Quotation Explorer - 'Sound'

Remember that a person's name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language. - Dale Carnegie
I imagined the sound of whips on black backs and the roar of the overseer over the cry of mothers being separated from their babies. I pulled on all the strength I had not to shot out every valuable leaded pane of glass in that stinking house. - Linda Leigh Hargrove
Philosophy: unsound conclusions based on sound reasoning. - Marty Rubin
This will sound strange, and yet I'm sure it was the point: it was a bit like being high. That, for me, anyway, had always been the attraction of drugs, to stop the brutal round of hypercritical thinking, to escape the ravages of an unoccupied mind cannibalizing itself. - Norah Vincent
The attitude of gratitude gives you the right rectitude and sound attitude towards life - Sesan Kareem
Joy brings smiles on our faces, it brings power, peace and sound mind. - Euginia Herlihy
Quoyle experienced moments in all colors, uttered brilliancies, paid attention to the rich sound of waves counting stones, he laughed and wept, noticed sunsets, heard music in rain, said I do. - Annie Proulx
I most likely like books which are out of my language... English... for example is a great example - Not my native language, but I enjoy the covers and how the words sound. - Deyth Banger
Everything in the world has a spirit which is released by its sound.
This imputation of inconsistency is one to which every sound politician and every honest thinker must sooner or later subject himself. The foolish and the dead alone never change their opinion. - James Russell Lowell
I turn off the radio, listen to the quiet. Which has its own, rich sound. Which I knew, but had forgotten. And it is good to remember. - Elizabeth Berg
when there is no sound mind in the society people are compromised in their judgement - Sunday Adelaja
A little rebellion now and then...is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government. - Thomas Jefferson
It would appear that we have reached the limits of what it is possible to achieve with computer technology, although one should be careful with such statements, as they tend to sound pretty silly in 5 years.
when there is no sound mind in the society people's thinking and their decisions, don’t always follow the natural flow of logic, because the society and the culture of the land has polluted the minds of ordinary people - Sunday Adelaja
All wars are full of stories that sound like fiction. - Javier Cercas
If I was asked to write a poem about her. Every word I use would end up, being her name. And it would still sound so beautiful and breathtaking to me in the end. - Akshay Vasu
Don't Ignore Silence Cause It Has A Sound. When It Starts Speaking, Its Louder Than Thousand Volcanoes.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
All the same, a seductive voice from afar kept breaking into her conjugal peace: it was the voice of solitude. She closed her eyes and listened to the sound of a hunting horn coming from the depths of distant forests. There were paths in those forests... - Milan Kundera
I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by. - Douglas Adams
I was irrevocably betrothed to laughter, the sound of which has always seemed to me to be the most civilized music in the world. - Peter Ustinov
Would a harsh word ever fall from lips which now breathed only love? Would the step whose lightest footfall now made her heart leap, ever sound in her ear like a death knell? - Fanny Fern
Hate to sound sleazy, but tease me, I don't want it if it's that easy - Tupac Shakur
A leaders gentle reaction and sound instruction are their greatest weapons. - Gary Rohrmayer
It takes strong, sound leadership, that correspondingly rare commodity, which is afflicted with neither an excess of pity nor callousness, to stand against the insipid tide of superficiality that is sweeping the world. - Tim Macartney-Snape
Music (Definition; Noun): The artistic organization of sound for the joy and experience of listening. - Duane Hewitt
To live without awareness is to live as the deaf, blind, and dumb in a world of vibrant light and sound. - Belsebuub
Revision means throwing out the boring crap and making what’s left sound natural. - Laurie Halse Anderson
A lot of people who find out about the things I do immediately figure I'm just a pathetic "druggie" with nothing to say that is worth hearing. They talk endless bull shit of "recovery!" They make it sound like some amazing discovery...don't they know I'm far too busy trying to recover me? - Ashly Lorenzana
Music is the space between the notes as much as the notes themselves; it's defined as much by silence as by sound. - James McKean
Those who say that money can’t buy one love make it sound as if love can buy one money. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
There’s no question about freedom of speech when everyone thinks exactly the same and no one says anything out of the accepted norms. In this kind of climate, even the mildest questions sound like heresy, and the outcome is intolerance of other people’s beliefs, ideas, actions and freedoms. - Keith Harmon
I walked in the dark forest at night...I couldn't see much further in the dark ,I heard the sound of the past, ..Memories Went back clear to me and Fear started hunting me, ..No Way To Escape , No Way To Stand Still... - Hamza wolf
Do not confuse reasons which sound good with good, sound reasons. - Anonymous
I don't want to sound Pollyannaish, but I hope that out of a tragedy like this something good will come. I hope we understand we're one family. - Madeleine Albright
I may not sound wrong when I say that by revealing history, you end up making it. - Sambhav Ratnakar The Covert Perspective
Sound unbound by nature becomes bounded by art. - Dejan Stojanovic
Many people could say things in a cutting way, Nanny knew. But Granny Weatherwax could listen in a cutting way. She could make something sound stupid just by hearing it. - Terry Pratchett
Music gives inspiration...one that sounds windy with humming sound, such can put you in a trance, only to come back and discover some witty ideas. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Those who are enslaved to their sects are not merely devoid of all sound knowledge, but they will not even stop to learn! - Claudius Galenus
In AR, a falling tree makes no sound unless there is a witness to behold the event. Otherwise, it is only a changing pattern in a complex data-stream. - Mark Cantrell
Sound, sound the clarion, fill the fife, Throughout the sensual world proclaim, One crowded hour of glorious life, Is worth an age without name.
