Quotations on Hearing

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I'm not really religious but very spiritual. I give money to this company that manufactures hearing aids on a regular basis. More people should really hear me sing. I have a gift from God.
- Christina Aguilera
(Keywords: Money, God, People, Company, Hearing, Religious, Spiritual)

Well, there are certain words and emotions I don't want kids hearing, and I'm not changing because they think it's going to sell better. This is going to sound horrible, but I got 12 million votes doing what I did.
- Clay Aiken
(Keywords: Emotions, Hearing, Kids, Sound, Want, Words)

Hearing the word is the devout receiving of the will of God.
- William Ames
(Keywords: God, Hearing, Will, Word)

From faith, hope, and love, the virtues of religion referring to God, there arises a double act which bears on the spiritual communion exercised between God and us; the hearing of the word and prayer.
- William Ames
(Keywords: Religion, Faith, Love, God, Hope, Act, Hearing, Prayer, Spiritual, Word)

It is my hope that during my brief passage through this universe, that I may share with you the joy of hearing the music of the stars... knowing that the composer was from a distant place and the songs were written eons ago, which now fall gently on this place for all to hear.
- Richard H. Baker
(Keywords: Music, Hope, Hearing, Joy, May, Now, Songs, Stars, Universe)

Many young Japanese were hearing for the first time the words of Native people from the West.
- Dennis Banks
(Keywords: Time, People, First, Hearing, Words)

And therefore we must seek dialogue in this networked world. We must ask which voice was actually attempting to make itself heard and saw no other possibility of gaining a hearing. To that extent, for a while this also represented a forced opening of a cosmopolitan view.
- Ulrich Beck
(Keywords: Possibility, Hearing, Voice, World)

I remember hearing someone say that good acting is more about taking off a mask than putting one on, and in movie acting, certainly that's true. With the camera so close, you can see right down into your soul, hopefully. So being able to do that in a way is terrifying, and in another way, truly liberating. And I like that about it.
- Annette Bening
(Keywords: Soul, Acting, Being, Hearing, Right)

I had given up the guitar between '75 and '78. I completely lost interest. I was sick of hearing other guitar players and I was tired of my tunes.
- Ritchie Blackmore
(Keywords: Guitar, Hearing, Interest)

I was blown away by the control and the range that I was hearing. I'm listening to Pavarotti and thinking, What the hell have I been doing with my voice all these years?
- Michael Bolton
(Keywords: Control, Hearing, Hell, Listening, Thinking, Voice, Years)

Tonight, you are hearing from the Democratic women of the Senate... We stand together on so many issues: economic prosperity, quality education for all, protecting a woman's right to choose.
- Barbara Boxer
(Keywords: Education, Women, Quality, Hearing, Prosperity, Right, Senate, Woman)

Cinema, radio, television, magazines are a school of inattention: people look without seeing, listen in without hearing.
- Robert Bresson
(Keywords: People, Cinema, Hearing, School, Television)

And when I've been away from my family and friends, I have felt good hearing some of those old songs.
- Beau Bridges
(Keywords: Family, Friends, Hearing, Old, Songs)

Certain songs by hearing the rhythm, it tells you that is either a love song or you might be heartbroken or the songs give you the vibes and you just know that certain songs are militant that you have to write.
- Dennis Brown
(Keywords: Love, Hearing, Song, Songs)

The importance and influence of books on me has been cumulative: the result of hearing and reading lots of stories about interesting people and places.
- Louise Brown
(Keywords: People, Books, Hearing, Importance, Influence, Reading, Result)

Using a first-person narrator is simply a matter of hearing the voice inside yourself.
- James Lee Burke
(Keywords: First, Hearing, Voice)

When I was in pre-production for Trees Lounge, I was hearing the cinematographer talking with the production designer about colours and this and that, and feeling like I was losing control.
- Steve Buscemi
(Keywords: Control, Feeling, Hearing, Losing, Production, Talking, Trees)

The fact that this is getting released, and people are just now hearing it, kind of tickles me. This is just awesome that the media is excited to talk to me and find out what's happening.
- Jessi Colter
(Keywords: People, Fact, Hearing, Media, Now, Talk)

Acting is a win-win situation. There is no risk involved. That's why I get tired of hearing actors who try to make out that there's a downside to it. Fame is an odd thing. It bugs you a little bit, but it's really not bad.
- John Corbett
(Keywords: Acting, Actors, Bugs, Fame, Hearing, Risk)

The letters were universally complimentary, and we designers loved hearing that our games were being enjoyed, but if they weren't sending us a picture of their screens most of those writers would have spent their time playing the game rather than writing letters.
- David Crane
(Keywords: Time, Being, Games, Hearing, Letters, Writers, Writing)

I was the first spokesperson for the Better Hearing Institute in Washington. And that's the message we tried to send out - there is hearing help out there, and the technology and options are amazing.
- Norm Crosby
(Keywords: Technology, First, Hearing, Help, Options, Washington)

Money and corruption are ruining the land, crooked politicians betray the working man, pocketing the profits and treating us like sheep, and we're tired of hearing promises that we know they'll never keep.
- Ray Davies
(Keywords: Money, Corruption, Hearing, Land, Man, Politicians, Promises, Sheep)

It's always been a gift with me, hearing music the way I do. I don't know where it comes from, it's just there and I don't question it.
- Miles Davis
(Keywords: Music, Hearing, Question)

