Sound Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Sound

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I was going to be living there and I didn't want to sound like a foreigner all my life.
~By John Mahoney ~


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


Yeah, I think the common denominator - and this is probably going to sound like Acting 101 - but the common denominator is belief in the character in the moment.
~By Jenna Elfman ~


Out of doing all that experimentation with sound I decided I wanted to do it with live musicians. To take repetition, take music fragments and make it live. Musicians would be able to play it and create this kind of abstract fabric of sound.
~By Terry Riley ~


One thing we were looking for from the start was players who really fit together, who sounded in tune.
~By Neville Marriner ~


These are bagpipes. I understand the inventor of the bagpipes was inspired when he saw a man carrying an indignant, asthmatic pig under his arm. Unfortunately, the man-made sound never equalled the purity of the sound achieved by the pig.
~By Alfred Hitchcock ~


I'm from the streets of New York. I know what tough talk sounds like.
~By Aries Spears ~


I wanna record these girls individually. And then, I wanna cut a blues album on me. But all of it, original stuff, you know. When I listen to the blues today, it's like they all sounds similar. I wanna do something different, to try to add to the blues flavor.
~By Ike Turner ~


I see it as one of my jobs to make sure that, it sounds ridiculous, but to make sure the folks are eating, make sure folks are getting enough fluids, make sure folks are, you know, comfortable in the orbiter.
~By Duane G. Carey ~


I didn't know then that I would never be able to leave the sounds and smells of these sights behind me, but I was fiercely conscious of one thing-my ambition.
~By Emanuel Celler ~


In English, the sounds and melodies I created were an inspiration to me, and words came to me as I explored the sounds, and from there I was able expand on the meaning.
~By Utada Hikaru ~


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 ~


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


I love the sea's sounds and the way it reflects the sky. The colours that shimmer across its surface are unbelievable. This, combined with the colour of the water over white sand, surprises me every time.
~By John Dyer ~


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


I think we're quite unique in that we do have our own sound and approach and we don't really care what's going on elsewhere... we've never wanted to be part of another trend or movement.
~By Alex Lifeson ~


He whom the gods love dies young, while he is in health, has his senses and his judgments sound.
~By Titus Maccius Plautus ~


Some actors get fired up by the sound of the audience. I just want to retreat.
~By Francesca Annis ~


What the left says sounds very good but, in practice, it works out very badly.
~By David Horowitz ~


It is always sound business to take any obtainable net gain, at any cost and at any risk to the rest of the community.
~By Thorstein Veblen ~


Punk is not just the sound, the music. Punk is a lifestyle.
~By Billie Joe Armstrong ~


I think that every band tries to mature their sound through their existence, you know?
~By Adam Rich ~


I always got a kick out of it when they called it the California Sound because it really came out of Liverpool and Greenwich Village.
~By Roger McGuinn ~


I think that open tunings are a trap really because it's really hard not to sound like an open tuning when your using one and that gets old as well as what you learn in one open tuning is going to stay there.
~By Leo Kottke ~


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 ~


Most electronic equipment uses the principle of amplification. You need filters, modulators and mixing equipment which have gain stages. By piling these components up, I was able to work without any sound generators and I made several pieces in that manner.
~By David Tudor ~


When we did Top of the Pops for the third time, we decided to do it as a television program here called Come Dancing, which is not as rude as it sounds.
~By Neil Innes ~


College on for sure... I'm scared to say it cause it sounds like a family movie, but if my kid was 7, 8, 9 I would take her to this quickly and gladly!
~By Rob Morrow ~


My music wouldn't sound the way it does if I hadn't had the experience of conducting.
~By Esa-Pekka Salonen ~


I didn't do this for other people; I did this for me. I fought for this right for me - does that sound selfish?
~By Jack Kevorkian ~


What can be more clear and sound in explanation, than the love of a parent to his child?
~By William Godwin ~


Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
~By Donald Trump ~


It is unsound for an independent editor to be a financial contributor to any cause which would cause any type of special pleading.
~By Walter Annenberg ~


The one thing you don't want is that stale sound when you've done a line so much you can't find a fresh approach to it. Drop it.
~By Sammy Davis, Jr. ~


Register is very important. Music sounds best in a certain register.
~By Steve Lacy ~


A sculptor is a person who is interested in the shape of things, a poet in words, a musician by sounds.
~By Henry Moore ~