Sound character provides the power with which a person may ride the emergencies of life instead of being overwhelmed by them. Failure is... the highway to success. - Og Mandino
I think the greatest sound in the world is hearing one of your children singing when they think no one is listening. - Ron Baratono
I love deadlines. I love the whooshing sound they make as they fly by. - Douglas Adams
The sound of life, Everyone has got their own song playing in the background of their life , some has melody and some has depressing music and some extra ordinary people are standing their choosing the type of music that they want to play - Be that kind of people. - Alamvusha
For all its accolades and celebrated recognition as sound guidance, I have personally noticed that sometimes, 'follow your heart,' is really bad advice. - Steve Maraboli
No matter how many times audience has already applauded, the sound of their applause will get louder with the better quality of your magic effect. - Amit Kalantri
I see, eye see, what my heart feels, soul knows. In flowing sound and glowing scenes, I touch the living dream. - Jay Woodman
I fall asleep with the sound of rain; I wake up with the songs of the wind. - Debasish Mridha
The church I had loved so much was not a good place for me to hear the sound of my own voice. There was room for my talent but no room for my voice. The preacher’s voice was too loud. Teachings rooted in fear and condemnation were too loud. I had to get in a space where I could hear. - Suzette Hinton
If the body dies, life ends! If the body is disturbed, life is disturbed. If the mind is not sound, everything least sound well to the mind! Mind your body; mind your mind! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Oh, wearisome condition of humanity,Born under one law, to another bound;Vainly begot, and yet forbidden vanity,Created sick, commanded to be sound. - Fulke Greville
When I listen and enjoy the deepest silence I hear the sound of universal love and lose myself completely. - Debasish Mridha
Good intentions might sound nice, but it's positive actions that matter. - Tim Fargo
Silence Has A Sound.... - Muhammad Imran Hasan
Just for a moment there was an unusual feeling of bliss. Strange word, he thought. It's one of those words that describe something that does not make a noise but, if it did make a noise, would sound just like that. Bliss. It's like the sound of a soft meringue melting gently on a warm plate. - Terry Pratchett
What Every Computer Consultant Needs to Know: 1) In case of doubt, make it sound convincing. 2) Do not believe in miracles. Rely on them.
Political language. . . is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. - George Orwell
We always need a sound reason to move on, and we always pretend to have it. - Junaid Raza
If the sound of your voice is not so loud it cannot be ignored, you aren’t quite there yet. You’ll continue to try this for a little while and then switch to that. You’ll chase everything that boasts of success but never truly find fulfillment in it. - Suzette Hinton
Your half empty..A broken glass,I love you can sound so beautifulUntil you stop to listenThat terrible background noise,you have no idea how bad I want to hold youBut I’m afraid I’ll cut my hand. - Brittany Williams
WORSHIP, n. Homo Creator's testimony to the sound construction and fine finish of Deus Creatus. A popular form of abjection, having an element of pride. - Ambrose Bierce
Divide and rule, a sound motto. Unite and lead, a better one. - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
These are bagpipes. I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equaled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig. - Alfred Hitchcock
Spoken words evaporated into the air just as easily as burned letters, but the sound of them seemed immortal. It was as if a word spoken could not be destroyed. - Laura Moncur
I dropped my hoe and ran into the house and started to write this poem, '.’ It began as a celebration of wild geese. Eventually the geese flew out of the poem, but I like to think they left behind the sound of their beating wings. Stanley Kunitz - End of Summer
if you like the lovable sound of an asthma attack in your ear every time you tell a joke. - Kiera Cass
If it doesn't sound insane, I would only talk about you and the only word which would come out of my mouth, will be your name. - Masood Azam
Shall I tell you our secret? We are charming thieves who steal hearts and never fail because we are the friends of the One.Blessed is the poem that comes through me but not of me because the sound of my own music will drown the song of Love. - Jalaluddin Rumi
[Government]is cancerous in head and limbs;only its belly is sound, and the laws it excretes are the most strightforward shit in the world. - Otto von Bismarck
Democracy could be worthless and counterproductive in the absence of sound moral leadership! - Lennox Lampkin
If music be the food of love, play on; Give me excess of it, that, surfeiting, The appetite may sicken, and so die. That strain again! it had a dying fall: O, it came o'er my ear like the sweet sound That breathes upon a bank of violets, Stealing and giving odour! - William Shakespeare
It sounded so weird when people called shoyu "soy sauce." It made it sound like Tabasco or something instead of the clean and perfect thing that it was. - Cynthia Kadohata
Words rich in meaning can be cheap in sound effects. - Dejan Stojanovic
Judgment refers to a sound mind. When there is no sound mind in a society, people in that society don’t think straight. They are perverted in their thoughts - Sunday Adelaja
