Quotations that match 'echo'.

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance. Carl Sandburg Poetry
[ Asking Dance Echo Poetry Shadow]
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. John Greenleaf Whittier
[ Best Book Charm Contains Dwells Echoes Hearts Just Music Our Suggests Thought Tones Which]
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
[ Echo Example Eyes Imitate Much Others Ourselves Reflection Their Words]
An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts. Otto von Bismarck
[ Appeal Echo Fear Finds German Hearts Never]
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
[ Always Dialogue Echo Exist Films Independently Intention Put Repeats Same Shoot Short Shorts Shot Simple Situation Them Things Through Together Very Way]
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
[ Actions Art Echo Fame Last More Often Only Relates Repeats Save Than Them World]
I will offer a choice, not an echo. Barry Goldwater
[ Choice Echo Offer Will]
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
[ Athens Became Been Before Citizen City Commercial Cultural Echo How Human Ideal May Pedestrian Port Proportions Spain Walker Where]
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
[ Audience Big Dream Echo Every Had Happening Hear Myself Singing Single Word]
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
[ Back Because Echo Echoes Effect Forest Get Itchy Many Off Quality Strange Surfaces Those Trees Very]
Even Echo speaks not on these radiant moors. Barry Cornwall
[ Echo Even Radiant Speaks These]
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
[ Beats Break Chamber Echo Era Favorite Flash Furious Listening Live Tapes]
And my generation in Brazil was influenced by Cinema Novo. So we're echoing what's been done way in the past. Walter Salles
[ Been Brazil Cinema Done Echoing Generation Influenced Past Way]
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
[ Agree Always Amusing Coquette Echo Little Much Soon Talk Tires While]
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
[ Actually Devices Echo Electronic Incorporate Just Make Making Musical Opposed Sound Sounds Them Things Trying Various]
Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard. Gene Wolfe
[ Changed Echo Knowledge Lost Mist Soon Then]
When there is an original sound in the world, it makes a hundred echoes. John A. Shedd
[ Echoes Hundred Makes Original Sound World]
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
[ Age Behaviour Destructive Destructiveness Disturbing Echoes Hear Look Own Woman Young Youth]
Music is the harmonious voice of creation; an echo of the invisible world. Giuseppe Mazzini
[ Creation Echo Harmonious Invisible Music Voice World]
Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes. Norman Douglas
[ Echoes Education]
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
[ Compassion Even Feels Heavier Heavy Hundred Imagination Intensified Nothing Own Pain Prolonged Someone Than Weighs]
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
[ Because Bottom Boy Echoes Familiar Feeling His Listening Most Poetry Read Them Through Toes Wade Water Way]
By the time I returned to Czechoslovakia, I had an understanding of the principles of the market. Vaclav Klaus
[ Czechoslovakia Had Market Principles Returned Time Understanding]
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
[ Affection Again Bid Days Death Echo Forth Found Go Grief Happy Heart Hideous Now Offspring Once Progeny Prosper True Were Which Words]
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
[ Big Down Echoes Hear Hole Idiot Life Nonsense Seems Shouting Some Sometimes Spend World Yelling Your]
It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of a London coffee-house for the voice of the kingdom. Jonathan Swift
[ Echo Folly Kingdom London Many Mistake Too Voice]
But bread is different. I come from Czechoslovakia, where we eat lots of it, so it's hard to say no. I can't even have one piece, because when I start, I don't stop. Daniela Pestova
[ Because Bread Come Czechoslovakia Different Eat Even Hard Lots Piece Say Start Stop Where]
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
[ Absolute Because Between Chosen Covenant Different Echoes Faithfulness Female God His Male Marriage Partners Persons Place Radically Speaks Unique]
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
[ Abandoned America Ancestors Been Beloved Echo Fallen Image Images Individuals Love Making Narcissism Nation Now Our Ourselves Out Own Social Suffer Turn Which]
What passes for real debate in Washington often seems more like an echo chamber, with politicians talking at politicians. Bill Delahunt
