Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue.

Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind.

He who sleeps in continual noise is wakened by silence.

True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it is lost.

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Since light travels faster than sound, people appear bright until you hear them speak.

What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound anguish in his heart but whose lips are so formed that as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music.

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Thunder is the sound of hoofbeats in heaven.


The only way to escape the abyss is to look at it, gauge it, sound it out and descend into it.

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.

I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.

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

Broken friendships can be soldered, but never sound.

The empty vessel makes the loudest sound.

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Laughter is the sound of the soul dancing. My soul probably looks like Fred Astaire.

He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense.

Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying, or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.

The highest form of worship is the worship of unselfish Christian service.

The greatest form of praise is the sound of consecrated feet seeking out the lost and helpless.

Music is what feelings sound like.

The last sound on the worthless earth will be two human beings trying to launch a homemade spaceship and already quarreling about where they are going next.

The true sound and strong mind is the one that can embrace equally great and small things.

I sound my barbaric yawp over the roofs of the world.

A little rebellion now and then... is a medicine necessary for the sound health of government.

Political language is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder respectable and to give an appearance of solidarity to pure wind.

Forgive! How many will say, forgive, and find a sort of absolution in the sound to hate a little longer!

Darkness is to space what silence is to sound, i.e., the interval.

People don't want to suffer. They want to sound good immediately, and this is one of the biggest problems in the world.

The path of sound credence is through the thick forest of skepticism.

The most persistent sound which reverberates through man's history is the beating of war drums.

The secret of all good writing is sound judgment.

The clash of ideas is the sound of freedom.

You can't, in sound morals, condemn a man for taking care of his own integrity.

It is his clear duty.

True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.

Your prayer must be for a sound mind in a sound body.

It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously.

To the Master's honor all must turn, each in its track, without a sound, forever tracing Newton's ground.

When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.

The human mind is like a TV set. When it goes blank, it's a good idea to turn off the sound.

Those who have virtue always in their mouths, and neglect it in practice, are like a harp, which emits a sound pleasing to others, while itself is insensible of the music.

A man who is 'of sound mind' is one who keeps the inner madman under lock and key.

I only sound intelligent when there's a good script writer around.

You'll find that empty vessels make the most sound.

He who is not impressed by sound advice, lacks faith.

Follow sound business trends, not fashion trends.

I think the fans really wanna hear the songs the way they sound on the record.

Generally speaking, when a woman offers unsolicited advice or tries to help a man, she has no idea of how critical and unloving she may sound to him.

He whom the Gods love dies young, while he is in health, has his senses and his judgments sound.

There is no sweeter sound than the crumbling of ones fellow man.

It doesn't matter what I say as long as I sound different from other politicians.

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

And Silence, like a poultice, comesTo heal the blows of sound.

Are you then unable to recognize unless it has the same sound as yours?

If it's a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.