Cord Quotes by Sunita Williams, Arnel Pineda, Montel Williams, Michael Eric Dyson, Mekhi Phifer, Ed Woodward and many others.
As the spinal cord increases, it makes you taller. However, after landing on the Earth, you shrink a bit. What was worrisome was that some of the wrinkles, which had disappeared there, came back.
I prefer alkaline water. Good for the vocal cords, especially if you take it in the morning.
You can talk yourself into a good emotional state. I stop for a second, take a deep breath, and think about something that’s beautiful. A beautiful thought for me is cutting the umbilical cord for my child. I can guarantee you that your emotional state will change.
Michael Jackson carried urban America and eventually American society on his vocal cords for a good 25 to 30 years before even hip-hop became the vox populi of America, and then as an adult he shattered racial barriers.
With my first son I cut his umbilical cord and everything, so I’m a hands-on father, to say the least.
We are financially strong. We are self-sustaining. We don’t have an umbilical cord that we are concerned about.
I like the way corduroys feel. I like the sort of jean aspect of corduroys, but also the texture of them. They probably remind me of my childhood, too, I think. I wore cords, and my dad had a corduroy jacket.
I had no idea what those cords were in the bridge of ‘Prisoner In Disguise’ when I wrote them. I had to go over to Don Gorman, the piano player, and ask what in the world I was playing.
There was nothing in all Douglas’s powerful effort that appealed to the higher instincts of human nature, while Lincoln always touched sympathetic cords. Lincoln’s speech excited and sustained the enthusiasm of his audience to the end.
If you listen to ‘Paris,’ when I’m up on the bridge part, it literally sounds like my vocal cords are being ripped apart.
It’s not like you have two sets of vocal cords. You only have one, and if you exhaust it from talking, then you’re also affecting your singing.
My silver cord – the link between my body and my spirit – was extremely sensitive. It was what allowed me to sense dreamscapes at a distance. It could also snap me back into my skin.
Anything I did with the WWE was not therapeutic by any stretch of the imagination. The reality is that nobody’s going to tell you that, because they have an umbilical cord hooked to Vince McMahon. I, ladies and gentlemen, do not.
Man is in a transition stage; he has 31 pairs of spinal nerves which keys him to the solar month, but the nerves in the so-called cauda-equina – literally horse-tail, at the end of our spinal cord, are still too undeveloped to act as avenues for the spiritual ray of the sun.
I think glamour has a genuine appeal, has a genuine value. I’m not against glamour. But there’s a kind of wonder in the stuff that gets edited away in the cords of life.
By the time my attempt to acquire WCW fell apart and Time Warner decided they didn’t want anything remotely associated with wrestling near their networks, once that happened and really cut the cord, it was in my rear view mirror and didn’t care or think about it too much.
But cord blood also holds the great potential of producing pleural potential cells that could cure many other diseases such as juvenile diabetes, a disease that I live with every day.
You never know how things will last, if they will last, and how people will use them in the future. It was a fun movie for young people at the time in the 80s; but it struck a cord with people and it has lasted so I’m very proud of being a part of that.
The vocal cords are a muscle, and like any other muscle in the body, they can be strained. So you have to warm up.
Well, any time I’m preparing for a performance or even a rehearsal, it’s as if in a way, like any other athletes, these are muscles that support the vocal cords which are just I believe cartilage. It demands a kind of constant warming up and a constant feeling of where is the voice today.
The music I want to hear in my head sounds somewhere between Jimi Hendrix and Massive Attack. It’s not really like my dad, but there will always be similarities because we have the same vocal cords, and I learnt the guitar the way he taught me.
When I use my vocal cords, it kind of feels like what it feels like when you put your shoes on the wrong foot.
I try to be cognisant of when and how and what I eat and get as much rest as I possibly can, as that helps the vocal cords.
I like to hold the microphone cord like this, I pinch it together, then I let it go, then you hear a whole bunch of jokes at once.
I went door-to-door selling cable television subscriptions when I was in college. Not to date myself, but cable was just coming on. I had terrible territories, and they would give me $25, if I got somebody to let them come and just put the little cord in their house.
Hence no force, however great, can stretch a cord, however fine, into a horizontal line which is accurately straight: there will always be a bending downwards.
I have as many pictures of my vocal cords as I do of my children. I have a great ear, nose and throat doctor, and we look at them – if there’s some redness, maybe I’ll take a little time off.
