Sound Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Sound

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As you can appreciate over my lifetime I've developed a large vocabulary of sounds each requiring certain physical techniques often combined with a specific effect box.
~By Adrian Belew ~


What hypocrites we seem to be whenever we talk of ourselves! Our words sound so humble, while our hearts are so proud.
~By Augustus Hare ~


Lean your body forward slightly to support the guitar against your chest, for the poetry of the music should resound in your heart.
~By Andres Segovia ~


I thought if Oasis could get away with sounding like The Beatles, I could get away with sounding like Abba.
~By Pete Waterman ~


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 ~


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 ~


You do your work as fully as you can, and the ones who hear the sound join in.
~By Lance Henriksen ~


The radio makes hideous sounds.
~By Bob Dylan ~


I always dreamed of being Maria in The Sound of Music.
~By Victoria Jackson ~


Instead of following one another the sounds overlap; a sound which is acoustically perceived as coming after another one can be articulated simultaneously with the latter or even in part before it.
~By Roman Jakobson ~


I sing in the car if I'm in LA, because you're like soundproofed.
~By Jimmy Fallon ~


And it really is a good feeling to get up there and make that sound. I'm not stuck in a time warp, because I can use as many of the old songs as I want to, just the favorites.
~By Dan Hicks ~


I was able to interpret the difference between the sharp, quick sound and the slow, deep sound of percussion and manipulate it, get a third sound out of things, if the beats were rapid enough.
~By Sunny Murray ~


At noon, on the Fourth of July, 1826, while the Liberty Bell was again sounding its old message to the people of Philadelphia, the soul of Thomas Jefferson passed on; and a few hours later John Adams entered into rest, with the name of his old friend upon his lips.
~By Allen Johnson ~


Sometimes I like them artificial and sometimes I like them real. And the reason is because sometimes I like a real close sound. And I like a very specific snare sound and I can't get that in the big room.
~By Danny Elfman ~


My basic approach to interviewing is to ask the basic questions that might even sound naive, or not intellectual. Sometimes when you ask the simple questions like 'Who are you?' or 'What do you do?' you learn the most.
~By Brian Lamb ~


Dick Mills was in charge of sound effects and all the rest then, and he put the voice through a ring modulator or whatever gizmos he'd got at the time to make it sound a little more electronic.
~By John Leeson ~


It was still quiet in the house, and not a sound was heard from outside, either. Were it not for this silence, my reverie would probably have been disrupted by reminders of daily duties, of getting up and going to school.
~By Herman Hesse ~


So I have a friend who works for me once a week. She's got e-mail, so anybody that must send an e-mail, they send it to her and she faxes it to me. Sounds like a long way of doing things, but it works for me.
~By Marian McPartland ~


There is something in every one of you that waits and listens for the sound of the genuine in yourself. It is the only true guide you will ever have. And if you cannot hear it, you will all of your life spend your days on the ends of strings that somebody else pulls.
~By Howard Thurman ~


God would have to beam into me what I was doing and what the album actually sounded like because usually when I start a project like that, I already know what the album sounds like before I start it.
~By Kip Winger ~


Tones sound, and roar and storm about me until I have set them down in notes.
~By Ludwig van Beethoven ~


I still sing because I love the sound of applause, because it's who I am, and because I still can.
~By Brenda Lee ~


Lonnie was ahead of his time, but at the same time he was right in there with Albert Collins's Cool Sounds.
~By Stevie Ray Vaughan ~


I don't know many singers who actually do like the sound of their own voice.
~By Roger Daltrey ~


I had always said to myself that forty was the cut off point of my apprenticeship which may for some people sound like a very long one, but the novel as art is a middle-aged art.
~By Jane Rule ~


At first I was queasy; I'll never forget the sound of the scalpel cutting a body open. But it was so cool trying to work out how these people died.
~By Jonathan Davis ~


That rockabilly sound wasn't as simple as I thought it was.
~By Carl Perkins ~


The only sound approach to collective bargaining is to work out an agreement that clarifies the rights and responsibilities of the parties, establishes principles and operates to the advantage of all concerned.
~By Charles E. Wilson ~


I hate to sound like Julie the cruise director but it's people that I think about all the time.
~By Bruce McCulloch ~


