I’m approachable. I don’t like that whole, ‘You can’t talk to Sheila E thing’ – I don’t like that. ” – Sheila E

281. “Bringing the rhythm and the leadership.”

282. “Hip Nip just sounds groovy. A drummer laid it on me. ” -Pat Morita

283. “Winners are losers who got up and gave it one more try.”

284. “Probably some of the most impressive drumming I’ve done is on the ‘Far Beyond Driven’ record. ” – Vinnie Paul

285. “Drums are the voice of the musicians who play them.”

286. “Every project is an opportunity to learn, to figure out problems and challenges, to invent and reinvent.”

287. “Faith is to believe what you do not see; the reward of this faith is to see what you believe.”

288. “The last thing we would want is for our fans to feel that we’re trying to find the 17th opportunity to sell them the same song. ” – Nick Mason

289. “Agile teams produce a continuous stream of value, at a sustainable pace, while adapting to the changing needs of the business.”

290. “There can be no greater gift than that of giving one’s time and energy to help others without expecting anything in return.”

291. “No failure means no risk, which means nothing new”

292. “Once I had defined myself as a compositional drummer, I thought, “Well, I want to be an improvisational drummer.”” ~ Neil Peart

293. “Drums are the pulse of the music.”

294. “Drumming Up Some Good Vibes!”

295. “Whatever you do, don’t wake up at 65 years old and think about what you should have done with your life.”

296. “You can’t always get what you want, but if you try sometimes, you might find, you get what you need.”

297. “Foo Fighters will always be something honest, something sincere, something that is real.”

298. “Greatness is a lot of small things done well. Day after day, workout after workout, obedience after obedience, day after day.”

299. “Agility means that you are faster than your competition. Agile time frames are measured in weeks and months, not years.”

300. “The beat of the drum is the voice of the soul.”

301. “If you can play, you can play anything. I don’t like classifications. ”

302. “You are on the eve of a complete victory. You can’t go wrong. The world is behind you.”

303. “The secret to winning is constant, consistent management.”

304. “It’s always interesting to me that we all hear music differently. It’s an awesome experience to hear what other people hear. ” – Tommy Lee

305. “Let the rhythm of the drums guide you to your inner peace.”

306. “You don’t overcome challenges by making them smaller but by making yourself bigger.”

307. ”They’re always saying I’m a capitalistic pig. I suppose I am. But… it’s good for my drumming. ” –Keith Moon

308. “Rhythm is just a drum beat away.”

309. “The man who goes farthest is generally the one who is willing to do and dare. The sure-thing boat never gets far from shore.”

310. “The big money is not in the buying and selling … but in the waiting.”

311. What Advice Does Dave Grohl Have For Aspiring Musicians?

312. “Intelligence is the ability to adapt to change.”

313. “Drumming my way to happiness”

314. “Never met a drum I didn’t like.”

315. “It’s a good place when all you have is hope and not expectations.”

316. “The minute you start caring about what other people think, is the minute you stop being yourself.”

317. “I had trouble fitting in, in a musical sense. A lot of drummers get sidetracked by the instrument. It can engulf you. ” – Tre Cool

318. “Anti-social behavior is a trait of intelligence in a world full of conformists.”

319. “Connect deeply with others. Our humanity is the one thing that we all have in common.”

320. What Does Dave Grohl Think About The Music Industry?

321. “Some of [drummers] drop time because they want to hear what you’re doin’. ” – Miles Davis

322. ” Drumming is the key to my heart”

323. “Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.”

324. “If you do not know where you are going, every road will get you nowhere.”

325. “Strategy is not the consequence of planning, but the opposite: its starting point.”

326. “Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.”

327. “If you spend too much time thinking about a thing, you’ll never get it done."

328. “Before you can make a dream come true, you must first have one.”

329. “If you’re going to make a mistake, make it loud.”

330. ” Turn up the volume with the best drums!”

331. “No matter what you do, don’t ever let anyone tell you that you can’t do something.”

