These are not really quotes about drumming per se, but their usefulness is undeniable.
The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it.
Among the oldest languages on the planet is the one born in the striking of the drum.
Abundantly eat of life; savor every morsel, as it were the last.
Learning is finding out what you already know. Doing is demonstrating that you know. Teaching is reminding others that they know just as well as you. You are all learners, doers, teachers.
The greatest menace to freedom is an inert people.
--Louis D. Brandeis
Even when walking in a party of no more than three I can always be certain of learning from those who I am with. There will be good qualities that I can select for imitation and bad ones which will teach me what requires correction in myself.
Love thyself before thy hormone.
Hold a true friend with both your hands.
Genius is one-percent inspiration and 99 percent perspiration.
--Thomas Alva Edison
Seek knowledge with an open, egoless heart and it will reveal itself.
A mans errors are his portals of discovery.
One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears - by listening to them.
Walk with the wise and you will become wise.
Mistakes are defined in terms of their recovery (or lack thereof)
Men are failures, not because they are stupid, but because they are not sufficiently impassioned.
A man who has attained mastery in an art reveals it in his every action.
It is a good thing...to read books of quotations. The quotations, when engraved upon the memory give good thoughts. They also make you anxious to read the authors and look for more.
--Sir Winston Churchill
Drum with the wise and you will become wise.