Oh, that sound? I'm in the hot tub, reading a novel.
~By Jane Smiley ~


Sometimes I write them down in musical notation as a trigger to remind me about certain directions to go. Or I can be specific about a sound I'm looking for.
~By Harold Budd ~


The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old.
~By Jean Kerr ~


Gene Autry was the most. It may sound like a joke - Go and have a look in my bedroom, It's covered with Gene Autry posters. He was my first musical influence.
~By Ringo Starr ~


As a matter of traditional and sound constitutional doctrine, an amendment to the Constitution should be the last resort when all other measures have proved inadequate.
~By Arlen Specter ~


I don't want to make that sound like I'm preaching from a mountain top when I say you have to give your family everything, because I know it's hard for people. I'm lucky to be in a position where you can establish those ground rules and make it that way.
~By Tim McGraw ~


Sound comes out of a life experience.
~By Bill Laswell ~


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


I want to sound like Christopher Cross in another ten years, and be totally proud of it.
~By Gene Ween ~


The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer.
~By Oliver Wendell Holmes ~


We have as many planes of speech as does a painting planes of perspective which create perspective in a phrase. The most important word stands out most vividly defined in the very foreground of the sound plane. Less important words create a series of deeper planes.
~By Konstantin Stanislavisky ~


It seems that if one is working from the point of view of getting beauty in one's equations, and if one has really a sound insight, one is on a sure line of progress.
~By Paul Dirac ~


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


Take a sound from whatever source, a note on a violin, a scream, a moan, a creaking door, and there is always this symmetry between the sound basis, which is complex and has numerous characteristics which emerge through a process of comparison within our perception.
~By Pierre Schaeffer ~


A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty, the contemplation of mystery, or the search of truth or perfection is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession of such days is fatal to human life.
~By Lewis Mumford ~


It's funny, I had dinner with my dear friend John Spencer last night and I'm not in the first episode, but he's at the beginning of it and he was telling me about it and I thought this sounds very hot because I think this is definitely the last year of West Wing.
~By Stockard Channing ~


I think that those elements - light and sound - are beyond democratic. They're into the creative part of life.
~By Ornette Coleman ~


I don't want to sound facetious, but humour is the key to the soul. You know what I mean?
~By Martin Lawrence ~


I've done lots of songs for film soundtracks and things like that - stuff I'm not ashamed of, but that doesn't represent my legacy with the Pretenders.
~By Chrissie Hynde ~


We are busy planning the launch of the channel. I am busy planning all kinds of events that go on the channel without me. I have started producing a sound for the channel.
~By Howard Stern ~


I can laugh on cue, and it sounds real. People laugh with me.
~By Ruth Buzzi ~


It allows you to say things that sound very dramatic and get away with it. If you had characters in modern fiction say the same things as they're driving down the street in an Oldsmobile they'd sound ludicrous!
~By Terry Goodkind ~


I also mixed David Bowie's Young Americans album in 5.1 earlier this year and it will be available very soon. Even the original stereo mixes have been re-mastered and sound amazingly good, better than ever, in fact!
~By Tony Visconti ~


The moral effect of the thundering of one's own artillery is most extraordinary, and many of us thought that we had never heard any more welcome sound than the deep roaring and crashing that started in at our rear.
~By Fritz Kreisler ~


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 ~


My mother's very proud of the name she gave me. She thought it sounded rhythmically better. It doesn't really make a difference to me what people call me, but since my mother calls me Holly Marie when she's angry, I prefer just my first name.
~By Holly Marie Combs ~


In my fifty years of experience and memory, I have seen the most amazing increase in the standard of living of a people ever achieved anywhere in the world. This is why I am so sure that our system of free competition and industrial development is sound and must be preserved.
~By Charles E. Wilson ~


The more defects a man may have, the older he is, the less lovable, the more resounding his success.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


You know, it sounds corny, but I believe in myself. And I work hard.
~By Arthur Godfrey ~


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 ~


The REM and Nirvana successes don't mean much to me except as a potential distraction for bands who want to cash in on the trend. Don't try to sound like someone else. REM and Nirvana don't sound like anyone else.
~By Greg Ginn ~


