Communication Quotes

If you have nothing to say, say nothing.

Mark Twain

The problem with communication is the illusion that is has occurred.

George Bernard Shaw

To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.

Anthony Robbins

The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.

Joseph Priestley

If we are strong, our strength will speak for itself. If we are weak, words will be of no help.

John Fitzgerald Kennedy

Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy.

Bill Cosby

Music . . . can name the unnameable and communicate the unknowable.

Leonard Bernstein

Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.

T.S. Eliot

A writer writes not because he is educated but because he is driven by the need to communicate. Behind the need to communicate is the need to share. Behind the need to share is the need to be understood.

Leo Rosten

To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well

John Marshall

In the last analysis, what we are communicates far more eloquently than anything we say or do.

Stephen R. Covey

Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is a link.

Simone Weil

Communication--the human connection--is the key to personal and career success.

Paul J. Meyer

The advantage of modern means of communication is they enable you to worry about things in all of the world

Dr. Laurence J. Peter

The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.

Dave Barry

I'm a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they're interested in.

Bill Gates

Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.

Walt Disney

We cannot learn from one another until we stop shouting at one another - until we speak quietly enough so that our words can be heard as well as our voices.

Richard M. Nixon

Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.

Heinrich Heine

Communication can't always follow the top-down model. With the fluidity of information in business today, leaders need to be masterful listeners; they need to be able to receive as well as send.

Joseph Badaracco

The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.

Edward R. Murrow

In communications, familiarity breeds apathy.

William Bernbach

Any communication or marketing professional needs cross-cultural research and communication skills to be able to succeed in the future.

Marye Tharp

The communications of humanity obviously are trending towards that future point at which virtually all information will be spontaneously available and copyable at the individual level: beyond that, a vast transformation must occur

Gene Youngblood

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Updated On : November 18, 2013
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