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Christopher Smart Quotes and Sayings

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For there is a sound reasoning upon all flowers.
For flowers are peculiarly the poetry of Christ.
- Christopher Smart

A system of morality which is based
on relative emotional values
is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception
which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
- Socrates

What is the Sound of One Hand Clapping?
- Traditional Zen Koan

A day spent without the sight or sound of beauty,
the contemplation of mystery,
or the search of truth or perfection
is a poverty-stricken day; and a succession
of such days is fatal to human life.
- Lewis Mumford

 

Visualize your end result as having already been accomplished.
Let the image of your success play on the giant screen
in full color with surround sound -
so real you can smell and taste it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

True friendship is like sound health;
the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
- Charles Caleb Colton

The primal rhythmic power
and resonant sound of waves on the shore
are like the earth's heartbeat,
and become our connection with the body of nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Creationists make it sound as though a "theory'
is something you dreamt up after being drunk all night.
- Isaac Asimov

It is forbidden to kill; therefore all murderers are
punished unless they kill in large numbers and to the sound of trumpets.
- Voltaire

Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.
- Mary Pickford

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for
the education of its virtue.
- Plato

Music is what feelings sound like.
- Anonymous

It couldn't sound like a dog, because K9 isn't a dog,
but I made it sound as mechanical as possible.
- John Leeson

He has the finest, fundamentally sound golf swing I've ever seen.
- Jack Nicklaus

A lot of people told me that I'm committing musical suicide with my sound.
- Kid Rock

This may sound trite, but bad things happen to good people,
and when you're facing terrorism, natural disaster,
you can have every wonderful plan in place,
but I am a realist.
- Warren Rudman

I hate the way chorus boxes sound.
- Pat Metheny

I'm not trying to sound pretentious,
but we did sell 12 million records on the first album,
so we did get paid a little bit.
- Justin Timberlake

People say that the Beavis voice doesn't sound like me or some other voices.
Butt-Head I think sounds like me.
- Mike Judge

I enjoy the videos with the sound off,
where you can look at the belly buttons and everything.
Really some pretty girls, but I don't know about the music.
- Merle Haggard

Shania Twain brought a whole other fan base to country music with her sound,
the way the videos were produced.
- Faith Hill

The three great elemental sounds in nature are the sound of rain,
the sound of wind in a primeval wood,
and the sound of outer ocean on a beach.
- Henry Beston

I came from an era when we didn't use electronic instruments.
The bass wasn't even amplified.
The sound was the sound you got.
- Stan Getz

A bass should sound like a bass with the thump of the finger against the wood,
like it began with stand up.
- Suzi Quatro

It's not about how loud you turn the amp up.
That's not what makes it sound big.
What makes it sound big is fooling around with different
delays and reverb settings.
- Brian Setzer

My first love was the sound of guitar.
- Boz Scaggs

You listen to Handel operas, right? And there are a thousand of them,
right? And they all sound alike.
If I look back on my work, maybe it's the same thing.
- Isaac Mizrahi

The most persistent sound which reverberates through
man's history is the beating of war drums.
- Arthur Koestler

When I first came out, like a lot of the artists at that time,
I had a very polished, very overproduced sound.
- Taylor Dayne

I have always known that it comes from deep within myself.
I always knew what sound I wanted, and how I wanted to play.
I knew everything, it just had to be developed.
- Michael Schenker

It goes back to a style of moviemaking I remember seeing as a child,
in movies like The Man With The Golden Arm,
which I think was shot all on a sound stage.
- Debbie Allen

John legend is a nickname that somebody started calling
me a while ago and part of it is 'cos I sound like an old man when I sing.
- John Legend

In poetic language, in which the sign as such takes on an autonomous value,
this sound symbolism becomes an actual factor and creates
a sort of accompaniment to the signified.
- Roman Jakobson

Watching the scenes out of New Orleans,
if you turn down the sound it could be the Sudan or any Third World country.
But it's not.
it's the United States of America.
- Al Roker

So just as I want pilots on the planes that I fly,
when it comes to monetary policy, I want to think that
there is someone with sound judgement at the controls.
- Martin Feldstein

