Flute Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old flute quotes, flute sayings, and flute proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.


My sense of divine brings with it a strange sound of music with its glories, a marvellous melody sounding like a multitude of flutes.     

Paul Twitchell

The flute of the infinite is played without ceasing, and it's sound is love.     

Kabir

Sometimes the break in your heart is like the hole in the flute. Sometimes it's the place where the music comes through.      

Andrea Gibson

A flute with no holes is not a flute.     

Matsuo Basho

Playing a flute is like writing a book. You're telling what's in your heart… It's easier to play if it's right from your heart. You get the tone, and the fingers will follow.      

Eddie Cahill

May the honey-sweet flute music that flows from Lord Mukunda's lotus mouth fill me with bliss.     

Rupa Goswami

Her grace of motion and of look, the smooth and swimming majesty of step and tread, the symmetry of form and feature, set the soul afloat, even like delicious airs of flute and harp.      

Henry Hart Milman

For me it's the instrument. If I want to think of a flute and the state of the arts I hear a vibrato; I don't know what a flute is unless the person plays it for me.      

Morton Feldman

The flute of the Pied Piper of Hamelin has never left us and it is essential that we train our ear to detect its false notes because in our case the flute is being played by the rats.     

Dimitris Mita

For me it’s the instrument. If I want to think of a flute and the state of the arts I hear a vibrato; I don’t know what a flute is unless the person plays it for me.     

Morton Feldman

Mirror becomes a razor when it's broken. A stick becomes a flute when it's loved.     

Yoko Ono

The gauger walked with willing foot, And aye the gauger played the flute; And what should Master Gauger play But Over the Hills and Far Away.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

The sound of the flute will cure epilepsyand sciatic gout.     

Theophrastus

Touch not the flute when drums are sounding around; when fools have the word, the wise will be silent.     

Johann Gottfried Von Herder

When you work you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of the hours turns to music. Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent, when all else sings together in unison?     

Khalil Gibran

Broken heart is flute. I blow into the flute & design walking portrait with empty pen.     

basant nayak

The flute was an alternative to being a small fish in an increasingly bigger pool filled with a number of great guitar players.      

Ian Anderson

The fluteplayer puts breath into a flute, and who makes the music? Not the flute. The Fluteplayer!     

Rumi

Everyone who plays the flute should learn singing.     

James Galway

I am a hole in a flute that the Christ's breath moves through. Listen to this music.     

Hafez

I am the hole on the flute that Gods breath flows through.     

Eckhart Tolle

The only good political movement I've seen lately was Occupy Wall Street. They had no leaders, which was genius. But unfortunately it always ends up with some hippy playing a flute.      

John Lydon

Then clear on a flute of purest gold A sweet little fairy played. And wonderful fairy tales she told and marvelous music made.     

Ida Rentoul Outhwaite

Dry bones make good flutes The Hollow Flute, from Voices Within The Ark Howard Schwartz, Jewish Poets,.     

Avner Strauss

Writing in the electronic world, you imagine a sound, and then you have to go and find it. It's not like imagining a flute and then making that sound materialize. That's easy!      

Christopher Young

Play the flute of felicity! You, yourself, are the melody.     

Rumi

The Peruvian flute music is . . . cool. In this music, they have not yet invented the industrial revolution that leads to excessive punctuality or the failed experiment they call the nuclear family. This is the music of elements, untarnished, unrehearsed.     

Kate Braverman

The soft complaining flute, In dying notes, discovers The woes of hopeless lovers.      

John Dryden

This little flute of a reed thou hast carried over hills and dales, and hast breathed through it melodies eternally new.     

Rabindranath Tagore

When the cook makes a mistake, it is the flute player who receives the blows.     

Ancient Greek Proverb