Probably in your mind your shit is wise, but so far what I hear for me doesn't sound as a wise. - Deyth Banger
Creationists make it sound as though a 'theory' is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night. - Isaac Asimov
Its not the sound, its the echo that matters. I can't hear your sound but the echo of I LOVE YOU still around me. - Piyush Paudyal
If you have legs that work, walk in the right direction. If you have an audible voice, say constructive words. If you have functional eyes, see great things. If you are in a position of power, use it productively and if you have a sound mind, think exceptionally; for such is not a given, but grace. - Gugu Mona
To transform a grimace into a sound sounds impossible, yet it is possible to transform a vision into music, to go outside an enslaved personality, to become impersonal by transforming into sand, into water, into light. - Dejan Stojanovic
If the sound of happy children is grating on your ears, I don't think it's the children who need to be adjusted. - Stefan Molyneux
The more I write the more I learn about writing. It is easy to say what looks good or sound good on paper until you experience it for yourself. - Jeanette Michelle
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost. - Charles Caleb Colton
My body is an ugly masterpiece that lives off the beauty of sound. - Chad Sugg
When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal. - Napoleon Hill
Fear makes a cub sound like a lion.Faith makes a lion sound like a cub. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Every life has a sound. A voice to be heard. A song to be sung. A note to be played. - Suzette Hinton
The earth is crying for people who make sound judgment and informed decisions - Sunday Adelaja
Words give sound to the beauty of Life. - Todd Stocker
authoring a book is the sound of your voice around the world - Johnnie Dent Jr.
You make choices that are good and sound, but the gods have other plans for you. - Lisa See
True friendhip is like sound health: the value of it is seldom know until it is lost. - Charles Caleb Colton
Gratitude is one of the virtues of the noble man. It is the hallmark of a life lived well. It is a trademark of the righteous man. It is an attribute that significantly impacts on your personal happiness and how sound your relationship will be with others. - Sesan Kareem
Divine sound is the cause of all manifestation. The knower of the mystery of sound knows the mystery of the whole universe. - Hazrat Inayat Khan
By its definition, sound is interactive. It is you connecting with the frequency of something greater or richer through hearing. Likewise, when your sound goes out, you can no longer hear the sound of your voice. And if you cannot hear your voice, you don’t know who you are. - Suzette Hinton
Lunar Eclipse doesn't that sound like a car you can only drive at night? - Stanley Victor Paskavich
I want to know the truth, however perverted that may sound.
Every men create some sound. Be a melody in this universe not a noise! If you become a melody, the whole universe will listen to you! - Mehmet Murat ildan
After all you didn't answer "Why?", why you close and reject it... "Not Interested", doesn't sound like a reason, does it? - Deyth Banger
A person is known by his own action, but even better by the deeds of the people often hanging around him on the physical ground than merely with his sweet words or sound. - Anuj Somany
Tape the sound of the moon fading at dawn. Give it to your mother to listen to when she's in sorrow. - Yoko Ono
Dying is not romantic, and death is not a game which will soon be over... Death is not anything...death is not...It's the absence of presence, nothing more...the endless time of never coming back...a gap you can't see, and when the wind blows through it, it makes no sound... - Tom Stoppard
As I was contemplating each second of your existence, the sound of nothing but your delicate breathing, brings me back the memories of experiences I have not yet experienced - Stephen Clayworth
Tears are the sound the heart makes when it breaks. - Matshona Dhliwayo
One day, Kaname's lips will lightly touch this neck of yours, and slowly, Kaname's teeth will sink in... If you hear the sound of Kaname drinking your own blood, Yuki-chan, then, for sure, you'll feel ecstasy. - Matsuri Hino
I no longer hear the faint sound of my heart beat. Then I hear the sound of my fathers voice saying, come, be silent with me! - Jordan Hoechlin
Freydolf worried that the stone might have been [stolen], but he finally found it safe and sound in one of the many drawers that were better for losing things than organizing them. - C. J. Milbrandt
Genuineness is often sacrificed in order to showcase the author's control over the form and subject matter, the end result technically sound but emotionally cold. - Jennifer S. Davis
You should pray for a sound mind in a sound body. - Juvenal
The multiple choices and possibilities of daily life are the music we dance to. They are like strings on a guitar. Strum them and you make a pleasing sound. A harmonic. - Stephen King
The best music I have ever heard is the sound of my daughter’s giggling. - Debasish Mridha
His whisper was the softest sound I ever knew, which seemed to bring the loudest heartbeat. - Dominic Riccitello
We must not overlook the role that extremists play. They are the gadflies that keep society from being too complacent or self-satisfied; they are, if sound, the spearhead of progress. If they are fundamentally wrong, free discussion will in time put an end to them. - Abraham Flexner
True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.
