Quotations on Echo

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It seems that laughter needs an echo.
- Henri Bergson
(Keywords: Echo, Laughter, Needs)

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
(Keywords: Love, America, Echo, Nation, Now)

Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
(Keywords: Virtue, Echo, Remorse)

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
(Keywords: People, Echo, Talk)

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
(Keywords: Echo, Favorite, Listening)

What passes for real debate in Washington often seems more like an echo chamber, with politicians talking at politicians.
- Bill Delahunt
(Keywords: Debate, Echo, Politicians, Talking, Washington)

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
(Keywords: Quality, Echo, Effect, Trees)

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
(Keywords: Art, Actions, Echo, Fame, World)

I will offer a choice, not an echo.
- Barry Goldwater
(Keywords: Choice, Echo, Will)

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
(Keywords: Echo, Sound, Trying)

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
(Keywords: Echo, Example, Eyes, Reflection, Words)

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
(Keywords: Kiss, Echo, Sound)

What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past.
- Victor Hugo
(Keywords: History, Echo, Future, Past)

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
(Keywords: Echo, Intention)

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
(Keywords: Sports, Manager, Echo, World)

Sublimity is the echo of great mind.
- Longinus
(Keywords: Echo, Mind)

Publishing a volume of verse is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
- Don Marquis
(Keywords: Echo, Publishing, Waiting)

Writing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo.
- Don Marquis
(Keywords: Poetry, Echo, Waiting, Writing)

Music is the harmonious voice of creation; an echo of the invisible world.
- Giuseppe Mazzini
(Keywords: Music, Creation, Echo, Voice, World)

You arrive at a village, and in this calm environment, one starts to hear echo.
- Yannick Noah
(Keywords: Echo, Environment)

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
(Keywords: Echo, Magic, Treatment)

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
- Carl Sandburg
(Keywords: Poetry, Dance, Echo, Shadow)

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
(Keywords: Death, Heart, Affection, Echo, Grief, Now, Words)

It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of a London coffee-house for the voice of the kingdom.
- Jonathan Swift
(Keywords: Mistake, Coffee, Echo, Folly, London, Voice)

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
(Keywords: People, Dream, Echo, Singing, Word)

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
(Keywords: Echo, Hearing, Nothing, Sound)

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
(Keywords: Athens, Echo, May, Spain)

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
(Keywords: Life, Darkness, Echo, Fight, Hunger, March, Sense, Words)









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