Listening Quotes

Listening well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well.

John Marshall

One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears - by listening to them.

Dean Rusk

Listening is an attitude of the heart, a genuine desire to be with another which both attracts and heals.

J. Isham

Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.

Joyce Brothers

The art of effective listening is essential to clear communication, and clear communication is necessary to management success.

James Cash Penney

Listening to people keeps them entertained.

Mason Cooley

Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. When we really listen to people there is an alternating current, and this recharges us so that we never get tired of each other. We are constantly being re-created.

Brenda Ueland

Musicians are there in front of you, and the spectators sense their tension, which is not the case when you're listening to a record. Your attention is more relaxed. The emotional aspect is more important in live music.

Brian Eno

Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.

James Arthur Baldwin

God speaks in the silence of the heart. Listening is the beginning of prayer.

Mother Teresa

Meditation is listening to the Divine within

Edgar Cayce

Listening is a form of accepting.

Stella Terill Mann

Skillful listening is the best remedy for loneliness, loquaciousness, and laryngitis.

William Arthur Ward

You can determine how confident people are by listening to what they don't say about themselves.

Brian G. Jett

Listening is more important than talking. Just hit your mark and believe what you say. Just listen to people and react to what they are saying.

Jimmy Fallon

You have to do a lot of listening, you don't just learn out of yourself.

Ruggiero Ricci

Deep listening is miraculous for both listener and speaker. When someone receives us with open-hearted, non-judging, intensely interested listening, our spirits expand.

Sue Patton Thoele

If you spend more time asking appropriate questions rather than giving answers or opinions, your listening skills will increase

Brian Koslow

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.

Leo F. Buscaglia

In seeking wisdom, the first step is silence, the second listening, the third remembering, the fouth practicing, the fifth teaching others.

Ibn Gabirol 1020C

Dance as if no one were watching, Sing as if no one were listening, And live every day as if it were your last

Unknown

In seeking wisdom, the first step is silence, the second listening, the third remembering, the fouth practicing, the fifth -- teaching others.

Ibn Gabirol

Women like silent men. They think they're listening.

Marcel Achard

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

Unknown
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