Things look and sound better, when we all get the balance of harmony just right. " ~ - Roy Hale
Silence is the loudest sound! - Gabriella Jording
If a drug dealer falls in West Baltimore and no one is there to hear him, does he make a sound? - David Simon
A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world. - John Locke
How flat all sounds are at the seaside, flat and yet emphatic, like the sound of gunshots heard at a distance. - John Banville
Being a blesséd writer is a cursed attribute, when you wish to no longer be encompassed by someone and yet you are surrounded by loose leaf papers filled with the sound of his voice. - Elizabeth Brooks
There is no sweeter sound than the crumbling of one's fellow man. - Groucho Marx
I do not want to sound cynical or condescending, but your lips are moving, your mind unbending. - Fakeer Ishavardas
I replayed the moment I first saw him at the picnic throughout our years together. As corny as it may sound, from the first glance we shared near the cake stand at the picnic, the two of us remained connected like the icing on one of those made from scratch cakes... - Kat Kaelin
Your voice is the sweetest music and the sound of your smile is the ecstasy of my life. - Debasish Mridha
Sometimes the sound of silence is the most deafening sound of all. - K.L. Toth
Good editorial writing has less to do with winning an argument, since the other side is mostly not listening, than with telling the guys on your side how they ought to sound when they're arguing. - Adam Gopnik
Bass players share a secret fellowship, a sort of gnosis peculiar to their breed, a kind of smart that is hard for others to recognize or understand: the art of the whole sound. Bass players actually believe in musical epistemology, they are practitioners of musical metaphysics. - Randall E. Auxier
The heavenly sound of music kindles my heart, twinkles my mind, and feeds my soul so that I may transcend and transform. - Debasish Mridha
When a book and a head collide and there is a hollow sound, is it always from the book? - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
Political language - and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists - is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. - George Orwell
I overstand loud and clearly with my sound mind. - Andrea L'Artiste
I never heard sound and thrill of my painful heart until that very day she touched it. - Santosh Kalwar
Give yourself to reading.’... You need to read. Renounce as much as you will all light literature, but study as much as possible sound theological works,especially the Puritanic writers, and expositions of the Bible. - Charles Haddon Spurgeon
We all have a voice of sorts and when put with others we make a good sound. - Stephen Richards
What do you mean by sound government?'Good public order, no corruption in high places, freedom from fear and war and crime, a reasonably equitable distribution of wealth and resources, concern for the individual life.'Then we haven't got sound government. - P.D. James
Wisdom got sound. It is called silence - Sameh Elsayed
Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune. - Noam Chomsky
When griping grief the heart doth wound, and doleful dumps the mind opresses, then music, with her silver sound, with speedy help doth lend redress. - William Shakespeare
You sound so miserable.All novelists are. - Changdictator
A big lemoncolored cat watched him from the top of a woodstove. He turned his head to see it better and it elongated itself like hot taffy down the side of the stove and vanished headfirst in the earth without a sound. - Cormac McCarthy
the nights would be orphaned without the sound of crickets chirping. - Sanober Khan
How simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a glass of wine, a roast chestnut, a wretched little brazier, the sound of the sea. . . . All that is required to feel that here and now is happiness is a simple, frugal heart. - Nikos Kazantzakis
How shall I tell you of the world you faceStrident with sound of weapons and of hate,Make you aware now of the narrowing spaceBetween the hope of mortal and his fate? - Frances Rodman
My mistress' eyes are nothing like the sun; Coral is far more red than her lips' red... I love to hear her speak, yet well I know That music hath a far more pleasing sound. - William Shakespeare
If he is a God of sound judgment, that sound mind must be revealed in people who identify themselves with him on daily basis - Sunday Adelaja
I do not take advice or listen to the words of hypocrites or beings that are not self-realized. It's nothing personal. I am simply no fan of beings that try to sound wise, while trying to mask their imbecility. - Lionel Suggs
Only tears can hear the sound of pain when warm blood reddens discolored stain - Munia Khan
It’s not enough to hear someone else’s voice or to sing someone else’s song or to play the note that you heard someone else play. I had to tune into my sound and by doing so, I have recovered not only the sound of my voice but the sound of my life. - Suzette Hinton
If my life was to be just a single note in an endless symphony, how could I not sound it out for as long and as loudly as I could? - Lauren Wolk
Are you one of those people who uses words more for the sound than for the sense of them? - Dean Koontz
I loved her not for the way she danced with my angels, but for the way the sound of her name could silence my demons. - Christopher Pointdexter
Washington is the only place where sound travels faster than light. - C. V. R. Thompson
