Quotes by hearing

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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    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.
  • Branford Marsalis
    Branford Marsalis
    American saxophonist, composer, and bandleader 1960-
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    A lot of musicians have a tough time hearing what we're doing in a trio format.
  • James Baldwin
    James Baldwin
    American writer 1924-1987
    James Baldwin
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    A platitude is simply a truth repeated till people get tired of hearing it.
  • Sir Philip Sidney
    Sir Philip Sidney
    British Author, Courtier 1554-1586
    Sir Philip Sidney
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    Alexander received more bravery of mind by the pattern of Achilles, than by hearing the definition of fortitude.
  • Brendan Myers
    Brendan Myers
    Canadian philosopher and author 1974-
    Brendan Myers
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    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.
  • Bob Monkhouse
    Bob Monkhouse
    English entertainer and comedian 1928-2003
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    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
  • Beau Bridges
    Beau Bridges
    American actor and director 1941-
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    And when I've been away from my family and friends, I have felt good hearing some of those old songs.
  • Bell Hooks
    Bell Hooks
    American author, professor, feminist (born G.J.Watkins) 1952-
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    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
  • Samuel Butler
    Samuel Butler
    English poet 1612-1680
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    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.
  • Robert Bresson
    Robert Bresson
    French film director 1907-
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    Cinema, radio, television, magazines are a school of inattention: people look without seeing, listen in without hearing.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
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    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
    William Lyon Phelps
    American author, critic and scholar 1865-1943
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    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.
  • William Wordsworth
    William Wordsworth
    English poet 1770-1850
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    Hearing often-times the still, sad music of humanity, nor harsh nor grating, though of ample power to chasten and subdue.
  • Abbey Lincoln
    Abbey Lincoln
    American jazz vocalist, songwriter, and actress 1930-2010
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    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.
  • Vance Havner
    Vance Havner
    American writer 1901-1986
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    I'm tied of hearing about temperance instead of abstinence, in order to please the cocktail crowd in church congregations.
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