Different Drummer

Different Drummer

Thoreau’s eloquent prose poem on the inner freedom and individualistic character of man. [Am. Lit.: NCE, 2739]
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If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
Nothing is considered lost for the best, the brightest and the bravest, along with their supporters and believers, who tried to rouse the electorate to realities that need to be addressed with hammer and tongs, candidates and voters who hearkened to a different drummer.
A resident of Pilar, NM, Lynch was raised in Glenview, IL and marched to the beat of a different drummer than the rest of her medically-oriented family.
If you do understand that money is not a goal in itself but only a tool or that greed and arrogance can shake family unity or tear relationships apart, you are perhaps dancing to a different drummer. Expecting the same from everybody is of little use.
Perhaps the best leaders, the strongest organization, get there by marching to the beat of a different drummer," said Devine, president and CEO for Jefferson Health New Jersey.
Barely five months before the next general elections, the opposition parties insist on marching to the beat of a different drummer.
It's definitely not a male thing!" At the start of his book is a quote from the 19th century American philosopher Henry David Thoreau, who wrote: "If man does not keep pace with his companions perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music he hears, however measured or far away."
I haven't been in a live band with a different drummer in 11 years, so there were weird moments where we thought, 'Hang on, you're not Lewis.' "Lewis drums like a producer, really simple, really on it.
An impassioned Sylvia McNicoll at the launch of Best Friends Through Eternity at A Different Drummer Books in Burlington.
I loved the saying by Henry David Thoreau that Drummer has always used, "If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
Lewis has no qualms about Quabbin Community Band members marching to the beat of a different drummer, just as long as it's not for the hour or two that he's holding a baton on a summer Sunday evening.
For years it was thought that Great Basin climate marched to the tune of a different drummer, and now scientists have revealed a 175,000-year-long climate record from the Great Basin, which shows ice age temperature oscillations centered around changes in Earth's orbit.

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