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    I love to mix things up and create new dishes in the kitchen. I love cooking shrimp scampi and having a glass of Pinot Grigio while listening to music.
    — Zulay Henao
    tags: listening  music 
     
    If I can't play music, what am I gonna do? Music keeps people sane. When you enjoy yourself, most of the time the people who are listening to you enjoy it.
    — Zoot Sims
    tags: time  people  listening  music 
     
    That's one of the most exciting things for me about listening to records: It's a moment in time, and the less it's messed with the more powerful it is. I wanted at least one song on the record to be just completely about the moment.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    Listening to people discussing a novel can be very interesting, if you've read whatever novel is being discussed. No one, it seems, ever says, "This is a great book but I didn't like it." Taking a little time to think about why this might be has been very liberating.
    — Zia Haider Rahman
    tags: time  people  listening  novel  book  read 
     
    Make your will one! Don't listen with your ears, listen with your mind. No, don't listen with your mind, but listen with your spirit. Listening stops with the ears, the mind stops with recognition, but spirit is empty- and waits on all things. The Way gathers in emptiness alone. Emptiness is the fasting of the mind.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: alone  listening  mind  spirit 
     
    Listening stops with the ears, the mind stops with recognition, but spirit is empty and waits on all things.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: listening  mind  spirit 
     
    When I talk about having good hearing, I don't mean just listening, but listening to yourself. When I talk about good eyesight, I don't mean just looking, but looking at yourself.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: listening 
     
    [My fashion] line is inspired by real people, so I guess you could say it was listening to them, what they need, what they want and then translating that into coming from me.
    — Zendaya
    tags: people  listening  real 
     
    It is personal issues that makes me do what I do, for I have been raped more than 50 times by just listening to what women who have confessed and confirmed their love for other women have been through.
    — Zanele Muholi
    I learned that victims come in all image - some raped, some witnessing an act of violence, some losing loved ones. I learned that the solutions come by both listening to the people impacted by the crisis and by learning from historical experiences in other places.
    — Zainab Salbi
    People are going to be way more patient listening to what I have to say now. I don't have five seconds to get their attention, I have five minutes. That's a huge window.
    — Zachary Cole Smith
    I remember as a child listening to comedic musicals and thinking they were a real riot. I had pretty questionable taste in comedy.
    — Zach Woods
    Often when I find myself listening to music, at least 60 to 70% of it is foreign, so I don't understand a word of it. Melody to me will always be a million times more important than words.
    — Zach Condon
    tags: time  listening  music 
     
    Whatever I do today is the whole continuum of my experience. Like John Dewey said in his book "Art as Experience,' you can't separate experience from the work of art. So, if I write for the symphony today, you're listening to everything that's happened to me since I was 18 years old.
    — Yusef Lateef
    I ain't never been the type of person out at the movies and holding hands and riding around listening to R. Kelly.
    — Young Jeezy
    tags: people  listening  movie 
     
    Listening better. Caring more. Being there. Its not big changes, but the little ones in our daily lives that make all the difference. With little ways to love more, big things happen
    — Yehuda Berg
    tags: live  listening 
     
    We are always looking for signs. We are always asking for God to 'speak' to us. But those signs are all around us. They are in everything. God is always 'speaking'. The question is whether we are listening.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: listening  questions  god 
     
    There's a time for words and a time for silence. If you're listening, you'll hear the difference.
    — Yasmin Mogahed
    tags: time  silence  listening 
     
    For me, personally, Im usually not on my phone that much. I prefer listening to old radio shows and watching foreign films than tweeting.
    — Yara
    tags: listening  film 
     
    You can get into a comfort zone writing lyrics, like wearing a mask. But I wanted to feel uncomfortable when I was listening back to the lyrics; I wanted to squirm.
    — Yannis Philippakis
    As I understand life at different levels, I can use music to express what these levels feel like to me. Hopefully the listener can be transported to this understanding by listening to the music.
    — Yanni
    When I was 12, I began listening to John Coltrane and I developed a love for jazz, which I still have more and more each year.
    — Wynton Marsalis
    tags: listening  year 
     
    I wanted to make somebody feel like Coltrane made me feel, listening to it.
    — Wynton Marsalis
    tags: listening 
     
    Once we revolutionize the music industry, then we can revolutionize our communities and everything in the world, 'cause what happens is, the communities are listening to the music.
    — Wyclef Jean
    I think it's cool to do stuff in a different language. Basically, I learned English through listening to rap. A lot of people think it's funny. But it's true; I used to try to get the accents.
    — Wyclef Jean
    The chamber music repertoire is so vast that if one is genuinely curious about music, the art of listening, understanding and responding to a score, the elementary skills and requirements of chamber works are easily applicable to that of any solo playing.
    — Wu Han
    Sometimes it takes a long time for a picture to incubate. And every time I do that, the rewards are so much bigger than what I would have gotten if I had only done the same as I always do. So each time I make an effort and I get out of a lazy routine, it's amazing how big the reward can be. It's listening to those little ideas knocking on the door in your mind.
    — Wolfgang Tillmans
    tags: time  lazy  listening  mind  ideas 
     
    My horizon on humanity is enlarged by reading the writers of poems, seeing a painting, listening to some music, some opera, which has nothing at all to do with a volatile human condition or struggle or whatever. It enriches me as a human being.
    — Wole Soyinka
    I grew up in San Francisco. My parents were not hippies; they were writers. They were very active politically, but on the intellectual side, not on the "taking drugs in a field and listening to the Grateful Dead" side.
    — Winona Ryder
    tags: listening  drugs  parent 
     
    I have mostly been terrified of listening to scary stories around a campfire. We camp a lot as a family, and at night my dad would try and tell us scary stories. This made eating s'mores difficult. The story would start with something like... 'and the old man who lived in these woods...' I would then run back into the camper terrified.
    — Willow Shields
    tags: men  listening  night  stories 
     
    I have the thermometer in my mouth and I am listening to it all the time.
    — William Whitelaw, 1st Viscount Whitelaw
    tags: time  listening 
     
    Sing like there's nobody listening, And live like it's heaven on earth.
    — William Watson Purkey
    tags: live  earth  listening  heaven 
     
    The bird That glads the night had cheer'd the listening groves with sweet complainings.
    — William Somervile
    tags: listening  night 
     
    Why does the lizard stick his tongue out? The lizard sticks its tongue out because that's the way its listening and looking and tasting its environment. It's its means of appreciating what's in front of it.
    — William Shatner
    Within each of us there is an intense need to feel that we belong. This feeling of unity and togetherness comes through the warmth of a smile, a handshake, or a hug, through laughter and unspoken demonstrations of love. It comes in the quiet, reverent moments of soft conversation and in listening.
    — William R. Bradford
    When I was young, we were quite strongly discouraged from listening to pop music. It was an uncomfortable thing, pop music; I think my parents felt threatened by it. They were always happy when they were listening to Mozart, so if your parents are happy, then you're happy.
    — William Orbit
    tags: young  listening  music  parent 
     
    I used to love 'The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe,' and I can still remember listening to them before I would fall asleep. I can remember the first ten minutes of the book perfectly, but whether I knew the rest of it was slightly more dicey.
    — William Moseley
    tags: listening  witch  book 
     
    Being President is a little like being the grounds-keeper at a cemetery: there's plenty of people below you but no one's listening.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: people  listening 
     
    Being president is like running a cemetery: you've got a lot of people under you and nobody's listening.
    — William J. Clinton
    When you're president, the Democrats got to feel good when they walk in the door if you're a Republican; if you're a Democrat, the Republican has to feel like you're listening. And you should be listening.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: listening 
     
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