One always has to remember these days where the garbage pail is, because it's so easy to make sounds, and to put sounds together into something that appears to be music, but it's just as hard as it always was to make good music.
~By Robert Moog ~


Laughter is the mind's intonation. There are ways of laughing which have the sound of counterfeit coins.
~By Edmond de Goncourt ~


I became aware that all sounds can make meaningful language.
~By Karlheinz Stockhausen ~


When I started off with Trainspotting, it was the way the characters came to me. That's how they sounded to me. It seemed pretentious to sound any other way. I wasn't making any kind of political statement.
~By Irvine Welsh ~


A good interpreter can take a piece of bad music and make it sound pretty decent, while a bad interpreter can take good music and make it sound cheap. I can tell that some people have a bad taste, and unlike on the piano, they smear around a lot, that is bad taste.
~By Ruggiero Ricci ~


Sometimes I think my writing sounds like I walked out of the room and left the typewriter running.
~By Gene Fowler ~


The way they had the room that I was in set up, there was some sort of sound deadening platform that I had to stand on in order to get close enough to the microphone.
~By Phil Harris ~


Even in the beginning, when we knew there was a legal argument about how much our song sounds like his song, as one songwriter to another, I wasn't sure that Cat Stevens would take that as bad.
~By Wayne Coyne ~


Composition gives proper meaning to the natural streams of sound that penetrate the world.
~By Toru Takemitsu ~


The sound principle of a topsy-turvy lifestyle in the framework of an upside-down world order has stood every test.
~By Karl Kraus ~


That strategy of buy and hold, which is the sound and sensible one for the individual, can have very dangerous and perverse effects for the market as a whole.
~By Ron Chernow ~


Take care of the sense and the sounds will take care of themselves.
~By Lewis Carroll ~


I can remember soundtracks that you just can't separate from the film - It's just so intertwined, so important. Like the Hitchcock ones where they kind of inform each other and become this larger thing as a result.
~By Jonny Greenwood ~


Most sermons sound to me like commercials - but I can't make out whether God is the Sponsor or the Product.
~By Mignon McLaughlin ~


I wrote that song for my wife, and it's what some guy who's sitting under a tree would be singing to the woman of his life, telling her how wonderful she is. To me, that's more lasting than something that sounds like it belongs on a movie soundtrack.
~By John Fogerty ~


We are doing everything we can to protect the food supply. And I can tell you that we're making decisions based upon sound science and good public policy, given the circumstances that we are now in.
~By Ann Veneman ~


The Apple has the fewest bells and whistles. It has simple sound and few graphics special effects. In a way, that is a weakness because markets for the other machines are getting bigger.
~By Bill Budge ~


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


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 ~


Joining another big time rock band was the last thing I was looking for, but as the tour went on, I really dug playing to a lot of people, the band sounded great, and just being out there again, got me over my depression and so I decided to hop on board.
~By Matt Cameron ~


The human voice sounds thicker with a chorus and reverb than a dry signal.
~By Ken Hill ~


Ultimately I am happy that everybody is embracing hip hop and the sounds from the streets.
~By Ice T ~


When I start playing I'm just a rollercoaster of sound. I don't know what's coming next, I never do, and I sit and sign and talk to the people afterwards.
~By Dick Dale ~


I love the music, I love the times, so to me that was exciting personally just to play something that starts in 1986 with graduating high school, we've got a great soundtrack in the pilot.
~By Will Estes ~


I do to keep things sounding fresh. Sometimes just changing the running order of the show is a good idea.
~By Mick Taylor ~


This is going to sound completely absurd, but I do sometimes feel like the enjoyment of an awards ceremony or the pride in the finished article hasn't ever surpassed the joy of doing the work, of making it. The doing it is really the bit I'm there for.
~By Chiwetel Ejiofor ~


The most obvious thing you can't do with a guitar synthesizer is to really sound like a guitar.
~By Andy Summers ~


I'd never try to be that distinctive from the Bee Gees' sound. I'm very proud of being a Bee Gee and am always aware that I'll be identified as a Bee Gee.
~By Robin Gibb ~


I realized that equipment really had little to do with why I sound like the way I sound.
~By Pat Metheny ~


The extent to which all people in our society are made to count, and believe that they count, is not just a measure of decency; it makes sound economic sense.
~By Mary McAleese ~


