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    harmony Quotes

    I love singing Christmas carols. I know every harmony to every music-hall Christmas song.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: song  harmony  christmas 
    I don't like to plan harmonies too much, because there's something fun that happens when you just sing a pass, then sing another pass, and layer them on top of each other.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: fun  harmony 
    I have been a harmony enthusiast since I was a child, singing in choir and with friends growing up. I always put a ton of harmonies on my demos.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    A moment of kindness can produce a mood of harmony between heaven and earth. Purity of heart can leave a fine example for a hundred generations.
    — Zicheng Hong
    True men" ... are strong willed, have dignity in their demeanor, serenity in their expression. They are cool like autumn, warm like spring. Their passions arise like the four seasons, in harmony with the ten thousand creatures, and no one knows their limits.
    — Zhuangzi
    Either in conflict with others or in harmony with them, we go through life like a runaway horse, unable to stop.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: conflict  harmony 
    Beneath multiple specific and individual distinctions, beneath innumerable and incessant transformations, at the bottom of the circular evolution without beginning or end, there hides a law, a unique nature participated in by all beings, in which this common participation produces a ground of common harmony.
    — Zhuangzi
    The raven hatches its young; the fish spew forth their eggs; the slim-waisted wasp transforms, and when a younger brother comes along the elder brother weeps. For too long I have not been able to work in harmony with these changes. So, given that I did not play my part in harmony with others, how could I expect to change people?
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: work  harmony 
    The Communist Party of China is a party that seeks peace, harmony and reconciliation, unlike the Communist Party of the former Soviet Union
    — Zheng Bijian
    tags: peace  harmony 
    All things are parts of one single system, which is called nature; the individual life is good when it is in harmony with nature.
    — Zeno of Citium
    tags: nature  harmony 
    Living with this gratitude elevates you... You become a more joyful person. You become a kinder and more compassionate person. You become a calmer and more peaceful person. You become a person who lives in greater harmony with others.
    — Zelig Pliskin
    My thought with harmonies and melodies in general, is that if it doesn't come right away then it's never going to come at all.
    — Zach Condon
    tags: thoughts  right  harmony 
    When I was 4 years old my mother put me into an early music education school. That's where they taught you perfect pitch and harmony and how to write music and all that. At that time, one of the homeworks was to listen to all the sounds and the noise of a day and transfer that into musical notes.
    — Yoko Ono
    I think something that's very important for us to communicate is usually very simple. Like breathing: Breathing is very simple. You don't do a dissonant 9th harmony or something in breathing. You just breathe, you know. I think that's how it is with very important messages.
    — Yoko Ono
    tags: harmony 
    You know harmony only exists in music-isn't that amazing? I think that if you see earth from very far away, the color is blue. That is very interesting because blue is the color of communication.
    — Yoko Ono
    When I was four years old, my mother put me into a school for early music education where you get perfect pitch and harmony and composition.
    — Yoko Ono
    I started to notice that simpleness is divine. I think we all start trying to use very complex harmonies and rhythms and all that because of a certain kind of ambition. But I was always trying to create something simple.
    — Yoko Ono
    Accentuated plainness and accentuated vice ought to bring about harmony. Beauty lies in harmony, in style, whether it be the harmony of ugliness or beauty, vice or virtue.
    — Yevgeny Zamyatin
    tags: beauty  lies  virtue  harmony 
    The practice of yoga induces a primary sense of measure and proportion. Reduced to our own body, our first instrument, we learn to play it, drawing from it maximum resonance and harmony.
    — Yehudi Menuhin
    tags: body  harmony  learn 
    Music creates order out of chaos: for rhythm imposes unanimity upon the divergent, melody imposes continuity upon the disjointed, and harmony imposes compatibility upon the incongruous.
    — Yehudi Menuhin
    tags: harmony  music 
    A way of life which excludes the realm of the unknown and the mysterious is simply not in harmony with life itself.
    — Yehudi Menuhin
    tags: harmony 
    If the blood humor is too strong and robust, calm it with balance and harmony.
