Remember that a person's name is to that person the sweetest and most important sound in any language.
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As part of the gun crew, he had helped to fire one shot in anger-from a 57-millimeter antitank gun. The gun made a ripping sound like the opening of the zipper on the fly of God Almighty.
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.
Dialogue should simply be a sound among other sounds, just something that comes out of the mouths of people whose eyes tell the story in visual terms.
In the decades to come, the memory of the scene might blur. But the memory of the sound will remain with everyone who was here. Not the sound of the cheers, or the sound of Henry Aaron saying "I'm thankful to God it's all over," but the sound of Henry Aaron's bat when it hit the baseball tonight.
The New York Times
Words are such uncertain things, they so often sound well but mean the opposite of what one thinks they do.
There was never a sound beside the wood but one, and that was my long scythe whispering to the ground.
Otto von Bismarck
Martin Luther King
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
The Story of My Experiments with Truth
The Picture of Dorian Gray
The World As I See It
The Sirens of Titan
The Notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci
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