Quotation Explorer - 'Accents'

There are words and accents by which this grief can be assuaged, and the disease in a great measure removed. - Horace
You might call them the icing on life’s cake, but music, laughter and the enjoyment of eating are the toppings that flavor everyday living. These added accents or accessories do spice up the cake. If served without, life would be rather bland! - Wes Adamson
The true mission of the violin is to imitate the accents of the human voice, a noble mission that has earned for the violin the glory of being called the king of instruments - Charles-Auguste de Beriot
How many ages hence Shall this our lofty scene be acted over In states unborn and accents yet unknown! - William Shakespeare
Raymond collected expressions. He repeated them in experimental accents, as if learning a tune. He sounded like an Eighteenth Street Mexican when he said cuate, like a Logan Square cubano when he said comemierda. - Sebastian Rotella
The very winds whispered in soothing accents, and maternal Nature bade me weep no more. - Mary Shelley
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