Top 55 Volumes Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Volumes Quotes from famous people such as Joe Satriani, Iain McGilchrist, Dimple Kapadia, Abraham Verghese, Ryan Reynolds, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

You always have to reset your volume for the venue you

You always have to reset your volume for the venue you are in. Sometimes the tubes can have you scratching your head because they react differently at different volumes.
Joe Satriani
The human genome contains so much data that, it has been calculated, it would fill 43 volumes of Webster’s International Dictionary.
Iain McGilchrist
I think all my life’s story is condensed in my face. It is neither innocent nor coy. It speaks volumes.
Dimple Kapadia
What we need in medical schools is not to teach empathy, as much as to preserve it – the process of learning huge volumes of information about disease, of learning a specialized language, can ironically make one lose sight of the patient one came to serve; empathy can be replaced by cynicism.
Abraham Verghese
I can’t say I’ve ever finished a film and been particularly thrilled with myself or patted myself on the back. And maybe that’s what keeps me going, and that’s a good thing. It speaks volumes about how I perceive myself.
Ryan Reynolds
Once in a while, I write in Malay and work on something fun that’s more for the local Malaysian market, and when that happens, it’s always something really special; it speaks volumes that I’m doing it for my fans who have been there for me since day one.
Today I begin to understand what love must be, if it exists… When we are parted, we each feel the lack of the other half of ourselves. We are incomplete like a book in two volumes of which the first has been lost. That is what I imagine love to be: incompleteness in absence.
Edmond de Goncourt
To be in a situation where you have another year on your deal and the team still wants to extend that – they see your value, they want you in the building, and they want to build around you – that speaks volumes. That’s very, very important to a player like me.
Malcolm Jenkins
If you look at the likes of Agnieszka Radwanska and Svetlana Kuznetsova, they’ve been around a long time and been successful for a long time. That speaks volumes for them.
Johanna Konta
If I had a story idea that I felt would work best in three volumes I might write a trilogy eventually. I’d very likely write it all at once, though, so I could work on it as a whole and not broken into individual volumes.
Erin Morgenstern
I’d never really been content with just churning out these slim volumes every three or four years. I’ve always tried to think of poetry as an active ingredient in the language rather than just something that appears between the covers of thin books.
Simon Armitage
For me, it’s really like, okay, if you go far with the unexpected materials and unexpected proportions or volumes, then keep the colors quite simple and straightforward for men.
Dries van Noten
If you look at my personal library, you will notice that it ranges from Henry James to Steig Larsson, from Margaret Atwood to Max Hastings. There’s Jane Austen and Tom Perrotta and volumes of letters from Civil War privates. It’s pretty eclectic.
Chris Bohjalian
If a secret history of books could be written, and the author’s private thoughts and meanings noted down alongside of his story, how many insipid volumes would become interesting, and dull tales excite the reader!
William Makepeace Thackeray
In Europe, you would almost never have people with large amounts of income being happy with a two-volume vehicle like a hatchback or a minivan. They want to structurally show their societal position, which is why three volumes are so popular. They show ‘I’m part of that hierarchy.’
Chris Bangle
All of the biggest technological inventions created by man – the airplane, the automobile, the computer – says little about his intelligence, but speaks volumes about his laziness.
Mark Kennedy
Memory is not wisdom; idiots can by rote repeat volumes. Yet what is wisdom without memory?
Martin Farquhar Tupper
Precepts or maxims are of great weight; and a few useful ones on hand do more to produce a happy life than the volumes we can’t find.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
It is difficult sharing and capturing so many years of memories and the people behind the words-and even though that guest book can speak volumes, in between, the pages remain so silent.
Eugenie Anderson
Words are but the vague shadows of the volumes we mean. Little audible links, they are, chaining together great inaudible feelings and purposes.
Theodore Dreiser
I had this grand plan for writing the history of the United States in six volumes. This was in the mid-1990s; I was fairly young and very ambitious. I pitched it to a publisher, who just laughed at me.
H. W. Brands
After I had written seventeen full-length mysteries, two volumes of mini-mysteries, a travel guide and some quiz books, not to mention a spin-off Roman Mystery Scrolls series, I thought it was time I moved to new historical pastures.
Caroline Lawrence
With everything that I design, from a church to a plate to skyscraper to a spoon. I am always thinking about voluptuous volumes and spaces.
Greg Lynn
Experience alone can give a final answer. The knowledge gained in a few years by a commission of the kind suggested would be worth more than volumes of mere assertions and contradictions.
John Bates Clark
And let a scholar all earth’s volumes carry, he will be but a walking dictionary: a mere articulate clock.
George Chapman
We are not selling the black cab in large enough volumes. We want to expand globally.
Li Shufu
Although economists have studied the sensitivity of import and export volumes to changes in the exchange rate, there is still much uncertainty about just how much the dollar must change to bring about any given reduction in our trade deficit.
Martin Feldstein
I was a complete and typical only child. I was bookish, and sport was out of the question anyway. I had read all of Dickens and most of the volumes of Arthur Mee’s Children’s Encyclopedia by the time I was 11. The only time I was popular at school was the day I won the debating competition for my house.
David Starkey
I have in the past acquired a reputation for concocting non-existent writers and unwritten volumes.
Jim Crace
I’m a scorer. I score in volumes.
Gilbert Arenas
Whether I’m doing a routine where I want to move people, or if I want to feel moved myself, I definitely tap into those moments where it’s not just dancing or movement. It might just be a hand gesture or just a slow look, or even just the way you slightly tip your head forward. These subtleties speak volumes.
Derek Hough
For those of us working in fashion, it is very easy to

