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singing Quotes

25 of the best book quotes about singing
  1. #1
    “Your music was beautiful, man, the most beautiful I have ever heard, and such singing we will never hear again.”
  2. #2
    ″‘No!’ Mom or Ethan would shout when I wet the floor. ‘Good boy!’ they’d sing when I peed in the grass. ‘Okay, that’s good,’ they’d say when I urinated on the papers. I could not understand what in the world was wrong with them.”
  3. #3
    “It was sad like few other hymns I’d heard. I don’t know why exactly, but I started to hum it as I saw more uniformed officers entering the vestibule outside the visitation room. It seemed like something that might help...After a few minutes, the family joined me. I went over to Herbert’s wife as she held him tightly, sobbing softly. I whispered to her, ‘We have to let him go.’ Herbert saw the officers lining up outside, and he pulled away from her slowly and told me to take her out of the room.”
  4. #4
    “And well she sang a service, with a fine
    Intoning through her nose, as was most seemly,
    And she spoke daintily in French, extremely,
    After the school of Stratford-atte-Bowe;
    French in the Paris style she did not know.”
  5. #5
    “You must carry Madame Zeroni up the mountain and sing while I drink so I can get strong, too.”
  6. #6
    “She waved at all the people on the train & later, when she saw they didn’t wave back, she started singing songs to herself & it went that way the whole day & she couldn’t remember having a better time in her life.”
  7. #7
    “Say she rail; why, I’ll tell her plain
    She sings as sweetly as a nightingale.
    Say that she frown; I’ll say she looks as clear
    As morning roses newly wash’d with dew.
    Say she be mute and will not speak a word;
    Then I’ll commend her volubility,
    and say she uttereth piercing eloquence.”
  8. #8
    “She is singing to-night to bring the chandelier down!”
  1. #9
    “And they can not touch an instrument, or open their mouths to sing, without producing sounds that put all other human sounds to shame.”
  2. #10
    “I always wanted to be a real singer, the kind that comes out on the stage all dressed up. But I didn’t have no education and I didn’t know the first way about how to start in being a stage singer.”
  3. #11
    “I sung of Chaos and Eternal Night,
    Taught by the heav’nly Muse to venture down
    The dark descent, and up to reascend.”
  4. #12
    “Every Who down in Whoville, the tall and the small,
    Was singing without any presents at all!”
  5. #13
    “They’ll stand close together, with Christmas bells ringing.
    They’ll stand hand-in-hand, and those Whos will start singing!”
  6. #14
    “The ocean has been singing to me, and the song is that of our life together.”
  7. #15
    “You are a dangerous collection of all my favorite things. An old soul, a heart of gold and hands that make my body sing.”
  8. #16
    “It is fun to sing if you sing with a Ying. My Ying can sing like anything.”
  1. #17
    “I sing high and my Ying sings low, and we are not too bad, you know.”
  2. #18
    “Now I want to live like everybody else. I want to have a wife like everybody else and to take her out on Sundays. I have invented a mask that makes me look like anybody. People will not even turn round in the streets. You will be the happiest of women. And we will sing, all by ourselves, till we swoon away with delight.”
  3. #19
    “Once I thought they sang because everything was right with the world... I now know I was wrong. They sing because they’re feeble-minded.”
  4. #20
    “Where the heart is not singing there is no melody, there is only the dreadful medley of human self-praise.”
  5. #21
    ″‘I never heard a mockingbird sing so early,’ said Ma, and Pa answered, softly, ‘He is telling us good-by.‘”
  6. #22
    “In the name of Annah the Allmaziful, the Everliving, the Bringer of Plurabilities, haloed be her eve, her singtime sung, her rill be run, unhemmed as it is uneven!”
  7. #23
    “On the way home, we sang with special enthusiasm,
    On top of old Smoky, two thousand feet tall,
    I shot my old teacher with a big booger ball.
    I shot her with glory, I shot her with pride.
    How could I miss her? She’s thirty feet wide.”
  8. #24
    “I caught the happy virus last night
    When I was out singing beneath the stars.
    It is remarkably contagious -
    So kiss me.”
  9. #25
    “I caught the happy virus last night
    When I was out singing beneath the stars.
    It is remarkably contagious -
    So kiss me.”
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