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John Leeson Quotes and Sayings

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

Related topics: Movies

But here I am today recording this and I'm in the studio
with all the others on a clean mic.
It's extraordinary, the actor's found a way of doing it for himself.
- John Leeson

It was just at the end of the golden era of BBC comedy,
which was fantastic.
- John Leeson

I was lucky enough myself to have been in Dad's Army for an episode.
- John Leeson

 

Got through it without fluffing, that's the main thing any actor can hope for.
- John Leeson

No, I'm at full height, I'm in the studio,
I can actually catch actors by the eye,
it's fantastic.
- John Leeson

Martin Jarvis was to have played the part originally
but I think I had longer hair or something,
I know not.
- John Leeson

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Dick Mills was in charge of sound effects and all the rest then,
and he put the voice through a ring modulator or whatever
gizmos he'd got at the time to make it sound a little more electronic.
- John Leeson

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Music is what feelings sound like.
- Anonymous

I am not a sound bite person.
I prefer to run at the mouth.
- Marina Sirtis

What I'm dealing with is sound.
I don't pretend to be dealing with music.
I'm just dealing with sound elements,
textures and sounds.
- Bill Laswell

Sound science must be a basis to governing our trade
relations around the globe.
- Bill Frist

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

Every band had their own distinctive sound,
but it was pretty much dancing music and rhythmic music
with a tremendous emphasis on copying the Cuban models.
- Ruben Blades

Purity of personal life is the one indispensable condition
for building up a sound education.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I've always been a bit of a sound freak in the movies I've done.
- Stephen Hopkins

I thought the best thing you were supposed to do was
find somebody and try to sound like them.
- Ruth Brown

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

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

You have to sound sad first of all, then maybe later you can sound good.
- Steve Lacy

Still others want a traditional guitar sound if they call you for guitar.
- Mark White

Either you repeat the same conventional doctrines everybody is saying,
or else you say something true, and it will sound like it's from Neptune.
- Noam Chomsky

Creed's sound is my sound.
- Scott Stapp

If the guitar synthesizer is really going to stand
as a synthesizer on its own,
it needs to develop a more characteristic sound;
I don' think it's gotten there yet.
- Andy Summers

But to me the actual sound of the words is all important;
I feel always that the words complete the music and
must never be swallowed up in it.
- Lotte Lehmann

The personal vocabulary, the individual melody whose
metre is one's biography,
joins in that sound, with any luck, and the body moves like a walking,
a waking island.
- Derek Walcott

You'll find that empty vessels make the most sound.
- Johnny Rotten

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

If it wasn't for 2 Live Crew videos wouldn't look like
they do and rappers wouldn't sound like they do.
- Luther Campbell

I've never been able to arouse any interest in myself
for digitally produced sound,
and so the computer turns me off.
- David Tudor

I've learned a lot about my voice, and about things I can do with it.
Maybe that's why my sound has become a little more pop.
- Chely Wright

Those who have virtue always in their mouths,
and neglect it in practice, are like a harp,
which emits a sound pleasing to others,
while itself is insensible of the music.
- Diogenes

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

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

Because of all the concurrent stories going in 24 and its fast pace,
it can be complicated in terms of the story,
so I thought sound could help with the storytelling.
- Stephen Hopkins

I saw The Sound of Music when I was 10 and thought
that it was the most beautiful singing I had ever heard.
- Lesley Garrett

Shows were very different then - even as the headliner
we did a very short set by today's standards and sound
systems were really primitive.
But the girls made it all worthwhile!
- Peter Asher

You get a heck of a sound from the church.
Can't you hear it in my voice?
- Muddy Waters

The movie Spinal Tap rocked my world.
It's for rock what The Sound of Music was for hills.
They really nailed how dumb rock can be.
- Jack Black

If it's not going to sound like Terrapin Station,
what's the point of playing Terrapin Station?
- Branford Marsalis

The clash of ideas is the sound of freedom.
- Lady Bird Johnson

I started working on trying to sound like June from the very beginning.
- Reese Witherspoon

Handcuffing the ability of states and localities to
develop clean fuels in the cheapest possible way,
using local resources, is not sound or sensible policy.
- Jan Schakowsky

Generally speaking, when a woman offers unsolicited
advice or tries to help a man,
she has no idea of how critical and unloving he may sound to him.
- John Gray

I don't like being forced to reduce my thoughts to sound bites.
- Leon Kass

To me, there is nothing better than me going into the
studio with a live band and hearing those violins and
that echo and that sound.
I mean I loved it.
- Bobby Vinton

I don't think you can contrive any sound.
- George Shearing

If you're not Prince, you're never going to sound like Prince.
- Gwen Stefani

Apart from a few simple principles, the sound and rhythm
of English prose seem to me matters where both writers
and readers should trust not so much to rules as to their ears.
- F. L. Lucas

When the audience is awful you can still have a great
night and people will walk out thinking they had a
great time even though there was loads of loudmouths
and the sound was terrible.
- Leo Kottke

He who is not impressed by sound advice,
lacks faith.
- Abu Bakr

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

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

I think that those elements - light and sound -
are beyond democratic.
They're into the creative part of life.
- Ornette Coleman

My style is a very universal sound, which is very close to where I grew up.
- Jon Secada

Depend upon yourself.
Make your judgement trustworthy by trusting it.
You can develop good judgement as you do the muscles of your body -
by judicious,
daily exercise.
To be known as a man of sound judgement will be much in your favor.
- Grantland Rice

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

The reporter claimed he was going to write the article from my point of view.
Instead, he made me sound like a little idiot.
It made me never want to do another interview again.
- Tia Carrere

Composition gives proper meaning to the natural streams
of sound that penetrate the world.
- Toru Takemitsu


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