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Ear Trumpet Quotes


"Is that an ear trumpet in your lava-lava?" - Kerry Jackson

"I'm a terrible trumpet player." - Ray Stevens

"Whoever keeps an open ear For tattlers will be sure to hear The trumpet of contention." - William Cowper

"I played saxophone and trumpet. Pretty nerdy." - Kesha

"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

"I resolved to play my trumpet like a sax." - Roy Eldridge

"The trumpet was not a lyrical singing instrument." - Herb Alpert

"Louis Armstrong playing trumpet on the Judgment Day." - Al Stewart

"I played football. I played trumpet. I could draw." - Jimmy Breslin

"My hearing has suffered seriously; just now I am obliged to have the assistance of an ear trumpet. Think of that, my beauty! - There 's a state for your old Lover to be in! - No more tender whisperings! Imagine sweet confessions to be made through an ear trumpet!" - Samuel Lover

"You know, the ukulele itself is not a very loud instrument, all right? And, you know, compared to like a trumpet, right? A trumpet is really loud." - Jake Shimabukuro

"Who ever keeps an open ear For tattlers, will be sure to hear The trumpet of contention; Aspersion is the babbler's trade, To listen is to lend him aid, And rush into dissension." - William Cowper

"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

"Good choreography fuses eye, ear and mind." - Arlene Croce

"I'm kicking new flava in ya ear!" - Craig Mack

"Where the eye divides, the ear connects." - John Luther Adams

"I have Van Gogh's ear for music" - Stephen Fry

"A jest's prosperity lies in the ear" - William Shakespeare

"An envious heart makes a treacherous ear." - Zora Neale Hurston

"Noise: a stench in the ear." - Ambrose Bierce

"For they are yet ear-kissing arguments." - William Shakespeare

"Spread your ear pollution far and wide." - Billy Squier

"Music is the eye of the ear." - Thomas Draxe

"Your Majesty- Tugging my ear. Whenever." - Kiera Cass

"[F]ear is a great ally." - David Gemmell

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

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

"I have a pretty good ear." - Miranda Lambert

"Lord, bid war's trumpet cease; Fold the whole earth in peace." - Oliver Wendell Holmes

"Heaven blew every trumpet and played every horn on the wonderful, marvelous night you were born." - Nancy Tillman

"I played the trumpet a bit like a porker, I think." - Boris Vian

"Leadership is an opportunity to serve. It is not a trumpet call to self-importance." - J Donald Walters

"The trumpet is forceful." - Lester Bowie

"The only way I'll really smile is if you cut me ear to ear." - Oliver Sykes

"Clifford Brown was in the jazz circles considered to be probably the greatest trumpet player who ever lived." - Herb Alpert

"I'm not blowing my own trumpet here, but I made a rap song 20 years ago with Afrika Bambaataa." - John Lydon

"The first time I ever played the trumpet in public, I played the Marine Hymn. I sounded terrible." - Wynton Marsalis

"It takes an intelligent ear to listen to Jazz." - Art Blakey

"Honest plain words best pierce the ear of grief." - William Shakespeare

"We cannot close our ears; we have no ear lids!" - R. Murray Schafer

"I whisper like the sea in the horse's ear." - Maggie Stiefvater

"I took the right sow by the ear." - Robert Walpole

"What treatment in an emergency is administered by ear?" - Abraham Verghese

"Hate speech is in the ear of the beholder." - Mark Potok

"Through the ear, we shall enter the invisibility of things." - Edmond Jabes

"Grammar is a piano I play by ear." - Joan Didion

"He who speaks without an attentive ear is mute." - Stephen King

"A knavish speech sleeps in a fool's ear." - William Shakespeare

"The ear of the bridled horse is in the mouth." - Horace

"The eye is the painter and the ear the singer." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The eye likes novelty, but the ear craves familiarity." - W H Auden

"Every ear is tickled with the sweet music of applause." - Isaac Barrow

"Listen and attend with the ear of your heart." - Benedict of Nursia

"The ear is a less trustworthy witness than the eye." - Herodotus

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

"The ear writes my poems, not the mind." - Stanley Kunitz

"The goal of prayer is the ear of God." - Charles Spurgeon

"Ninety percent of true love is acute, ear-burning embarrassment." - Terry Pratchett