I dream of being there,Where the skies lie below,Clouds flow like the endless river,Where all the divinity is before me, with me,And in the shadows yet above all,Above all who choose to hide,I run along the stars,Wake up the ever-glowing sky,And sleep to the sound of the universes beating heart... - Mrinalini Mitra
Like the he-man movie stars who turn out to be queer . . . or the silent-film actors whose voices sound terrible recorded--the audience only wants a limited amount of honesty. [ellipses original] - Chuck Palahniuk
The smell of the ocean, southern breeze, blue sky, and the gentle sound of dancing waves make me sing the song of love. - Debasish Mridha
Tears are my joy to hide my pain;like thunder hides the sound of rain. - Munia Khan
As empty vessels make the loudest sound, so they that have least with are the greatest babblers. - Plato
Life is but a walking Shadow, a poor Player That struts and frets his Hour upon the Stage, And then is heard no more; It is a tall Tale, Told by an Idiot, full of Sound and Fury, Signifying nothing." - William Shakespeare
If you really want to do something, you do it. You don't save it for a sound bite. - Liz Friedman
I was starting to hate my sixteenth birthday. A poufy white dress and a cake with roses made out of pink icing and awkward dancing with boys in awkward suits was starting to sound like a great alternative. Seriously. Sign my up, I wouldn't even complain. - Alyxandria Harvey
2AM where do i begin,Crying off my face again,The silent sound of lonliness,Wants to follow me to bed - Christina Perri
Peace by persuasion has a pleasant sound, but I think we should not be able to work it. We should have to tame the human race first, and history seems to show that that cannot be done. - Mark Twain
some of the first words a child learns are brand names, because they don’t have to sound them out. It becomes part of your environmental vocabulary [Whitney Curry Wimbish & , "The Binary Companion," LA Review of Books, January 22, 2015]. - Sarah Gerard
You can kill people with sound. And if you can kill, then maybe there is also the sound that is opposite of killing. And the distance between these two points is very big. And you are free--you can choose. In art everything is possible, but everything is not necessary. - Arvo Pärt
Doubt yourself and you doubt everything you see. Judge yourself and you see judges everywhere. But if you listen to the sound of your own voice, you can rise above doubt and judgment. And you can see forever.
A man who is 'of sound mind' is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key. - Paul Valery
When you've grown up mis-educated, surrounded by fear and hate, unaware of your privilege, lies can sound like the truth. - DaShanne Stokes
Sometimes I think evil is a tangible thing--with wave lengths, just as sound and light have. An evil place can, so to speak, broadcast vibrations of evil. - Richard Connell
The sound we hear when it snows is the soft song of the white beauty! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Minimise your time with those who make noises instead of speaking what is good for your ears, else, they'll attune you with balderbash. Maximise your time with those who will inject into your ears a soothing sound of wisdom, for they'll set your mind on a sound reasoning path. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Beneath the cacophony of sound generated by our world lies the quiet whisper of universal intelligence. Allow it to be heard... - Simon Boylan
You've got to capture as much of the room sound as possible. That's the very essence of it. - Jimmy Page
The earth makes a sound as of sighs and the last drops fall from the emptied cloudless sky. A small boy, stretching out his hands and looking up at the blue sky, asked his mother how such a thing was possible. Fuck off, she said. - Samuel Beckett
It was a desire, an echo, a sound; she could drape it in color, see it in form, hear it in music, but not in words; no, never in words. She sighed, teased by desires so incoherent, so incommunicable. - Virginia Woolf
Possible is more a matter of attitude, A matter of decision, to choose Among the impossible possibilities, When one sound opportunity Becomes a possible solution. - Dejan Stojanovic
There is a rest that comes when you live out of your sound. Silence is no longer something to be avoided. It signifies a soul at rest. - Suzette Hinton
My recipe for dealing with anger and frustration: set the kitchen timer for twenty minutes, cry, rant, and rave, and at the sound of the bell, simmer down and go about business as usual. - Phyllis Diller
Over-familiar, the music has become a kind of audio-Valium, background music rather than something I listen to actively and attentively. A gin and tonic after a long day. A shame, I think, because while each note remains the same, I used to hear them differently. It used to sound better. - David Nicholls
This is an odd one. You have one country in the world where a word has a deeper meaning, it can really mess with design plans. ...But we have a difficult situation here so I guess we'll be looking at putting different sound chips in the dolls heading there [Britain]. - Todd McFarlane
Music is the cup that holds the wine of silence. Sound is that cup, but empty. Noise is that cup, but broken. - Robert Fripp
Om is the signature sound of this Universe. It is the soundless sound of existence. - Banani Ray
You got to think a musical instrument is human or, anyway, alive....You take a fiddle now, we say it has a neck, and in the human neck what do you find? Vocal cords like strings, where the sound comes from. - Annie Proulx
