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Quotes And Sayings About Listening

Listening Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Listening

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Whenever you play dance music, it serves a function. It becomes a utility; you have to worry about the tempos and what you're going to play for people. But when you're playing for listening, you're free.
~By Stan Kenton ~


Women like silent men. They think they're listening.
~By Marcel Achard ~


There is such a thing as tempting the gods. Talking too much, too soon and with too much self-satisfaction has always seemed to me a sure way to court disaster. The forces of retribution are always listening. They never sleep.
~By Meg Greenfield ~


The lion's share of what I hear right now are people who, intentional or accidental, have avoided all jazz prior to 1960. And all the musicians who were successful in the '60s spent their entire lives, prior to 1960, listening to all the musicians these people avoid.
~By Branford Marsalis ~


Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate. It doesn't. It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


Listening to a news broadcast is like smoking a cigarette and crushing the butt in the ashtray.
~By Milan Kundera ~


When you talk to yourself, at least you know that someone is listening.
~By Craig Bruce ~


We do have our finger on the pulse of the marketplace, if for no other reasons than having all these live events and listening to our audience all the time.
~By Vince McMahon ~


You can learn so much just by doing, not by listening to anybody.
~By Juliana Hatfield ~


I wrote several articles criticizing psychoanalysis, but the analysts weren't listening to my objections. So I finally quit after practicing it for six years.
~By Albert Ellis ~


I never watch TV. I'm a Radio Four addict. I love listening to music too.
~By Louise Jameson ~


Listening to medical facts was not enough. People wanted one hundred percent guarantees.
~By Ryan White ~


No one knows who is listening, say nothing you would not wish put in the newspapers.
~By Charles Spurgeon ~


Music is the effort we make to explain to ourselves how our brains work. We listen to Bach transfixed because this is listening to a human mind.
~By Lewis Thomas ~


It was by listening to Goodman's band, that I began to notice the guitarist Charlie Christian, who was one of the first musicians to play solos in a big band set-up.
~By Alvin Lee ~


I've woken up from dreams and the whole song is there. I'm listening to it in my dreams. I consciously have to wake myself up and get a tape recorder because I hear it like a record.
~By Lenny Kravitz ~


I grew up listening to spiritual music, Blind Willie Johnson and folk.
~By Ben Harper ~


I'm kind of looking for something with a lot less action and more talking and listening.
~By Brandon Routh ~


I've spent the last year listening to Americans, and the state of the union that George W. Bush lives in is very different from the state that most hardworking Americans are living in.
~By Joe Lieberman ~


My whole mood or sense can change by virtue of the music that I'm listening to. It really does affect me on a visceral and emotional level.
~By Kiefer Sutherland ~


Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
~By Leo Buscaglia ~


All you have to know is mathematically how many times to scratch it and when to let it go - when certain things will enhance the record you're listening to.
~By Grandmaster Flash ~


The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


Well lately I have listening to a lot of movie soundtracks.
~By Mike Lowry ~


There are two good rules which ought to be written on every heart - never to believe anything bad about anybody unless you positively know it to be true; never to tell even that unless you feel that it is absolutely necessary, and that God is listening.
~By Henry Van Dyke ~


I don't generally find myself listening to the music of a film unless there's something awfully wrong with it.
~By Carter Burwell ~


With other people, you're always swapping music. Somebody is always listening to something you've never heard. It's a great way to hear all sorts of new things.
~By Tracy Chapman ~


In 1972, I got my first electric bass and started playing the kind of instrument I play now. I found that the majority of musicians couldn't bear that. They are not used to listening to the bass because they think the bass is in the background to support them.
~By Eberhard Weber ~


I grew up listening to a lot of soul music, and a lot of folk music.
~By Katey Sagal ~


Fancy your having no sunshine in London yesterday! Here it was glorious, like full summer, and I sat up with the window wide open, listening to the discourse of two amorous thrushes.
~By Marie Corelli ~


I've learned that I get blocked when my subconscious mind is telling me that I've taken the work in a wrong direction, and that once I start listening to what my subconscious is trying to tell me, I can work out the problem and get moving again.
~By Walter Jon Williams ~


When I don't like a piece of music, I make a point of listening to it more closely.
~By Florent Schmitt ~


I've grown so much since 1996. I think that was the turning point of when I started to go to church every Sunday and not just because you're supposed to. But because you enjoy going and listening to the Word and being excited about it.
~By Lisa Leslie ~


