Silence And Music Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 90 Quotes About Silence And Music

#1. Many old music hall fans were present at the funeral today of Fred 'Chuckles' Jenkins, Britain's oldest and unfunniest comedian. In tribute, the vicar read out one of Fred's jokes, and the congregation had two minutes silence. - Author: Ronnie Barker
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#2. If I'm going to continue to be any kind of spiritual teacher, I've got to go deeper myself. And so for me, [I am] preserving long periods of solitude, silence, prayer, journaling, study, writing. I don't turn on music or the TV unless I really need to. - Author: Richard Rohr
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#3. Dizzy Gillespie, the jazz trumpet player, once said, "It's taken me all my life to learn what not to play." He was one of my special ones. And he was quite correct. Silence enhances music. What you do not play can sweeten what you do. But - Author: Mitch Albom
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#4. The silences express so much and are so crucial in music, and prose does not allow for the creation of these silences, these white spaces on the page or the computer screen. - Author: Pattiann Rogers
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#5. Music is that which takes silence and brings it to life. - Author: Plato
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#6. I miss the sound of your voice
And I miss the rush of your skin
And I miss the still of the silence
As you breathe out and I breathe in - Author: Matt Nathanson
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#7. Painting is the silence of thought and the music of sight. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#8. When you beat a drum, you create NOW, when silence becomes a sound so enormous and alive it feels like you're breathing in the clouds and the sky, and your heart is the rain and the thunder. - Author: Ruth Ozeki
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#9. I see you better in music, I hear you better in wind, I feel you more in a flooding moonlight, that understands nothing, but darkness and silence. - Author: Anthony Liccione
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#10. Interspirituality is the world music of religion; borrowing, fusing, blending and bouncing rhythms and riffs off one another not to create a homogenized spirituality, but to birth a radical new sound embedded in the ancient and timeless silence. This doesn't impact or deepen my life-it is my life. - Author: Rami M. Shapiro
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#11. And then more quiet, silence so deep it almost drowned out the roar of the night music that pounded away in my secret self. - Author: Jeff Lindsay
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#12. The kind of music that God must hearing, no matter how busy or distracted, because it comes out of hundreds of square Miles of nothingness, out of the emptiness of the hills and the silence of the moors ... - Author: Simon Armitage
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#13. My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence. - Author: Edith Sitwell
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#14. She was a poem and a painting too. Everything she said sounded like a song, every silence was the music too. - Author: Akshay Vasu
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#15. And the rain drops kept falling like the sweetest music
leaving tears on the glass,
which is what music does to me
most of the time
but silence too. and rain. - Author: Charlotte Eriksson
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#16. Flowers and plants are silent presences. They nourish every sense except the ear. - Author: May Sarton
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#17. The fish in the water is silent, the animals on the earth is noisy, the bird in the air is singing. But man has in him the silence of the sea, the noise of the earth and the music of the air. - Author: Rabindranath Tagore
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#18. I have to learn to hear music, to see beauty, and to find joy in silence - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#19. Several things can throw me into that space where I feel energetic and peaceful at the same moment - often things that force me to utilize all my senses. Sunshine does it for me. Music for sure, singing, and dancing. Conscious breathing. Nature. Silence. Meditation. Sport is a great one. - Author: Richard Brancatisano
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#20. A part of all art is to make silence speak. The things left out in painting, the note withheld in music, the void in architecture - all are as necessary and as active as the utterance itself. - Author: Freya Stark
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#21. Poetry is so close to music, not just in cadence and sound but in silences. That's why, to me, I can't talk about prose poems. I can talk about poetic prose. - Author: Pattiann Rogers
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#22. The voice of humility is God's music, and the silence of humility is God's rhetoric. - Author: Francis Quarles
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#23. Hark, how chimes the passing bell! There's no music to a knell; All the other sounds we hear, Flatter, and but cheat our ear. This doth put us still in mind That our flesh must be resigned, And, a general silence made, The world be muffled in a shade. - Author: James Shirley
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#24. Finally Lucinda grew used to her silence, and began not only to accept it, but treasure it. She too grew quiet. For the first time she heard the music of her heart. - Author: John Speed
