Gordon Hempton Famous Quotes & Sayings

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2 Gordon Hempton Famous Sayings, Quotes and Quotation.

Gordon Hempton Sayings By Gordon Hempton: Silence is not the absence of something but the presence of everything . . . Silence is not the absence of something but the presence of everything . . . It is the presence of time, undisturbed. It can be felt within the chest. Silence nurtures our nature, our human nature, and lets us know who we are. Left with a more receptive mind and a more attuned ear, we become better listeners not only to nature but to each other. Silence can be carried like embers from a fire. Silence can be found, and silence can find you. Silence can be lost and also recovered. But silence cannot be imagined, although most people think so. To experience the soul-swelling wonder of silence, you must hear it. — Gordon Hempton
Gordon Hempton Sayings By Robyn Griggs Lawrence: In 1998 Gordon Hempton, a sound recordist attempting to build a library of natural sounds, In 1998 Gordon Hempton, a sound recordist attempting to build a library of natural sounds, toured fifteen states west of the Mississippi and found only two areas--in the mountains of Colorado and the Boundary Waters of Minnesota--that were free of motors, aircraft, industrial clamor, or gunfire for more than fifteen minutes during daylight. — Robyn Griggs Lawrence