It often happens that we pray God to deliver us from some dangerous temptation, and yet that God does not hear us, but permits the temptation to continue troubling us. In such a case, let us understand that God permits even this for our greater good.— Alphonsus Liguori
Passioned Hearing Aids quotations
A quiet mind is able to hear intuition over fear.
Since I came to the White House, I got two hearing aids, a colon operation, skin cancer, a prostate operation, and I was shot. The damn thing is, I've never felt better in my life.
We have hearing aids in order to fix our ears.
We have lasik surgery in order to fix our eyes. People ... you can't fix stupid!
Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.
I'm not really religious but very spiritual.
I give money to this company that manufactures hearing aids on a regular basis. More people should really hear me sing. I have a gift from God.
I've always wanted to write a book relating my experiences growing up as a deaf child in Chicago. Contrary to what people might think, it wasn't all about hearing aids and speech classes or frustrations.
I've noticed the sound of the golf ball being hit by the golf club is different, and much more realistic, with the hearing aids. The sound with the hearing aids makes sense, and better represents what I know is happening to the golf ball. So you could say that the hearing aids help give me confidence regarding my golf game.
How amazing is it to find someone who wants to hear about all the things that go in your head.
When I was writing The Shadow of the Glen I got more aid than any learning could have given me from a chink in the floor of the old Wicklow house where I was staying, that let me hear what was being said by the servent girls in the kitchen.
You know it's very difficult to be an actor, and to have people depending on you to say the right line, at the right time, and to not be able to hear your cues! I can't tell you how many times I would've had to have said What? if I didn't have my hearing aids. So my hearing aids are a life saver, and they allow me to practice my craft.
The hearing aids are very helpful for speech reading.
Without the hearing aids, my voice becomes very loud, and I cannot control the quality of my voice.
Do not speak badly of yourself. For the warrior within hears your words and is lessened by them.
One of the best hearing aids a man can have is an attentive wife.
If I were offered a cochlear implant today, I would prefer not to have one.
But that's not a statement about hearing aids or cochlear implants. It's about who you are.
Turn up your hearing aid 'Grandpa', because I'm only going to say this once!
Don't waste your time with explanations people only hear what they want to hear.
Every day we hear about the dangers of cancer, heart disease and AIDS.
But how many of us realize that, in much of the world, the act of giving life to a child is still the biggest killer of women of child-bearing age?
When I work out, I wear two in-the-ear hearing aids for comfort, and then I wear the behind-the-ears for my day-to-day non-physical activities, when I need maximum hearing and to communicate with people and do interviews!
It's not really that I've been an advocate for hearing aids for a long time, it's just that I've been losing my hearing for a long time! So it's actually very important for me because I'm actually hearing impaired and I simply want to hear better!
I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand.
I had my hearing aid fixed today so that I could properly hear you.
I can't see as well. I now have - this has stopped me from smoking - a pacemaker, have for about the last 15 years. No, I don't like getting old.
Corruption is one of the most common reasons I hear in views that criticize aid.
I learned to speak first, and then to sign.
I have never really known what it was like to hear, so I can't compare hearing aids to normal hearing.
Crying is how your hear speaks when your lips can't explain the pain you feel.
I've been hearing-impaired, not quite since birth, but I've been wearing hearing aids since I was 13, so I'm very conscious of the difficulty of voice communication.
Donald Trump is still hitting all the same notes.
He's making the sale. We're hearing from his aides at every event.
The Next Chapter in the Book of Hope: "Gaining New Hope Hearing Aids" As I was with the Lord in the "Classroom of Useful Information," the Lord began to share from the second chapter of the "Book of Hope." This chapter taught about the right, hopeful "Hearing Aids" that would enable His Hope Craftsmen to hear His voice and become a company of hopeful Kingdom hearers.
Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact. Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
I tell cold callers I'm very interested but a bit deaf, my hearing aid is not working properly and can they speak up. The idea is to deliberately miss-hear what they say, ask them to repeat, only louder, and see how loud I can get them to shout. After a while I say "I'm not really deaf" and was just wasting their time, as they were doing with me.
There is no advantage getting older. You don't get smarter, you don't get wiser, you don't get more mellow, you don't get more kindly, nothing good happens. Your back hurts more, you get more indigestion, your eyesight isn't as good, you need a hearing aid. It's a bad business getting old and I would advise you not to do it if you can avoid it. It doesn't have a romantic quality.
And then there was my mate who'd just been fitted with a brand new hearing aid.
"It's the best in the world", he said. "What type is it?", I asked and he said "ten past twelve".
Better to see something once that to hear about it a thousand times.
Did you see where President Reagan finally got a hearing aid? People have been telling him to get one for years, but he couldn't hear them.
Women are more verbal than men. That's why when you see an elderly couple together, it's always the man who has the hearing aid.
Well, one is inspired by the whole of life, one's own and somebody else's.
You know how sometimes you hear great music, and music is completely untranslatable into words, into any words. A certain tension that is born when one listens to music could aid you in expressing something absolutely different.
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
I've been wearing hearing aids for a long time.
The technology available now is simply unbelievable. When I compare the new digital products to what we had 30 years ago, it's an amazing difference.... There was a time when I couldn't hear what most people said to me, most of the time. But with the hearing aids, I understand just about everything ... it really is very impressive.
People I meet today, especially journalists who interview me, are astonished to hear that Lenin told me, in effect, that Communism was not working and that the Revolution needed American capital and technical aid.
Emma hears me come up the stairs and asks me to watch a movie with her.
I stick Band-Aids on my weeping cuts, put on pink pajamas so we match, and snuggle with her under her rainbow comforter. She arranges all of her stuffed animals around us in a circle, everyone facing the TV, then presses play...Ghosts dare not enter here.
Hope is the little voice you hear whisper Maybe, when it seems the entire world shouting No.
The white-haired wonder leading what had to, by now, be a blocks-long parade must've finally turned on her hearing aid. Because she finally pulled into the United Methodist Church parking lot, praise God, leaving the rest of us free to party until some other octogenarian found it necessary to take to the streets after dark. In Ohio, old folks know better than to drive at night. Yet another reason Cleveland rocks.
Why do those people guess so much and shave so little, and are so disdainful of hearing aids?