"Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance."
"There are those who wrap themselves in flags and blow the tinny trumpet of patriotism as a means of fooling the people."
"My older brother Mike is an excellent trumpet player. By the time he was 12, he was playing around Kansas City in classical situations. He was already an amazing talent."
"And my dad wanted me to play the trumpet because that's what he liked. His idol was Louis Armstrong. My dad thought my teeth came together in a way that was perfect for playing the trumpet."
"Life is like a trumpet - if you don't put anything into it, you don't get anything out of it."