Communication Quotes

If you wish to converse with me, define your terms

Voltaire

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

Joseph Priestley

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

Bill Cosby

Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.

T.S. Eliot

Good communication does not mean that you have to speak in perfectly formed sentences and paragraphs. It isn't about slickness. Simple and clear go a long way.

John Kotter

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

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

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