Noise Quotes

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.

Do not get excited over the noise you have made.

It is with narrow-souled people as with narrow-necked bottles; the less they have in them, the more noise they make in pouring out.

The worst wheel of the cart makes the most noise.

Noise is the most impertinent of all forms of interruption. It is not only an interruption, but a disruption of thought. Of course, where there is nothing to interrupt, noise will not be particularly painful.

I suppose it never hurts to be reminded that none of us are that far away from larceny. Actually, it’s the people who make the most righteous moral noises that I worry about the most.