Quotes with sound
The regular early morning yell of horror was the sound of Arthur Dent waking up and suddenly remembering where he was.
Life, the Universe and Everything (1982)
To jump and break the sound barrier will not be a mere record breaking experience or another extreme event that ends once the mission is accomplished. This is an experience that will simulate the first human landing on the moon, and will benefit scientific research.
The poor man who takes property by force is called a thief, but the creditor who can by legislation make a debtor pay a dollar twice as large as he borrowed is lauded as the friend of a sound currency. The man who wants the people to destroy the Government is an anarchist, but the man who wants the Government to destroy the people is a patriot.
Principal Speech Against Unconditional Repeal (16 August 1893).
It may sound greedy to want more days with a person who lived so long, but the fact that my mother was 92 does not diminish -- it only magnifies the enormity of the room whose door has now quietly shut.
Tribute to his mother on his show that aired on June 19, 2013.
True friendship is like sound health; the value of it is seldom known until it be lost.
Conductors are paid to think, and that’s what the job should be about: sitting at home thinking, what is this piece? How can I set it up to sound its best and live on, because there’s nothing to replace it with just yet? This is what absorbs the mind. Especially in old age.
Undated interview with New York Times cited in his obituary published by New York Times on 4/14/2013.
Business is never so good and sound and healthy as when, like a chicken, it must do a certain amount of scratching for what it gets.
Ford Ideals (1922). The book was comprised of a selection from "Mr. Ford's Page" in The Dearborn Independent.
The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a deal longer.
The Professor at the Breakfast Table (1859)
We all feel love, and that might sound kind of corny, but I really feel that's what joins musicians together around the world.
The real menace in dealing with a five-year-old is that in no time at all you begin to sound like a five-year-old.
Please Don't Eat the Daisies (1957)
Success in business does not depend upon genius. Any young man of ordinary intelligence who is normally sound and not afraid to work should succeed in spite of obstacles and handicaps if he plays the game fairly and keeps everlastingly at it.
I was enthralled by everything connected with the cinema — not just the movies themselves but the aura that surrounded them. I loved the luminous rectangle of the screen, the sight of the beam slicing through the darkness from the projection booth, the miraculous synchronization of sound and vision, even the dusty smell of the tip-up seats. More than anything else, though I was fascinated by the actual mechanics of the process.
Roman by Polanski (1984)
Believing that fundamental conditions of the country are sound and there is nothing in the business situation to warrant the destruction of values that has taken place on the exchanges during the past week, my son and I have for some days been purchasing sound common stocks. We are continuing and will continue our purchases in substantial amounts at levels which we believe represent sound investment values.
It would appear that we have reached the limits of what it is possible to achieve with computer technology, although one should be careful with such statements, as they tend to sound pretty silly in 5 years.