Sounds Proverbs

By | April 28, 2017

Sayings about Sounds

He who lives with an ass, sounds like an ass. ~ Ethiopian Proverbs

If a bamboo tube makes a loud sound, it is empty. ~ Filipino Proverbs

A vacant mind is open to all suggestions, as a hollow building echoes all sounds. ~ Chinese Proverb

There is plenty of sound in an empty barrel. ~ Russian Proverbs

Empty vessels make the greatest sound. ~ Traditional Proverb

One dog barks at something specific, and a hundred bark at the sound. ~ Chinese Proverb

Drums sound loud because they are hollow. ~ Indian Proverbs

You recognize the truth by its own sound. ~ Hebrew Proverb

Men are like bagpipes: no sound comes from them till they’re full. ~ Irish Proverbs

The big drum only sounds well from a distance. ~ Iranian Proverb

Good manners can be paid for with compliments, but only the sound of money will pay your debts. ~ Chinese Proverb

You cannot wage war without the sound of gunpowder. ~ Malian Proverb

The potter sleeps soundly, for no one would steal clay. ~ Indian Proverb

He that sleeps sound feels not the toothache. ~ Swiss Proverbs

Broken friendships can be soldered, but never sound. ~ Traditional Proverb

Death does not sound a trumpet. ~ Danish Proverb

Listen to the sound of the river and you will get a trout. ~ Irish Proverb

The wolf is not afraid of the dog, but he doesn’t like the sound of his barking. ~ Yiddish Proverb

Quotations about Sounds

Saying about sounds

To succeed means that you may have to step out of line and march to the sound of your own drummer. ~ Keith Degreen

The sound of laughter is like the vaulted dome of a temple of happiness. ~ Milan Kundera

The sound must seem an echo to the sense. ~ Alexander Pope

The clash of ideas is the sound of freedom. ~ Lady Bird Johnson

The secret of all good writing is sound judgment. ~ Horace

It’s never what you say, but how you make it sound sincere. ~ Marya Mannes

Oratory is the art of making deep noises form the chest sound like important massages from the brain. ~ H. L. Phillips

One sound idea is all that you need to achieve success. ~ Napoleon Hill

It takes a great man to give sound advice tactfully, but a greater to accept it graciously. ~ J. C. Macaulay

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for the education of its virtue. ~ Plato

The empty vessel makes the loudest sound. ~ William Shakespeare

The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer. ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes

Most of the basic truths of life sound absurd at first hearing. ~ Elizabeth Goudge

True friendship is like sound health, the value of it is seldom known until it be lost. ~ Charles Caleb Colton

Darkness is to space what silence is to sound. ~ Marshall McLuhan

If you tell a lie, always rehearse it. If it don’t sound good to you, it won’t sound good to anybody. ~ Leroy Satchel Paige

It doesn’t matter what I say as long as I sound different from other politicians. ~ Jerry Brown

Get someone else to blow your horn and the sound will carry twice as far. ~ Will Rogers

The sound of tireless voices is the price we pay for the right to hear the music of our own opinions. ~ Adlai Stevenson

No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently. ~ Agnes de Mille

Your prayer must be for a sound mind in a sound body. ~ Juvenal

When there is an original sound in the world, it makes a hundred echoes. ~ John A. Shedd

To become a thoroughly good man is the best prescription for keeping a sound mind and a sound body. ~ Francis Bowen

In the last analysis sound judgment will prevail. ~ Joseph Cannon

The most persistent sound which reverberates through man’s history is the beating of war drums. ~ Arthur Koestler

Keep spiritually sound and be persistent. Persistence is the key. Just never stop believing in your dream. ~ Deborah Aquila

The shadow of a sound,–a voice without a mouth, and words without a tongue. ~ Paul Chatfield

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