Quotes by hearing
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Henry David Thoreau
American writer 1817-1862
Speech is for the convenience of those who are hard of hearing; but there are many fine things which we cannot say if we have to shout.
American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader 1960-
A lot of musicians have a tough time hearing what we're doing in a trio format.
American writer 1924-1987
A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.
Sir Philip Sidney
British Author, Courtier 1554-1586
Alexander received more bravery of mind by the pattern of Achilles, than by hearing the definition of fortitude.
Canadian philosopher and author 1974-
All our relationships are person-to-person. They involve people seeing, hearing, touching, and speaking to each other; they involve sharing goods; and they involve moral values like generosity and compassion.
English entertainer and comedian 1928-2003
Although I have always loved the noise of laughter, I really can't fear the coming of quiet. As for funerals, I rather like them. Such nice things are always said about the deceased, I feel sad that they had to miss hearing it all by just a few days.Source: Obituary in The Independent
American actor and director 1941-
And when I've been away from my family and friends, I have felt good hearing some of those old songs.
American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
As we search as a nation for constructive ways to challenge racism and white supremacy, it is absolutely essential that progressive female voices gain a hearing.Source: Ending Racism Killing Rage
English poet 1612-1680
Because they did not see merit where they should have seen it, people, to express their regret, will go and leave a lot of money to the very people who will be the first to throw stones at the next person who has anything to say and finds a difficulty in getting a hearing.
French film director 1907-
Cinema, radio, television, magazines are a school of inattention: people look without seeing, listen in without hearing.
English poet 1770-1850
For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth, but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity.
William Lyon Phelps
American author, critic and scholar 1865-1943
God speaks to me not through the thunder and the earthquake, nor through the ocean and the stars, but through the Son of Man, and speaks in a language adapted to my imperfect sight and hearing.
English poet 1770-1850
Hearing often-times the still, sad music of humanity, nor harsh nor grating, though of ample power to chasten and subdue.
American jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress 1930-2010
I remember hearing the song when I was 12 or 14 in - it must have been in Chicago, 'cause we didn't have a radio on the farm, and it was during the second World War. I had three brothers in that war who went overseas.
American writer 1901-1986
I'm tied of hearing about temperance instead of abstinence, in order to please the cocktail crowd in church congregations.
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