Listening Quotes

People will feel safer around you and speak truthfully to you when they feel you are listening intently to them.

Brian Koslow

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

Brian Koslow

Being listened to and heard is one of the greatest desires of the human heart.

Richard Carlson

The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.

Kin Hubbard

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.

Andre Gide

I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.

Ernest Hemingway

It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

A good listener is a silent flatterer

Proverb

To listen is an effort, and just to hear is no merit. A duck hears also.

Igor Stravinsky

A good listener is not someone with nothing to say. A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat.

Katherine Whitehorn

We listened to what our customers wanted and acted on what they said. Good things happen when you pay attention.

John F Smith

Listening to people keeps them entertained.

Mason Cooley

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

James Cash Penney

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

Joyce Brothers

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

J. Isham

The hearing ear is always found close to the speaking tongue.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

Dean Rusk

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

John Marshall

Listen. Do not have an opinion while you listen because frankly, your opinion doesn't hold much water outside of Your Universe. Just listen. Listen until their brain has been twisted like a dripping towel and what they have to say is all over the floor.

Hugh Elliott

I think the one lesson I have learned is that there is no substitute for paying attention.

Diane Sawyer

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

Winston Churchill

The first rule of my speaking is: listen!

Larry King

If Pac-Man had affected us as kids, we'd all be running around in dark rooms, munching pills and listening to repetitive electronic music.

Marcus Alexander Brigstocke

An actor's a guy, who if you ain't talking about him, ain't listening.

Marlon Brando

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Updated On : May 17, 2013
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