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Ear Quotes

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We may stumble, but always there is that eternal voice,
forever whispering within our ear,
that thing which causes the eternal quest,
that thing which forever sings and sings.
- Ernest Holmes

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There is a good ear, in some men,
that draws supplies to virtue
out of very indifferent nutriment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The most called-upon prerequisite of a friend is an accessible ear.
- Maya Angelou

If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient.
It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)


Life is like music; it must be composed by ear,
feeling, and instinct, not by rule.
- Samuel Butler

Offense comes not from the mouth, but from the ear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch,
a smile, a kind word, a listening ear,
an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring,
all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
- Leo Buscaglia

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Insult comes not from the mouth,
but from the ear.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

For it was not into my ear you whispered,
but into my heart.
It was not my lips you kissed,
but my soul.
- Judy Garland

A few minutes ago every tree was excited,
bowing to the roaring storm,
waving, swirling, tossing their branches
in glorious enthusiasm like worship.
But though to the outer ear these trees
are now silent, their songs never cease.
- John Muir

I take rejection as someone blowing a bugle in my ear
to wake me up and get going, rather than retreat.
- Sylvester Stallone

Steve Wozniak and Steve Jobs founded Apple Inc,
which set the computing world on its ear with the Macintosh in 1984.
- Kevin Mitnick

Only very brave mouse makes nest in cat's ear.
- Earl Derr Biggers

I think men who have a pierced ear
are better prepared for marriage.
They've experienced pain and bought jewelry.
- Rita Rudner

Men who have a pierced ear are better prepared for marriage -
they've experienced pain and bought jewelry.
- Rita Rudner

He has Van Gogh's ear for music.
- Billy Wilder

I was the same kind of father as I was a harpist -
I played by ear.
- Harpo Marx

Writing poetry makes you intensely conscious of how words sound,
both aloud and inside the head of the reader.
You learn the weight of words and how they sound to the ear.
- Helen Dunmore

It is hard to look up to a leader who keeps his ear to the ground.
- James H. Boren

The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people.
- Woodrow Wilson

Learning to read music in Braille and play by ear helped
me develop a damn good memory.
- Ray Charles

I was improvising before I was reading music.
I was just trying to play things on the clarinet by ear.
I think my ear is one of my greatest assets.
- Pete Fountain

The best way to make a silk purse from a sow's ear
is to begin with a silk sow.
The same is true of money.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

Grammar is a piano I play by ear.
All I know about grammar is its power.
- Joan Didion

I love horns, and the bigger the band,
the better it sounds to my ear.
- Levon Helm

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

As it enters the ear, does it come in like broken glass
or does it come in like honey?
- Eddie Condon

I have found life an enjoyable, enchanting,
active, and sometime terrifying experience,
and I've enjoyed it completely.
A lament in one ear, maybe, but always a song in the other.
- Sean O'Casey

I had a quick ear and could pick up languages.
- Diane Cilento

I hope that no more groans of wounded men and women
will ever go to the ear of the Great Spirit Chief above,
and that all people may be one people.
- Chief Joseph

One disadvantage of being a hog is that at any moment
some blundering fool may try to make a silk purse out of your wife's ear.
- J. B. Morton

I learned to tune a guitar by ear.
That method has served me pretty well.
- Charley Pride

It is not the voice that commands the story:
it is the ear.
- Italo Calvino

Eloquent speech is not from lip to ear,
but rather from heart to heart.
- William Jennings Bryan

I still have a full-time day job, which is why it took
me five years to write An Ear to the Ground,
and why I won't have another book finished by next week.
- Ken Thompson

We suspect Dr. Clutterbuck's sense of hearing must be injured:
for him the 'ear trumpet' magnifies but distorts sound,
rendering it less distinct than before.
- Robert James Graves

I don't read music or anything, so when I produce,
I go basically by ear.
- Erykah Badu

Here is everything which can lay hold of the eye,
ear and imagination - everything which can charm and
bewitch the simple and ignorant.
I wonder how Luther ever broke the spell.
- John Adams

I started playing in the band and learned to play piano by ear.
- Kevin Richardson

I'm always listening and watching; my ear is like a boom mike.
And judging, frankly.
Constantly judging.
- Kathy Griffin

The ear is the only true writer and the only true reader.
- Robert Frost

The ear disapproves but tolerates certain musical pieces;
transfer them into the domain of our nose,
and we will be forced to flee.
- Jean Cocteau

We only consult the ear because the heart is wanting.
- Blaise Pascal

I feel that my ear candy is a little different from
the ear candy most people are receiving right now.
- Bubba Sparxxx

Usually a poem takes shape accoustically -
a line or a pair of lines will repeat itself in my ear.
- Thomas Lynch

The eye is a very quick instrument, much quicker than the ear.
The eye gets it immediately.
- Anish Kapoor

By the visual pattern, but mostly I'm guided entirely by my ear,
what I hear.
- Leo Ornstein

We sometimes laugh from ear to ear, but it would be
impossible for a smile to be wider than the distance between our eyes.
- Malcolm De Chazal

I have the worst ear for criticism; even when I have
created a stage set I like,
I always hear the woman in the back of the dress circle
who says she doesn't like blue.
- Cecil Beaton

I ask you: turn a deaf ear to the special interests.
Let politics stand down for a while.
don't waste anytime thinking about future elections
until we've done our jobs here.
- Bob Riley

I'm kind of the town pump.
I think I have a pretty good ear for what sounds good in this style.
- Michael McKean

It's an ear job, not an eye job.
- Donald T. Regan

Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue.
- Francis Quarles

I have always thought that my ear is also very influenced by my eyes.
- Emanuel Ax

Each mind is pressed, and open every ear,
to hear new tidings, though they no way joy us.
- Edward Fairfax

The best training is to play by ear:
trial by fire.
- John Legend

Children don't need much advice but they really do
need to be listened to and not just with half an ear.
- Emma Thompson

Every night, whisper "peace" in your husband's ear.
- Andrei A. Gromyko

I ain't the same person I was when I bit that guy's ear off.
- Mike Tyson

Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.
- Thomas Fuller

My father had a varied ear, from Hank Williams to Ravel.
- Madeleine Peyroux

Whenever death may surprise us, let it be welcome if
our battle cry has reached even one receptive ear and
another hand reaches out to take up our arms.
- Che Guevara

Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car,
in case the need should arise for them to bark violently
at nothing right in your ear.
- Dave Barry

A statesman who keeps his ear permanently glued to
the ground will have neither elegance of posture nor flexibility of movement.
- Abba Eban

My uncle gave me a trumpet, but I loved the Louis Armstrong
sound and the Harry James sound and I played by ear
and I played always soulful or very direct from the gut.
- Dick Dale

A kiss, when all is said, what is it? A rosy dot placed on the 'I' in loving;
Tis a secret told to the mouth instead of to the ear.
- Edmond Rostand

Beethoven's Fifth Symphony is the most sublime noise
that has ever penetrated into the ear of man.
- E. M. Forster

I can't cut off an ear everyday.
Do the Van Gogh here and the Mozart there.
Anyway it's exhausting enough always having to check
up on what one is really doing!.
- Martin Kippenberger

France turned a deaf ear to the demands,
but Ho had succeeded in attracting great publicity
in progressive French circles to the situation in Indochina.
- Wilfred Burchett

Loquacity storms the ear, but modesty takes the heart.
- Robert South

The talent of a true writer and poet is in the ear.
- Bryant H. McGill

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