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Quotes about Ear and Friendship
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The most called-upon prerequisite of a friend is an accessible ear.
- Maya Angelou

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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)

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

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Then as the years went on and my listening became more deliberate,
I would climb up on an arm of our big sofa to get my
ear closer to the wireless speaker.
- Seamus Heaney

Choose a wife rather by your ear than your eye.
- Thomas Fuller

Eloquent speech is not from lip to ear,
but rather from heart to heart.
- William Jennings Bryan

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

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

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

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

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

The best training is to play by ear:
trial by fire.
- John Legend

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

Dogs feel very strongly that they should always go with you in the car,
in case the need should arise for them to bark violently
at nothing right in your ear.
- Dave Barry

When I give a lecture, I accept that people look at their watches,
but what I do not tolerate is when they look at it
and raise it to their ear to find out if it stopped.
- Marcel Achard

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

As it enters the ear, does it come in like broken glass
or does it come in like honey?
- Eddie Condon

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 have the worst ear for criticism; even when I have
created a stage set I like,
I always hear the woman in the back of the dress circle
who says she doesn't like blue.
- Cecil Beaton

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

Whenever death may surprise us, let it be welcome if
our battle cry has reached even one receptive ear and
another hand reaches out to take up our arms.
- Che Guevara

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

The best way to make a silk purse from a sow's ear
is to begin with a silk sow.
The same is true of money.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

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

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

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

I started playing in the band and learned to play piano by ear.
- Kevin Richardson

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

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

I was the same kind of father as I was a harpist -
I played by ear.
- Harpo Marx

The talent of a true writer and poet is in the ear.
- Bryant H. McGill

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

I learn my songs by ear.
- Kate Smith

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

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

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

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

Heaven finds an ear when sinners find a tongue.
- Francis Quarles

We only consult the ear because the heart is wanting.
- Blaise Pascal

Nothing is so beautiful as spring - when weeds,
in wheels, shoot long and lovely and lush;
Thrush's eggs look little low heavens,
and thrush through the echoing timber does so rinse and wring the ear,
it strikes like lightning to hear him sing.
- Gerard Manley Hopkins

The ear is the avenue to the heart.
- Voltaire

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

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

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

It is hard to look up to a leader who keeps his ear to the ground.
- James H. Boren

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

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

I was improvising before I was reading music.
I was just trying to play things on the clarinet by ear.
I think my ear is one of my greatest assets.
- Pete Fountain


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