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If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away.
Henry David Thoreau
Who hears me, who understands me, becomes mine, a possession for all time.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Why should we be in such desperate haste to succeed, and in such desperate enterprises? If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer.
Henry David Thoreau
A person hears only what they understand.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
A smart man only believes half of what he hears, a wise man knows which half.
Fear is not in the habit of speaking truth; when perfect sincerity is expected, perfect freedom must be allowed; nor has anyone who is apt to be angry when he hears the truth any cause to wonder that he does not hear it.
Your body hears everything your mind says.
Behold, I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears by voice and opens the door, I will come in to him and eat with him, and he with me.
Hide nothing, for time, which sees all and hears all, exposes all.
In the vain laughter of folly wisdom hears half its applause.
Lo! The poor Indian, whose untutored mind sees God in clouds, or hears him in the wind.
The person who tries to live alone will not succeed as a human being. His heart withers if it does not answer another heart. His mind shrinks away if he hears only the echoes of his own thoughts and finds no other inspiration.
Pearl S. Buck
A person is always startled when he hears himself called old for the first time.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
Who ever hears of fat men heading a riot, or herding together in turbulent mobs? No - no, your lean, hungry men who are continually worrying society, and setting the whole community by the ears.
I believe that a man is converted when first he hears the low, vast murmur of life, of human life, troubling his hitherto unconscious self.
David Herbert Lawrence
All lies and jests, still a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.
Who hears music feels his solitude peopled at once.
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 the nurse that the child first hears, and her words that he will first attempt to imitate.
The amygdala in the emotional center sees and hears everything that occurs to us instantaneously and is the trigger point for the fight or flight response.
To listen is an effort, and just to hear is no merit. A duck hears also.
In properly organized groups no faith is required; what is required is simply a little trust and even that only for a little while, for the sooner a man begins to verify all he hears the better it is for him.
G. I. Gurdjieff
The phrase 'off with the crack of the bat', while romantic, is really meaningless, since the outfielder should be in motion long before he hears the sound of the ball meeting the bat.
If there's no fire, there's no scream. If there's no scream, then no one hears you and no one comes to help you in the first place. The depth of my struggle has definitely determined the height of my success. To be able to teach my kids not just about success but about the struggle that comes with it.
The subconscious is ceaselessly murmuring, and it is by listening to these murmurs that one hears the truth.
I think words operate like musical notes that the eyeball hears.
But I know I have a son who doesn't listen to anything I say and if he hears the same thing from someone else, sometimes it has a little more impact.
If an apprentice does not hear what a master hears, is then that quality not present in the music? Yes and no. In the world in which the apprentice lives no.
My husband works in the music industry and he's always the first to know about great new bands, so I end up seeming really with it because I'll be listening to an up-and-coming band before everyone else hears about it.
The one thing the blues don't get is the backing and pushing of TV and radio like a lot of this garbage you hears. They choke stuff down people's throat so they got no choice but to listen to it.
John Lee Hooker
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