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Echoes Quotes

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Kind words can be short and easy to speak,
but their echoes are truly endless.
- Mother Teresa

Related topics: Inspirational Life Human-Nature Psychology Kindness Compassion

The best of a book is not the thought which it contains,
but the thought which it suggests;
just as the charm of music dwells not in the tones
but in the echoes of our hearts.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Nothing echoes like an empty mailbox.
- Charles M. Schulz' cartoon Peanuts

When the oak is felled the whole forest echoes with it fall,
but a hundred acorns are sown in silence by an unnoticed breeze.
- Thomas Carlyle

 

Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions,
and the city of yearning.
- Giotto di Bondone

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

Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes.
- Norman Douglas

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Sometimes the world seems like a big hole.
You spend all your life shouting down it and all you
hear are echoes of some idiot yelling nonsense down a hole.
- Adam Duritz

My most resolute opponents believe that I am too visible,
that I am a little too alive, that my name echoes too
much in the texts which they nevertheless claim to be inaccessible.
- Jacques Derrida

This inevitability of conflict motivates us today and
echoes the reminder that freedom is not given away
and our national security is not achieved without sacrifice.
- Jim Walsh

How cruelly sweet are the echoes that start,
When memory plays an old tune on the heart.
- Eliza Cook

People always seem to see echoes of their own lives in my films.
- Jill Clayburgh

If you're in a forest, the quality of the echo is very
strange because echoes back off so many surfaces of
all those trees that you get this strange,
itchy ricochet effect.
- Brian Eno

It's disturbing at my age to look at a young woman's
destructive behaviour and hear the echoes of it,
of one's own destructiveness in youth.
- Helen Garner

What would it profit thee to be the first Of echoes,
tho thy tongue should live forever, A thing that answers,
but hath not a thought As lasting but as senseless as a stone.
- Frederick Tennyson

Most people read poetry listening for echoes because
the echoes are familiar to them.
They wade through it the way a boy wades through water,
feeling with his toes for the bottom:
The echoes are the bottom.
- Wallace Stevens

The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being.
His heart withers if it does not answer another heart.
His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of
his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
- Pearl S. Buck

Journalism can never be silent: that is its greatest
virtue and its greatest fault.
It must speak, and speak immediately,
while the echoes of wonder, the claims of triumph and
the signs of horror are still in the air.
- Henry Anatole Grunwald

Marriage has a unique place because it speaks of an absolute faithfulness,
a covenant between radically different persons,
male and female; and so it echoes the absolute covenant of God with his chosen,
a covenant between radically different partners.
- Rowan D. Williams

Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard.
- Gene Wolfe

Better to be a nettle in the side of your friend than his echo.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
- Carl Sandburg

There is no love that is not an echo.
- Theodor Adorno

Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose
petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
- Don Marquis

Even Echo speaks not on these radiant moors.
- Barry Cornwall

Writing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal
down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
- Don Marquis

When you're singing you can hear the echo of people
in the audience singing every single word with you,
and that was that big dream that I had for myself.
It's happening.
- Taylor Swift

Fame is the echo of actions, resounding them to the world,
save that the echo repeats only the last art,
but fame relates all, and often more than all.
- Thomas Fuller

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

It seems that laughter needs an echo.
- Henri Bergson

Sublimity is the echo of great mind.
- Longinus

I take it for granted that you do not wish to hear
an echo from the pulpit nor from the theological class-room.
- Asa Gray

Ennui is the echo in us of time tearing itself apart.
- Emile M. Cioran

Translation is at best an echo.
- George Borrow

The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon,
but its echo lasts a great deal longer.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Any effects created before 1975 were done with either
tape or echo chambers or some kind of acoustic treatment.
No magic black boxes!
- Alan Parsons

I don't like to talk much with people who always agree with me.
It is amusing to coquette with an echo for a little while,
but one soon tires of it.
- Thomas Carlyle

My romantically favorite era is 78, 79 listening to
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 4,
the live tapes, echo chamber and break beats.
- Kool Moe Dee