[ Chamber Debate Echo More Often Passes Politicians Real Seems Talking Washington]
Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo. Don Marquis Poetry
[ Canyon Down Dropping Echo Grand Publishing Rose Verse Volume Waiting]
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
[ Acoustic Any Before Black Boxes Chambers Created Done Echo Effects Either Kind Magic Some Tape Treatment Were]
Heaven is dumb, echoing only the dumb. Franz Kafka
[ Dumb Echoing Heaven Only]
Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning. Giotto di Bondone
[ City Echoes Illusions Rome Yearning]
There is no love that is not an echo. Theodor Adorno
[ Echo Love]
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
[ Bloom Chamber Columns Echo General Manager Quote Sports Takes Thousand World]
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 Nature
[ Beautiful Does Ear Echoing Eggs Hear Heavens Him Lightning Little Long Look Lovely Low Lush Nothing Shoot Sing Spring Strikes Through Thrush Timber Weeds Wheels Wring]
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
[ Band Better Echo Going Hearing Into Live Loved Mean Nothing Sound Studio Than Those Violins]
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
[ Answers Echoes First Forever Hath Lasting Live Profit Senseless Should Stone Thee Thing Tho Thought Thy Tongue Would]
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
[ Echo Granted Hear Nor Pulpit Take Theological Wish]
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
[ Alone Another Answer Away Being Does Echoes Finds Hears Heart His Human Inspiration Live Mind Only Other Own Person Shrinks Succeed Thoughts Tries Will Withers]
You arrive at a village, and in this calm environment, one starts to hear echo. Yannick Noah
[ Arrive Calm Echo Environment Hear Starts Village]
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
[ Acorns Breeze Echoes Fall Forest Hundred Oak Silence Sown Unnoticed Whole]
Without centuries of Christian antisemitism, Hitler's passionate hatred would never have been so fervently echoed. Robert Runcie
[ Antisemitism Been Centuries Christian Fervently Hatred Hitler Never Passionate Without Would]
You know what happened, you know, in 1938: France, England, you know, just sold out Czechoslovakia to Hitler. Milos Forman
[ Czechoslovakia England France Happened Hitler Just Know Out Sold]
Aaron Echolls is one of the best characters that I've ever played. Harry Hamlin
[ Aaron Best Characters Ever Played]
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
[ Alive Am Believe Claim Echoes Inaccessible Little Most Much Name Nevertheless Opponents Resolute Texts Too Visible Which]
The Pact of Munich is signed. Czechoslovakia as a power is out. Alfred Jodl
[ Czechoslovakia Munich Out Pact Power Signed]
Ennui is the echo in us of time tearing itself apart. Emile M. Cioran
[ Apart Echo Ennui Itself Tearing Time Us]
We are the party of the Czechoslovak proletariat and our general headquarters are in Moscow. Klement Gottwald
[ General Headquarters Moscow Our Party Proletariat]
Translation is at best an echo. George Borrow
[ Best Echo Translation]
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
[ Day Discordant Ease Echo Fingers Harmonious Idly Ill Keys Life Noisy Organ Our Over Seated Seemed Wandered Weary]
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
[ Air Claims Echoes Fault Greatest Horror Immediately Journalism Must Never Signs Silent Speak Still Triumph Virtue While Wonder]
Sublimity is the echo of great mind. Longinus
[ Echo Great Mind Sublimity]
Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue. Robert Bulwer-Lytton
[ Echo Lost Remorse Virtue]
People always seem to see echoes of their own lives in my films. Jill Clayburgh
[ Always Echoes Films Lives Own See Seem Their]
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
[ Achieved Away Conflict Echoes Freedom Given Inevitability Motivates National Our Reminder Sacrifice Security Today Us Without]
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
[ Create Darkness Echo Fight Gnaws How Hunger Hurl Into Life March Matter Other Send Sense Sounded Tell Us Wait Words Would]
It seems that laughter needs an echo. Henri Bergson
[ Echo Laughter Needs Seems]
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
[ Cannon Deal Echo Great Kiss Lasts Longer Loud Sound]
Writing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo. Don Marquis
[ Book Canyon Down Dropping Echo Grand Poetry Rose Waiting Writing]
How cruelly sweet are the echoes that start, When memory plays an old tune on the heart. Eliza Cook
[ Cruelly Echoes Heart How Memory Old Plays Start Sweet Tune]