Ears Quotes

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J.K. Rowling
“Yeah 'ear 'ear," said George, with half a glance at Fred, the corner of whose mouth twitched.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows

Jacqueline Carey
“Your dreaming self seeks to tell you something your waking ears will not hear”
Jacqueline Carey, Kushiel's Chosen

David Foster Wallace
“Quentin Tarantino is interested in watching somebody's ear getting cut off; David Lynch is interested in the ear.”
David Foster Wallace, A Supposedly Fun Thing I'll Never Do Again: Essays and Arguments

Rupi Kaur
“i was music
but you had your ears cut off”
Rupi Kaur, Milk and Honey

“You have two eyes, and two ears, but only one mouth. This is so because you are supposed to look and listen more than you talk.”
Lucca Kaldahl

Erik Pevernagie
“Some don’t even watch art with their eyes nor with their mind, but with their ears, ever since they judge art by the sound of money. (
“Money rocking and rolling”)”
Erik Pevernagie

Erik Pevernagie
“In the turbulent art arena they all pitch in and do their dubious and mercantile part in the rocambolesque saga of the art since so many judge art with their ears and the sound of the money. (“When is art?”)”
Erik Pevernagie

Ursula K. Le Guin
“We scarcely know how much of our pleasure and interest in life comes to us through our eyes until we have to do without them; and part of that pleasure is that the eyes can choose where to look. But the ears can't choose where to listen.”
Ursula K. Le Guin, Gifts

“O Heavenly Children, do not forget that God is here, there and everywhere. The birds are his eyes and the air is his ears. And as you sleep, your heart and soul rest naked before him. He can drink from the rivers of your thoughts, and even feel the wetness of your tears.”
Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Mary Doria Russell
“Dachshunds have their own agenda and can be stubborn about seeing their plans through to completion. What Rosie lacked in consistency, she made up for in enthusiasm. Most of the time when I called her name, she sprinted back, her long ears cocked and flying like a little girl's pigtails. Each encounter was a glorious reunion, even if we'd been parted for only a minute or two. I had never felt so loved.”
Mary Doria Russell, Dreamers of the Day

“I pick up Dylan. He certainly takes after his father: about three-quarters of his body weight seems to be head, and three-quarters of that is ears.”
Ken Jennings, Brainiac: Adventures in the Curious, Competitive, Compulsive World of Trivia Buffs

“Every time we mention Gender Equality, merit is usually thrown out of the window. Your ability to deliver is not determined by what is in between the legs but by what is in between your ears.”

Haruki Murakami
“There. My ears are all dead. Now you try."
Three times I repeated the movements she'd made. Slowly, carefully, but nothing left me with the impression that my ears had died. The wine was rapidly circulating through my system.
"I do believe that my ears aren't dying properly, " I said, disappointed.
She shook her head. "That's okay. If your ears don't need to die, there's nothing wrong with them not dying.”
Haruki Murakami, A Wild Sheep Chase
tags: dead, ears

Malcolm de Chazal
“The ears are the last feature to age.”
Malcolm de Chazal
tags: ear, ears

Dawn Reno Langley
“All around the edges of the platform where she sat, elephants stood patiently waiting for their breakfast. Occasionally, one would grunt or snort or flap its ears, but otherwise, they were as quiet as apparitions.”
Dawn Reno Langley, The Mourning Parade

Charise Mericle Harper
“ she has big ears like a monkey , she can probably hear really good!”
Charise Mericle Harper

Yasunari Kawabata
“Your ears are lovely , he said, but there's a kind of eerie beauty to your profile.”
Yasunari Kawabata, Beauty and Sadness

Amit Kalantri
“People mistrust what you say, they trust what you show.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

Janet Gogerty
“The huge ears flapped and it lifted its head to show off the long curving tusks adorned with flowers made by the children. When the animatronic mammoth trumpeted triumphantly, windows a mile away vibrated and locals called the police.”
Janet Gogerty, Shoal: A Thanet Writers Anthology

“Light is faster than sound but ears are faster than eyes”
Sir P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

“In the battle between the eyes, ears, and mouth, eyes will always win because your eyes cannot see your mouth and your ears”
Sir P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

Vincent Okay Nwachukwu
“To elaborate that the ears collaborate on hearing though in separate locations is to deliberate on the obvious.”
Vincent Okay Nwachukwu, Weighty 'n' Worthy African Proverbs - Volume 1

Vincent Okay Nwachukwu
“Men need a third ear between their eyes if they are to pay more attention to the misery caused by their stubbornness.”
Vincent Okay Nwachukwu, Weighty 'n' Worthy African Proverbs - Volume 1

Shane Claiborne
“I found that the solemn recognition that our world is very fragile is universal. And yet attentive ears can hear the ancient whisper reminding us that another world is possible.”
Shane Claiborne, The Irresistible Revolution: Living as an Ordinary Radical

“It is an infantile sense to open your ears to get a whiff of”
P.S. Jagadeesh Kumar

“Even the dead heard more than they did.”
Avantika choudhary

“The more the agonies flog, the louder the clangs of moans nip the ears.”
Spriha Kant

Ehsan Sehgal
“My mind, my eyes, and my ears are open; I can judge; I can see, and I can hear because I am not a judge, not a leader, and not a preacher.”
Ehsan Sehgal
tags: ears, eyes, mind

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