Unison Quotes

Unison Quotes by Adam Gidwitz, Laurens van der Post, Jeb Bush, Harbhajan Singh Yogi, William Boyd, Anais Nin and many others.

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When you do what you want, not what you wish…’ said the first raven. ‘When you no longer seek your reflection in others’ eyes…’ said the second. ‘When you see yourselves face to face…’ said the third. ‘Then,’ the ravens intoned in unison, ‘you will have found what you truly seek.
Adam Gidwitz
In a profound sense every man has two halves to his being; he is not one person so much as two persons trying to act in unison. I believe that in the heart of each human being there is something which I can only describe as a child of darkness who is equal and complementary to the more obvious child of light.
Laurens van der Post
If we want to destroy ISIS,if we expect to do this on our own, we will fail but if we do it in unison with people who are also are at risk and threatened by Islamic Radical terrorism, we’ll be far more successful.
Jeb Bush
Physical love must end up as a creative love. And creative love must end up as a divine love. And divine love must end up as a unison love. And unison love must become God Itself. These are the known stages of love.
Harbhajan Singh Yogi
It’s amazing how sudden the effect is – it must be the result of a deep atavistic mating urge buried inside us. A glance and you think: ‘Yes, this is the one, this one is right for me.’ Every instinct in your body seems to sing in unison.
William Boyd
The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle.
Anais Nin
I am much more interested in achieving unison with nature than in copying it.
Georges Braque
We must act in unison and rising above politics on the question of development of the country and empowerment of the youth to raise them as future leader in every field of our national life.
Shehbaz Sharif
An individual voice can be heard in a choir that otherwise sings in unison. This is something that is not excused.
Tahar Ben Jelloun
The Central American isthmus is a region of great contrasts, but also of heartening unison. Millions of men and women share dreams of freedom and progress.
Г“scar Arias
The things I learned from the army – and I think it was a lesson for life – was how to work in unison with other people. How to take responsibility.
Oded Fehr
Strangers used to gather together at the cinema and sit together in the dark, like Ancient Greeks participating in the mysteries, dreaming the same dream in unison.
Angela Carter
We have no longer an outside and an inside as two separate things. Now the outside may come inside and the inside may and does go outside. They are of each other. Form and function thus become one in design and execution if the nature of materials and method and purpose are all in unison.
Frank Lloyd Wright
All things arise in unison. Thereby we see their return.
Laozi
People must work in unison.
Aung San Suu Kyi
By the way, you guys seriously screwed up just now. (Nero) We know. (They said in unison.) Yeah, well, what you don’t know is how grateful your girl is to you. I just thought you should know that you guys are a hero to her…and she thinks we’re all idiots. (Nero)
Sherrilyn Kenyon
At Epidaurus, in the stillness, in the great peace that came over me, I heard the heart of the world beat. I know what the cure is: it is to give up, to relinquish, to surrender, so that our little hearts may beat in unison with the great heart of the world.
Henry Miller
What has three heads, six arms, and half a brain?” Three asked. One and Two answered in unison. “Nate Sutter.
Brandon Mull
One time in the late ’50s, when Peter Finch, Laurence Harvey, and I were all offered the same movie role – the assumption being that we weren’t friends – we marched up to producer Dino De Laurentiis’s door and declared in unison, ‘We don’t think we’re suitable for the part.’
Peter O’Toole
Braiiinnnnssss,” we said in unison. “It’s both sad and incredibly impressive that you were all ready with that one.
Maureen Johnson
There could have never been two hearts so open, no tastes so similar, no feelings so in unison, no countenances so beloved. Now they were as strangers; nay, worse than strangers, for they could never become acquainted. It was a perpetual estrangement.
Jane Austen
We have three centers: the emotional center, the intellectual center, and the physical body center. Each one of them has its own intelligence. How much better would we be if all three were working in unison?
Erin Gray
In my lab, we are always thinking about how cells, bacterial cells, can talk to each other and then organize themselves into enormous groups that function in unison.
Bonnie Bassler
We need to unleash the military in unison with our partners in Europe and the Middle East to be effective.
Jeb Bush
I’m the kind of person who can hear that stuff. If you sing along to the radio and you’re not going to sing unison with the melody, but find the harmony, I find that pretty easy to do.
Art Garfunkel
It is a faculty of the human mind to become what it contemplates, and to act in unison with its object.