"This flea which I have in mine ear." - Francois Rabelais

"Death twitches my ear. Live, he says, I am coming." - Virgil

"There is no greater loan than a sympathetic ear." - Frank Tyger

"Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice." - William Shakespeare

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

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

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

"The ear is the avenue to the heart." - Voltaire

"Who hearkens to the gods, the gods give ear." - Homer

"I'm totally deaf in my right ear, yeah." - Michael Leunig

"The dead have been awakened - shall I sleep? The world's at war with tyrants - shall I crouch? the harvest's ripe - and shall I pause to reap? I slumber not; the thorn is in my couch; Each day a trumpet soundeth in mine ear, its echo in my heart." - Lord Byron

"Quentin Tarantino is interested in watching somebody's ear getting cut off; David Lynch is interested in the ear." - David Foster Wallace

"They say money can't buy happiness? Look at the smile on my face. Ear to ear, baby!" - Ben Affleck

"Yeah 'ear 'ear," said George, with half a glance at Fred, the corner of whose mouth twitched." - J K Rowling

"I did not develop my ear. I discovered I had an ear, and it was an accident." - Clive Davis

"You can't blow an uncertain trumpet." - Theodore Hesburgh

"Death does not blow a trumpet." - Proverbs

"I got my first trumpet when I was six years old, from Al Hirt. My father was playing in Al Hirt's band at that time." - Wynton Marsalis

"With the pride of the artist, you must blow against the walls of every power that exists the small trumpet of your defiance." - Norman Mailer

"..even though poetry was written for the 'minds ear' as well as the physical ear,the minds ear can be trained only by the other..which comes back to reading poetry aloud.." - Yvor Winters

"even though poetry was written for the 'minds ear' as well as the physical ear, the minds ear can be trained only by the other ... which comes back to reading poetry aloud ..." - Yvor Winters

"I have a condition called Menieres disease which is a problem with fluid retention in the inner ear. It has four symptoms: ringing in the ear, pressure in the ear, fluctuating hearing loss, and attacks of vertigo." - Katie Leclerc

"My ear is not working, my poetry ear. I can't write a line that doesn't sound like pots and pans falling out of the cupboard." - Jane Kenyon

"For no syren did ever so charm the ear of the listener, as the listening ear has charmed the soul of the syren." - Henry Taylor

"A Polish man had a bandage on each ear. What happened? "I was ironing, and the phone rang!" "What about the other ear?" "Had to call the doctor!"" - Henny Youngman

"An ear can break a human heart As quickly as a spear, We wish the ear had not a heart So dangerously near." - Emily Dickinson

"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

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

"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

"Well, my sister played trumpet. Can you imagine having a sister blowing the trumpet around the house, Fred? And my brother, he played piano. Everybody was playing some kind of music, so it was natural for me to get into it." - Freddie Hubbard

"And gentle winds and waters near, make music to the lonely ear." - Lord Byron

"How bless'd the heart that has a friend. A sympathizing ear to lend." - Thomas Hood

"Drawing is speaking to the eye; talking is painting to the ear." - Joseph Joubert

"Advice is more agreeable in the mouth than in the ear." - Mason Cooley

"Two sparrows on one Ear of Corn make an ill agreement." - George Herbert

"Let the inner ear listen to the voice of truth that is always speaking." - Ernest Holmes

"When I see architecture that moves me, I hear music in my inner ear" - Frank Lloyd Wright

"You should have seen your face," she said, her breath hot in my ear. "Sa-woooon." - Sarah Dessen

"A kiss is a secret which takes the lips for the ear." - Edmond Rostand

"ASS, n. A public singer with a good voice but no ear." - Ambrose Bierce

"I never yet did hear, That the bruis'd heart was pierced through the ear" - William Shakespeare

"I long to hear the story of your life, which must captivate the ear strangely." - William Shakespeare

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

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

"Quotations offer one kind of break in what the eye can see, the ear can hear." - Ihab Hassan