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#25. He would have enough money ... for a family that would fill his house with beautiful music and the silence of good books. - Author: Ann-Marie MacDonald
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#26. Alif found himself succumbing to the silence of the place, a quiet so open and broad that it seemed almost to roar, as though it was not silence at all but music in some ancient inaudible key. His eyes drifted shut and he slept without dreaming. - Author: G. Willow Wilson
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#27. Life is a song made of the musical rhythm of the body, words of the mind and the melodious silence of the soul. - Author: Banani Ray
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#28. Profound music leads us beyond language ... to the dark roots of our scream and the celestial heights of our silence. - Author: Cornel West
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#29. Magic exists. Who can doubt it, when there are rainbows and wildflowers, the music of the wind and the silence of the stars? Anyone who has loved has been touched by magic. It is such a simple and such an extraordinary part of the lives we live. - Author: Nora Roberts
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#30. I think that sexual pleasure and the weird color of the sky after a storm or the stream of tail lights across the bridge or the way silence can thin or thicken before music starts - all these things have to be harnessed by the political. The libidinal has to be harnessed by the political. - Author: Ben Lerner
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#31. I have known the silence of the stars and of the sea.
And the silence of the city when it pauses,
And the silence of a man and a maid,
And the silence for which music alone finds the word. - Author: Edgar Lee Masters
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#32. A fine work of art - music, dance, painting, story - has the power to silence the chatter in the mind and lift us to another place. - Author: Robert McKee
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#33. For me, prose is never a poem. Because with prose there are so very few tools to create the music. And one of the most important tools missing is the ability to create silences, as you can in poetry by how you fashion the lines and breaks within the lines and stanzas. - Author: Pattiann Rogers
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#34. In Dance and Music, Silence swims to reach our soul. - Author: Nelly Mazloum
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#35. For that reason you can't write with music playing, and anyone who says he can is either writing badly, or not listening to the music, or lying. You need to hear what you're writing, and for that you need silence. - Author: Philip Pullman
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#36. Sometimes silence become the most excruciating sound; sometimes the mind becomes a musical symphony of clouded thoughts, questions and clarifications but the vocals fail to present the sound of conversation. - Author: Sumrit Shahi
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#37. Because music is a language unto itself, when I'm writing, I need silence. I need to hear the music and the rhythms of the words inside my thoughts. - Author: Marianne Wiggins
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#38. Music and silence combine strongly because music is done with silence, and silence is full of music. - Author: Marcel Marceau
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#39. The music aids the message, it's there to punctuate and abbreviate and shape the silence. - Author: Saul Williams
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#40. Without the silence that follows the chants, you get only half the story. It's like the climax of a good story. The silence is there because it exists in the music. It just needs to be exposed and acknowledged. - Author: Deva Premal
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#41. Music is in all growing things; And underneath the silky wings Of smallest insects there is stirred A pulse of air that must be heard; Earth's silence lives, and throbs, and sings. - Author: George Parsons Lathrop
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#42. To read a poem
Is to see light where there is darkness
Is to hear silence where there is noise
Is to dance where there is no music
Is to sing where the only instrument is words
And the stirring, impassioned pauses - Author: A.A. Patawaran
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#43. I contribute to the dead of winter and the moans of silence, blood trails are music to my ears ... I'm a gut pile addict ... The pig didn't know I was there ... it's my kick ... I love shafting animals ... it's rock 'n' roll power. - Author: Ted Nugent
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#44. There are many matters and many circumstances in which consciousness is undesirable and silence is golden, so that secrecy can be used as a marker to tell us that we are approaching the holy. - Author: Gregory Bateson
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#45. As the music played over the speakers and the waterfall in the pool filled the silence around us, I knew that, without a doubt, I had just been ruined. - Author: Abbi Glines
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#46. Knowing that the voice wouldn't scream to be heard, they made sure that the world stayed loud with music and movies and 24/7 news and incessant online chatter. If they couldn't silence the whisper, they'd bombard people with other voices. Infinite choices. - Author: Lauren Miller
