The Salmon of Doubt: Hitchhiking the Galaxy One Last Time (2005)
Insects are what neurosis would sound like, if neurosis could make a noise with its nose.Martin Louis Amis
Youth may be forgiven when it is brash or noisy, but this does not mean that brashness and noise are virtues.wystan hugh auden
What I tell my students is there are three places where poems must happen and a poem must happen in these three places simultaneously for it to be a good poem. It happens between the ears, that's intelligence; behind the left nipple, heart and feeling; between the tongue and teeth, the noise it makes.Douglas Eaglesham Dunn
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.
Lord Hailsham said the other day that the machinery of Government was creaking. My Lords, it is not even moving sufficiently to emit a noise of any kind.
It is with narrow-souled people as with narrow-necked bottles: the less they have in them, the more noise they make in pouring it out.Alexander Pope
Secrets with girls, like loaded guns with boys,Are never valued till they make a noise.George Crabbe
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
An empty vessel makes the most noise. (Speake, 2009)
"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
Sweet bird, that shunn'st the noise of folly, Most musical, most melancholy!john milton
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.
It is loneliness that makes the loudest noise. This is as true of men as of dogs.Eric Hoffer
Man is a great blunderer going about in the woods, and there is no other except the bear makes so much noise.
Oh! it irradiates all our days with lofty beauty, and it makes them all hallowed and divine, when we feel that not the apparent greatness, not the prominence nor noise with which it is done, nor the external consequences which flow from it, but the motive from which it flowed, determines the worth of our deed in God's eyes. Faithfulness is faithfulness, on whatsoever scale it be set forth.
Don’t let the noise of others’ opinions drown out your own inner voice.steve jobs
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.
noise is the most impertinent of all forms of interruption. It is not only an interruption, but also a disruption of thought.Arthur Schopenhauer
A Reasonable Guide to Horrible noise