The piano in ensemble. The piano in real life.
i had a tee shirt with this logo on it when i was little, except it was slightly more symmetrical (we should appreciate those poetic aspects as collaborative pianists, right?): sometimes B-sharp, never B-flat, always B-natural!
"The music business is a cruel and shallow money trench, a long plastic hallway where thieves and pimps run free, and good men die like dogs. There's also a negative side." --Hunter S. Thompson
Frank Zappa's historical keynote address to the American Society of University Composers (ASUC) entitled "Bingo, There Goes Your Tenure" is loaded with great quotes: http://otg.brainiac.com/fz.htm
“Music can name the unnamable and communicate the unknowable.” ... Leonard Bernstein (1918-1990).
“This will be our reply to violence: to make music more intensely, more beautifully, more devotedly than ever before.” --Leonard Bernstein
“Music is enough for a lifetime, but a lifetime is not enough for music” --Sergei Rachmaninov