For those of us working in fashion, it is very easy to add your name to a committee list, walk a red carpet and claim to care. But taking tangible, hands-on steps to create change speaks volumes.
Lydia Hearst
It’s a very 18th-century thing to have a book broken into several volumes.
Matthew Tobin Anderson
A system where self-employment and self-finance was typical gave way to a system of companies having various business freedoms and enabling institutions. This was the ‘great transformation’ on which historians and sociologists as well as business commentators were to write volumes.
Edmund Phelps
Volumes might be written upon the impiety of the pious.
Herbert Spencer
Not having a car gives me volumes not to think or worry about, and makes walks around the neighborhood a daily adventure.
Pico Iyer
The mere attempt to examine my own confusion would consume volumes.
James Agee
I sometimes look at my bookshelves today and wonder which volumes my sons will treasure in twenty or thirty years. Which should I be saving for them? Which will fade with time?
Rick Riordan
Sad to think that we won’t have any new stories from John Updike, one of the last century’s masters. But so many here in the two volumes of his collected stories, 186 by my count, stories to read, reread, savor over the course of a cold season. Updike’s genius in the short form spills out of these many, many pages.
Alan Cheuse
My life experience confirms that the U.S. government frequently overclassifies data. But that’s a stronger argument for not dumping large volumes of government traffic on an unclassified personal server than it is a justification for retroactively challenging classification decisions.
Michael Hayden
When man invents or produces anything of any value, volumes are written on the subject.
Mother Angelica
Vast volumes of mixed media surround us, from music to games and videos. Yet almost all of our online actions still begin and end with writing: text messages, status updates, typed search queries, comments and responses, screens packed with verbal exchanges and, underpinning it all, countless billions of words.
Tom Chatfield
There’s not one person at any club I’ve been at who would turn around and say I’m a bad egg, it’s only been at Aston Villa. That speaks volumes.
Ross McCormack
It is not a life at all. It is a reticence, in three volumes.
William E. Gladstone
Now the interesting thing about the movie is that many of the questions it raised about the Warren Commission and its investigation were all investigated by our committee 13 years ago. We published our findings in 27 volumes of information and evidentiary material.
Louis Stokes
U.S. intelligence services routinely use collection methods against foreigners that foreseeably – with certainty – ingest high volumes of U.S. communications as well.
Barton Gellman
Apple and Samsung are selling in such high volumes, and they’re vertically integrated more and more, that it’s very, very hard for anyone to compete against Apple and Samsung in the high-volume part of the smartphone or tablet market.
John Sculley
All companies incur expenses, some of which are fixed and bear no relation to sales volumes. In this way, profits can grow at a faster rate than sales.
Li Lu
I grew up around a lot of Rumi, Hafez and Omar Khayyam books. My parents in Kabul had all the volumes around the house.
Khaled Hosseini
Even after they had stopped modeling for Playboy and had settled down with other men to raise families of their own, Hugh Hefner still considered them his women, and in the bound volumes of his magazine he would always possess them.
Gay Talese
From a child I was fond of reading, and all the little money that came into my hands was ever laid out in books. Pleased with the ‘Pilgrim’s Progress,’ my first collection was of John Bunyan’s works in separate little volumes.
Benjamin Franklin
It’s easy to assume that just because you make something in small volumes, not using many tools, that there is integrity and care – that is a false assumption.
Jonathan Ive
The most inspiring objects are books. I have about 5,000 volumes in my home library. It’s an unending source of visuals and ideas.
Maira Kalman
In my honest opinion, in ‘Volumes I’ and ‘II,’ we were still trying to figure out our sound.
Kirstin Maldonado
I think ‘I Spy,’ still when you look at it, speaks volumes in terms of propaganda for equality. It’s just magnificent.
Bill Cosby