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How good bad music and bad reasons sound when we march against an enemy.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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Why should I hold back now and sound mediocre just so I can sound mediocre twenty years from now?

Janis Joplin

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When griping grief the heart doth wound, and doleful dumps the mind opresses, then music, with her silver sound, with speedy help doth lend redress.

William Shakespeare

I did never know so full a voice issue from so empty a heart: but the saying is true 'The empty vessel makes the greatest sound'.

William Shakespeare

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I love deadlines. I like the whooshing sound they make as they fly by.

Douglas Adams

A sound mind in a sound body is a short but full description of a happy state in this world.

John Locke

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Divide and rule, a sound motto. Unite and lead, a better one.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

My Birthday! what a difference sound That word had in my youthful ears; And how each time the day comes round, Less and less white its mark appears.

Thomas Moore

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We've come a long way. I don't want to sound braggadocio, but the team has matured so much since then.

Craig Swartout

That doesn't sound good. Maybe there is something we can do.

Andrew Benelli

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We are pleased that the judge's ruling recognized the sound business judgment and the sacrifice of everyone at Delta. We need to move forward with the restructuring of the company.

Dan Lewis

It's gotten a lot more sophisticated. There's more money in it and more money to hire people. And you're taking a lot of young guys who aren't as fundamentally sound because they're either coming out of high school or they've been in college for only one year.

Jim Brewer

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If it's a good movie, the sound could go off and the audience would still have a perfectly clear idea of what was going on.

Alfred Hitchcock

If you understand the science, there is no magic to this. It is based on sound science and engineering. ... There are no smoke and mirrors here.

John Donoghue

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We have not studied all of them. Many of them may be sound, while there may be others that merit override consideration.

Paul Larrabee

It is always sound business to take any obtainable net gain, at any cost and at any risk to the rest of the community.

Thorstein Veblen

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[He] is one of those virtuoso guitar players. Sometimes I equate him to the flamenco Jimi Hendrix. You get this kind of amplified electric acoustic sound.

Wally Ingram

Ensanguining the skies, How heavily it dies, Into the west away; Past touch and sight and sound, Not further to be found, How hopeless under ground, Falls the remorseful day.

Alfred Edward Housman

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With sound there's a certain amount of space. It's very easy to fill that sound with noises and sounds, but it's very difficult to keep it empty and still have exciting songs.

Tomo Milicevic

That sound of praising the Blessed Lady was like a saving grace for me, especially when I was at the bottom of a pit.

Aaron Neville

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