Echo Proverbs

Sayings about Echoes

I came to the place of my birth and cried, “The friends of my youth, where are they?” And echo answered, “Where are they?” ~ Saudi Arabian Proverb

A bad word whispered will echo a hundred miles. ~ Chinese Proverb

The echo knows all languages. ~ Finnish Proverbs

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

The voice of the poor has no echo. ~ Indian Proverbs

Quotations about Echoes

Saying about Echo

Education is a state-controlled manufactory of echoes. ~ Norman Douglas

Echo is the voice of a reflection in a mirror. ~ Nathaniel Hawthorne

The old echoes are long in dying. ~ Charles Henry Parkhurst

Footfalls echo in the memory down the passage which we did not take towards the door we never opened into the rose-garden. ~ T. S. Eliot

Remorse is the echo of a lost virtue. ~ Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton

Where we find echoes, we generally find emptiness and hollowness; it is the contrary with the echoes of the heart. ~ John Frederick Boyes

Empathy is about finding echoes of another person in yourself. ~ Mohsin Hamid

Sublimity is the echo of great mind. ~ Longinus

It is not so much the example of others we imitate as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the echo of ourselves in their words. ~ Eric Hoffer

How cruelly sweet are the echoes that start, When memory plays an old tune on the heart. ~ Eliza Cook

What is history? An echo of the past in the future; a reflex from the future on the past. ~ Victor Hugo

An appeal to fear never finds an echo in German hearts. ~ Otto Von Bismarck

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance. ~ Carl Sandburg

And when the echoes had ceased, like a sense of pain was the silence. ~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

History rarely repeats itself, but its echoes never go away. ~ Tariq Ali

Writing a book of poetry is like dropping a rose petal down the Grand Canyon and waiting for the echo. ~ Don Marquis

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

Rome is the city of echoes, the city of illusions, and the city of yearning. ~ Giotto di Bondone

To write is to make oneself the echo of what cannot cease speaking — and since it cannot, in order to become its echo I have, in a way, to silence it. I bring to this incessant speech the decisiveness, the authority of my own silence. ~ Maurice Blanchot

There is no love that is not an echo. ~ Theodor Adorno

Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard. ~ Gene Wolfe

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

Patterns of the past echo in the present and resound through the future. ~ Dhyani Ywahoo

Fame is the echo of actions, resounding them to the world, save that the echo repeats only the last art, but fame relates all, and often more than all. ~ Thomas Fuller

Music is the harmonious voice of creation; an echo of the invisible world. ~ Giuseppe Mazzini

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