— Gautama Buddha philosopher, reformer and the founder of Buddhism -566 - -483 a.C.
Ariyapariyesana Sutta http://www.accesstoinsight.org/tipitaka/mn/mn.026.than.html <!-- MN 26 -->
„Thus have I rolled my life throughout
Inside and out, reclined, upright.
What is all this?
A beating drum
A trumpet's blare
— Musō Soseki Japanese Zen-Buddhist teacher and landscape architect 1275 - 1351
Japanese Death Poems. Compiled by Yoel Hoffmann. ISBN 978-0-8048-3179-6
„That shit is the real deal. Listen: I’m a black motherfucker from the poorest town in the country. I’ve been through a lot in life. And I know him. When I see him, he shakes my hand and respects my family. None of them—Barack, whoever—nobody else does that. They’re gonna be who they are and disregard me, my family. So I’m voting for him. If I can get 20,000 people or more to vote for him, I’m gonna do it.“
— Mike Tyson American boxer 1966
In an interview with . http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2016/01/21/mike-tyson-why-i-m-a-muslim-for-donald-trump.html (January 21, 2016)
— Big Daddy Kane American musician 1968
"Ain't No Half Steppin'"
„Live by your own rules Move to your rhythm, instead of dancing to the beat of someone else’s drum Decide how you want to be treated Choose what you will or will not tolerate Leave if you don’t get what you want.“
— Sherry Argov, Why Men Love Bitches: From Doormat to Dreamgirl—A Woman's Guide to Holding Her Own in a Relationship
„Wop boys rock my world
I like to play with all my girls
But money makes me hard and tight
I love to bathe in cash and pearls“
— Erika Jayne American singer, actress and television personality 1969
„It was obvious that he was a man who marched through life to the rhythms of some drum I would never hear.“
— Hunter S. Thompson, Hell's Angels: A Strange and Terrible Saga
„Like a drum my heart was beating,
And your kiss was sweet as wine,
But the joys of love are fleeting
For Pierrot and Columbine.“
— Tom Springfield English musician, songwriter and record producer 1934
Song The Carnival Is Over.