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Posted by don_socal socal (My Page) on
Mon, Jun 16, 14 at 0:25

The sound of a kiss is not so loud as that of a cannon, but its echo lasts a great deal longer.
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

Poetry is an echo, asking a shadow to dance.
Carl Sandburg

It is not so much the example of others we imitate as the reflection of ourselves in their eyes and the echo of ourselves in their words.
Eric Hoffer

I would hurl words into this darkness and wait for an echo, and if an echo sounded, no matter how faintly, I would send other words to tell, to march, to fight, to create a sense of hunger for life that gnaws in us all.
Richard Wright

Music is the harmonious voice of creation; an echo of the invisible world.
Giuseppe Mazzini

Sublimity is the echo of great mind.
Longinus


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RE: quotes 6 - 16 - 14

Interesting reflections on echos, like these very much


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RE: quotes 6 - 16 - 14

Yes, interesting topic.
I can identify with the Richard Wright quote.
I think I've told this story before. Where my aunt and uncle lived in the mountain outside Oslo, and it was a great echo spot.
There were no phones, etc...
My aunts and uncles, would go out and sing, play violin and harmonica, and little by little we would hear answering sounds.
During the war, ww11, they used it to signal when danger was near.


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