    — Xunzi
    tags: humor  strong  balance  harmony  blood 
    Music is a fantastic peacekeeper of the world, it is integral to harmony, and it is a required fundamental of human emotion.
    — Xunzi
    During the long process of history, by relying on our own diligence, courage and wisdom, Chinese people have opened up a good and beautiful home where all ethnic groups live in harmony and fostered an excellent culture that never fades.
    — Xi Jinping
    It's harder to build than destroy. To build is to engage and change. In jazz, we call progressing harmonies changes. Changes are like obstacles on a speed course. They demand your attention and require you to be present. They are coming...they are here..... and then they are gone. It's how life comes. Each moment is a procession from the future into the past and the sweet spot is always the present. Live in that sweet spot. Be present.
    — Wynton Marsalis
    As sounds in a musical composition can be used not to express physical objects but ideas, emotions, harmonies, rhythmic orders and most any expression of the human mind and spirit, so light can be used visually to express the mind and spirit.
    — Wynn Bullock
    tags: human  emotion  harmony  mind  spirit  ideas 
    If only the whole world could feel the power of harmony.
    — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    tags: power  world  harmony 
    Disease may be defined as "A change produced in living things in consequence of which they are no longer in harmony with their environment."
    — William Thomas Councilman
    Harmony of period and melody of style have greater weight than is generally imagined in the judgment we pass upon writing and writers. As a proof of this, let us reflect what texts of scripture, what lines in poetry, or what periods we most remember and quote, either in verse or prose, and we shall find them to be only musical ones.
    — William Shenstone
    To the worldy man Karma is a stern Nemesis, to the spiritual man Karma unfolds itself in harmony with his highest aspirations.
    — William Quan Judge
    tags: men  harmony  spiritual  karma 
    The association promotes a way of life, not causes; a harmony in living, not political faiths; a bilateral loyalty, not commercial or social projects. Yet it is an association for as noble a purpose as any involved in any prior decisions.
    — William O. Douglas
    I realized that Eastern thought had somewhat more compassion for all living things. Man was a form of life that in another reincarnation might possibly be a horsefly or a bird of paradise or a deer. So a man of such a faith, looking at animals, might be looking at old friends or ancestors. In the East the wilderness has no evil connotation; it is thought of as an expression of the unity and harmony of the universe.
    — William O. Douglas
    Throughout his many years, he enriched the lives of countless others and served as a model of generosity and discipline to those he met, fostering an atmosphere of compassion, harmony, and unity. Sri Chinmoy was a leader, humanitarian, artist, athlete, and public servant who will be sorely missed. His legacy of kindness, reflection, and resolve will endure for many years to come.
    — William J. Clinton
    [Americans know] the traditional values of Islam, devotion to faith and good works, to family and society, are in harmony with the best of American ideals.
    — William J. Clinton
    Love is the life of the soul. It is the harmony of the universe.
    — William Ellery Channing
    tags: soul  harmony  universe 
    Heaven's harmony is universal love.
    — William Cowper
    tags: harmony  heaven 
    Words learn'd by rote a parrot may rehearse, But talking is not always to converse, Not more distinct from harmony divine The constant creaking of a country sign.
    — William Cowper
    tags: divine  harmony 
    Its all spirit and its all connected...Our choice is to live out of harmony with spiritual ways or in harmony with spiritual ways. Everything is spiritual.
    — William Commanda
    A couple of flitches of bacon are worth fifty thousand Methodist sermons and religious tracts. They are great softeners of temper and promoters of domestic harmony.
    — William Cobbett
    tags: harmony  religious  worth 
    Thou who wouldst see the lovely and the wildMingled in harmony on Nature's face,Ascend our rocky mountains. Let thy footFail not with weariness, for on their topsThe beauty and the majesty of earth,Spread wide beneath, shall make thee to forgetThe steep and toilsome way.
    — William C. Bryant
    tags: beauty  nature  harmony 
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