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 need three million dollars to make a low-budget, intellectual, artistic, exciting, erotic movie with a great soundtrack.
~By Ray Manzarek ~


We have too many high-sounding words, and too few actions that correspond with them.
~By Abigail Adams ~


I guess many game music fans prefer original soundtrack albums.
~By Nobuo Uematsu ~


I take sounds and change them into words.
~By Brian Eno ~


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


Negroes who have been so long inconvenienced and denied opportunities for development are naturally afraid of anything that sounds like discrimination.
~By Carter G. Woodson ~


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 ~


In journalism it is simpler to sound off than it is to find out. It is more elegant to pontificate than it is to sweat.
~By Harold Evans ~


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


I know this sounds strange, but as a kid, I was really shy. Painfully shy. The turning point was freshman year, when I was the biggest geek alive. No one, I mean no one, even talked to me.
~By Jim Carrey ~


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 ~


It's really the sound of the voices, the sound of the words, the sound of the sound that we're interested in.
~By Anne Dudley ~


Watching the scenes out of New Orleans, if you turn down the sound it could be the Sudan or any Third World country. But it's not. it's the United States of America.
~By Al Roker ~


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 ~


This is going to sound really funny. I have a poster of Zac Efron on my wall! I think every girl has a poster of him in their room so, why not join the club!
~By Vanessa Hudgens ~


Why would you create a movie for black people if you don't understand the history and perspective of the people you are doing it for? You need historical perspective to make sound decisions.
~By Tim Reid ~


My entire life has been an attempt to get back to the kind of feelings you have on a field. The sense of brotherhood, the esprit de corps, the focus - there being no past or future, just the ball. As trite as it sounds, I was happiest playing ball.
~By David Duchovny ~


You can't find the sound if you just love sleep.
~By Dennis Brown ~


The disco sound, you must see, is not art or anything so serious.
~By Giorgio Moroder ~


I just decided that I would not put my professional life on hold to raise children. I know that sounds selfish to a lot of people and I don't know if what I'm doing is the right thing. But that's the way I'm doing it.
~By Emmanuelle Beart ~


It sounds so trite, but my private life is mine.
~By Portia de Rossi ~


Names, once they are in common use, quickly become mere sounds, their etymology being buried, like so many of the earth's marvels, beneath the dust of habit.
~By Salman Rushdie ~


When you're recording, if you're not really clean in your playing, it sounds like a mess.
~By Ritchie Blackmore ~


It sounds like something on a very trite T-shirt, but life is what happens.
~By Nigella Lawson ~


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 ~


We never considered ourselves to be a good band or anything, we just thought we were playing for fun and we wanted to play music that sounded like Black Sabbath or Soundgarden or the music we were into at that time.
~By Daniel Johns ~


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 ~


We spent a lot of time on that record with the sound and recorded it on the Paramount sound stage which is this huge room where the sound is reflected but the reflection is so late and comes from so far away that it doesn't blur the music but gives you a room nonetheless.
~By Leo Kottke ~


I don't find the business easy. The moment you start talking about the business, you start sounding like someone in Spinal Tap.
~By Robert Wyatt ~


In the beginning, there was silence. And out of the silence came the sound. The sound is not here.
~By Daniel Barenboim ~


Requiring valid, photographic identification is a common sense step to ensure voter integrity and sound elections.
~By Sonny Perdue ~


If you're a good singer, you're going to make anything sound good.
~By Casey Abrams ~


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


Experimenting with different sounds is great, but when it comes down to it, you're still playing a guitar.
~By Daisy Berkowitz ~


If you look at a record under a microscope, the high frequencies are short jagged edges... and the low frequencies are long swinging ones are deep bass sounds. When it cut it at half speed, you're getting more of those on the record.
~By Herb Alpert ~


Well rounded forms gives smooth sounds; sharper or angular forms give harder and harsher sounds.
~By Norman McLaren ~


If Americans want to see results instead of rhetoric, if taxpayers would like solutions instead of sound bites, and hard work instead of horse trading, I suggest you take a short look, and it won't take much longer, at the accomplishments of this Congress.
~By Alcee Hastings ~


So just as I want pilots on the planes that I fly, when it comes to monetary policy, I want to think that there is someone with sound judgement at the controls.
~By Martin Feldstein ~

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