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Imogen Poots loves music to death and can literally name 300 bands that she listens to, that you’ve never heard. She’s so heavy into the underground music scene. When she’s speaking on music, she means it.
Hollywood listens to money and to controversy.
I’m not gonna sit back and listen to somebody who listens to 3LW all day.
The more one listens to ordinary conversations the more apparent it becomes that the reasoning faculties of the brain take little part in the direction of the vocal organs.
It’s not just my music. Not everyone just listens to grime now ’cause of Skepta. They like how we speak. They like the slang. They like how we dress. They listen to the music. It’s everything.
In other words, I think that if an audience listens to something as an experience of how in tune it is or something of that kind, that the whole point is somehow being missed, and the music has failed.
Music, especially as an adolescent, helps to build identity because that’s when people start developing a sense of self. You can kind of tell based on what music a person listens to what kind of person they’ll be pretty much for the rest of their life.
A very intimate sense of the expressiveness of outward things, which ponders, listens, penetrates, where the earlier, less developed consciousness passed lightly by, is an important element in the general temper of our modern poetry.
I’m still somebody that listens to a lot of James Brown, a lot of The O’Jays, a lot of TLC… in that era, producers had more musicianship.
Thinking things like, ‘I will never get hired for this job,’ or ‘Nobody ever listens to me,’ can alter your behavior in a way that makes those predictions come true.
He listens well who takes notes.
If you have Darwin, Christ and Nietzsche, they’re all going to talk at once. You need somebody who listens.
It is a mistake to assume that everyone listens like you do: your listening is as unique as your fingerprints, and so is everyone else’s.
Although cover notes for classical music albums tend to say that the trill of flutes suggests mountain streams and so on, I don’t think anybody listens to music with the expectation that they’re going to be presented with a sort of landscape painting.
No one listens to CDs anymore. Who even owns a CD? I used to bring my CDs to shows, and it was, like, a guarantee that everyone would buy one. Nope! Not anymore.
Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy, and when I make music I always hope it will have the same effect on whoever listens to it.
I think Jay-Z is probably my best student, and I can say that he listens, and that’s what always made him special.
Lady Gaga listens to me. Her mantra is only one word – ‘Bikram’ – because Bikram makes her what she is today. It works.
AWS moves fast, listens to customers, and creates value on top of our already successful cloud-computing infrastructure. We’re consistently thinking two to five years forward.
I’ll be a governor who not only respects and listens to workers, but also fights for policies that make it easier for them to earn a good living and get ahead.
Anyone who watches a lot of television, or listens to pop music, is familiar with a certain vision of America. If not exactly colorblind, this America is one in which different races easily interact, in which a white person might have an Asian boss, Hispanic stepson, or African-American frenemy.
Ever since Apple Music, Spotify, and all of those things came around, we can choose whatever we want to listen to. Before then, it was all controlled, but now, everybody listens to everything.
My little brother is four years old and he listens to all my music. I don’t know how he finds it, but he knows how to use an iPad and he’s always online. So one day my mum said: ‘You know what, you have to make something for your little brother,’ and that’s how I made ‘Lean & Bop.’
I was very interested in the relationship between the man who speaks and the woman who listens. I was drawn to the idea that the relationship between a man and a woman can be something like a war itself, very cruel and violent.
There’s been nobody who stays in more communication and listens to veterans more than I do.
Cats and dogs believe politicians are like cemetery caregivers; they are on top of everyone, but nobody listens.
Confidence is a huge turn-on, but I like a man who’s also kind and gentle. It’s sexy when a guy listens and can have a conversation or read a book – something different than just going out to the club.
I guess my idea of a good audience is one that’s quiet and listens, but also that’s alive: they respond, they’re getting the jokes, they’re with me. And that’ s been happening.
I went to pick up my nephew from primary school, and one of the teachers there stopped me and said, ‘My son listens to you.’ That’s quite an awkward thing.
Just because the character listens to an iPod and wears black nail polish, she’s goth. That was just a misused word.
There is something in every one of you that waits and listens for the sound of the genuine in yourself. It is the only true guide you will ever have. And if you cannot hear it, you will all of your life spend your days on the ends of strings that somebody else pulls.
Music is really nothing if you think about it – it only becomes something when somebody listens to it. And then it becomes uncontrollable.
But every company of the future is going to be in the business of exquisite care – which means quick turnaround time and convenience. To deliver exquisite care, you need an organization that coordinates well and listens well.
I like leaving a space hollowed out, where as I change I can inject new meaning in the shell of the songs all of the time. Where anyone who listens can hopefully inhabit them in their own way.
Everybody listens to Bob Marley. It gives you an inner feeling to keep pushing on. It’s an education on life. He helps me out every day. It gives me a deep-down feeling.
The loudest voice in the room doesn’t always work. In fact, it usually grates to the point – to the point that when you really need to be loud, nobody listens.
The only time a wife listens to her husband is when he’s asleep.
Apart from the talent God has given Mbappe, he is a very professional boy, he always plays with the desire to score whether in training or in a match. He listens a lot. He already has, I think, everything needed in football. He knows how to stay focused, how to get into the game.
Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.
I want to build a reputation as the Treasury Select Committee chairman, as somebody who asks tough questions, listens and looks into what people want us to look into, and asks those questions without fear or favour.
A leader who listens is one who is malleable and willing to refine her views and actions as she learns new information or hears a better idea.
When I speak everyone listens and that gives me pleasure – even Zlatan, who has got a strong personality. When I talk he listens to me and I explain why he has got to do this or that.
I’m terrible at social media, and it sucks for me, because I know I have fans. But if you go by my Instagram, you would think, ‘No one listens to her music!’ It’s not fair. My Instagram is not my music.
The poet doesn’t invent. He listens.
Dance music is Madonna’s base. It’s what she likes, it’s what she listens to. It’s not anything other than that. She doesn’t read what’s on the charts. And if it’s on time, great. This is who she is.
I prefer it when the conductor follows me. It is more difficult to work with a conductor who does not listen – even if I understand that sometimes it makes sense when one person is ruling everything. But for bel canto, I have to have a conductor who listens and supports me.
The child gets two confusing messages when a parent tells him which is the right fork to use, and then proceeds to use the wrong one. So does the child who listens to parents bicker and fuss, yet is told to be nice to his brothers and sisters.
No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you’ll see why.
When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely – the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears – when you give your whole attention to it.
When I go to China, people call me ‘Uncle Mo’ because they refer me as Yao Ming’s uncle. I’m pleased to be his uncle as long as he listens to me!
I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending.
I’m sure any vocal teacher that listens to me would rather cut my throat than do anything – I do everything all wrong – but I think for me that’s the best – because I don’t think I have a voice so I think what I project would be style – if I learned to sing I’d lose my style.
None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.