I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.douglas adams
The Englishmay not likemusicbuttheyabsolutely love the noise it makes.Quoted in L Ayre The Wit of Music (1930).
Deep calleth unto deep at the noise of thy waterspouts: all thy waves and thy billows are gone over me.Bible (Old Testament)
Forasmuch as there isgreat noise in the city caused by hustling over large balls, from which many evils may arise, which God forbid, we command and forbid on behalf of the King, on pain of imprisonment, such game to be used in the city in future.1314 Royal proclamation, banning football from the streets of London.
It will be generally admitted that Beethoven's Fifth Symphony is the most sublime noise that has ever penetrated into the ear of man.1910 Howards End, ch.5.
Those that govern most make least noise.john selden
So all day long the noise of battle rolled Among the mountains by the winter sea.Tennyson
The cold passed reluctantly from the earth, and the retiring fogs revealed an army stretched out on the hills, resting. As the landscape changed from brown to green, the army awakened, and began to tremble with eagerness at the noise of rumors.Stephen Crane
I never understood music. It seemed to me to be the maximum amount of noise conveying the minimum amount of information.Quentin Crisp
Whenever you wash dishes, cook, or clean, if you make no sound, this is smartness itself. A person who enters a house and makes a lot of noise is revealing a lack of spirituality; even cats and dogs do not make unnecessary sounds, and man as he naturally is does not make any either.michio kushi
Vehicular traffic is completely forbidden in the green strips, where tranquility shall reign and the curse of noise shall not penetrate.le corbusier
There is something terribly wrong with a culture inebriated by noise and gregariousness.George Steiner
In anything fit to be called by the name of reading, the process itself should be absorbing and voluptuous; we should gloat over a book, be rapt clean out of ourselves, and rise from the perusal, our mind filled with the busiest, kaleidoscopic dance of images, incapable of sleep or of continuous thought. The words, if the book be eloquent, should run thenceforward in our ears like the noise of breakers, and the story, if it be a story, repeat itself in a thousand coloured pictures to the eye.Robert Louis Stevenson
Then bless thy secret growth, nor catch At noise, but thrive unseen and dumb; Keep clean, be as fruit, earn life, and watch Till the white-wing’d reapers come!Henry Vaughan
Lives there a man whose sole delights Are trivial pomp and city noise, Hardening a heart that loathes or slights What every natural heart enjoys?william wordsworth
"Wherever we are, what we hear is mostly noise. When we ignore it, it disturbs us. When we listen to it, we ?nd it fascinating."john cage
Life continues, and some mornings, weary of the noise, discouraged by the prospect of the interminable work to keep after, sickened also by the madness of the world that leaps at you from the newspaper, finally convinced that I will not be equal to it and that I will disappoint everyone all I want to do is sit down and wait for evening. This is what I feel like, and sometimes I yield to it.Albert Camus
There was the noise of a bolt shot back, and the door opened a few inches, enough to show a long snout and a pair of sleepy blinking eyes.Kenneth Grahame
And what of home how goes it, boys, While we die here in stench and noise?robert graves
we made love on the living room floor with the noise in the background of a televised war and in that defeaning pleasure i thought i heard someone say if we walk away they'll walk awayconor oberst
Ego is a social institution with no physical reality. The ego is simply your symbol of yourself. Just as the word " water " is a noise that symbolizes a certain liquid without being it, so too the idea of ego symbolizes the role you play, who you are, but it is not the same as your living organism.alan watts
As we melt let's make no noise Oh, the profanation of our love To tell the world our passing joys!aaron weiss
Sweet bird that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy! Thee, chauntress, oft, the woods among, I woo, to hear thy even-song.john milton
In fact, an information theory that leaves out the issue of noise turns out to have no content.Hans Christian von Baeyer (2003) Information, The New Language of Science. p. 122
Green little vaulter, in the sunny grass, Catching your heart up at the feel of June, Sole noise that's heard amidst the lazy noon, When ev"n the bees lag at the summoning brass.leigh hunt
Let's march without the noise of threat'ning drum.Act III, scene 3, line 51.
The role of television is the illusion of company, noise. I call it the fifth wall and the second window: the window of illusion.Mumia Abu-Jamal I spend my days preparing for life, not for death The Guardian, Laura Smith 25 October 2007 
Flute: Must I speak now? Quince: Ay, marry, must you: for you must understand he goes but to see a noise that he heard, and is to come again.Scene i
What noise is this? Not dead not yet quite dead? I that am cruel am yet merciful; I would not have the linger in thy pain So, so.Othello, scene ii
At first, heard solemn o'er the verge of Heaven, The Tempest growls; but as it nearer comes, And rolls its awful burden on the wind, The Lightnings flash a larger curve, and more The noise astounds; till overhead a sheet Of livid flame discloses wide, then shuts, And opens wider; shuts and opens still Expansive, wrapping ether in a blaze. Follows the loosen'd aggravated Roar, Enlarging, deepening, mingling, peal on peal, Crush'd, horrible, convulsing Heaven and Earth.james thomson