Sound Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Sound

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I don't care much about music. What I like is sounds.
~By Dizzy Gillespie ~


I felt a responsibility to present a viable alternative to the popular electric sound.
~By Ron Carter ~


You know, the way art history is taught, often there's nothing that tells you why the painting is great. The description of a lousy painting and the description of a great painting will very much sound the same.
~By Chuck Close ~


Shania Twain brought a whole other fan base to country music with her sound, the way the videos were produced.
~By Faith Hill ~


He's not a child but he's childlike, he's not a grown up, he's not a kid, maybe he sounds like an elf on helium, we'll play with it.
~By Tom Kenny ~


I've never related to the work geek at all-it sounds much more horrible than nerd. Like a freak biting a chicken's head off in a sideshow.
~By Jonathan Lethem ~


Free love sounds great.
~By Laura Prepon ~


The whole problem of the sound-work is distancing oneself from the dramatic.
~By Pierre Schaeffer ~


When I first went on tour with PJ in '98, I was still in shock having gone through the Soundgarden break up.
~By Matt Cameron ~


I don't know the vast majority of you personally, and it may sound kind of corny, but I really feel as if we've become friends through the years. And you've been with me during a lot of good times and some very difficult ones. I can't tell you how grateful I am.
~By Katie Couric ~


I think the potential for the program at the risk of sounding self-serving is large, some would say even limitless, so I'm excited about it and I think it can even pass next year.
~By Harold Ford ~


No one can write like Vallejo and not sound like a fraud. He's just too much himself and not you.
~By Philip Levine ~


I have the ability to sing with emotion and feeling, but if you say I sound like Billie Holiday, that's cool. Let's look at who Billie was: she was this person, this singer, this beautiful diva who could move the audience with the slightest gesture of her hand.
~By Erykah Badu ~


We went into that knowing that we were never going to sell a major record 'cause we didn't sound like these bands, so I just thought this was an opportunity for us to make the kind of records that we wanted and make some money at the same time.
~By Buzz Osborne ~


Surely the only sound foundation for a civilization is a sound state of mind.
~By E. M. Forster ~


People say that I could sing the phone book and make it sound good.
~By Edith Piaf ~


From the first moment on the set I was consumed with curiousity about the technical side of shooting a sound picture.
~By Gloria Swanson ~


I agree totally with Metheny regarding the sound influencing the way you play.
~By Mark White ~


I wanted this album to sound like a big crocheted blanket - to be warm yet to have a lot of space.
~By Deana Carter ~


A rich man cannot enjoy a sound mind nor a sound body without exercise and abstinence; and yet these are truly the worst ingredients of poverty.
~By Henry Home ~


To be with the same person for the rest of your life just sounds so drab.
~By Eva Longoria ~


People just loved the sound because I kept it simple.
~By Dick Dale ~


I don't like the sound of all the lists he's making.
~By Ben Stein ~


In my last band, Soundgarden, I had a couple of different drummers sit in on some stuff and it was fun for me to kind of take a break and watch the band.
~By Matt Cameron ~


I thought my Beatles LPs sounded pretty good on a record player, but that was before I had heard a CD.
~By Alastair Wood ~


Finally there was a moment when it just hit me. John wouldn't want me to sit on my butt for the rest of my life feeling sorry for myself or sorry for him. As cheesy as it sounds, he would have wanted us to go on.
~By Kaley Cuoco ~


The upward course of a nation's history is due in the long run to the soundness of heart of its average men and women.
~By Elizabeth II ~


There were no rules, other than that the song should sound good and be fun to play.
~By Levon Helm ~


I guess by taking lessons early on, and really trying to play all the rudimentary stuff, and try to have it sound as good as my teacher. It took a lot of practice, which I enjoyed, and still do.
~By Matt Cameron ~


One of my favorites is 'The Sound of Music'. When Julie Andrews runs through the hills singing her head off, I always wish that a gust of wind would blow her skirt up.
~By Mark Roberts ~


I think I was first to do live performances on a modern electronic sound synthesizer.
~By John Eaton ~


Motion Picture Soundtrack on Kid A was another Coltrane inspiration.
~By Colin Greenwood ~


The BBC has the obligation to think big. And at the moment, that clarion call sounds an uncertain note to me.
~By Jonathan Dimbleby ~


My friends all regarded me as a man of unsound mind because I held the view that my wife was with me in spirit always. I have lived with her spirit guiding me every day and she is with me now as I write this letter, and helps me to do as I am now doing.
~By Alex Campbell ~


But being quiet and meditating on sound is something completely different and will be discovered very soon by a lot of people who feel that the visual world doesn't reach their soul anymore.
~By Karlheinz Stockhausen ~


I had different bands. I played with the Acoustic Warriors for the most part, without girl singers. It was the same kind of sound, acoustic guitar, bass, with violin and sometimes accordion, and the guys would sing, that kind of thing.
~By Dan Hicks ~


