Sound Quotes

I don't care how paranoid and irrational this makes me sound, but I know for a fact that the people of Paris want me dead.

William Cullen Bryant

Take it easy, take it easy Don't let the sound of your own wheels Drive you crazy.

Clyde Jackson Browne

You're so much more endearing with the sound turned off.

Brandon Boyd

I have a passion for the name of "Mary," For once it was a magic sound to me, And still it half calls up the realms of fairy, Where I beheld what never was to be.

Lord Byron

That's the true harbinger of spring, not crocuses or swallows returning to Capistrano, but the sound of a bat on a ball

Bill Veeck

He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense

Joseph Conrad

No sound ought to be heard in the church but the healing voice of Christian charity.

Edmund Burke

The temple bell stops but I still hear the sound coming out of the flowers.


A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world.

John Locke

If today's act does not sound an alarm, society faces grave danger. Fascism will come knocking at the door of every citizen if we do not take serious measures now.

Borukh Gorin

In encouraging other young men to come out as missionaries, do use a word of caution. One wrong-headed, conscientiously-obstinate fellow would ruin us. Humble, quiet, persevering men; men of sound, sterling talents (though, perhaps, not brilliant), of decent accomplishments, and some natural aptitude to acquire a language; men of an amiable temper, willing to take the lowest place, to be the least of all and the servants of all; men who enjoy closet religion, who live near to God, and are willing to suffer all things for Christ's sake, without being proud of it, these are the men.

Adoniram Judson

It is impossible to win gracefully at chess. No man has yet said "Mate!" in a voice which failed to sound to his opponent bitter, boastful and malicious.

A.A. Milne

Dylan used to sound like a lung cancer victim singing Woody Guthrie. Now he sounds like a Rolling Stone singing Immanuel Kant.


The sweetest sound of all is praise.


Life without a purpose is a languid, drifting thing; every day we ought to review our purpose, saying to ourselves, 'This day let me make a sound beginning, for what we have hitherto done is naught!'

Thomas Kempis

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