Quotes of the Day for 9 January 2003 – Loud
Jimmy Page was born at Heston, Middlesex, England on this day in 1944. I saw that entry and the first thing I thought of was the volume control on the radio. He played guitar with Jeff Beck in the Yardbirds, and in 1968 formed Led Zeppelin, the band whose music is most likely to make me want more volume. So today's quotes all refer to sounds that are Loud.
Conscience is that still, small voice that is sometimes too loud for comfort.
- Bert Murray
It is an unfortunate human failing that a full pocketbook often groans more loudly than an empty stomach.
- Franklin Delano Roosevelt, 1882 - 1945
To expect to rule others by assuming a loud tone is like thinking oneself tall by putting on high heels.
- J. Petit-Senn
The wheel that squeaks the loudest
Is the one that gets the grease.
- Josh Billings, 1818 - 1885
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, Jr, 1841 - 1935
Look up, laugh loud, talk big, keep the color in your cheek and the fire in your eye, adorn your person, maintain your health, your beauty and your animal spirits.
- William Hazlitt, 1778 - 1830
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