Whether it's on top of a phone booth or a $200 million soundstage, it's about stories.
~By Peter Gallagher ~


Some months ago, while I was preparing a new work, I told a young cinema executive my intention of including in a soundtrack two themes from Bach. But when he asked me which has been the last hit from that Bach?, then I knew that I had no longer place in cinema.
~By Maurice Jarre ~


This may sound trite, but bad things happen to good people, and when you're facing terrorism, natural disaster, you can have every wonderful plan in place, but I am a realist.
~By Warren Rudman ~


We should like to have some towering geniuses, to reveal us to ourselves in color and fire, but of course they would have to fit into the pattern of our society and be able to take orders from sound administrative types.
~By Joseph Priestley ~


The sound of the orchestra is one of the most magnificent musical sounds that has ever existed.
~By Chick Corea ~


It's all quotes, anyway, and it all sounds the same to me.
~By Steve Carlton ~


Now between the meanings of words and their sounds there is ordinarily no discoverable relation except one of accident; and it is therefore miraculous, to the mystic, when words which make sense can also make a uniform objective structure of accents and rhymes.
~By John C. Ransom ~


I started working on trying to sound like June from the very beginning.
~By Reese Witherspoon ~


A sound mind in a sound body, is a short, but full description of a happy state in this World: he that has these two, has little more to wish for; and he that wants either of them, will be little the better for anything else.
~By John Locke ~


I know that if I went to other studios, like in Vancouver, that those are set up to be as professional and as true, so it's just a different flavour, it's a different sound, but I think both have their place.
~By Billy Sherwood ~


Courtney Love is a loose cannon. She says what she thinks. She's wild on the red carpet. You get the best sound bites from Courtney Love.
~By Steven Cojocaru ~


The Telecaster doesn't really sound that good for the kind of rock and roll that a lot of people played.
~By John Fogerty ~


If I had a stock of fabulous sounds I would just always use them. I wouldn't bother to find new ones.
~By Brian Eno ~


I like things that sound like maybe they shouldn't belong.
~By Mary Timony ~


I didn't know that you were supposed to tune the guitar to an open chord, and I learned to play slide with a normal tuning. I think it's a little more melodic that way and doesn't sound so bluesy. Of course, if I could play like David Lindley or Ry Cooder, I'd be a happy man!
~By Ken Hensley ~


The difference is that for a soundly conceived and solidly endowed republic it takes a great deal longer for those seeds to germinate and the plants to grow.
~By Robert Welch ~


I come from a background of experimental music which mingled real sounds together with musical sounds.
~By Ennio Morricone ~


It's very important to go through periods where you sound just rotten and you know it, and you have to persevere or give up.
~By Steve Lacy ~


I read about this hotel that was great, down in the south of the island, not in a touristy area. I had no particular desire ever to go to Jamaica, but I thought, what the hell? Sounds nice. Let's go!
~By Jeremy Northam ~


There's just not a lot of guys around playing like that these days; a lot of steel players are plugging into stomp boxes, trying to sound like Jeff Beck on a steel guitar.
~By John Fogerty ~


A statesman... must wait until he hears the steps of God sounding through events, then leap up and grasp the hem of His garment.
~By Otto von Bismarck ~


The atmosphere defines the environment of sound.
~By Bill Laswell ~


This nation's elected leaders owe all Americans the duty of formulating an Iraqi policy based on sound analysis of the actual facts.
~By Charlie Gonzalez ~


Creed's sound is my sound.
~By Scott Stapp ~


Perhaps it sounds ridiculous, but the best thing that young filmmakers should do is to get hold of a camera and some film and make a movie of any kind at all.
~By Stanley Kubrick ~


Whereas Schaeffer and Henry were working like samplers, their idea was to capture those sounds which couldn't be serially calibrated because they were too complex in character.
~By Luc Ferrari ~


The main cause of my difficulties stemmed from the tragedy of my daughter's unsound birth and my inability to face my feelings.
~By Gene Tierney ~


It is at least 10 times more difficult to get a good synthesiser sound than on an acoustic instrument.
~By Giorgio Moroder ~


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.
~By William Shakespeare ~


The media. It sounds like a convention of spiritualists.
~By Tom Stoppard ~


I love horns, and the bigger the band, the better it sounds to my ear.
~By Levon Helm ~


I remember lying on the floor of the living room with headphones on when I was four or five years old, listening to the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack.
~By Kevin Richardson ~


A bass should sound like a bass with the thump of the finger against the wood, like it began with stand up.
~By Suzi Quatro ~


Obama sounded like Al Gore on global warming. The more the case for man-made warming falls apart, the more hysterical Gore gets about an imminent catastrophe. The more public support his stimulus bill loses, the more Obama embraces fear-mongering.
~By Fred Barnes ~


