Sound Quotes

"For me, a hearty 'belly lau...

"For me, a hearty 'belly laugh' is one of the beautiful sounds in the world." - Bennett Cerf
📅︎ Mar 14
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"In [the ’70s], you had to learn how to play your instrument. Nowadays, you can just loop a guita...

"In [the ’70s], you had to learn how to play your instrument. Nowadays, you can just loop a guitar from somebody else and you’ve done nothing to create that sound, except steal it. I don’t like that. I like to get in there and play the friggin’ thing. It’s not real if you didn’t play it." - Lemmy
📅︎ Feb 03
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“Idealistic as it may sound, altruism should...

“Idealistic as it may sound, altruism should be the driving force in business, not just competition and a desire for wealth.” -- Dalai Lama
📅︎ Feb 21
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“A system of morality which is based on relative emotion...

“A system of morality which is based on relative emotional values is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.” - Socrates
📅︎ Feb 20
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I sometimes feel that I'm impersonating the d...

I sometimes feel that I'm impersonating the dark unconscious of the whole human race. I know this sounds sick, but I love it. ...Vincent Price
📅︎ Feb 11
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"Love me or loathe me, but you do know me. I've made your skin shiver and left you speechless. Pa...

"Love me or loathe me, but you do know me. I've made your skin shiver and left you speechless. Past murder or masurbation I've effected you on a new primal level, just the sound of my voice or the sight of me has stopped you in your selfish path to comfort, and for that you will never forget me."
📅︎ Feb 19
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Life's but a walking shadow, a poor player that struts and frets ...

Life's 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 tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing. -Shakespeare
📅︎ Jan 28
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The dumbing down of America is most evident in the slow decay of substantive content in the m...

The dumbing down of America is most evident in the slow decay of substantive content in the media, the 10 second sound bites, lowest common denominator programming, credulous presentations on pseudoscience and superstition, but especially a kind of celebration of ignorance” ― Carl Sagan
📅︎ Oct 17
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Tell me... after my head is chopped off, will I still be able to hear, at least for a...

Tell me... after my head is chopped off, will I still be able to hear, at least for a moment, the sound of my own blood gushing from the stump of my neck? That would be the pleasure to end all pleasures." -Peter Kürten, right before he was executed by guillotine-
📅︎ Oct 28
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"Childhood is measured out by sounds...

"Childhood is measured out by sounds and smells and sights, before the dark hour of reason grows." - John Betjeman
📅︎ Nov 11
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“Light travels faster than ...

“Light travels faster than sound. Some people appears bright until they speak.” - Unknown
📅︎ Dec 31
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"We have too many high-sounding ...

"We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them." - Abigail Adams
📅︎ Jan 11
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‘Light travels faster than soun...

‘Light travels faster than sound. This is why some people appear bright until they speak’ - Unknown
📅︎ Jan 10
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“But if there is hope, it lies in ordinary working people. When you put it in wo...

“But if there is hope, it lies in ordinary working people. When you put it in words it sounds reasonable: it is when you look at the human beings passing you on the pavement that it becomes an act of faith.” ― Tony Benn, (Arguments for Socialism)
📅︎ Jan 17
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A tree grows with no sound and takes time. ...

A tree grows with no sound and takes time. But it’s cut down with a loud noise when it falls. Destruction makes noise, build in silence.
📅︎ Dec 25
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One way to measure som...

One way to measure someone’s success if someone made a sound board of them
📅︎ Jan 13
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“What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish...

“What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but who’s lips are so formed that as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music.” -Soren Kierkegaard
📅︎ Dec 20
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"It scares me, suddenly, to know I can't remember how ho...

"It scares me, suddenly, to know I can't remember how home sounds. Not one bird call, nor the water over rocks. There's so much you can't save by writing down." ~ Doris Betts
📅︎ Dec 22
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"I love deadlines. I like t...

"I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by." — Douglas Adams
📅︎ Nov 28
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"Wagner's music is...

"Wagner's music is better than it sounds." — Edgar Wilson Nye
📅︎ Dec 11
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“My life is for itself and not for a spectacle. I much prefer that it should be of a l...

“My life is for itself and not for a spectacle. I much prefer that it should be of a lower strain, so it be genuine and equal, than that it should be glittering and unsteady. I wish it to be sound and sweet, and not to need diet and bleeding” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
📅︎ Nov 22
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That sounds l...

That sounds like 2 cats fuckin' in a dumpster.
📅︎ Oct 01
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“Promises are like chocolate ...

“Promises are like chocolate bars they sound good at first but by the end it’s broken.” -Zigtec
📅︎ Sep 04
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"A seed grows with no sound but a tree falls with h...

"A seed grows with no sound but a tree falls with huge noise. Destruction has noise, but creation is quite. This is power of silence... Grow silently. " unknown
📅︎ Jun 25
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"Nobody sounds perfec...

"Nobody sounds perfect until you fall in love with someone" - Unknown
📅︎ Jul 17
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"It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murd...

"It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets." — Voltaire
📅︎ Mar 22
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"You never want to create characters that sound like a mouthpiece for your ide...

"You never want to create characters that sound like a mouthpiece for your ideas. Good writers express their moral vision slow and subtly, primarily through story structure and the way the hero deals with a particular situation." - John Truby
📅︎ May 06
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"The world is changing. Music is changing. Drugs are changing. Eve...

"The world is changing. Music is changing. Drugs are changing. Even men and women are changing. One thousand years from now, there'll be no guys and no girls, just wankers. Sounds great to me." - John Hodge
📅︎ Jun 15
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"Life…is a tale told by an idiot...

"Life…is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing." - Shakespeare (Macbeth)
📅︎ Jan 28
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