If I were asked for a one-sentence sound bite on religion, I would say I was against it. - Salman Rushdie
No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently. - Agnes de Mille
Here is the world, sound as a nut, perfect, not the smallest piece of chaos left, never a stitch nor an end, not a mark of haste, or botching, or second thought; but the theory of the world is a thing of shreds and patches. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
I recently cleared up my Electromagnetic Hypersensitivity (EHS). The condition is real, it has a sound foundation as to why it occurs in the human, and can be cleared up by taking the appropriate steps. - Steven Magee
If you can hear the humming sound of your air conditioner or fridge, it is a measure of time you are wasting. - J. K. Envy
How can I wear the harness of toilAnd sweat at the daily round,While in my soul foreverThe drums of Pictdom sound? - Robert E. Howard
How good music and bad reasons sound when one marches against an enemy. - Friedrich Nietzsche
SilenceIt has a sound, a fullness.It's heavy with sigh of tree,and space between breaths.It's ripe with pause between birdsongand crash of surf. It's golden they say.But no one tells us it's addictive. - Angela Long
How good bad music and bad reasons sound when we march against an enemy. - Friedrich Nietzsche
The earth is crying for people who make sound judgement and informed decisions. - Sunday Adelaja
Physics is the science of all the tremendously powerful invisibilities - of magnetism, electricity, gravity, light, sound, cosmic rays. Physics is the science of the mysteries of the universe. How could anyone think it dull?
What that song? I ast. Sound low down dirty to me. Like what the preacher tells you its sin to hear. Not to mention sing.She hum a little more. Something come to me, she say. Something I made up. Something you help scratch out my head. - Alice Walker
One changes, as a writer, fairly quickly; what you wrote six months or a year ago might not sound right anymore. - Keith Gessen
Darnell had received what is called a sound commercial education, and would therefore have found very great difficulty in putting into articulate speech any thought that was worth thinking; - Arthur Machen
I can't recall the sound of your voiceStill, I bring flowers and meet the skyask it to hold me, too. - Drew Myron
How good bad music and bad reasons sound when one marches against an enemy! - Friedrich Nietzsche
If you stand still outside you can hear it... Winter's footsteps, the sound of falling leaves
lack of sound mind and judgment the ability to make considered decisions or come to sensible conclusions, is a matter of frustration and disillusionment to God - Sunday Adelaja
The quiet wasn't so lonely if you listened to how much sound was hidden in silence. - Rae Mariz
It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets. - Voltaire
I love the sweet sound of my name when you say it with love. - Debasish Mridha
The voice sank through luce's skin and straight into her heart. Daniel's voice. He was calling to her. He wanted her. Needed her. Luce moved towards the sound - Lauren Kate
Whether it was in the maze of my fantastical mind or the allure of her gossamer eyes, they took me to undiscovered worlds of azure and metamorphosis. The air shimmered with every breath, the water tightened with every sound. - Hubert Martin
True friendship is like sound health, the value is seldom appreciated until it is lost. - Charles Caleb Colton
God is a sound frequency, and we can all tune in if we just listen. Some find The Rhythm through different melodies, but it's all music. - Jennifer Sodini
It is impossible to have a healthy and sound society without a proper respect for the soil. - Peter Maurin
After 40 years of marriage, isn’t it amazing when you can look at your partner sound asleep next to you and still believe they have potential. - Kaylin McFarren
Music without soul is a sound but sound with a soul is music - Jann Glenn Silla
Knowledge is good. It does not have to look good or sound good or even do good. It is good just by being knowledge. And the only thing that makes it knowledge is that it is true. You can't have too much of it and there is no little too little to be worth. - Tom Stoppard
If you do not read and listen to the opposite ideas, you can always remain a stupid person! Opposite ideas, however contrary they may sound, are your greater chances on the way to truth! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Once a man has some money, peace begins to sound good to him. - Clint Eastwood
Even over the sound of a thousand voices...I still can hear my own, only after I listened to hers. - James Emlund
Like every true performer, she was intoxicated by the mere feel of the notes: they were fingers caressing her own; and by touch, not by sound alone, did she come to her desire. - E.M. Forster
Those who say that money can’t buy you love make it sound as if love can buy you money. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Listen to the secret sound, the real sound, which is inside you. The one no one talks of speaks the secret sound to himself, and he is the one who has made it all. - Kabir
To hear the faint sound of oars in the silence as a rowboatcomes slowly out and then goes back is truly worthall the years of sorrow that are to come. - Jack Gilbert
Grammar and logic free language from being at the mercy of the tone of voice. Grammar protects us against misunderstanding the sound of an uttered name; logic protects us against what we say having double meaning.
