Quotes of Chime

“ Yet the first bringer of unwelcome news hath but a losing office, and his tongue sounds ever after as a sullen bell, rememb'red tolling a departing friend. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Poverty is an anomaly to rich people. It is very difficult to make out why people who want dinner do not ring the bell. ”

- Walter Bagehot

“ Ring out the old, ring in the new, Ring, happy bells, across the snow. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ Then get thee gone and dig my grave thyself, And bid the merry bells ring to thine ear That thou are crowned, not that I am dead. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Ring in the valiant man and free, The larger heart, the kindlier hand; Ring out the darkness of the land; Ring in the Christ that is to be. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ Ring out old shapes of foul disease; Ring out the narrowing lust of gold; Ring out the thousand wars of old, Ring in the thousand years of peace. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ The scientific theroy I like best is that the rings of Saturn are composed entirely of lost airline luggage. ”

- Mark Russell

“ I think of the garden after the rain; and hope to my heart comes singing, "At morn the cherry-blooms will be white, And the Easter bells be ringing!". ”

- Edna Dean Procter

“ Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That's how the light gets in. ”

- Leonard Cohen

“ Their eyes seem'd rings from whence the gems were gone. ”

- Dante Alighieri

“ Ring out, will bells, to the wild sky, The flying cloud, the frosty light. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ The curfew tolls the knell of parting day, The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. ”

- Thomas Gray

“ Ring the bells that still can ring Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything, That's how the light gets in. ”

- Leonard Cohen

“ The more Susan waited, the more the doorbell didn't ring. ”

- Douglas Adams

“ Do what you know best; if you're a runner, run, if you're a bell, ring. ”

- Unknown

“ If she ever campaigned for office and wanted me to go ringing doorbells for her, I'd be happy to do it. ”

- Bill Clinton

“ When Christmas bells are swinging above the fields of snow, We hear sweet voices ringing from lands of long ago, And etched on vacant places Are half-forgotten faces Of friends we used to cherish, and loves we used to know. ”

- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

“ No man is an Island, entire of it self; every man is a piece of the Continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the sea, Europe is the less, as well as if a promontory were, as well as if a manor of thy friends or of thine own were; any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind; And therefore never send to know for whom the bell tolls; It tolls for thee. ”

- John Donne

“ What is a Sonnet? 'Tis the pearly shell That murmurs of the far-off, murmuring sea; A precious jewel carved most curiously; It is a little picture painted well. What is a Sonnet? 'Tis the tear that fell From a great poet's hidden ecstasy; A two-edged sword, a star, a song — ah me! Sometimes a heavy tolling funeral bell. ”

- Richard Watson Gilder

“ Hark, how chimes the passing bell! There's no music to a knell; All the other sounds we hear, Flatter, and but cheat our ear. This doth put us still in mind That our flesh must be resigned, And, a general silence made, The world be muffled in a shade. ”

- James Shirley

“ This is the gospel of labour, ring it, ye bells of the kirk!The Lord of Love came down from above, to live with the men who work.This is the rose that He planted, here in the thorn-curst soil:Heaven is blest with perfect rest, but the blessing of Earth is toil. ”

- Henry Van Dyke

“ Hear the sledges with the bells, Silver bells! What a world of merriment their melody foretells! How they tinkle, tinkle, tinkle, In the icy air of night, While the stars that oversprinkle All the Heavens seem to twinkle With a crystalline delight: Keeping time, time, time, In a sort of Runic rhyme To the tintinnabulation that so musically wells From the bells, bells, bells, bells, Bells, bells, bells — From the jingling and the tingling of the bells. ”

- Edgar Allan Poe

“ The bell strikes One. We take no note of timeBut from its loss. To give it then a tongueIs wise in man. As if an angel spoke,I feel the solemn sound. If heard aright,It is the knell of my departed hours. ”

- Edward Young

“ In truth, poverty is an anomaly to rich people. It is very difficult to make out why people who want dinner do not ring the bell. ”

- Walter Bagehot

“ Twilight and evening bell And after that the dark. ”

- Lord Alfred Tennyson

“ Let the other guy have whatever he wants before the fight. Once the bell rings he's gonna be disappointed anyway. Rrelating boxing advice he received from Archie Moore on posturing before a fight. ”

- George Foreman

“ Sundaies observe: think when the bells do chime, 'Tis angel's musick; therefore come not late. ”

- George Herbert

“ Nothing arouses ambition so much as the trumpet clang of another's fame. ”

- Baltasar Gracian

“ I like it,... but it's yellow, and I'm like, I didn't want yellow for my engagement ring. ”

- Paris Hilton

“ Praise him upon the loud cymbals: praise him upon the high sounding cymbals. ”

- Bible
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