[Mankind] is governed by minorities, seldom or never by majorities. It suppresses its feelings and its beliefs and follows the handful that makes the most noise. Sometimes the noisy handful is right, sometimes wrong, but no matter, the crowd follows it. - Mark Twain
It's too noisy near the surface. To be able to concentrate with all your being, you must shut out all distractions. You must listen with your soul. - Dr.Mani
If I could speak all the languages of earth and of angels, but didn't love others, I would only be a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. - Anonymous
How much power is there in a thousand noisy engines? I tell you, there is more power in a single blade of grass. - John Kremer
Nowadays men lead lives of noisy desperation. - James Thurber
Going to war without France is like going deer hunting without an accordion. You just leave a lot of useless, noisy baggage behind.
Death can sneak up on you like a silent kitten, surprising you with it's touch and you have a right to act surprised. Other times death stomps in the front door, unwanted and unannounced, and makes it's noisy way to your seat on the sofa. - Hugh Elliott
The IGAD-Plus's compromise peace agreement is probably pregnant with a noisy, perhaps thunderous baby. - Duop Chak Wuol
Often the most effective statement we can make in a noisy world is to say nothing at all. Don't waste your words over something or to someone who deserves silence. - Chris Vonada
Well, I'm about as tall as a shotgun, and just as noisy. - Truman Capote
Real data is messy. ...It's all very noisy out there. Very hard to spot the tune. Like a piano in the next room, it's playing your song, but unfortunately it's out of whack, some of the strings are missing, and the pianist is tone deaf and drunk- I mean, the noise! Impossible! - Tom Stoppard
You don't have to be noisy to be effective.
We live in the hearts of others, where no noisy words are throbbing at the entrance door. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
Many books today suggest that the mass of women lead lives of noisy desperation.
It was about how men walk into a forest afraid because they know all the things that can happen. They might wake the noisy birds and cause chaos. But kids come into the trees and see the magic. They climb them and see stars that the men were too afraid to see. - Laura Anderson Kurk
Sometimes I fear those noisy words boiling in an unsettling cauldron. - Pavitraa Parthasarathy
It is a downright brilliant art to be ,successful quiet, in a bright noisy world. - Kristian Goldmund Aumann
If the anti-abortion movement took a tenth of the energy they put into noisy theatrics and devoted it to improving the lives of children who have been born into lives of poverty, violence, and neglect, they could make a world shine. - Michael Jay Tucker
The sail, the play of its pulse so like our own lives: so thin and yet so full of life, so noiseless when it labors hardest, so noisy and impatient when least effective. - Henry David Thoreau
Poetry's not a thing of pretty round phrases or noisy invocations. It's life itself, with the tang of the raw world in it - not a sweetmeat for middle-class women in parlours. - John Buchan Huntingtower
She liked noise, she liked people, and she especially liked noisy people. - Rob Sheffield