Independence that has declared its ‘independence’ from the sure and certain compass of sound morals is nothing more than rogue greed having scantily dressed itself in the garb of independence while running off the cliff of anarchy. - Craig D. Lounsbrough
All things seek for comfort and no one wants discomfort. A sound mind does not just improve speed; it increases efficiency and joy, and bond the body and the soul perfectly as well! - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
You are not here to verify,instruct yourself, or inform curiosityor carry report. You are here to kneelwhere prayer has been valid. And prayer is more than an order of words, the conscious occupation of the praying mind, or the sound of the voice praying. - T. S. Eliot
I hate telling people this. I never know exactly how my voice is going to sound saying it, and I hate the stricken looks they get on their faces when they don't know what to say back. - Kendra Blake
We grown-up people think that we appreciate music, but if we realized the sense that an infant has brought with it of appreciating sound and rhythm, we would never boast of knowing music. The infant is music itself. - Hazrat Inayat Khan
Whatever they say about it, but being altruistic is not so simple for everyone. Not to look and sound like despotism, altruism must be learnt, and it’s a long way, which in fact begins from our egoism, for really, a human can’t love others if he doesn’t love himself first. - Lara Biyuts
I delight in music and calm down, but there's no one here, I'm just alone and my sound which I love. - Łukasz Kozłowski
I am alone on this road strewn with bones and bordered by ruins! Angels have their brothers, and demons have their infernal companions. Yet I have but the sound of my scythe when it harvests, my whistling arrows, my galloping horse. Always the sound of the same wave eating away at the world - Gustave Flaubert
Grace was pouring out everywhere, from hidden sounds, into Els's damaged auditory cortex. And all that secret, worldwide composition said the same thing: listen closer, listen smaller, listen lighter, to any noise at all, and hear what the world will still sound like, long after your concert ends. - Richard Powers
The sound was like a gentle breeze of joy on a warm summer day. It wrapped around his senses and his heart. That was the moment, and he knew he’d be telling her about it fifty years from now when she asked him when it was that he knew that he loved her. - Grace Willows
Toward the accomplishment of an aim, which in wantonness of atrocity would seem to partake of the insane, he will direct a cool judgement, sagacious and sound. These men are madmen, and of the most dangerous sort. - Herman Melville
Political language -- and with variations this is true of all political parties, from Conservatives to Anarchists -- is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind. - George Orwell
The only way I can pay back for what fate and society have handed me is to try, in minor totally useless ways, to make an angry sound against injustice. - Martha Gellhorn
What if my name was Daniel, Lucas, Noah. Lucas Harris, That doesn't sound right. I think I'll stick with Nate. - Nathan Harris
There is no more contemptible sound than a gunshot. - Jonathan Heatt
Love someone for the beat of their heart and the sound of their soul" ~ Silra - Arliss Sanchez
Most of the basic truths of life sound absurd at first hearing. - Elizabeth Goudge
From key signature to coda, from downbeat to the sound of life's final fermata, our pasts set the tone for all that was, that is, and that ever would be. - Jamie A. Hughes
Really, it's amazing. You are his other half, Alexandria, You are fated to be with him. You belong to him."It felt like something sat heavy on my chest. "Oh.Oh.No."Seth frowned at me. "You don't have to sound so disgusted. - Jenny Trout
I never get writer's block. My secret...I have purring cats in surround sound while I write...best white noise on the planet." R.Rose when asked how she deals with writer's block. - R. Rose
If a policy is wrongheaded feckless and corrupt I take it personally and consider it a moral obligation to sound off and not shut up until it's fixed. - David H. Hackworth
The most disturbing sound in the world comes from the alarm clock at 5:30am - Munia Khan
Though a lifetime of listening to the music of the world has passed, even now the tone of the rain on the roof of my home is the sweetest sound I have ever heard. - Kensi Brianne Smith
Honoring your feelings awakens your soul. Feelings keep you awake. And it is from that awake place, that sound, that you build your life. - Suzette Hinton
She was learning something important: how to live within the sound of her own slow breathing, how to love the view when her eyes were shut. - Gwendoline Riley
Bureaucracy is the death of all sound work. - Albert Einstein
Give me something in between the spectrums of light, darkness and sound and most days I will create something out of it for you. - Dimitri Zaik
I am a plain person. I have merely spoken out my mind. I do not say you should believe what I have said because it alone is certain. Accept such ideas as can be accepted, with the help of your reason, after a sound inquiry. Reject the rest. - Periyar E.V. Ramasamy
There is a whisper of light, if you can hear Louder than sound of darknessyou never fear - Munia Khan
There is a whisper of light if you can hear Louder than sound of darknessyou never fear Numb sky’s muteness leaves you hard of hearingSenses wish to fly feelings disappearing - Munia Khan
I am irritated by my own writing. I am like a violinist whose ear is true, but whose fingers refuse to reproduce precisely the sound he hears within. - Gustave Flaubert