332. “I find that doing the drums last, coming from a drum history, really works well for me. ” – Tommy Lee

333. “When I listen to music these days, and I hear Pro Tools and drums that sound like a machine – it kinda sucks the life out of music. ” – Dave Grohl

334. “You’re going to fall down, but the world doesn’t care how many times you fall down, as long as it’s one fewer than the numbers of times you get back up.”

335. “Let’s get the party started with some drum beats!”

336. “You can’t fly unless you let yourself fall”

337. “If you’re going through hell, keep going.”

338. “What happens next is up to you.”

339. “Drums, because guitar heroes are overrated.”

340. “They say no matter how hard you work, there’s always someone, somewhere working harder then you. Guess what.. I’m that someone”

341. “Marching to the sound of success”

342. “I’m not a singer who plays a bit of drums. I’m a drummer that sings a bit.” ~ Phil Collins

343. “My love of music has never changed.”

344. “The beat of the drum is the sound of success.”

345. “There’s something about the love of music that binds people together in a way that nothing else can.”

346. “Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.”

347. “Seemed to me that drumming was the best way to get close to God. ” – Lionel Hampton

348. “What’s the last thing a drummer says in a band? ‘Hey guys, why don’t we try one of my songs?’” –Dave Grohl

349. “Hitting the right notes, one beat at a time.”

350. “The life you have led doesn’t need to be the only life you have.”

351. “Decide whether or not the goal is worth the risks involved. If it is, stop worrying.”

352. “Never let anyone try and make you into something that you’re not. Remember what it is that you want, and always stay strong in that.”

353. “A book can change the world… Every book a child reads creates new neurons in that child’s brain.”

354. “I’ve been really lucky in my life. I get to do the things I love for a living.”

355. ” Make your own beat with the best drum”

356. “Money is hard to earn and easy to lose. Guard yours with care.”

357. “A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” Rosalynn Carter

358. “I told people I was a drummer before I even had a set, I was a mental drummer. ” – Keith Moon

359. “Every beat of the drum is a heartbeat of the universe.”

360. “I actually wanted to be a drummer, but I didn’t have any drums. ” – Stevie Ray Vaughan

361. “In respect for drummers, see, I love drummers.” ~ Miles Davis

362. “I want to keep pushing the limits for drummers and expressing myself. ” –Travis Barker

363. “A leader is best when people barely know he exists; when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: We did it ourselves.” Lao Tzu

364. “All good ideas start out as bad ideas, that’s why it takes so long.”

365. “Certain drummers drop time, and I like to play on top of the beat. ” – Miles Davis

366. “Too many of us are not living our dreams because we are living our fears.”

367. “Don’t let life discourage you; everyone who got where he is had to begin where he was.”

368. “For me, music is all about emotion and attitude. ” – Peter Criss

369. “Right is right, even if no one else does it.”

370. You can’t see the drums, but you can hear them. They’re just beating away, keeping up a rhythm until you start to follow, and then they take you places

371. “Stay connected to feel empathy, compassion, and understanding for yourself and others.” Vanessa Tucker

372. “We’re dead as a species if we don’t tell stories, because then we don’t know who we are.”

373. “You may delay, but time will not.”

374. “Failure is success in progress.”

375. “Practice Golden-Rule 1 of Management in everything you do. Manage others the way you would like to be managed.”

376. “It’s easy to fool the eye but it’s hard to fool the heart.”

377. ”Life is about rhythm. We vibrate, our hearts are pumping blood, we are a rhythm machine, that’s what we are. ” –Mickey Hart

378. “Drumming was the only thing I was ever good at. ” – John Bonham

379. “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires.” William Arthur Ward.

380. “Get the groove going with these top-notch drums!”

381. “Experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.”

382. “Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.”

383. “I’m a rock-and-roll drummer, so my job is to create chaos. ” – Greg Saunier

384. “All roads lead home in the end. You’ve got to keep that in mind always – in your work and in your life.”

385. “Each performance is a chance to show the world what we’re capable of.”

