Noise Quotes

I have never found a sound to be nerve-racking, not even a burglar alarm.

You know what’s the loudest noise in the world? The loudest noise in the world is silence.

Hate is the consequence of fear; we fear something before we hate it; a child who fears noises becomes a man who hates noise.

He who establishes his argument by noise and command shows that his reason is weak.

Our own age is not likely to be distinguished in history for the large numbers of people who insisted on finding the time to think. Plainly, this is not the Age of Meditative Man… Substitutes for repose are a billion dollar business. Almost daily, new antidotes for contemplation spring into being and leap out from […]

I have made noise enough in the world already, perhaps too much, and am now getting old, and want retirement.

Of all the varieties of modern pollution, noise is the most insidious.

Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.

Go placidly amid the noise and haste, and remember what peace there may be in silence.

As empty vessels make the loudest sound, so they that have the least wit are the greatest babblers.