What passes for real debate in Washington often seems
more like an echo chamber,
with politicians talking at politicians.
- Bill Delahunt

It is not so much the example of others we imitate
as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the
echo of ourselves in their words.
- Eric Hoffer

Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue.
- Robert Bulwer-Lytton

You arrive at a village, and in this calm environment,
one starts to hear echo.
- Yannick Noah

It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of
a London coffee-house for the voice of the kingdom.
- Jonathan Swift

Seated one day at the organ, I was weary and ill at ease,
and my fingers wandered idly over the noisy keys.
It seemed the harmonious echo from our discordant life.
- Adelaide Anne Procter

Music is the harmonious voice of creation;
an echo of the invisible world.
- Giuseppe Mazzini

I will offer a choice, not an echo.
- Barry Goldwater

An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts.
- Otto von Bismarck

The sports world is an echo chamber.
All it takes is one quote from a general manager and
a thousand sports columns bloom.
- Michael Lewis

As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism.
The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America,
has been abandoned.
We have fallen in love with our own image,
with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

This is Port of Spain to me, a city ideal in its commercial and human proportions,
where a citizen is a walker and not a pedestrian,
and this is how Athens may have been before it became a cultural echo.
- Derek Walcott

The intention was to shoot short films that can exist as shorts independently,
but when I put them all together, there are things
that echo through them like the dialogue repeats;
the situation is always the same,
the way they're shot is very simple and the same.
- Jim Jarmusch

I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo,
and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly,
I would send other words to tell, to march,
to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all.
- Richard Wright

And now, once again, I bid my hideous progeny go forth and prosper.
I have an affection for it, for it was the offspring of happy days,
when death and grief were but words,
which found no true echo in my heart.
- Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

We incorporate various electronic devices -
the echo plugs and things like that.
Actually, all we're trying to do is make that sound musical.
As opposed to just making sounds, we do musical things with them.
- Chico Hamilton

There is nothing heavier than compassion.
Not even one's own pain weighs so heavy as the pain one feels for someone,
for someone, pain intensified by the imagination and
prolonged by a hundred echos.
- Milan Kundera

Without centuries of Christian antisemitism,
Hitler's passionate hatred would never have been so fervently echoed.
- Robert Runcie

Story is a sacred visualization,
a way of echoing experience.
- Terry Tempest Williams

Heaven is dumb, echoing only the dumb.
- Franz Kafka

Nothing is so beautiful as spring - when weeds,
in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush;
Thrush's eggs look little low heavens,
and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear,
it strikes like lightning to hear him sing.
- Gerard Manley Hopkins

And my generation in Brazil was influenced by Cinema Novo.
So we're echoing what's been done way in the past.
- Walter Salles

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

The greatest obstacle to a Joyful Life
is your "story" about your life.
Your story is filled with perceives needs and obligations.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I create a new and more loving story
to surround each event in my past.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I choose to create a joyful story in THIS moment.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is your day to practice whimsey,
skip on the beach, and play with the waves,
watch wondrous cloud animals parade your story,
find a magical white bunny down every rabbit hole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Miracles are a retelling in small letters
of the very same story
which is written across the whole world
in letters too large for some of us to see.
- C. S. Lewis

For everything I observe or experience,
I create a story - not sometimes, but always.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The "stories" we choose to tell about our past
are never what a video camera would have recorded.
We can tell a sad story or a happy story,
and neither story is either
more accurate or "better" than the other story.
The difference is that one story causes us to suffer,
while the other brings us joy. I choose joy.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I Watch Wondrous Cloud Animals Parade My Story.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is my day to practice whimsey,
skip on the beach, and play with the waves,
watch wondrous cloud animals parade my story,
find a magical white bunny down every rabbit hole.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For everything observed or experienced,
each of us creates a "story" - not sometimes, but always.
A "story" is the fiction a person tells themselves
about what has happened or is happening.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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