386. “Keep on rollin’ with the rhythm!”

387. “Beating the skins like a pro!”

388. “The world promises you comfort, but you were not made for comfort. You were made for greatness.”

389. “Ignore all hatred and criticism. Live for what you create, and die protecting it.”

390. “I think it’s a fallacy that the harder you practice the better you get. ”

391. “There is no limit to the amount of good you can do if you don’t care who gets the credit.”

392. “Making music with my heart and soul.”

393. “Be humble, be kind, and be brave.”

394. “I surround myself with incredible musicians who inspire me to always do my best. ” – Mike Portnoy

395. “Best things in life aren’t things.”

396. “When you meet somebody for the first time, you’re not meeting them. You’re meeting their representative.”

397. “Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.”

398. “Have no fear of perfection. You’ll never reach it.”

399. “First and foremost I am a drummer. After that, I’m other things… But I didn’t play drums to make money.” ~ Ringo Starr

400. “‘Cause I felt I didn’t have anything else to prove as a musician… and boy was I wrong about that one. ” – Rick Allen

401. “I think every band is a little cautious when the drummer starts to write tunes. ” – Matt Cameron

402. “Always the aim for me is making people feel like they are not alone. That’s just the greatest feeling.”

403. “Ultimately, you just have one life. You never know unless you try. And you never get anywhere unless you ask.”

404. “Bringing the marching band to life.”

405. “Let’s create some thunder on the drums.”

406. “A loud voice cannot compete with a clear voice, even if it’s a whisper.”

407. “Marching to the rhythm of the world”

408. “Just because you can’t play a song perfectly doesn’t mean it’s not worth playing.”

409. “Conscience is the root of all true courage; if a man would be brave let him obey his conscience.” James Freeman Clark

410. “The drummer’s life: all about the rhythm”

411. “Success is not the key to happiness. Happiness is the key to success.”

412. “What good is success if you’re not willing to share it?”

413. “The best leaders have a high consideration factor. They really care about their people” Brian Tracy

414. “Without Metallica, I wouldn’t play the way that I do. ” – Joey Jordison

415. “God loves us beyond comprehension, and we cannot diminish God’s love for us.”

416. “The greatest leader is not necessarily the one who does the greatest things. He is the one that gets the people to do the greatest things.” Ronald Reagan

417. “Remember that failure is an event, not a person.”

418. “I’m not a singer who plays a bit of drums. I’m a drummer that sings a bit. ” –Phil Collins

419. ” Music is the soul of life and the best drums keep it alive!”

420. “Before you can really start setting financial goals, you need to determine where you stand financially.”

421. “You don’t get any medal for trying something, you get medals for results."

422. “Creating harmony one step at a time.”

423. “It’s better for people to miss you than to have seen too much of you.”

424. “Drumming’s pretty physical. We sit at the back of the stage getting beat up like a workhorse. ” – Tommy Lee

425. “Leadership is the capacity to transform vision into reality.” Warren G. Bennis

426. “Forget about style; worry about results.”

427. “Set realistic goals, keep re-evaluating, and be consistent.”

428. “Feeling the rhythm, living the dream!”

429. “Life is about following your dreams and believing in yourself.”

430. “It doesn’t matter what songs we sing. I’m a drummer. Chicks dig me. ” – Larry Mullen, Jr

431. “My playing is all about feel. I’m completely self taught: I never took any lessons or anything. ” – Joey Kramer

432. “Drumming’s pretty physical. We sit at the back of the stage getting beat up like a workhorse. ” –Tommy Lee

433. “Sometimes, carrying on, just carrying on, is the superhuman achievement.”

434. “Success is often achieved by those who don’t know that failure is inevitable.”

435. “I think every band is a little cautious when the drummer starts to write tunes.” ~ Matt Cameron

436. ”Love every minute of it… Appreciate it and try not to get carried away because it can be a short career. ” –Topper Headon

437. “Leaders think and talk about the solutions. Followers think and talk about the problems.” Brian Tracy

438. “I would rather five people knew my work and thought it was good work than five million knew me and were indifferent.”

