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Memorable Quotes About Flutes and Flute-Playing

"From the start, when it was the instrument of the wood-god Pan, the flute has been associated with pure (some might say impure) energy. Its sound releases something naturally untamed, as if a squirrel were let loose in a church." -Seamus Heaney

"The only woman awake is the woman who has heard the flute." -Kabir

"At last the notes of his flute come in, and I cannot stop from dancing around on the floor..." -Kabir

"The flute of interior time is played whether we hear it or not." -Kabir

"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

"All flute players have a latent predilection for danger, otherwise they wouldn't play that wayward instrument." -Merrily Harpur

Flute-dark notes
poured through minds
flowing out through fingers. -Rachel Marsh