I shall hear in heaven. Aphra ne e Amis Behn
Attributed last words. Quoted in Ian Crofton and Donald Fraser A Dictionary of Musical Quotations (1985).
Come on and hear, Come on and hear Alexander's Ragtime Band Irving originally Israel Baline Berlin
'Alexander's Ragtime Band', opening lines, featured in the 1938 film of the same title.
Hear,O Israel: the L our God is one L: And thou shalt love the L thy God with all thy soul, and with all thy might. Bible (Old Testament)
He that hath ears to hear, let him hear. Bible (NewTestament)
And he said unto them, He that hath ears to hear, let him hear. Bible (NewTestament)
St Mark 4:9.
And he said unto them,Take heed what ye hear: with what measure ye mete, it shall be measured to you: and unto you that hear shall more be given. Bible (NewTestament)
St Mark 4:24.
And were beyond measure astonished, saying, He hath done all things well: he maketh both the deaf to hear, and the dumb to speak. Bible (NewTestament)
St Mark 7:37.
My task which I am trying to achieve is, by the power of the written word to make you hear, to make you feelit is, before all, to make you see.Thatand no more, and it is everything. Korzeniowski
The Nigger of the Narcissus, preface.
Do not let me hear Of the wisdom of old men, but rather of their folly. T(homas) S(tearns) Eliot
Four Quartets,'East Coker', pt.2.
O that thou shouldst give dust a tongue To cry to thee, And then not hear it crying! George Herbert
'Denial', collected in The Temple, Sacred Poems and Private Ejaculations (published posthumously,1633).
'Come all to church, good people,' Oh, noisy bells, be dumb; I hear you, I will come. A(lfred) E(dward) Housman
A Shropshire Lad, no.21.
Some of the opera houses in Italy had to be burnt down because people could neither see nor hear. They gave up seeing years ago, but they did enjoy the music. Philip Cortelyou Johnson
Informal talk, Architectural Association School of Architecture, 28 Nov. Collected in Writings (1979).
It may be divided into three parts; in one you cannot hear, in another you cannot see, and in the third you can neither see nor hear. I remember once sitting alone in the third divisionand never before or since have I had such a profound feeling of the power of solitude. Christopher pseudonym of JohnWilson North
Of the Theatre Royal, Glasgow.'Noctes Ambrosianae', no.64, in Blackwood's Magazine, Nov.
Sempre que os homens sabidos lhe diziam palavras dif|ceis, ele sa|a logrado. Sobressaltava-se escutando-as. Evidentemente so serviam para encobrir ladroeiras. Mas eram bonitas. Whenever men with book learning used big words in dealing with him, he came out the loser. It startled him just to hear those words.Obviously they were just a cover for robbery. But they sounded nice. Graciliano Ramos
Vidas secas (translated as Barren Lives,1965),'Contas'.
The oldest griefs of summer seem less sad than drone of mowers on suburban lawns and girls'thin laughter, to the ears that hear the soft rain falling of the failing stars. Edgell Rickword
'Regret for the Passing of the Entire Scheme ofThings'.
If you really want to hear about it, the first thing you'll probably wantto know iswhere Iwasborn, and what my lousy childhood was like, and how my parents were occupied and all before they had me, and all that David Copperfield kind ofcrap, but Idon't feel likegoing into it. J(erome) D(avid) Salinger
The Catcher in the Rye, ch.1.
Hidden in wonder and snow, or sudden with summer, This land stares at the sun in a huge silence Endlessly repeating something we cannot hear. Inarticulate, arctic, Not written on by history, emptyas paper, It leans away from the world with songs in its lakes Older than love, and lost in the miles. 722 F(rancis) R(eginald) Scott
Of Canada.'Laurentian Shield'.
All you had to do was tell people what they wanted to hear and they would believe you no matter how implausible your story might be. Tom (Thomas Ridley) Sharpe
But a word stung him like a mosquito For what they hear, they repeat! Dame Edith Louisa Sitwell
Fa c° ade,'Tango-Pasodoble'.
The sovereign'st thing that any man may have Is little to say, and much to hear and see. John Skelton
The Bouge of Court, l. 211.
What music ismore enchanting thanthevoices of young people, when you can't hear what they say? Logan Pearsall Smith
Afterthoughts,'Age and Death'.
Jazz will endure just as long as people hear it through their feet instead of their brains. John Philip Sousa
Whatever may be the distribution of uncertainty among economists, the public only gets to hear from those who have certain opinions. Herbert SteinSearch Quotes Webster's New World Dictionary of Quotations Copyright © 2010 by Chambers Harrap Publishers Ltd. All rights reserved. Published by Wiley, Hoboken, NJ. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
Washington Bedtime Stories.
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