439. “Don’t confuse progress with winning.”

440. “Even when I was close to defeat I rose to my feet”

441. “Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all.”

442. “Nothing in life is worthwhile unless it’s kind of hard to get there.”

443. “Without the jazz influence, the Black Sabbath drumming would be very different. ” – Bill Ward

444. “I’m really not into the educational aspect of performing. It’s not in me. ” – Dave Lombardo

445. “Start by doing what’s necessary; then do what’s possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.”

446. “I come from a hut, from a hut I went to the projects, from the projects I went to a mansion so you out there you have ABSOLUTLY NO EXCUSE!”

447. ”I found that to really make money, you had to give up music. So I gave up money. ” –Mel Lewis

448. “When you delegate tasks, you create followers. When you delegate authority, you create leaders.” Craig Groeschel

449. “And, you know, I think the original recording of Ravel’s Bolero, probably whoever played percussion on that, will never have It played better than that. ”

450. “I would like to show the world today as an ant sees it and tomorrow as the moon sees it.”

451. “It’s always better to shock people and change people’s expectations than to give them exactly what they think you can do.”

452. ” Feel the power of the rhythm with the best drums!”

453. “All I know is that when I needed McDonald’s, McDonald’s was there for me.”

454. “Begin with the end in mind.”

455. “What started out as a cathartic experience for me to just make some noise has become something that I am incredibly proud of.”

456. “Playing an instrument gives you an incredible sense of self-confidence and worth.”

457. “You have to learn the rules to be able to know how to break them.”

458. “It’s easy to do nothing, but your heart breaks a little more every time you do.”

459. “The drummer is stereotypically the dumb guy. Maybe that’s why I always respect drummers who do more than drum. ” – Taylor Hawkins

460. “The competition may be tough, but we’re tougher.”

461. “Economics is like the Dutch language – I’m told it makes sense, but I have my doubts.”

462. “Gene Hoglan is one of my friends, and when I watch him play, I’m blown away; I can’t believe what his body can do. ” – Bill Ward

463. “Feel the rhythm with the best drum”

464. “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes."

465. “In the startup world, you’re either a genius or an idiot. You’re never just an ordinary guy trying to get through the day”

466. “I am Superman. And the only thing that can kill Superman is Kryptonite. And Kryptonite doesn’t exist.”

467. “There’s so much to be said for making your guitar sound like a synthesizer and trying to make your drummer sound like a drum machine. ” – Matt Tong

468. “I’d just like to be remembered as a huge music lover. ” – Mike Portnoy

469. “How old would you be if you didn’t know how old you are?”

470. “I always tried to turn every disaster into an opportunity.”

471. “Groove is in the heart, the beat is in the drum”

472. “Life is too short to worry about what other people think.”

473. “When you abandon freedom to achieve security, you lose both and deserve neither.”

474. “Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that count."

475. “It’s just cool to be involved in something that’s that big and joyous and meant to make people feel happy.”

476. “If you give up at the first sign of struggle, you’re really not ready to be successful.”

477. ” Feel the rhythm, feel the beat “

478. “If you know exactly what you want to be, you need to spend as much time as possible with people who are actually that already.”

479. “You can’t achieve anything in life without a small amount of sacrifice.”

480. “Drumming is like film directing. You build a framework for everyone to create something together. ” – James Genn

481. “Hip Nip just sounds groovy. A drummer laid it on me.” ~ Pat Morita

482. “If everybody loves you, something is wrong. Find at least one enemy to keep you alert.”

483. “How do we change the world? One random act of kindness at a time.”

484. “Better to be king for a night than a schmuck for a lifetime.”

485. “If someone ever says you’re weird, say thank you.”

486. “In the Foo Fighters, my main job is to be the drummer, and that’s enough. ” – Taylor Hawkins

487. ” Time to hit the stage with the best drums!”

488. “It’s just a job. Grass grows, birds fly, waves pound the sand. I beat people up.”

