Author has written 14 stories for Power of Five series, Pendragon, Once on This Island, Alex Rider, Harry Potter, Teen Titans, My Sister's Keeper, Jodi Picoult, Young Justice, Psych, and Percy Jackson and the Olympians.
Music and Musicians
A painter paints pictures on canvas. But musicians paint their pictures on silence.
If a composer could say what he had to say in words he would not bother trying to say it in music.
Music is what feelings sound like.
Musicians can run this state better than politicians. We won't get a lot done in the mornings, but we'll work late and be honest.
Musicians don't retire; they stop when there's no more music in them.
Music has that power because music is not like politicians. Music is always there. Politicians come in every four or five years, lie to the people, get what they want at that time, and disappear, but music is there every time. It can change the world.
Sometimes I think to talk too much about music almost cheapens it.
Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.
Classical music is the kind we keep thinking will turn into a tune.
If anyone has conducted a Beethoven performance, and then doesn't have to go to an osteopath, then there's something wrong.
For every child prodigy that you know about, at least 50 potential ones have burned out before you even heard of them.
Favorite Quotes (I found) on FanFiction:
I will not think about guys. I will not think about guys. I will not think abo- whoa! A hot guy!
When life gives you lemons, make apple juice and let the world wonder how you did it.
Always forgive your enemies - nothing annoys them so much.
The voices in my head may not be real but they still have pretty good ideas...
It takes 42 muscles to frown, 28 to smile, and only 4 to reach out and slap someone.
If your name is Mr. Crunch, and you joined the Navy, would you eventually be Captain Crunch?
“An apple a day keeps the doctor away, if well aimed."
Heaven doesn’t want me, and Hell’s afraid I’ll take over.
When it rains on my party, I bust out the slip n’ slide.
A stranger stabs you in the front; a friend stabs you in the back; a boyfriend stabs you in the heart, but best friends only poke each other with straws.
You cry, I cry, you laugh, I laugh, you fall off a cliff, I laugh even harder.
Smile. It confuses people.
There's nothing wrong with arguing with yourself. It's when you argue with yourself and LOSE when it's weird.
You know it's going to be a bad day when you fall out of bed and miss the floor.
If two wrongs don't make a right, try three.
"We live in an age where pizza gets to your house before the police do."
It doesn't matter if the glass is half full or half empty...just drink it and get on with your life.
if my calculations are correct SLINKY ESCULATOR = EVERLASTING FUN
That, my children, is called a wall. But beware the wall is solid. Yes be afraid! Be very afraid for we can not walk through it! Believe me children, for i have attempted this many times before