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Building Ear

If only this building could talk...

Building Ear thanks to Keith Blake

Friends, Romans, building men - lend me your ears!

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Noise: A stench in the ear. - Ambrose Bierce

He has Van Gogh's ear for music. - Billy Wilder

Men trust their ears less than their eyes. - Herodotus

The rest of the bricks and bracks on the mantle. - Archie Bunker

She poured a little social sewage into his ears. - George Meredith

Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard. - Anne Sexton

You cannot reason with a hungry belly; it has no ears. - Greek Proverb

The road to the City of Emeralds is paved with yellow brick. - L. Frank Baum

A man falls in love through his eyes, a woman through her ears. - Woodrow Wyatt

A man has no ears for that to which experience has given him no access. - Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche

Grammar is a piano I play by ear. All I know about grammar is its power. - Joan Didion

One of the secrets of life is to make stepping stones out of stumbling blocks. - Jack Penn

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. - Epictetus

The song that we hear with our ears is only the song that is sung in our hearts. - Ouida

Architecture starts when you carefully put two bricks together. There it begins. - Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

I write by ear. I tried writing with the typewriter, but I found it too unwieldy. - Groucho Marx

The language of the law must not be foreign to the ears of those who are to obey it. - Learned hand

At night they all come out of the subway and they're hooverin' around the corner. - Archie Bunker

Money itself doesn't interest me. But you must make money to go on building the business. - Rupert Murdoch

Brick walls are there for a reason. They give us a chance to show how badly we want something. - Randy Pausch

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks that others throw at him. - Sidney Greenberg

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new. - Socrates

I wish I could stand on a busy corner, hat in hand, and beg people to throw me all their wasted hours. - Bernard Berenson

You get the best effort from others not by lighting a fire beneath them, but by building a fire within. - Bob Nelson

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him or her. - David Brinkley

For it was not into my ear you whispered, but into my heart. It was not my lips you kissed, but my soul. - Judy Garland

Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will make me go in a corner and cry by myself for hours. - Eric Idle

There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self. - Aldous Huxley

Your desires and true beliefs have a way of playing blind man's bluff. You must corner the inner facts. - David Seabury

The inability to open up to hope is what blocks trust, and blocked trust is the reason for blighted dreams. - Elizabeth Gilbert

Drag your thoughts away from your troubles... by the ears, by the heels, or any other way you can manage it. - Mark Twain

Where is Hollywood located? Chiefly between the ears. In that part of the American brain lately vacated by God. - Erica Jong

I don't think much of a dance step where the girl looks like she was being carried out of a burning building. - Kin Hubbard

What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye. - Horace

Happiness is excitement that has found a settling down place. But there is always a little corner that keeps flapping around. - E.L. Konigsburg

In case of fire, don't panic. Simply flee the building with the same reckless abandon that occurs each day at quitting time. - Don Delcourt

I recently went to a new doctor and noticed he was located in something called the Professional Building. I felt better right away. - George Carlin

Great music is that which penetrates the ear with facility and leaves the memory with difficulty. Magical music never leaves the memory. - Thomas Beecham

Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures. - John F Kennedy

I'm building a glass pyramid over the Egyptian escalator where my body will be mummified, so my customers can come and see me forever. - Mohamed Al-Fayed


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