"Whereever you end up;" Jack whispered into my ear."I wish you clear skies. Always" - Wendy Mass

"The Democrats just want to ram it down my ear with a victory" - George H W Bush

"Wake up,' a voice like water rippling over rocks whispered in my ear." - Kiersten White

"The earth's a door, if you press your ear against it." - David Mitchell

"What if the universe were whispering in my ear at every moment?" - Steven V. Roberts

"Sorrow returned with the dawning of morn, and the voice in my dreaming ear melted away." - Thomas Campbell

"Sir J. Davies calls the ear the wicket of the soul." - George Augustus Henry Sala

"It is ever the improbable that the sceptic is the most ready to give ear to." - Voltaire

"The tip no jewel needs to wear: The tip is jewel of the ear." - Philip Sidney

"One hundred ten thousand ears in this ballpark, and he's got to hit my ear." - Don Zimmer

"Many an inherited sorrow that has marred a life has been breathed into no human ear." - George Eliot

"Put your ear to the sky and listen my darling, everything whispers I love you." - Buddy Wakefield

"I love you and believe in you. If you want my ear/voice - e-mail." - Pete Sessions

"Look! I can't even wear glasses because my ear is missing. I'm hardcore! I'm hardcore!" - Mick Foley

"Can honor's voice provoke the silent dust, or flattery soothe the dull, cold ear of death?" - Thomas Gray

"The paramedic whispered in my ear 'God will never leave you or forsake you.'" - Bethany Hamilton

"What is the voice of song when the world lacks the ear of taste?" - Nathaniel Hawthorne

"I write by ear. I tried writing with the typewriter, but I found it too unwieldy" - Groucho Marx

"A fiction writer is never entirely alone. Her characters are constantly whispering in her ear." - Cinda Williams Chima

"The best way to thaw a frozen turkey? Blow in it's ear." - Johnny Carson

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

"It's better to wear seaweed socks than stick a melon in your brother's ear." - Robert Hunter

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

"Flowers and plants are silent presences. They nourish every sense except the ear." - May Sarton

"Sugar is not so sweet to the palate as sound to the healthy ear." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"A lament in one ear, maybe, but always a song in the other" - Sean O'Casey

"He is the best preacher, not that tickles the ear, but that breaks the heart." - Thomas Brooks

"One son appears in stereo - a transistor in one ear and the phone in the other.." - Erma Bombeck

"Let nothing offensive to the ear or the eye enter these thresholds, within which youth dwells." - Juvenal

"if you listen too hard to the technology, your ear goes deaf to its implications." - Hortense Calisher

"What the eyes sees, the ear hears, and the mind belives." - Harry Houdini

"For me, tango was always for the ear rather than the feet." - Astor Piazzolla

"Rumor with her ten thousand tongues is diffusing her uncertain sounds in almost every ear.." - Joseph Smith Jr

"I always had one ear offstage, listening for the call from the bookie." - Walter Matthau

"Get that finger out of your ear! You don't know where that finger's been!" - Robert Stack

"Need someone to talk to? I could tug my ear right now." - Kiera Cass

"He reached up and tugged his ear. And I did the same." - Kiera Cass

"It was like Elvis came along and whispered some dream in everybody's ear" - Bruce Springsteen

"What's that sound I hear? It's just my lifetime It's whistling past my ear" - Gayle Forman

"Flat muscled and honey coloured. Sea secrets in his eyes. A silver raindrop in his ear." - Arundhati Roy

"I hear a drum in my soul's ear coming from the depth of the stars." - Rumi

"Let nothing foul to either eye or ear reach those doors within which dwells a boy." - Juvenal

"In extreme danger, fear turns a deaf ear to every feeling of pity." - Julius Caesar

"An horrid stillness first invades the ear, And in that silence we the tempest fear." - John Dryden

"There's [in Outcast] so much for my ear, brain and mind and body to gain." - Eyedea

"This feels like a Steve Bannon whispering in [Donald Trump's] ear." - Chuck Todd

"Mother of quartz, your words writhe into my ear. Renew the light, lewd whisper." - Theodore Roethke



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