I only hear my own voice. When you start hearing other voices, then it's time to worry.
- Matt Dillon
(Keywords: Time, Hearing, Voice, Worry)

What's important for me is to communicate the vision that I have in sound with the audience that's hearing it.
- John Eaton
(Keywords: Vision, Hearing, Sound)

If Hollywood stars speak out, so do all sorts of other people. Now Hollywood stars can get a better hearing.
- Roger Ebert
(Keywords: People, Hearing, Hollywood, Now, Stars)

Information comes through to me in 3 basic ways seen, hearing, and feeling the energy of the person that's crossed over. In which it is a symbolic type of language.
- John Edward
(Keywords: Energy, Feeling, Hearing, Information, Language)

The process of receiving information for me is seeing, hearing, and feeling their energy in my frame of reference. That doesn't mean I see the individual, unfortunately.
- John Edward
(Keywords: Energy, Feeling, Hearing, Information)

Look, I don't have a Facebook page because I have little interest in hearing myself talk about myself any further than I already do in interviews or putting any more about myself online than there already is. But if I wasn't in this position, I'm sure I would use it every day.
- Jesse Eisenberg
(Keywords: Day, Hearing, Interest, Talk)

If we had a keen vision of all that is ordinary in human life, it would be like hearing the grass grow or the squirrel's heart beat, and we should die of that roar which is the other side of silence.
- George Eliot
(Keywords: Life, Heart, Vision, Hearing, Silence)

The sanitary and mechanical age we are now entering makes up for the mercy it grants to our sense of smell by the ferocity with which it assails our sense of hearing.
- Havelock Ellis
(Keywords: Age, Hearing, Mercy, Now, Sense)

I've spent my life hearing people trying to apologize for music.
- Mike Figgis
(Keywords: Life, Music, People, Hearing, Trying)

And I understand that, I testified in closed hearings over eight years because there are intelligence matters, there are sensitive matters that should not be held in a public hearing.
- Louis Freeh
(Keywords: Intelligence, Hearing, Public, Years)

We respect the role of the Senate. We respect the authority of the Senate to look at the qualifications of Judge Roberts, and at the end of the day I'm optimistic that if given a fair hearing and a fair opportunity, that he will be confirmed.
- Alberto Gonzales
(Keywords: Opportunity, Authority, Day, End, Hearing, Respect, Senate, Will)

Most of the basic truths of life sound absurd at first hearing.
- Elizabeth Goudge
(Keywords: Life, First, Hearing, Sound)

The public, hearing pop music, is, without knowing it, also soaking up jazz.
- Norman Granz
(Keywords: Music, Hearing, Jazz, Public)

The whole memorial is for different senses... seeing, hearing, feeling, smelling. I probably would have come up with something different if I had not lived through it.
- Lawrence Halprin
(Keywords: Feeling, Hearing, Senses)

I'm tired of hearing sin called sickness and alcoholism a disease. It is the only disease I know of that we're spending hundreds of millions of dollars a year to spread.
- Vance Havner
(Keywords: Disease, Hearing, Sickness, Sin)

I had to go to Sunday school once or twice in my life, and that's where I commented someplace on hearing.
- John C. Hawkes
(Keywords: Life, Hearing, School)

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
(Keywords: Happiness, Childhood, Hearing, Sound, Word)

Each environment has its own signature. Sound tells a story: You make choices about what you're hearing, where to look, how you want to feel about what's going on.
- Stephen Hopkins
(Keywords: Choices, Environment, Hearing, Sound, Want)

Love is seeing without eyes, hearing without ears; hatred is nothing.
- Douglas Horton
(Keywords: Love, Eyes, Hatred, Hearing, Nothing)

There was a lot of Southern Baptist preachers and some yelling ones but mostly we had a pastor who didn't scream and I found a lot of comfort and joy and peace as a child hearing the Bible.
- Victoria Jackson
(Keywords: Peace, Bible, Comfort, Hearing, Joy)

I was in Deadwood at the time and on hearing of the killing made my way at once to the scene of the shooting and found that my friend had been killed by McCall.
- Calamity Jane
(Keywords: Time, Friend, Hearing, Killing)

I never would have believed as a candidate for the U.S. Senate that the U.S. government could buy GM without a hearing, with no vote, yes or no. There are billions and billions of dollars at stake here.
- Mike Johanns
(Keywords: Government, Hearing, Senate, Vote)

This hearing came about very quickly. I do have a few preliminary comments, but I suspect you're more interested in asking questions, and I'll be happy to respond to those questions to the best of my ability.
- David Kay
(Keywords: Ability, Hearing, Questions)

Rather than hearing from the city council president, you'd hear from sources all across the country.
- Jack Kelley
(Keywords: Country, Hearing, President)

Do you know, that is the root of the whole trouble - has been one of the roots at any rate - is people hearing things and then imagining some more and magnifying it and multiplying it.
- John Harvey Kellogg
(Keywords: People, Hearing, Trouble)

Of course, I also attribute some of my hearing loss to being in the infantry in World War II. It's probably a combination of heredity and noise exposure.
- George Kennedy
(Keywords: War, Being, Hearing, Heredity, Loss, World, World war)

My father died when I was 4 years old, so I can't really say anything about his hearing.
- George Kennedy
(Keywords: Father, Hearing, Old, Years)



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