Man's inability to communicate is a result of his failure to listen effectively.
To listen well, is as powerful a means of influence as to talk well, and is as essential to all true conversation
A good listener is a silent flatterer
Who speaks, sows; Who listens, reaps.
We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.
The first duty of love is to listen.
It is the province of knowledge to speak And it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
If speaking is silver, then listening is gold.
People will feel safer around you and speak truthfully to you when they feel you are listening intently to them.
If you spend more time asking appropriate questions rather than giving answers or opinions, your listening skills will increase.
Being listened to and heard is one of the greatest desires of the human heart.
The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.
It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
To listen is an effort, and just to hear is no merit. A duck hears also.
A good listener is not someone with nothing to say. A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat.
The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people.
Silence is a source of great strength.
Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble.
A good listener tries to understand what the other person is saying. In the end he may disagree sharply, but because he disagrees, he wants to know exactly what it is he is disagreeing with.
One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.
Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk.
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