489. “Drumming my way to greatness”

490. “I’ve always embraced being a musician. I’m very proud of it.”

491. “Sometimes all you need is 20 seconds of insane courage”

492. “Band may be hard work, but it’s worth it when we see the crowd on their feet.”

493. ”Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better. ” Harry S. Truman

494. “To be a drummer you also have to be a musician.” ~ Ian Paice

495. “Be your own leader, be your own self, step out of my shadows and be your own person.”

496. “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?”

497. “I get to play what I’m feeling on my solo records, and I get to bang the hell out of a drum kit in Black Sabbath. ” – Bill Ward

498. “Those who matter don’t mind, and those who mind don’t matter.”

499. “Never neglect details. When everyone’s mind is dulled or distracted the leader must be doubly vigilant.”

500. “We were always going to dump him when we found a decent drummer.” ~ John Lennon

501. “How does a project get to be a year late? One day at a time.”

502. “Life is too short to spend worrying about things you can’t control.”

503. “To bring about change, you must not be afraid to take the first step. We will fail when we fail to try.”

504. “God is punishing me for my past wickedness by keeping me alive and in as much pain as he can. ” –Ginger Baker

505. “But primarily, the drummer’s supposed to sit back there and swing the band. ”

506. “Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less.”

507. “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.”

508. “Leadership is the ability to get extraordinary achievement from ordinary people.” Brian Tracy

509. “A goal without a plan is just a wish.”

510. “Thank God that I had the ability to understand that I had a different beat and that I was a drummer. ” – James Brown

511. “Most studios in Memphis had a house set of drums; the drummers just brought their own sticks.” ~ Steve Cropper

512. “If you want to reach a goal, you must ‘see the reaching’ in your own mind before you actually arrive at your goal.”

513. “A blanket attempt to avoid mistakes is the biggest mistake of all.”

514. “What’s the last thing a drummer says in a band? ‘Hey guys, why don’t we try one of my songs?'” ~ Dave Grohl

515. “If you love what you do and are willing to do what it takes, it’s within your reach.”

516. “If you want to do a few small things right, do them yourself. If you want to do great things and make a big impact, learn to delegate.” John C. Maxwell

517. “Age 10. I joined the school marching band as a drummer.” ~ Adrian Belew

518. “Leading my band with a smile and a beat.”

519. “The power of the drums can move mountains.”

520. “The outward expression of empathy is courtesy.” Stewart Butterfield

521. “First and foremost I am a drummer. After that, I’m other things… But I didn’t play drums to make money. ” – Ringo Starr

522. “If it’s successful and it sounds awesome, and looks killer live, then I guess I can pat myself on the back and take all the credit too. ” – Tommy Lee

523. “If you learn from defeat, you haven’t really lost.”

524. “The secret of successful managing is to keep the five guys who hate you away from the four guys who haven’t made up their minds.”

525. “Creating my own rhythm and leading the way!”

526. “Tommy Aldridge is the guy that made me wanna play double kick, man. ” – Vinnie Paul

527. “Drumming my way to the top.”

528. “My love for music is still there and I’m still trying to make it the best I can.”

529. ” Music is in my soul, and the drums are my passion”

530. “My soul is that of a drummer…. I didn’t do it to become rich and famous. I did it because it was the love of my life.”

531. “It does not matter how slowly you go, as long as you do not stop.”

532. “The day I stop giving is the day I stop receiving. The day I stop learning is the day I stop growing. You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.”

533. “Making music with my drum kit!”

534. “I never believed in a set routine. It should depend on how you feel, because you play what you feel. ”

535. “Most studios in Memphis had a house set of drums; the drummers just brought their own sticks. ” – Steve Cropper

536. “The most successful people reach the top not because they are free of limitations, but because they act in spite of their limitations.”

537. “The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away.”

538. “I think the most important thing in life is to be yourself.”

539. “Leading the way to the beat of my own drum!”

540. “We take pride in our uniforms and the hard work we put into them.” “The rhythm of the drums and the melody of the horns; it’s where we find our passion.”