My obstetrician was so dumb that when I gave birth he forgot to cut the cord. For a year that kid followed me everywhere. It was like having a dog on a leash.
I had really bad polyps on my vocal cords, and I’ve had them since I was a kid, but the bulimia made it 10 times worse. They were bleeding constantly, and it was straining on my voice. And just the lack of nutrition – my vocal cords couldn’t keep up because I was so unhealthy.
The mystic cords of memory, stretching from every battlefield and patriot grave to every living heart and hearthstone, all over this broad land, will yet swell the chorus of the Union, when again touched, as surely they will be, by the angels of our nature.
And singing is a physical thing – your vocal cords are these muscles.
Desktop computers – boxes inside boxes – began appearing in those cubicles in the mid-eighties, electrical cords curling on the floor like so many ropes.
When a black person gets money, becomes a successful – say, billionaire – first thing they do is move out of the black community. They just don’t move out to be safer or move out to get a better house. They cut the cord.
You can’t imitate; all our faces are constructed differently… and the vocal cords; otherwise, we’d all sound alike. I don’t think anybody should ever teach by imitating.
Each one of us had a little story to tell and each recording was based on that. Lou played all of the music but we both sort of kicked around some cords during the writing phase.
In fighting nature, man can win every battle except the last. If he should win that too, he will perish, like an embryo cutting its own umbilical cord.
A banal poem is never more than a banal poem. A banal or trite lyric, however, can be – with the right vocal cords – brilliantly and shatteringly conveyed.
With a spinal cord injury, which most people don’t really know about… there are many, many complications that actually lead you through your life, and sometimes you’re up, sometimes you’re down.
We need a theory that goes before the Big Bang, and that’s String Theory. String Theory says that perhaps two universes collided to create our universe, or maybe our universe is butted from another universe leaving an umbilical cord. Well, that umbilical cord is called a wormhole.
Even the two times that I left, I never really felt like I left the band. It’s very bizarre. It’s like there’s sort of an umbilical cord that stretches between us spiritually.
I always take a hot shower before I go onstage. It’s so refreshing. I let the steam into my throat. That’s the way I warm up my vocal cords – in the shower. I start by humming and then finally singing.
I have learned how to breathe, to use my cords differently. I had been tilting my head in a way when I talked that wasn’t good for my throat. I’ve been working on all of that, and it seems to be helping.
My guitars are my umbilical cord. They’re directly wired into my head.
My father cut the umbilical cord for my son, because I wasn’t actually there.
You absolutely know you’re in space when you’re doing a spacewalk. That was pretty interesting because you can feel vacuum. It actually changes your vocal cords because the pressure inside the suit drops quite a bit, so your voice feels different.
I have arthritis. The space around my spinal cord has become compressed.
Cord blood stem cell units have been shown to be a suitable alternative to adult bone marrow for the treatment of many diseases, including sickle cell anemia.
Hopefully, somebody who’s hearing my music, it’s relatable to them, and it strikes a cord with them.
To be honest, until I started dubbing, I didn’t realize the amount of work of a dubbing artiste puts in. Especially the artistes that dub for villains. They really stretch their vocal cords to a different dimension.
Because God gave you your makeup and superintended every moment of your past, including all the hardship, pain, and struggles, He wants to use your words in a unique manner. No one else can speak through your vocal cords, and, equally important, no one else has your story.
Crying is really bad for your vocal cords.
You don’t have to sever your spinal cord to be paralyzed for life. You could just touch it and be paralyzed for life.
I invented the cordless extension cord.
I was born with a cyst on my vocal cords.
I may have been born in Tel Aviv, but my umbilical cord emerges from the Temple Mount.
It’s been studied to the point where we know that the impact on humans would be from consuming the most infected parts of the cow; that is, the brain and the spinal cord.
People would ask, ‘Why is your vocal cord paralyzed?’ I said it was a virus. I didn’t say it was an elective procedure to add hair to the front of my head. It was embarrassing. There’s an embarrassing element to that.
If you go to the gym every day, it’s not really good. Your muscles get fatigued. Your vocal cords are muscles – they get burned out, they get tired, so you’ve got to give them the chance to recover and repair during the night.
I bought this Oxygen midi synth from a flea market in Boston for $10. And then I found a cord in my house that fit it, and so I just started using that to do synth stuff in GarageBand.
We have created a new demonstration program to allow families with a sick child who could be helped with a cord blood transplant from a sibling to bank cord blood from newborns should they decide to have another child.