Quotes for Piano Practice
“Anyone who has never made a mistake has never tried anything new.”
"Success does not consist in never making mistakes but in never making the same one a second time."
~ George Bernard Shaw
“The piano ain’t got no wrong notes.”
~ Thelonious Monk
“An amateur practices until he can do a thing right, a professional until he can’t do it wrong.”
~ Percy C. Buck
"Simplicity is the highest goal, achievable when you have overcome all difficulties. After one has played a vast quantity of notes and more notes, it is simplicity that emerges as the crowning reward of art.”
"The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex, overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, then starting on the first one."
~ Mark Twain
“Whether you think you can or think you can't, you are right.”
~ Henry Ford
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit."
“When you play, never mind who listens to you.”
~ Robert Schumann