"I hope the seeds I have sown will be taken up by those who will follow me because the journey I have begun cannot be undertaken in isolation."
"Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning."Evelyn Glennie on Albert Einstein
"We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope."Evelyn Glennie on Martin Luther King, Jr.
"None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free."Evelyn Glennie on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
"My great hope is to laugh as much as I cry to get my work done and try to love somebody and have the courage to accept the love in return."Evelyn Glennie on Maya Angelou
"I find hope in the darkest of days, and focus in the brightest. I do not judge the universe."Evelyn Glennie on Dalai Lama
"I walk into a kids' store, and it's amazing, the types of instruments - little squeaky things, rattling things, spinning tops."
"The human body and mind are tremendous forces that are continually amazing scientists and society. Therefore, we have no choice but to keep an open mind as to what the human being can achieve."
"Music is about communication... it isn't just something that maybe physically sounds good or orally sounds interesting it's something far, far deeper than that."
"Once you're in a particular country, and you're surrounded by musicians who are so adept at traditional music, you suddenly realize how much there is to explore and digest and learn and experience."
"Marimba is much more of a wood-type experience and there is no real possibility of getting a dry sound, and getting that contrast in the same way that you can in a vibraphone."