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#47. The sound of their voices mingled with the whicker of horses, the clank of steel, and the groaning hinges of the great bronze gates to make a strange and fearful music. In the sept they sing for the Mother's mercy but on the walls it's the Warrior they pray to, and all in silence. - Author: George R R Martin
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#48. Every silence says something: the silence between words, between notes in music and between people. - Author: Nathalie Abi-Ezzi
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#49. In wilderness people can find the silence and the solitude and the noncivilized surroundings that can connect them once again to their evolutionary heritage, and through an experience of the eternal mystery, can give them a sense of the sacredness of all creation. - Author: Sigurd F. Olson
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#50. Before music there was silence and the duet format allows you to build from the silence in a very special way. - Author: Charlie Haden
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#51. When it comes, you'll be dreaming that you don't need to breathe; that breathless silence is the music of the dark and it's part of the rhythm to vanish like a spark. - Author: Wislawa Szymborska
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#52. It is the little rift within the lute That by and by will make the music mute, And ever widening slowly silence all. - Author: Alfred Lord Tennyson
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#53. I couldn't imagine a day without music. It relaxes and stimulates me in equal measure and I hate the sound of silence - the concept, I mean, not the track by Simon and Garfunkel. - Author: Charles Kennedy
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#54. I rest in silence and music and long strides, while Sam rests in noise and motion. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#55. Film is really the one art form that can effectively use silence. Music and theater can play with silence, but they can't sustain silence without losing energy, whereas film can go into a silent mode and stay there for minutes at a time. - Author: Walter Murch
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#56. I need to be alone. I need to ponder my shame and my despair in seclusion; I need the sunshine and the paving stones of the streets without companions, without conversation, face to face with myself, with only the music of my heart for company. - Author: Henry Miller
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#57. Write even when the world is chaotic. You don't need a cigarette, silence, music, a comfortable chair, or inner peace to write. You just need ten minutes and a writing implement. - Author: Cory Doctorow
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#58. To sit in solitude, to think in solitude with only the music of the stream and the cedar to break the flow of silence, there lies the value of wilderness. - Author: John Muir
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#59. I began observing, making paintings of my surroundings, taking a vow of silence, listening, composing music, writing, and making time for formal education. Then I started telling stories. - Author: John Francis
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#60. Silence is the nest and music is the bird. The bird leaves the nest early in the morning and returns to the nest in the evening. Similarly, in the spiritual world, divine music comes from the inmost soul of Silence. - Author: Sri Chinmoy
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#61. [S]he leans into this guy and rocks her head like I'm making this music for her, when if I could, I would take it all away and give her as much silence as she's given me pain. - Author: Rachel Cohn
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#62. I have music on when I write. I don't like the isolation otherwise and find the silence deadening. - Author: Darren Shan
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#63. For the rest, silence or good music, not much food, a lot of solitude, walks on the Heath, the time to think while others ... well, often fall apart. Not so bad, not so bad at all. Being queer and self-sufficient is the best present at this season. - Author: Will Self
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#64. As soon as she sees me she swings forward and hits a key on her keyboard. The music cuts off instantly. Strangely, the silence that follows seems just as loud. - Author: Lauren Oliver
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#65. If I don't already know a song's chord progression, I'll stop writing and try to figure it out. I can occasionally listen to unstructured, amelodic ambient music, but I prefer no music. I don't need silence - I can write just about anywhere - but music is a major distraction. - Author: F. Paul Wilson
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#66. If death is this brilliant slide, this high, fine music felt as pure vibration, this plunging float in wind and silence, it's not so bad. - Author: Jayne Anne Phillips
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#67. Here, I can hear things, the world throbs differently, silence thrums like a chord strummed eons ago, music in the aspen trees and in the firs and burr oaks and even in the fields of drying corn. - Author: Nickolas Butler
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#68. Listening to silence, our intuition and music helps us to find answers. - Author: Danielle Barone
