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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)

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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Mentoring is a brain to pick, an ear to listen,
and a push in the right direction.
- John C. Crosby

A pun is not bound by the laws which limit nicer wit.
It is a pistol let off at the ear; not a feather to tickle the intellect.
- Charles Lamb

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

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

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

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

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

I also went to art school and learned to play a piano there,
but I play by ear.
- John Mayall

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

I can't read a note of music.
I just do it all from ear.
- Jane Horrocks

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

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

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

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

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

Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility
and leaves the memory with difficulty.
Magical music never leaves the memory.
- Thomas Beecham

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

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

If you wish to spare yourself and your venerable family,
give heed to my advice with the ear of intelligence.
If you do not, you will see what God has willed.
- Hulagu Khan

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

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

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

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

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

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 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

Anyone who tries to keep track of what is happening
in China is going to end up by wearing all the skin
of his left ear from twirling around on it.
- Robert Benchley

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

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

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

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

I have a good ear for languages.
- Harry Dean Stanton

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

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

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

And for the few that only lend their ear,
That few is all the world.
- Samuel Daniel

The average person's ear weighs what you are,
not what you were.
- Francis Quarles

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

I learn my songs by ear.
- Kate Smith

Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.
- Anne Sexton

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

If you don't generate tension in the film to begin with...
you can't really make a purse out of a sow's ear,
you know.
- Dennis Weaver

Eclecticism is the word.
Like a jazz musician who creates his own style out
of the styles around him,
I play by ear.
- Ralph Ellison

No siren did ever so charm the ear of the listener
as the listening ear has charmed the soul of the siren.
- Henry Taylor

Because, in opera, I have to sing for people that are very far from me,
instead of, when I sing a song, I try to imagine to
sing like in an ear of a child.
- Andrea Bocelli

I try to keep my ear to the streets without sacrificing who I am as an artist.
If a song needs a drum machine I'll use a drum machine.
If it needs a drummer, I'll use a real drummer.
- Teena Marie

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

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

When music fails to agree to the ear,
to soothe the ear and the heart and the senses,
then it has missed the point.
- Maria Callas

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

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

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

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

The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar and is
shocked by the unexpected;
the eye,
on the other hand, tends to be impatient,
craves the novel and is bored by repetition.
- W. H. Auden

What comprises good performance? The ability through
singing or playing to make the ear conscious of the
true content and affect of a composition.
- Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach


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