There's no way we could play a country song as well as a country band or a Latin song as well as a Latin band. We could never expect to do that. We just keep doing what we do, what we know how to do. We sound like ourselves.
~By Mike Gordon ~


I am consciously trying not to make it sound Celtic or African.
~By Joanna Newsom ~


I hardly ever watch my own work. I just end up picking myself apart! I can't even stand to hear myself on voicemail. the sound of my own voice is like nails on a chalkboard. The same goes for my records.
~By Grey DeLisle ~


My trumpeting sounds like a goose farting in the fog.
~By Alex O'Loughlin ~


Brute animals have the vowel sounds; man only can utter consonants.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


Much of the social history of the Western world, over the past three decades, has been a history of replacing what worked with what sounded good.
~By Thomas Sowell ~


Usually one or two things happen: Either you have an idea straightaway - the sort of sound that you want or the instrumentation or one particular sound that you want to feature - or you don't.
~By Anne Dudley ~


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 ~


Fortunately, as we all know, it's impossible for anybody but Jimmy Smith to really sound like Jimmy Smith.
~By Benmont Tench ~


I am a fan of today's sound as long as we don't get too slick, and yet I am very reverent of my roots.
~By Wynonna Judd ~


Speech sounds cannot be understood, delimited, classified and explained except in the light of the tasks which they perform in language.
~By Roman Jakobson ~


I don't think so, in so far as I always aspired to play the way I do now but just couldn't get the sounds out always due to technical limitations - now I can pretty much play what I hear in realtime.
~By Gary Lucas ~


No matter how difficult and painful it may be, nothing sounds as good to the soul as the truth.
~By Martha Beck ~


After a sound drubbing followed by half a day's fasting, I felt more like laughing than like crying; and, in half a while, all was forgotten and my wickedness began afresh and worse than ever.
~By Stijn Streuvels ~


The sweetest of all sounds is praise.
~By Xenophon ~


It's refreshing to hear something that's pop but doesn't sound like Britney Spears.
~By Siobhan Fahey ~


It sounds really stupid, I hate making cosmic comments like this but, I just let it do what it wants to do.
~By Danny Elfman ~


When people tell you they saw your last picture - well, the way they say it sounds like they hope it was.
~By Broderick Crawford ~


If you're dealing with a musical in which you're trying to tell a story, it's got to sound like speech. At the same time it's got to be a song.
~By Stephen Sondheim ~


The soprano turned out to sound to me like the right hand on the piano.
~By Steve Lacy ~


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 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 ~


They said I was a married mother of two but the record sounded like an indie album and they didn't know how to market it! This country is incredibly sexist, as is the music and media industry.
~By Siobhan Fahey ~


A person is born with desires of the eyes and ears, and a liking for beautiful sights and sounds. If he gives way to them, they will lead him to immorality and lack of restriction, and any ritual principles and propriety will be abandoned.
~By Xun Zi ~


I don't know if it's my music, my lyrics, my sound, and knowing the music business the way I do-all I can say is, my career has lasted way longer than I expected.
~By Barry White ~


In scoring, I usually start with a sound or group of sounds, searching out what feels right.
~By Jim Coleman ~


I've never really been a traditional country kind of guy. I wanted my music to sound more like the end of the '90s and to have the kind of great music, pop or whatever, that radio will embrace.
~By Bryan White ~


At the same time, one of the things I noticed was that the moment there was any kind of audio attached to virtual reality, it really improved the experience, even though the audio didn't feel like a sound engineer or composer had been anywhere near it.
~By Thomas Dolby ~


For the sound we produce, everybody is equally important. Each of us has a very different personality and that is what keeps Bush alive.
~By Gavin Rossdale ~


We decide based on how people look; we decide based on how people sound; we decide based on how people are dressed. We decide based on their passion.
~By Frank Luntz ~


There are things they tell us that sound good to hear, but when they have accomplished their purpose they will go home and will not try to fulfill our agreements with them.
~By Sitting Bull ~


Modern instruments were designed to throw sound all in one direction.
~By Marc Ribot ~


The power of sound to put an audience in a certain psychological state is vastly undervalued. And the more you know about music and harmony, the more you can do with that.
~By Mike Figgis ~


Worldly faces never look so worldly as at a funeral. They have the same effect of grating incongruity as the sound of a coarse voice breaking the solemn silence of night.
~By George Eliot ~

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