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The pitch, timbre, volume, speed, and cadence of your voice, the speed with which you speak, and even the way you modulate pitch and loudness, are all hugely influential factors in how convincing you are and how people judge your state of mind and character.
But I, you know, if I could choose a period to go back to, I think I would like to live through the Blitz. 'Cause you do read so many accounts of people saying they're living their lives at such an intense pitch that it was a completely different way of living.
My brother never got an opportunity to throw a pitch, and I didn't want the same thing to happen to another young kid.
If there was any magic formula, it was getting to pitch every fourth day.
American-French relations, their pitch and volume, have always been influenced by the media.
If I get two strikes, I'll go to a pitch maybe that will help induce that a little bit.
Listeners instinctively detect that when we lower the usual pitch of our voice, we are sad, and when we raise it, we are angry or fearful.
I didn't go to graduate school, where all the important writers seemed to be getting their start. I didn't pursue getting published in literary magazines. I didn't even send out countless pitch letters and manuscripts to agents.
Living at that pitch, on that edge, is something which many poets engage in to some extent.
I don't care if we're out of it or not, if I've got a chance to pitch, I want to.
When I follow the finals of the European Cups, I look at all the aspects surrounding protocol, to get some ideas. I am interested in personalities, sponsors and the stands. But as soon as the whistle goes, it's all on the pitch.
Whenever I was on the pitch, I always tried to win.
When you take a pitch and line it somewhere, it's like you've thought of something and put it there with beautiful clarity.
I've learnt and I just want to be respected for what I've achieved on the pitch. I know I haven't achieved much off it but I do know I've given pleasure to people watching me play football over the years.
After 'Pitch Perfect,' I only want to be in sequels. No. 2 of whatever.
The difference with football is you're out on the pitch, you feel as though you can do something about it, or score a goal. But when that horse goes down to post as an owner you have no involvement whatsoever. It's a lonely old place in the stand. It's just down to man and beast.
I really don't have an ear for pitch. I can't sing at all, I can't hum melodies and I can't write riffs.
My wife says that if people reach conclusions as to what I am like based on what they see from me on the pitch they would say I am a guy who is always annoyed, always in a bad mood, they'd say what must it be like to live with me. There are two of me, two different people.
If I went in to pitch this show to a network, I would be laughed out of the room.
The good rising fastball is the best pitch in baseball.
Being a motion picture actress is the pitch of ecstasy.
The art of acting is to pitch good. You do the pitching and hope that the other person catches the ball and does some good pitching back to you.
Since I also act, sometimes I get over my resentment and commit to the pitch as an acting job.
The number of strokes to the inch controls the pitch of the note: the more, the higher the pitch; the fewer, the lower the pitch, the size of the stroke controls the loudness... the tone quality is the most difficult element to control, it is made by the shape of the strokes.
AT&T Park, chalk it up. This is a great pitcher's park, great weather. It's a great place to pitch. It's all positive and no negative. You can go out and challenge guys. I've got the confidence to attack the strike zone and not nibble so much.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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