The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time (2005)
They moved so gently, that their footsteps made no noise; but there were sobs from among the group, and sounds of grief and mourning.charles dickens
As virtuous men pass mildly away, And whisper to their souls, to go, Whilst some of their sad friends do say, The breath goes now, and some say, no: 280 So let us melt, and make no noise, No tear-floods, nor sigh-tempests move; 'Twere profanation of our joys To tell the laity of our love.john donne
Nursed amid her noise, her crowds, her beloved smokewhat have I been doing all my life, if I have not lent out my heart with usury to such scenes?Charles Lamb
Methinks I see in my mind a noble and puissant nation rousing herself like a strong man after sleep, and shaking her invincible locks: methinks I see her as an eagle mewing her mighty youth, and kindling her undazzled eyes at the full midday beam; purging and unscaling her long-abused sight at the fountain itself of heavenly radiance; while the whole noise of timorous birds, with those also that love thetwilight, flutterabout, amazed at what she means.john milton
I know Bono and he knows Ono, she knows Eno whose phone goes thus:"Brian's not home, he's at the North Pole, but if you'd like to leave a weird noise..."nigel blackwell
I was often in the pit lane the noise was indescribable and I've no doubt that is why my hearing was affected.murray walker
Then bless thy secret growth, nor catchAt noise, but thrive unseen and dumb;Keep clean, be as fruit, earn life, and watchTill the white-wing'd reapers come.Henry Vaughan
When it’s too easy to get money, then you get a lot of noise mixed in with the real innovation and entrepreneurship. Tough times bring out the best parts of Silicon Valley.sergey brin
Jeff Buckley was a pure drop in an ocean of noise.jeff buckley
We must not always judge of the generality of the opinion by the noise of the acclamation.Edmund Burke
In this country the only way a minority can get anything done is to make a little noise.jane fonda
“We’re in danger of losing the ship generation.” “I’m aware of the problems,” she said. “‘You can’t tell the boys from the girls, they have no respect for their elders, their user interfaces are garish and unwieldy, everybody is writing a book, and their music is just noise.’ Found scratched on a potsherd in Sumer.”ken macleod
Against reason, I thought that the next swell would be it: another rogue wave would roll me again . . .At that moment, a noise from above caught my attention. And I looked up just in time to see a gigantic white airplane fly by.abby sunderland
Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.
...the noise made by a single grain of sand moving with the waves is one of a series of tiny perceptions that we accumulate to hear the roar of the ocean.
The sweetest noise on earth, a woman's tongue; a string which hath no discord.
To know yourself as the Being underneath the thinker , the stillness underneath the mental noise , the love and joy underneath the pain , is freedom , salvation, enlightenment .
Let's march without the noise of threat'ning drum.
Arms on armour clashing bray'd Horrible discord, and the madding wheels Of brazen chariots ray'd; dire was the noise Of conflict.john milton
Let’s transplant the primitive soul to the ultramodern New York, inject his soul with the noise of the subway, of the 'el , and may his brain become a long street of buildings 224 stories high.
Sphere Music — Some sounds seem to reverberate along the plain, and then settle to earth again like dust; such are noise, Discord, Jargon. But such only as spring heavenward, and I may catch from steeples and hilltops in their upward course, which are the more refined parts of the former, are the true sphere music — pure, unmixed music — in which no wail mingles.Henry David Thoreau