Watching television in those days was not the same experience as it is today. After years of listening to radio, we found the black-and-white images mesmerizing.
~By Annette Funicello ~


Then as the years went on and my listening became more deliberate, I would climb up on an arm of our big sofa to get my ear closer to the wireless speaker.
~By Seamus Heaney ~


I was listening to the first record the other day, and it sounds remarkably contemporary.
~By Chris Bailey ~


If you want to be listened to, you should put in time listening.
~By Marge Piercy ~


Sticking to your values, listening to your instincts, making your own choices is so important.
~By Brittany Murphy ~


On TV people look at your hair and then they look at your skin, and then they look at your clothes, and by the time they're listening to what you're saying, you're off the screen.
~By Doug Coupland ~


When you stop learning, stop listening, stop looking and asking questions, always new questions, then it is time to die.
~By Lillian Smith ~


Those who still think listening isn't an art should see if they can do it half as well.
~By Michael Ende ~


I don't care what anybody says about Ringo. I cut my rock-n-roll teeth listening to him.
~By Don Henley ~


There is nothing greater than the joy of composing something oneself and then listening to it.
~By Clara Schumann ~


I enjoyed listening to it, but I didn't think I could do it.
~By Wanda Jackson ~


It's only through listening that you learn, and I never want to stop learning.
~By Drew Barrymore ~


It wasn't until after private lessons and learning bass lines that I even noticed bass in the music I was listening to at that age. My ears were blown wide open.
~By Trevor Dunn ~


For a child actor, it's a matter of listening, reacting, and being able to put yourself in a new place without being scared.
~By Jena Malone ~


Jazz is the last refuge of the untalented. Jazz musicians enjoy themselves more than anyone listening to them does.
~By Tony Wilson ~


At the moment I really love listening to the Dave Matthews Band.
~By Nancy McKeon ~


When I'm 80 and sitting in a rocking chair listening to the Rolling Stones, there is absolutely no way I'm going to feel old or forget my younger days.
~By Patty Duke ~


When you are accompanying someone, you are listening to them the way you listen to a Bach Chorale, where four parts are going on at the same time, all of which are gorgeous melodies, all being played simultaneously.
~By David Amram ~


Listening moves us closer, it helps us become more whole, more healthy, more holy. Not listening creates fragmentation, and fragmentation is the root of all suffering.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


We've finally told the world that this is sports entertainment, and I think one of the best forms of entertainment is anything that's fun or funny, something that you really enjoy watching or listening to.
~By Jerry Lawler ~


One way and another I was having a ball - playing gigs, jamming and listening to fine musicians. Then came a crisis at home. My stepfather fell sick, and it meant I had to support the family.
~By Mary Lou Williams ~


I was up until all hours of the night, listening to stories, meeting great old comedians.
~By Joely Fisher ~


My free time at home is usually spent emailing, listening to music, reading and talking on the phone. I wish I was on the phone less, but I have been fortunate to stay in touch with so many incredible friends.
~By Steve Nash ~


Then the early punk rock period with Television and the Ramones. That's what I loved- that's what I was listening to immediately prior to when I started to play.
~By Arto Lindsay ~


I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I'm going to learn, I must do it by listening.
~By Larry King ~


Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
~By Barry Goldwater ~


Once again I stopped listening to the news this week.
~By Donella Meadows ~


A majority of American citizens are now becoming skeptical of the claim that our carbon footprints, resulting from our use of fossil fuels, are going to lead to climatic calamities. But governments are not yet listening to the citizens.
~By John Coleman ~


I don't care who I play to, as long as they enjoy listening to what I play.
~By Keith Emerson ~


People hear the soul, black influence in my voice. I grew up listening to CKLW and all the black stations like WLBS.
~By Madonna Ciccone ~


Earmarks have become a symbol of a Congress that has broken faith with the people. This earmark ban shows the American people we are listening and we are dead serious about ending business as usual in Washington.
~By John Boehner ~


I'm so glad this is the last day of these thing, I get so tired of listening to my own voice.
~By Catherine McCormack ~


My favorite type of music to sing to would be rock and roll, Tenacious D, Led Zeppelin, some Queen - I love all of them. I love singing to them because they're all just great voices. I love listening to very obscure jazz.
~By Casey Abrams ~