Thomas Paine
There could have been no two hearts so open, no tastes so similar, no feelings so in unison
Jane Austen
Names for bands lose their meaning after a little while. They become a series of sounds that you associate with people in music, really. The most important thing about choosing a name for a band is if you can imagine forty-thousand people screaming it in unison.
Brian Molko
Each haka has its own interpretation, but you have to make sure you are in unison with your team-mates; the haka should be a proper war cry.
Jonah Lomu
On a Spike Lee set, everybody seems to want to be there and is motivated to work in unison and do the best they can.
John David Washington
Why the critics, like a flock of ducks, always move in perfect unison: Their authority with the public depends upon an appearance of unanimous agreement. One dissenting voice would shatter the whole fragile structure.
Edward Abbey
I like the idea of playing in unison with yourself.
Richard Thompson
For I am I: ergo, the truth of myself; my own sphinx, conflict, chaos, vortex—asymmetric to all rhythms, oblique to all paths. I am the prism between black and white: mine own unison in duality.
Austin Osman Spare
I think it was wonderful when Princess Di died so that everyone could cry in unison. I thought that the crying together was the most powerful gift that she gave in her death.
Sark
Kids don’t shuffle along in unison on the road to maturity. They slouch toward adulthood at an uneven, highly individual pace.
Robin Marantz Henig
The… provisional government unwaveringly believes that it can solve all the present problems together with the broad masses of Ethiopia. However, we can do this only if all the people come out in unison to implement our planned undertakings.
Meles Zenawi
There was a time when fire and story would fall asleep in unison. It was dream time.
Philippe Petit
An image that is unseen can’t sell anything. It is pure, therefore true, beautiful, in one word: innocent. As long as no eye contaminates it, it is in perfect unison with the world. If it is not seen, the image and the object it represents belong together.
Wim Wenders
The reason [drummers] call things “unison”, and they sound unison, is because you actually play two different tempos . . . like you’re a little sharp, or a little flat; it’s so slight that they call it “unison”, but it’s not unison.
Miles Davis
The Chains of conformity click in tiresomely monotonous unison.
Leonard Sweet
If only all the contradictory voices shouting in my head would calm down and sing a song in unison, whatever it was I wouldn’t care as long as they sang without dissonance.
Ralph Ellison
Policeman are soldiers who act alone; soldiers are policeman who act in unison.
Herbert Spencer
“Open Arms” has a lot of unison singing in it. And it works: Grown men will come to our gigs and cry during that one.
Guy Garvey
To reduce risk it is necessary to avoid a portfolio whose securities are all highly correlated with each other. One hundred securities whose returns rise and fall in near unison afford little protection than the uncertain return of a single security.
Harry Markowitz
I like walking around and listening to music. When my steps coincide with a beat, in my head I feel in unison with the world that I’m living in.
Wesley Eisold
Now they were as strangers; nay worse than strangers, for they could never become acquainted.
Jane Austen
Tell me what you want, what you really, really want,” he said. “Braiiinnnnssss,” we said in unison.
Maureen Johnson
In crowds we have unison, in groups harmony. We want the single voice but not the single note; that is the secret of the group.
Mary Parker Follett
I do not like the raw sound of the human voice in unison unless it is under the discipline of music.
Flannery O’Connor
Our voices need to be raised in unison against the deterioration of our culture.
Richard Platt
When you work you are a flute through whose heart the whispering of the hours turns to music. Which of you would be a reed, dumb and silent, when all else sings together in unison?
Khalil Gibran
The select natures who pant after the ideal, and find nothing in pantaloons or petticoats great enough to command their reverence and love, are curiously in unison with the narrowest and pettiest.
George Eliot
I wasn’t always totally interested solely in music as a sort of visceral expression of people in unison and synchronized, a federated expression of a group of people. I loved it as a wallflower, as a fan, but when I was in it, I always felt like I wasn’t built for it.
Oneohtrix Point Never
The best teamwork comes from men who are working independently toward one goal in unison.
James Cash Penney
Which of you would be silent – when all else sings together in unison?
Khalil Gibran
If you had to call it “unison”, it ain’t unison. It ain’t the same as somebody else. If you can hear that it’s unison, and you have to name it something other than “unison”, it ain’t unison, you know what I mean? It’s two guys playin’, but one guy is playin’ slightly out of tune, one is playin’ slightly off meter.
Miles Davis