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#69. One thing is certain, and I have always known it - the joys of my life have nothing to do with age. They do not change. Flowers, the morning and evening light, music, poetry, silence, the goldfinches darting about - Author: May Sarton
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#70. Music is pleasing not only because of the sound but because of the silence that is in it: without the alternation of sound and silence there would be no rhythm. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#71. If you don't die of thirst, there are blessings in the desert. You can be pulled into limitlessness, which we all yearn for, or you can do the beauty of minutiae, the scrimshaw of tiny and precise. The sky is your ocean, and the crystal silence will uplift you like great gospel music, or Neil Young. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#72. Music, not being made up of objects nor referring to objects, is intangible and ineffable; it can only be as it were inhaled by the spirit: the rest is silence. - Author: Jacques Barzun
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#73. Nor rural sights alone, but rural sounds,
Exhilirate the spirit, and restore
The tone of languid nature. - Author: William Cowper
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#74. Life and death is like music. Life is the note. Death is the silence. Play your note well. - Author: Robert G. Moons
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#75. I make my music at night when there's no noise ... Just me, my headphones and the silence. But I'm always making music in my head. It's like a non-stop radio! - Author: Marilou
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#76. He liked to read with the silence and the golden color of the whiskey as his companions. He liked food, people, talk, but reading was an inexhaustible pleasure. What the joys of music were to others, words on a page were to him. - Author: James Salter
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#77. He was the incomparable painter of mystery, silence, and the infinite, of the passing cloud, and the sunlit shimmer of the waves-subleties which none before him had been capable of suggesting. - Author: Claude Debussy
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#78. When I was looking at the moon, I saw your eyes looking at me. I felt lights of love softly touching me, in the silence I heard your sweet music of joy, and then I got lost in your love. - Author: Debasish Mridha
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#79. I'd prefer silence and random jokes about the passing billboards and scenery, but I know how he likes music. I just hope he doesn't start singing. - Author: C.B. Cook
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#80. If sound is music and came from silence, then silence is potentially greater than sound. If the sound is effective, it should actually have a chemical - some sort of physiological - effect on the listener, so he doesn't have to hear that sound again. - Author: Keith Jarrett
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#81. The material of music is sound and silence. Integrating these is composing. - Author: John Cage
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#82. We have two lives;
The soul of man is like the rolling world,
One half in day, the other dipt in night;
The one has music and the flying cloud,
The other, silence and the wakeful stars. - Author: Alexander Smith
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#83. I need more and more silence, it feels. Poems don't leap into my mind when I'm distracted, turned outward, with other people, listening to music. - Author: Jane Hirshfield
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#84. During the summer I meditated outside in nature. Listening to the wind with the ears are like listening to mere noise, but listening to the wind blowing through the trees from the inner silence and being one with the wind is like listening to the celestial music. - Author: Swami Dhyan Giten
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#85. Laughter is a holy thing. It is as sacred as music and silence
and solemnity, maybe more sacred. Laughter is like a prayer, like
a bridge over which creatures tiptoe to meet each other. Laughter
is like mercy; it heals. When you can laugh at yourself, you are
free. - Author: Ted Loder
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#86. When all seems hopeless and all has gone silent, that's Destiny turning down the music so that all may hear our response to life's great storms, giving our response the chance to echo throughout eternity with the level of greatness it deserves. - Author: A.J. Darkholme
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#87. After my recent brush with voicelessness, I thought I'd share with you a few thoughts about speech. Don't take it lightly my friends. If music is the pathway to the heart as Voltaire suggested, then speech is the pathway to other people. Live in silence and you live alone. - Author: Henry Bromell
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#88. And in the depths of music, I didn't find the answer,
And again there was silence, and again the ghost
of summer. - Author: Anna Akhmatova
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#89. I don't listen to music when designing. We create in silence. I go through a torturous process because everything has to be precise and right. - Author: Francisco Costa
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#90. Music is the voice of silence.
Healing elixir for every degree of disposition.
so burn in it,for scar is beautiful and mental. - Author: Akshmala Sharma
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