I've led a school whose faculty and students examine and discuss and debate every aspect of our law and legal system. And what I've learned most is that no one has a monopoly on truth or wisdom. I've learned that we make progress by listening to each other, across every apparent political or ideological divide.
~By Elena Kagan ~


Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don't believe is right.
~By Jane Goodall ~


A mate of mine said recently said a lot of stuff sounds like you're listening to it outside, but also like you're surrounded by it, and I think that's quite similar.
~By Sean Booth ~


I really do love Diana Ross; I grew up listening to her records. I grew up in a little town in Mexico, so while we got the music, we never got the experience of watching her.
~By Salma Hayek ~


Listening is such a simple act. It requires us to be present, and that takes practice, but we don't have to do anything else. We don't have to advise, or coach, or sound wise. We just have to be willing to sit there and listen.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


There are many benefits to this process of listening. The first is that good listeners are created as people feel listened to. Listening is a reciprocal process - we become more attentive to others if they have attended to us.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


I make progress by having people around me who are smarter than I am and listening to them. And I assume that everyone is smarter about something than I am.
~By Henry J. Kaiser ~


Musicians are there in front of you, and the spectators sense their tension, which is not the case when you're listening to a record. Your attention is more relaxed. The emotional aspect is more important in live music.
~By Brian Eno ~


Words today are like the shells and rope of seaweed which a child brings home glistening from the beach and which in an hour have lost their luster.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


I've been listening to a lot of Hollies stuff lately, and it's beginning to sound pretty good to me.
~By Graham Nash ~


All of my style came from listening to records.
~By Lindsey Buckingham ~


I was aiming for the cooks that I've talked to by teaching an online course and by traveling, listening to people who are really busy and harried but want to be cooking.
~By Sally Schneider ~


Writers have to have a knack for listening. I need to be able to hear what is being said to me by the voices I create.
~By Jeanette Winterson ~


When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.
~By Buddha ~


And I thought that was the best way for me to participate, because standing in the crowd and listening is a fantastic education, but it's not my nature. I need to be involved. So I did that instead.
~By Andre Braugher ~


I was listening to music long before rock 'n roll.
~By Bill Wyman ~


If you listen to really deep ambient records that don't move too much, very still records, long after those records are finished, you might find yourself listening for hours to the sound of the room.
~By Bill Laswell ~


Listening to people keeps them entertained.
~By Mason Cooley ~


You have to master not only the art of listening to your head, you must also master listening to your heart and listening to your gut.
~By Carly Fiorina ~


In all the great periods of the drama perfect freedom of choice and subject, perfect freedom of individual treatment, and an audience eager to give itself to sympathetic listening, even if instruction be involved, have brought the great results.
~By George P. Baker ~


The big secret in acting is listening to people.
~By Eli Wallach ~


In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.
~By Robert Green Ingersoll ~


Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.
~By Karl A. Menninger ~


So our ears got used to listening to jazz in the place that it was that the bass player could not play. No one really realized it and really addressed it until the bass players who could play their instrument came along and started doing something with it.
~By Miroslav Vitous ~


I fell in love with jazz when I was 12 years old from listening to Duke Ellington and hearing a lot of jazz in New York on the radio.
~By Steve Lacy ~


I promised myself that I'd never actually admit to listening to New Kids on the Block.
~By Alicia Keys ~


I started off playing the clarinet, after I was inspired by listening to my dad's Benny Goodman records.
~By Alvin Lee ~


I like listening to good music - and I can't stop playing my album.
~By Robbie Williams ~


I'm not one for walking the beaches humming a melody. I love the discipline of sitting in the studio, writing and listening. That is my domain.
~By Enya ~


You can't fake listening. It shows.
~By Raquel Welch ~


I've got to start listening to those quiet, nagging doubts.
~By Bill Watterson ~


But I like to listen to demos. I like to hear the finished product. It's like listening to a song - I mean, a story. If you're going to sit here and tell me a story, I just like to listen. I don't want to make them up.
~By Reba McEntire ~


The New York City Ballet is always about the realm of possibilities, the realm of what the human body can do, what the human spirit can do. And it's about listening, it's about listening to remarkable music and how we respond to that.
~By John Guare ~


The whole period has taught me that I enjoy being part of an ensemble rather than just a front man. Don't get me wrong - I enjoy that too, but I get more enjoyment out of really listening to everyone.
~By Damon Albarn ~

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