The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting.
From listening comes wisdom, and from speaking repentance.
I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I'm going to learn, I must do it by listening.
Make sure you have finished speaking before your audience has finished listening.
Life is a musical so sing like no one is listening!
Weather means more when you have a garden. There's nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans.
I cannot think that we are useless or God would not have created us. There is one God looking down on us all. We are all the children of one God. The sun, the darkness, the winds are all listening to what we have to say.
Make sure you have finished speaking before your audience has finished listening
From a very early period of my life I have derived the highest enjoyment from listening to music, especially to melody, which is to me the most pleasing form of composition.
The whole period has taught me that I enjoy being part of an ensemble rather than just a front man. Don't get me wrong - I enjoy that too, but I get more enjoyment out of really listening to everyone.
An essential condition of listening to God is that the mind should not be distracted by thoughts of resentment, ill-temper, hatred or vengeance, all of which are comprised in the general term, the wrath of man.
So when you are listening to somebody, completely, attentively, then you are listening not only to the words, but also to the feeling of what is being conveyed, to the whole of it, not part of it.
Just the act of listening means more than you can imagine to most employees.
But a lot of the old fans are listening to a lot of the younger music. So I gotta keep moving forward, and they'll move forward too.
People talking without speaking, People hearing without listening, People writing songs that voices never share, and no one dare disturb the Sound of Silence.
Set up the listening. Prepare who you are talking to for what you want them to hear. Get people to listen as a possibility rather than a problem.
I am many things. I can be quite mad, and young, but I`m not the kind of person who goes out to nightclubs and goes crazy. I am more like lying on my bed and listening to classical music to relax.
Money talks, and we are always listening.
Live among men as if God beheld you; speak to God as if men were listening.
Listening to parents' advice is sort of like watching commercials. You know what's coming, you've heard it all before, it's a big bore, but you listen anyway
Dance as if no one were watching, Sing as if no one were listening, And live every day as if it were your last
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
Deep listening is miraculous for both listener and speaker. When someone receives us with open-hearted, non-judging, intensely interested listening, our spirits expand.
Skillful listening is the best remedy for loneliness, loquaciousness, and laryngitis.
Listening is a form of accepting.