Friends, Romans, Countrymen, lend me your ears.— Mark Antony
Impressive Hearing Loss quotations
The thing about hearing loss is that no one can see it.
Most people are so impatient; they just assume that the person with hearing loss is being rude, or slow-witted.
I learned to write by listening to people talk.
I still feel that the best of my writing comes from having heard rather than having read.
The only valid censorship of ideas is the right of people not to listen.
More and more I find myself at a loss for words and didn't want to hear other people talking either. Their conversations seemed false and empty. I preferred to look at the sea, which said nothing and never made you feel alone.
Blindness separates us from things but deafness separates us from people.
I am just as deaf as I am blind. The problems of deafness are deeper and more complex, if not more important than those of blindness. Deafness is a much worse misfortune. For it means the loss of the most vital stimulus- the sound of the voice that brings language, sets thoughts astir, and keeps us in the intellectual company of man.
Princes have big ears which hear far and near.
Listening is not merely not talking...it means taking a vigorous human interest in what is being told to us.
Of course, I also attribute some of my hearing loss to being in the infantry in World War II. It's probably a combination of heredity and noise exposure.
I think a lot of our problems are because people don't listen to our children.
It is not always easy. They're not always so brilliant that you want to spend hours with them. But it is very important to listen to them.
Hearing loss is a terrible thing because it cannot be repaired.
At first, it feels as if she has vanished forever, and all traces are destroyed.
But later, when the pain of loss doesn't overwhelm all your other feelings, every time you think of her, or hear her voice in your head, or remember a happy time together, you realize she's still a part of you and will never be totally gone.
But what a humiliation for me when someone standing next to me heard a flute in the distance and I heard nothing, or someone standing next to me heard a shepherd singing and again I heard nothing. Such incidents drove me almost to despair; a little more of that and I would have ended my life - it was only my art that held me back.
Rule number one is, make sure that you face the person with hearing loss when you are speaking to them.
Hearing loss very often is such a gradual phenomenon that the person is in denial. You really have to be patient with them in getting them to come forward to get help.
Hearing him talk about his mother, about his intact family, makes my chest hurt for a second, like someone pierced it with a needle.
Sweet is every sound, sweeter the voice, but every sound is sweet.
I and my public understand each other very well: it does not hear what I say, and I don't say what it wants to hear.
Oh you men who think or say that I am malevolent, stubborn, or misanthropic, how greatly do you wrong me. You do not know the secret cause which makes me seem that way to you. Oh how harshly was I flung back by the doubly sad experience of my bad hearing.
What a blessing it would be if we could open and shut our ears.
..as easily as we open and shut our eyes.
Are you having problems hearing? If so, those around you already know it.
Hearing loss is no laughing matter, so don't be a punchline.
We see a hearse; we think sorrow. We see a grave; we think despair. We hear of a death; we think of a loss. Not so in heaven. When heaven sees a breathless body, it sees the vacated cocoon & the liberated butterfly.
I hear a thunder in the distance; see a vision of the cross. I feel the pain that was given on a sad day of loss. Only He holds the key: a light to free me from my burden and grant me life eternally.
Romans, countrymen, and lovers, hear me for my cause, and be silent, that you may hear.
See with your ears and hear with your eyes.
Ever the words of the gods resound; But the porches of man's ear seldom in this low life's round are unsealed, that he may hear.
How sweetly sounds the voice of a good woman! It is so seldom heard that, when it speaks,it ravishes all senses.
Joy is the sweet voice, joy the luminous cloud.
We in ourselves rejoice! And thence flows all that charms or ear or sight, all melodies the echoes of that voice, all colours a suffusion from that light.
Delivers in such apt and gracious words that aged ears play truant at his tales;
And younger hearings are quite ravished; So sweet and voluble is his discourse.
The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue.
Money gained on Sabbath-day is a loss, I dare to say.
No blessing can come with that which comes to us, on the devil's back, by our willful disobedience of God's law. The loss of health by neglect of rest, and the loss of soul by neglect of hearing the gospel, soon turn all seeming profit into real loss.
Why wait for the loss of hearing to appreciate sound? Turn off the white noise of your thoughts and start to listen.
But animated nature sweeter still, to soothe and satisfy the human ear.
There's the Ronald Reagan cupped-ear gambit.
The press is deliberately and systematically kept away from him. All you hear is a bunch of monkeys screaming at him when they could easily have been brought right up and the president could have stood and talked in a conversational tone.