When your success hovers from one person to the other, it will definitely get to someone who will regard it as failure.
Noise is democratic; silence, aritocratic
Consider the possibility that many of the things you hear and say are utter nonsense and meaningless repetitions of noise.
It was mortifying to find how strong the habit of idle speech may become in one’s self. One need not always be saying something in this noisy world.
That’s what they tell you noise is, random energy, chaotic energy . . . It’s the stuff that’s not data, that’s not information, that’s not REAL. A thing that’s what it’s NOT and not what it IS. Noise is chaos. But chaos is continuity. . . . There are stories in the noise.
The hammer never complains of the noise.
Parents are not really interested in justice. They just want quiet.
Why are we embarassed by silence? What comfort do we find in all the noise?
Jo’s whimper rose slightly but the scream she yearned for wouldn’t materialise. Instead, as she looked at her hand, she began to make a gurgling, gagging noise, more animal than human.