Now I listen to all kinds of music except rap, which all sounds the same to me.
~By Moira Kelly ~


All of nature begins to whisper its secrets to us through its sounds. Sounds that were previously incomprehensible to our soul now become the meaningful language of nature.
~By Rudolf Steiner ~


With Whitney she has such a unique sound and powerful instrument that she made those songs her own. She might as well have written them because she brought such a power and passion to them that were very unique. She has a great gift.
~By Justin Guarini ~


Men are very competent in their workplace - and this is going to sound sexist - women are better at running households and juggling lots of things, kids and scheduling and that kind of thing.
~By Patricia Heaton ~


America is a hurricane, and the only people who do not hear the sound are those fortunate if incredibly stupid and smug White Protestants who live in the center, in the serene eye of the big wind.
~By Norman Mailer ~


To me, there is nothing better than me going into the studio with a live band and hearing those violins and that echo and that sound. I mean I loved it.
~By Bobby Vinton ~


Aside from rabid Islamists, no one who wishes to be taken seriously can publicly say anything bad about the old Jews of Europe without sounding like reactionary troglodytes.
~By Jack Schwartz ~


Yazoo was Vince's sound ultimately. At the time Vince and I got together he had only recorded one album with Depeche and Depeche were to go on to greater things.
~By Alison Moyet ~


It is sound judgment to hope that in the not too distant future we shall be competent to understand so simple a thing as a star.
~By Arthur Eddington ~


When I started in this business, everybody said the Democrats were the better communicators because they sounded like social workers, and Republicans were awful because they sounded like morticians. In some cases. they actually dressed like morticians.
~By Frank Luntz ~


My writing, like everything I do, comes profoundly from my heart. I believe that if you follow your heart you will be successful in one way or another. Old-fashioned as that might sound, the philosophy is true.
~By Kim Elizabeth ~


A lot of people told me that I'm committing musical suicide with my sound.
~By Kid Rock ~


We wanted to guide the musicians, so we could create our own sound. We would never let the band just go in and play the chord sheets. We were very focused on what we had in mind for these productions.
~By Lamont Dozier ~


I usually have an idea of how I want a song to sound, but I don't always know how to get there.
~By Lucinda Williams ~


I wouldn't say I worked with these people because I was looking for a particular vocal sound. I worked with them because I loved what they had done before-and because they really wanted to work with me.
~By Melanie Chisholm ~


It was indeed not very sound. However, those who had taken it, were in a fairer way of recovery than the others at the end of the fortnight, which was the length of time all these different courses were continued, except the oranges.
~By James Lind ~


Of course, we wrote the songs accordingly and performed and recorded them that way. At that time, we really thought it was right, but you know, seen in retrospect, it made the album sound forced, and not really great.
~By Mark McGrath ~


You see, money isn't everything - I know it sounds corny but I really mean it - success means a lot more.
~By Glynis Johns ~


Every time I went into the studio some engineer tried to impress me with how they're going to capture my sound with all kinds of tricks. But they limited the sound and never allowed me to play how I felt.
~By Dick Dale ~


I want to state upfront, unequivocally and without doubt: I do not believe that any racial, ethnic or gender group has an advantage in sound judging. I do believe that every person has an equal opportunity to be a good and wise judge, regardless of their background or life experiences.
~By Sonia Sotomayor ~


I was lucky enough to be the lady that was asked to be Maria in the Sound Of Music, and that film was fortunate enough to be huge hit. The same with Mary Poppins. I got terribly lucky in that respect.
~By Julie Andrews ~


I am a trial lawyer. Matilda says that at dinner on a good day I sound like an affidavit.
~By Mario Cuomo ~


When we started the band, it was because we were waiting for a sound that never happened. We got tired of waiting, and we decided to just do it ourselves.
~By Mike Shinoda ~


Out of the simple consonants of the alphabet and our eleven vowels and diphthongs all possible syllables of a certain sort were constructed, a vowel sound being placed between two consonants.
~By Hermann Ebbinghaus ~


I have always adhered to two principles. The first one is to train hard and get in the best possible physical condition. The second is to forget all about the other fellow until you face him in the ring and the bell sounds for the fight.
~By Rocky Marciano ~


The problem is, I don't think I've got too much to offer at the minute. I'm busy working on myself. This sounds like real therapy talk, but it's like, you've got to be happy with yourself before you can go out and get yourself a girl.
~By Robbie Williams ~


We were contracted to make a soundtrack album but there really wasn't enough new material in the movie to make a new record that I thought was interesting.
~By Roger Waters ~


You get a heck of a sound from the church. Can't you hear it in my voice?
~By Muddy Waters ~


It doesn't take a majority to make a rebellion; it takes only a few determined leaders and a sound cause.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


When I'm on TV, I'm often talking to a conservative host. I may have another conservative arguing with me. You've got very limited time, and you're using 'sound-bite' type language.
~By Juan Williams ~

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