The insane human mind is the greatest scientific instrument known to mankind.
The accordion was the first instrument I played, when I was 7 years old.
The mind is a superb instrument if used rightly. Used wrongly, however, it becomes very destructive. To put it more accurately... you usually don't use it at all. It uses you.
An actor is supposed to be a sensitive instrument.
The fibers of all things have their tension and are strained like the strings of an instrument.
Compulsory arbitration is a practical instrument of pacification and, as such, it can and should be enacted by the Hague Conference.
Every contrivance of man, every tool, every instrument, every utensil, every article designed for use, of each and every kind, evolved from a very simple beginnings.
After I learned the piano, I went on to learn percussion, the tuba, b-flat baritone, French horn, trombone, trumpet, most of the instruments in the orchestra. Trumpet was my instrument.
Barometer, n.: An ingenious instrument which indicates what kind of weather we are having.
What really counts isn't whether your instrument is Baroque or modern: it's your mindset.
A boycott is, inherently, a blunt instrument. It is an imperfect weapon, a carpet bomb, when all involved would prefer a surgical strike.
The cello is such a melancholy instrument, such an isolated, miserable instrument.
Clarinet is an incredible instrument. It's a great, expressive instrument.
Secrecy, being an instrument of conspiracy, ought never to be the system of a regular government.
Prosperity is only an instrument to be used, not a deity to be worshipped.
In this context, social consensus, and institutions that embody this consensus, must be made effective in order for democratization not to be abused as a provisional instrument to establish an anti-democratic regime.
War is an instrument entirely inefficient toward redressing wrong; and multiplies, instead of indemnifying losses.
Wit as an instrument of revenge is as infamous as art is as a means of sensual titillation.
Sanctions are a sign of irritation; they are not the instrument of serious policies.
I regard myself as a beautiful musical instrument, and my role is to contribute that instrument to scripts worthy of it.