Even the blind man can see the beauty as it rides upon the sound of a voice, edge itself between the lines on his fingerprints to be spread upon the smooth snippets of life he touches. - Adri Sinclair
To often we speak just to hear the sound of our own voice, when we should speak only when the words are sweeter than silence. - Steven Aitchison
I don't like the sound of all those lists he's making - it's like taking too many notes at school; you feel you've achieved something when you haven't. - Dodie Smith
A sound body with a non-judgmental mind and a heart full of love is the fountain of happiness. - Debasish Mridha
Awakened at midnightby the sound of the water jarcracking from the ice - Bashō Matsuo
I sort of kind of said something a little like that but maybe not clearly enough to sound like that... But it's what I meant. - Mary Eva Swatek
The ocean pulsed outside our window. The sound of the waves crashing on the rocks below usually calmed me down, but the fear and chaos that were tangled in my mind made that an impossibility. - Chelsie Shakespeare
I don't sound like nobody. - Elvis Presley
People used to recordings believed every piece of music had a definitive sound, its emotional context trapped in amber, a butterfly pinned to a board; beautiful, but dead. Live music was just that. Alive. - Tanya Huff
Gossip is the sound of jealously. - Anton Rubaclini
Winter solitude-in a world of one colourthe sound of the wind. - Bashō Matsuo
The touched heart madly stirs,your laughter is water hurrying over pebbles - every gesture is a proclamation,every sound is speech... - Sappho
The most deafening sound in all creation, is the sound of absolute silence. - Taylor Schake
If we could hear the squirrel's heartbeat, the sound of the grass growing, we should die of that roar. - George Eliot
The dripping blood our only drink,The bloody flesh our only food:In spite of which we like to thinkThat we are sound, substantial flesh and blood--Again, in spite of that, we call this Friday good. - T.S. Eliot
I hate the sound of the world outside. Because everybody here can't wait to come and say goodbye... - Dulara Perera
The shutter of the photographer's camera makes that repeated mechanical sound. That unlocking and locking of the doors of light to send momentary images of the present into the light trap of the past. - Simon Mawer
A hug is worth a thousand words. A friend is worth more."True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost. - Charles Caleb Colton
Howl said, I think we ought to live happily ever after, and she thought he meant it. Sophie knew that living happily ever after with Howl would be a good deal more eventful than any story made it sound, though she was determined to try. - Diana Wynne Jones
The train hit her with the sound of a meat-filled hefty bag smacking the pavement, and the effect was much the same, I guess. (Dark City Lights) - Warren Moore
A liar only uses the truth when they want their lies to sound truthful. - Al David
Life is a tale told by an idiot -- full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. - William Shakespeare
Perhaps the saddest part of coexistence is the concept of interdependence being necessary for any form of solidarity to be realized. Being encouraged to lean on the weak, does not sound like a long term viable solution to attaining strength. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
You rang my heart like a church bell at midnight. Trembling, I awoke to the sweet sound of love. - John Mark Green
The looming storm broke in the end. And it is the storm I will remember, the sound of the downpour splattering over the steps of the Tuileries, the dark sky and the pink lightning. I could have stayed like that for centuries. - Hélène Berr
Well don't you know the sound of anger brings a dark result.And every insult is like a lightning bolt. - Third Eye Blind
Genius might well be defined as the ability to makes a platitude sound as though it were an original remark.
While sitting in the darkness in complete silence, I never realized how much there was to see and hear. There is sight and sound in darkness and silence. Learn to look and listen. - Bobby F. Kimbrough Jr.
Whenever you don't know someone and you overhear their problems they always sound so trivial. - Dallas Athent
I call them sacred echoes because I noticed that throughout my relationships, daily life, and study, the same scripturally sound idea or phrase or word will keep reappearing until I can no longer avoid its presence." -The Sacred Echo - Margaret Feinberg
Without trust, words become the hollow sound of a wooden gong. With trust, words become life itself.
Dark night knows what full moon requires When all your love my heart acquiresCelestial bodies no more faded Life makes sound; silence invaded - Munia Khan
If there is one sound the follows the march of humanity, it is the scream. - David Gemmell
Such things as are good simply because they have been commanded or instituted, or as being symbols of something good, are mere shadows which cannot be reckoned among actions that are the offspring, as it were, or fruit of a sound mind and of intellect. - Baruch Spinoza
Music is the sound of unspoken thoughts. - Dan Groat
A glorious death would be in myfinal breath to take before I die, to hearone final time on my belovèd's mouththe sound of her eternal sigh. - Roman Payne
For God has not given us a spirit of fear, but of power and of love and of a sound mind. - Holy Bible - 2 Timothy 1:7
We won’t be able to sleep without the sound of her self-loathing orgasms crying out into the night." —Bats 2015 - Fred Barnett
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