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
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
Jeff Buckley was a pure drop in an ocean of noise.jeff buckley
“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
The sweetest noise on earth, a woman's tongue; a string which hath no discord.
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
Depend on me; never fear your enemies. I'll warrant we make more noise than they.Henry Fielding
Beethoven and Wagner for many years wrung our hearts. But now we are sated with them and derive much greater pleasure from ideally combining the noise of streetcars, internal-combustion engines, automobiles, and bust crowds than from rehearsing, for example, the 'Eroica' or the 'Pastorale'...away! les ust be gone, since we shall not much longer succeed in restraining a desire to create a new musical realism by a generous distribution of sonorous blows and slaps, leaping numbly over violins, pianofortes, contrabasses, and groaning organs, Away!luigi russolo
Organized religion, he saw, back in the day, had been purely a signal-to-noise proposition, at once the medium and the message, a one-channel universe. For Europe, that channel was Christian, and broadcasting from Rome, but nothing could be broadcast faster than a man could travel on horseback. There was a hierarchy in place, and a highly organized methodology of top-down signal dissemination, but the time lag enforced by tech-lack imposed a near-disastrous ratio, the noise of heresy constantly threatening to overwhelm the signal.william ford gibson