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#1. I have always believed that 98% of a student's progress is due to his own efforts, and 2% to his teacher. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#2. The movements which I make I cannot possibly repress because, at the time, I am actually the idea I am interpreting, and naturally I picture my players and auditors as in accord with me. I know, of course, that my mannerisms have been widely discussed. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#3. You have to have an attitude that nothing's gonna stop me. I think that's just my New York kind of attitude - survival of the fittest. - Author: Melissa De Sousa
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#4. I say that inner beauty doesn't exist. That's something that unpretty women invented to justify themselves, - Author: Osmel Sousa
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#5. A band is only as good as its euphonium section. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#6. Composers are the only people who can hear good music above bad sounds. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#7. Sincere composers believe in God. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#8. I firmly believe that we have more latent musical talent in America than there is in any other country. But to dig it out there must be good music throughout the land, a lot of it. Everyone must hear it, and such a process takes time. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#9. Jazz will endure as long as people hear it through their feet instead of their brains - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#10. Grand opera is the most powerful of stage appeals and that almost entirely through the beauty of music. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#11. No nation as young as America can be expected to become immediately a power in the arts. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#12. You can't drive a Spike with a Tack Hammer - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#13. In these times of Darkness, I keep dreaming of a better tomorrow, and praying my soul won't be corrupted.
These are Gudrun's words and thoughts. She is living in a troubled world, where only the strong can be free.
She is a Fantasy character you find on The Art of Isis Sousa & Guests! - Author: Isis Sousa
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#14. Any composer who is gloriously conscious that he is a composer must believe that he receives his inspiration from a source higher than himself. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#15. America can well expect to develop a goodly amount of composers for she has a goodly number of people. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#16. Cognitive psychologists have long suggested that people fit into different learning styles, yet neuroscience does not support this notion (Sousa & Tomlinson, 2011). - Author: Gayle Gregory
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#17. There is one thing that freezes a musician more than the deadliest physical cold, and that is the spiritual chill of an unresponsive audience! - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#18. I think that the quality of all bands is steadily improving and it is a pleasant thought to me that perhaps the efforts of Sousa's Band have quickened that interest and improved that quality. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#19. There are roles for all types of movies. I mean, you still want to watch the urban movies, and they need to be told. You still want to see something you haven't seen before. - Author: Melissa De Sousa
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#20. I've always been kind of an introvert growing up. - Author: Melissa De Sousa
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#21. Remember always that the composer's pen is still mightier than the bow of the violinist; in you lie all the possibilities of the creation of beauty. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#22. I can almost always write music; at any hour of the twenty-four, if I put pencil to paper, music comes. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#23. Is it not the business of the conductor to convey to the public in its dramatic form the central idea of a composition; and how can he convey that idea successfully if he does not enter heart and soul into the life of the music and the tale it unfolds? - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#24. Governmental aid is a drawback rather than an assistance, as, although it may facilitate in the routine of artistic production, it is an impediment to the development of true artistic genius. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#25. There is much modern music that is better adapted to a wind combination than to a string, although for obvious reasons originally scored for an orchestra. If in such cases the interpretation is equal to the composition the balance of a wind combination is more satisfying. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#26. The vocal cord will be eliminated by a process of evolution, as was the tail of man when he came from the ape. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#27. I am pressed, but not broken. I am confused, but not despairing. I am hunted by the enemy but not abandoned by God. I have been thrown down, but I am not finished yet. - Author: George Sousa
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#28. The office of President is a great one; to every true American it seems the greatest on earth. And to me, as I was engaged in weaving a background of music for the pageantry of it, there came a deeper realization of the effect of that office on the man. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#29. I've grown as a storyteller, and my comedic timing has gotten better. - Author: Melissa De Sousa
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#30. Regarding creating a new work ... Sometimes you have to beat it like a red-headed step-child. - Author: John P. Sousa
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#31. Educators are not neuroscientists, but they are members of the only profession in which their job is to change the human brain every day. - Author: David A. Sousa
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#32. American teachers have one indisputable advantage over foreign ones; they understand the American temperament and can judge its unevenness, its lights and its shadows. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#33. You cannot let people come up in your face and stop you. - Author: Melissa De Sousa
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#34. The red and white and starry blue
Is freedom's shield and hope. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#35. I forsee a marked deterioration in American musicand a host of other injuries to music in its artistic manifestations, by virtue - or rather by vice - of the multiplication of the various music-reproducing machines - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#36. I had found English audiences highly satisfactory. They are the best listeners in the world. Perhaps the music-lovers of some of our larger cities equal the English, but I do not believe they can be surpassed in that respect. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#37. My success is not due to any personal superiority over other people. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#38. From childhood I was passionately fond of music and wanted to be a musician. I have no recollection of any real desire ever to be anything else. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#39. Conservative, (New York, Beaufort Books, - Author: John Philip Sousa IV
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#40. Dance as though no one is watching. Love as though you've never been hurt. Sing as though no one can hear you. Live as though heaven is on earth. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#41. Nations will seldom obtain good national anthems by offering prizes for them. The man and the occasion must meet. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#42. Anybody can write music of a sort. But touching the public heart is quite another thing. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#43. My religion lies in my composition. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#44. To the average mind popular music would mean compositions vulgarly conceived and commonplace in their treatment. That is absolutely false. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#45. The average music-lover hears only the production under prevailing conditions. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#46. 'The Best Man' was my first feature film, and I didn't want to be known as a director who only does romantic comedies. - Author: Melissa De Sousa
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#47. I am happy now, to recall that I was not only his son but his companion, and whenever there was a hunting expedition or any other pleasure, I was always with him. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#48. I still feel the impulse to give young writers a hearing, and I believe I have played more unpublished compositions than any other band leader in the country. - Author: John Philip Sousa
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#49. Just go and keep auditioning and keep trying and keep believing things will turn around, and it always does. - Author: Melissa De Sousa
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#50. It's good to vandalize one's own work. - Author: John P. Sousa
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#51. It's almost always sadder to stay than to depart - Author: Miguel Sousa Tavares
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