541. “To be a Christian means to forgive the inexcusable because God has forgiven the inexcusable in you.”

542. “The drummer; he inspired me to play like no one else I have ever met. ” – Chet Baker

543. “March to the beat of your own drummer. ” – Henry David Thoreau

544. “You were born with everything you need to answer the call of your soul.”

545. “The best investment you can make, is an investment in yourself… The more you learn, the more you’ll earn.”

546. “Only eyes washed by tears can see clearly.”

547. “I still believe that love is all you need. I don’t know a better message than that.”

548. “Making music that sets the pulse racing.”

549. “The P in PM is as much about ‘people management’ as it is about ‘project management’.”

550. “It takes a pretty good drummer to be better than no drummer at all.” ~ Chet Baker

551. “Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.” Bill George

552. “You know what lasts longer than beauty? Being smart.”

553. “The first step is clearly defining what it is you’re after, because without knowing that, you’ll never get it.”

554. “Life’s a parade, march proudly”

555. “Goals are the fuel in the furnace of achievement.”

556. “Agile is like Churchill’s democracy, the worst possible solution until compared to the alternatives.”

557. “Agility is the ability to adapt and respond to change… agile organizations view change as an opportunity, not a threat.”

558. “Always choose the future over the past. What do we do now?” Brain Tracy

559. “Money is plentiful for those who understand the simple laws which govern its acquisition.”

560. “Take me to the top with every step”

561. ” Making noise and making moves”

562. “God is punishing me for my past wickedness by keeping me alive and in as much pain as he can.” ~ Ginger Baker

563. “The beauty of love is that in giving it away, you are left with more than you had before.”

564. “In the hands of a great poet, words have ways of affecting us in ways we don’t understand.”

565. “Once I had defined myself as a compositional drummer, I thought, “Well, I want to be an improvisational drummer. ” – Neil Peart

566. “Beware the time-driven project with an artificial deadline.”

567. “If you only play metal, it’s going to be very apparent that you’re a one-dimensional drummer. ” – Joey Jordison

568. “The one thing you’re most reluctant to tell. That’s where the comedy is.”

569. “I start with the premise that the function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.”

570. “I think female drummers are great. I think there should be more of them. ” – Sean Kinney

571. “If you don’t get out of the box you’ve been raised in, you won’t understand how much bigger the world is.”

572. “In my case, it’s hard to be like a simple drummer who doesn’t play all over the place. ” – Fab Moretti

573. “I don’t want people to think that I think I’m this great drummer because, to me, I’m just a kid playing drums, and I love music. ” – Mike Portnoy

574. Rory 10 minutes after her bath 🙄

575. “Don’t follow in any footprints, make your own prints. Because, you are the future of tomorrow.”

576. “There is no music unless the drum and the drummer are one. ” –e. e. cummings

577. Not all of us can become drummers, but we can create our own unique beat. The melody that you play is the music of your life

578. “The polarity of Mitch Mitchell and Moe Tucker offers a pretty good understanding of what a drummer’s role is. ” – Fab Moretti

579. “Teach the children so it will not be necessary to teach the adults.”

580. “Cutting negative people from my life does not mean I hate them, it simply means I respect me.”

581. “There is no element of genius without some form of madness.”

582. “We don’t just practice until we get it right, we practice until we can’t get it wrong.”

583. “Some records with drum machines on them sound phony and plastic. It all depends on how you use the tools. ” –Don Henley

584. “Leaders must be close enough to relate to others, but far enough ahead to motivate them.” John C. Maxwell

585. “All the music starts with a strong drum beat!”

586. “Playing drums is how I communicate. It’s how I speak to people. That’s my God-given gift. ” – Joey Jordison

587. “I wanted a perfect ending. Now I’ve learned, the hard way, that some poems don’t rhyme, and some stories don’t have a clear beginning, middle and end.”

588. “Make your own beat with the best drum “

589. “There are no secrets to success. It is the result of preparation, hard work and learning from failure.”

