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A lot of the fun lies in trying to penetrate the mystery; and this is best done by saying over the lines to yourself again and again, till they pass through the stage of sounding like nonsense, and finally return to a full sense that had at first escaped notice.
It is quite annoying that we have to change the sound we invented just to avoid sounding like people who simply copy us, but... it is flattering and of course challenging.
If you have any trouble sounding condescending, find a Unix user to show you how it's done.
The more faithfully you listen to the voices within you, the better you will hear what is sounding outside.
Be able to sneeze without sounding ridiculous. That means neither stifling yourself or spraying your immediate vicinity.
Marilyn vos Savant
Concerned consumers are realizing that they can use social media to organize themselves around shared values to start effective movements. Social media gives them a sounding board to share ideas, as well as a means to punish irresponsible corporate behaviors.
A statesman... must wait until he hears the steps of God sounding through events, then leap up and grasp the hem of His garment.
Otto von Bismarck
It is difficult to write about any form of mental disease, especially your own, without sounding as if you were examining a bug under glass.
The reason my voice is sounding more passionate is because I'm singing directly from the heart.
Pretty much at all times music motivates me. How can I say this without sounding in any way proud of myself? Obviously I've always written songs that are critical of our government, and talk about our times. Hopefully you attempt to be timeless while doing it.
At the risk of sounding like Virginia Woolf, I could live on £700 a year.
Liberal Democrats in government will not follow the last Labour government by sounding the retreat on the protection of civil liberties in the United Kingdom. It continues to be essential that our civil liberties are safeguarded, and that the state is not given the powers to snoop on its citizens at will.
I had to try and find a way to express happiness without sounding corny.
I don't find the business easy. The moment you start talking about the business, you start sounding like someone in Spinal Tap.
If it comes out sounding like Dixieland jazz or classical or punk or rock or even slightly metal, that's because that's where I'm going to find inspiration.
I always come across sounding like I hate my children. I actually love them very much.
I mean, my voice has gotten a little deeper sounding as I've gotten older, I think. I noticed that.
The old jazz singers or old blues singers, you always just saw them kind of sitting down and singing. They weren't worried as much about their voice sounding perfect. They would make the song kind of fit their voice.
Look at any inspired painting. It's like a gong sounding; it puts you in a state of reverberation.
Musicians always come off sounding a little bit pretentious, and a little bit... I don't know, hypocritical, from what they do, talking about strong issues.
The Band is sounding real good. We've been doing some dates together and they've been going well.
Am I sounding better or am I just getting used to my voice?
Our work on light bulbs wasn't an arbitrary mandate. We didn't just pick a standard out of the air, or look for a catchy sounding standard like 25 by 2025 not based in science or feasibility. Instead, we worked with both industry and environmental groups to come up with a standard that made sense and was doable.
There's a focus that hasn't been there for ages and ages and some American bands are sounding quite English like they did in the late 70s and early 80s.
I think now, more than anytime I can remember, bands are sounding pretty similar whether they're English or American, from Manchester or London... or Leeds or Welsh or Irish.
I do to keep things sounding fresh. Sometimes just changing the running order of the show is a good idea.
They keep telling me that my flow's up to date, you know. I guess they thought I was gonna come back sounding... old.
I've never been good at rock'n'roll songs, anyway; either I'm blessed or I'm cursed, but whatever I write comes out sounding old.
Justin Townes Earle
My sense of divine brings with it a strange sound of music with its glories, a marvellous melody sounding like a multitude of flutes.
Another night I dreamed I heard heavenly music sounding in my ears, and a flock of sheep was gathering round it. When the music ceased, the sheep leaped for joy, and ran together, shaking their heads; and one shook his head almost off, and seemed to have nothing but ears.
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