I've always been a big fan of the American soul sound.
- Jose Carreras

The media works in sound bites.
They can make you look like a genius or stupid.
- Kato Kaelin

When there is an original sound in the world,
it makes a hundred echoes.
- John A. Shedd

And I'll never forget the first time I took the possibility
to project sound every day for six or seven hours with
special devices which were built for me.
- Karlheinz Stockhausen

I think I sound like Barry White.
- Gloria Gaynor

The big studio era is from the coming of sound until 1950,
until I came in...
I came in at a crux in film, which was the end of the
studio era and the rise of filmmaking.
- Charlton Heston

It seems that if one is working from the point of view
of getting beauty in one's equations,
and if one has really a sound insight,
one is on a sure line of progress.
- Paul Dirac

The power of sound to put an audience in a certain
psychological state is vastly undervalued.
And the more you know about music and harmony,
the more you can do with that.
- Mike Figgis

I was singing about six notes higher than I had to,
in a range that kept me up in a bubblegum sound.
- Nancy Sinatra

When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound,
rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.
- Napolean Hill

A buoyant, positive approach to the game is as basic as a sound swing.
- Tony Lema

Some actors get fired up by the sound of the audience.
I just want to retreat.
- Francesca Annis

The sound of the mandolin is a very curious sound because
it's cheerful and melancholy at the same time,
and I think it comes from that shadow string,
the double strings.
- Rita Dove

It starts with a single sound.
If there's something in that sound, then it's worth continuing.
- Steve Lacy

All your travelling is together, you eat together,
you're on stage as a band together, when you get to
the sound-check the band and the crew are all together.
- Joan Armatrading

Yeah, I think the common denominator -
and this is probably going to sound like Acting 101 -
but the common denominator is belief in the character in the moment.
- Jenna Elfman

I mean, Chris is, I'm sure, a wonderful guy.
But in those days he also very, very late.
For all appointments and departures and arrivals and
sound checks and anything.
- Bill Bruford

In contrast, traditional classical music starts from
an abstract musical schema.
This is then notated and only expressed in concrete sound as a last stage,
when it is performed.
- Pierre Schaeffer

I know guys in my hometown that drive by feel and sound.
- Evel Knievel

I don't like the sound of all the lists he's making.
- Ben Stein

People do not want words - they want the sound of battle -
the battle of destiny.
- Gamal Abdel Nasser

I love deadlines.
I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.
- Douglas Adams

Strong men have sound ideas and the force to make these ideas effective.
- Andrew Mellon

Whether I sound like Sammy or not is purely coincidence.
You have got to hand it to him, he sings his ass off.
There is no moss on that stone.
- Gary Cherone

And then when I found my sound, it took me two and
a half weeks to find my sound and when I did I pulled out all the stops,
all the stops I could find.
- Jimmy Smith

The sound of the orchestra is one of the most magnificent
musical sounds that has ever existed.
- Chick Corea

For me, however, that beloved, glowing little word
happiness has become associated with everything I have
felt since childhood upon hearing the sound of the word itself.
- Herman Hesse

It is quite annoying that we have to change the sound
we invented just to avoid sounding like people who simply copy us,
but...
it is flattering and of course challenging.
- Jonathan Davis

Theaters are great.
They're designed to sound good, not for basketball.
- Les Claypool

The blues - the sound of a sinner on revival day.
- William Christopher Handy

It's sometimes better to pretend I don't hear the sound
of somebody in the nearby woods with a shotgun.
- Dashiell Hammett

The extent to which all people in our society are made to count,
and believe that they count, is not just a measure of decency;
it makes sound economic sense.
- Mary McAleese

It's the group sound that's important,
even when you're playing a solo.
- Oscar Peterson

What producers did was mostly recording in the studio,
so it never changed our sound just that much.
- Stephen Malkmus

The true harbinger of spring is not crocuses or swallows returning to Capistrano,
but the sound of the bat on the ball.
- Bill Veeck

What is a poet? An unhappy person who conceals profound
anguish in his heart but whose lips are so formed that
as sighs and cries pass over them they sound like beautiful music.
- Soren Kierkegaard


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