I had orders to report to Brigadier General Lindsey, and he said to me, "Well, York, I hear you have captured the whole damned German army." And I told him I only had 132.
Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys and destiny obscure; Nor Grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike th' inevitable hour, The paths of glory lead but to the grave.thomas gray
He that is a traveller must have the back of an ass to bear all, atonguelikethetail ofa dog toflatterall, themouthof a hog to eat all what is set before him, the ear of a merchant to hear all and say nothing; and if this be not the highest step of thraldom, there is no liberty or freedom.thomas nashe
Sinners, hear and consider, if you wilfully condemn your souls to bestiality, God will condemn them to perpetual misery.Richard Baxter
When I hear the word culture, I reach for my Browning!hermann göring
Do you recall the laughter of the Philistines at the helpless Sampson? You can hear the echo of that laughter to-day, as the church, shorn of her strength by her own sin, is an object of ridicule to the world, who cry in derision, "Where is your boasted triumph and your Millennial glory?"abbott eliot kittredge
"Shells with lip, or tooth, or bleeding gum,Tell-tale shells, and shells that whisper 'Come',Shells that stammer, blush, and yet are dumb – ""O let me hear!"thomas sturge moore
The mind is its own place and in his inner life each of us lives the life of a ghostly Robinson Crusoe. People can see, hear and jolt one another’s bodies, but they are irremediably blind and deaf to the workings of one another’s minds and inoperative upon them.Gilbert Ryle
When I hear any man talk of an unalterable law, the only effect it produces upon me is to convince me that he is an unalterable fool.sydney smith
You should hear me on my own. It’s horrendous.I saw Deep Purple live once and I paid money for it and I thought, Geez, this is ridiculous.’angus young
[On cancer] One of the problems is that the notion of cancer has been so normalized. You hear about it so often, and it's not ok... it's not ok to normalize this disease. And with all of the pinkwashing that goes on where companies are selling products based on breast cancer month it's a lovely gesture, but consumers get so used to it that it becomes more normal.jennifer beals
Shall I make it clear, boys, for all to apprehend, Those that will not hear, boys, waiting for the end, Knowing it is near, boys, trying to pretend, Sitting in cold fear, boys, waiting for the end?william empson
If you say to someone who has ears to hear: "What you are doing to me is not just," you may touch and awaken at its source the spirit of attention and love. But it is not the same with words like, "I have the right..." or "you have no right to..." They evoke a latent war and awaken the spirit of contention.Simone Weil
Again I hear that creaking step! He's rapping at the door! Too well I know the boding sound That ushers in a bore.
A final argument for broad freedom of expression is its effect on the character of individuals in a society. Citizens in a free society must have courage the courage to hear not only unwelcome political speech but novel and shocking ideas in science and the arts.anthony lewis
When I hear any man talk of an unalterable law , the only effect it produces upon me is to convince me that he is an unalterable fool.
Do we not hear voices, gentle and great, and some of them like the voices of departed friends, do we not hear them saying to us, "Come up hither?"
I hope David can hear it.
I want to reach the point where people hear my name and immediately think of real country music.George Strait
hear the mellow wedding bells, Golden bells! What a world of happiness their harmony foretells Through the balmy air of night How they ring out their delight! From the molten golden notes, And all in tune What a liquid ditty floats To the turtle-dove that listens while she gloats On the moon!