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Definition of Rhythm

Rhythm

  1. In the widest sense, a dividing into short portions by a regular succession of motions, impulses, sounds, accents, etc., producing an agreeable effect, as in music poetry, the dance, or the like.
  2. Movement in musical time, with periodical recurrence of accent; the measured beat or pulse which marks the character and expression of the music; symmetry of movement and accent.
  3. A division of lines into short portions by a regular succession of arses and theses, or percussions and remissions of voice on words or syllables.
  4. The harmonious flow of vocal sounds.

Rhythm Quotations

Life is like dancing. If we have a big floor, many people will dance. Some will get angry when the rhythm changes. But life is changing all the time.
Miguel Angel Ruiz

When all the world appears to be in a tumult, and nature itself is feeling the assault of climate change, the seasons retain their essential rhythm. Yes, fall gives us a premonition of winter, but then, winter, will be forced to relent, once again, to the new beginnings of soft greens, longer light, and the sweet air of spring.
Madeleine M. Kunin

Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony.
Thomas Merton

Rhythm is something you either have or don't have, but when you have it, you have it all over.
Elvis Presley

Action and reaction, ebb and flow, trial and error, change - this is the rhythm of living. Out of our over-confidence, fear; out of our fear, clearer vision, fresh hope. And out of hope, progress.
Bruce Barton
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Rhythm Translations

rhythm in Dutch is ritme
rhythm in Finnish is rytmi
rhythm in French is rythme
rhythm in German is Rhythmus
rhythm in Hungarian is ritmus
rhythm in Italian is ritmo
rhythm in Norwegian is rytme
rhythm in Portuguese is ritmo
rhythm in Spanish is ritmo
rhythm in Swedish is rytm
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