590. “Beauty begins the moment you decide to be yourself.”

591. “You cannot escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today.”

592. “To be a drummer you also have to be a musician. ” – Ian Paice

593. “People work better when they know what the goal is and why. It is important that people look forward to coming to work in the morning and enjoy working.”

594. “The drummer; he inspired me to play like no one else I have ever met.” ~ Chet Baker

595. ” Unstoppable rhythm, unstoppable drive”

596. “I want to keep pushing the limits for drummers and expressing myself. ” – Travis Barker

597. “Every member of the band is important; we’re only as strong as our weakest link.”

598. “It doesn’t matter what songs we sing. I’m a drummer. Chicks dig me.” ~ Larry Mullen, Jr.

599. “Drumming is the language of the soul.”

600. “The important thing is not your process. The important thing is your process for improving your process.”

601. “There’s something special about the love of music that brings people together.”

602. “People who say it cannot be done should not interrupt those who are doing it.”

603. “True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high school class is running the country.”

604. “I told people I was a drummer before I even had a set, I was a mental drummer.” ~ Keith Moon

605. “You have a natural groove inside of you, but the more you practise, the more comfortable you will be with your instrument. ” – Vinnie Paul

606. “No matter what people tell you, words and ideas can change the world.”

607. “I don’t know what the future may hold, but I know who holds the future.”

608. “When I was a little kid, I took tap and ballet. I’ve always loved to dance. I’m a rhythm machine. ” – Tommy Lee

609. “I think about the Foo Fighters as an entity which has been around for 25 years and still has the same members.”

610. “I just want to make music that I can be proud of, and that people can enjoy.”

611. “I owe my success to having listened respectfully to the very best advice, and then going away and doing the exact opposite.”

612. ” Create a sound that will be remembered with the best drums!”

613. “Obviously, I like the drums to be heard. I think they’re important. ” – Roger Taylor

614. “You can’t expect to be the best at anything. You just have to keep working at it, and eventually you’ll get there.”

615. “A mind is like a parachute. It doesn’t work if it is not open.”

616. “Failure is not the opposite of success; it’s part of success.”

617. “I love playing drums and helping out. ” – Mike Portnoy

618. “Boom boom boom, let’s rock the room!”

619. “I’ve always liked to be the kind of drummer and musician who likes to go outside of what’s expected of me.” ~ Matt Cameron

620. “I pretty much use the same stuff live that I use in the studio. I don’t like the feel to change too much. ” – Joey Jordison

621. “People have confused playing devil’s advocate with being intelligent.”

622. “Goals are dreams with deadlines.”

623. “Earn your leadership every day.” Michael Jordan

624. “We’ve all been influenced by music. We’ve all been touched by it.”

625. “The pessimist complains about the wind. The optimist expects it to change. The leader adjusts the sails.” John Maxwell

626. “Don’t waste your time chasing butterflies. Mend your garden, and the butterflies will come.”

627. “What would you attempt to do if you knew you could not fail?”

628. “What you do has far greater impact than what you say.” Stephen Covey

629. “The moment you put a deadline on your dream, it becomes a goal.”

630. “Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time.”

631. “I feel like if it’s not scaring you, you’re doing it wrong.”

632. “Life always offers you a second chance. is called tomorrow.”

633. “Don’t aspire to make a living, aspire to make a difference.”

634. “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other.” John F. Kennedy

635. “When the whole world is silent, even one voice becomes powerful.”

636. “I think the most important thing is to follow your instincts.”

637. ”When you approach this instrument for the first time, what comes out of you is simply what you feel. ” – Dennis Chambers

638. “My beat will make you move your feet!”

639. “The pulse of the marching band.”

640. “Rhythm is life, drums are my heartbeat”

641. “The drums are the heart of the song.”

642. “Sometimes it’s best to just jump in, and not think about it.”

643. “If all I do in my life is soothe someone’s spirit with a song , then let me do that and I’m happy.”

644. ” Making music with my drumsticks”