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“Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud.” ―Hermann Hesse

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Is there gold in the tongue that I hold?

“Be silent, or say something better than silence.”

Pythagoras

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“Uttering a word is like striking a note on the keyboard of the imagination.” —Ludwig Wittgenstein

 

You can feel inaudible music in the spaces between the holes punched in piano rolls.

“The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between the notes.

―Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart

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“The pen is the tongue of the mind.” ―Horace


 

The Zen poet’s mindstill as an inkwell in an oil field; humble as a page of faint praise; silent as one hand clapping in a forest falling on deaf earsis as sharp as Sam Samurai’s sword: like a steel stylus, shredding erudition into pulp fiction.

“Writing is a very focused form of meditation. Just as good as sitting in a lotus position.”

Alan Moore

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“Adding sound to movies would be like putting lipstick on the Venus de Milo.” –Mary Pickford

“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.” Alfred Hitchcock Read more