Listening



In all things, be willing to listen to people around you. None of us is really smart enough to go it alone. - John Clendenin

To entertain some people all you have to do is listen. - Bernard Edinger

If you listen carefully to what a child is saying to you, you'll see that he has a point to make. So I listen. And I answer them just as seriously as possible. And if I don't know the answer, I'll tell them I don't know. - Bill Cosby

Listen or thy tongue will keep thee deaf. - Native American Proverb

The less you talk, the more you're listened to. - Abigail Van Buren

Your mind knows only some things. Your inner voice, your instinct, knows everything. If you listen to what you know instinctively, it will always lead you down the right path. - Henry Winkler

There is one rule for being a good talker--learn to listen. - Christopher Morley

You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time. - M. Scott Peck

When you talk, you repeat what you already know; when you listen, you often learn something. - Jared Sparks

Listen to what they say of the others and you will know what they say about you. - Cuban Proverb

No one is as deaf as the man who will not listen. - Jewish Proverb

Most people would rather defend to the death your right to say it than listen to it. - Robert Brault

We have two ears, but only one mouth, so that we may listen more and talk less. - Zeno

Listen now to the gentle whispers of hope. - Charles D. Brodhead

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear. - Harvey Mackay

Read something positive every night and listen to something helpful every morning. - Tom Hopkins

Listen to what they say of others and you will know what they say of you. - Cuban Proverb

Learn to be silent. Let your quiet mind listen and absorb. - Pythagoras

To get 'em listening, get 'em laughing. - Allen Klein

She had listened to nothing, but mothers hear certain things without listening. - Victor Hugo

I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So, if I'm going to learn, I must do it by listening. - Larry King

I don't want to see the day when we are rounded upon by our grandchildren and asked accusingly why we didn't listen more carefully to the wisdom of our hearts as well as to the rational analysis of our heads.... - Charles P. A. G. Windsor

It seemed rather incongruous that in a society of super-sophisticated communication, we often suffer from a shortage of listeners. - Erma Bombeck

Hearing is one of the body's five senses. But listening is an art. - Frank Tyger

Our world is incomplete until each one of us discovers what moves us--our passion. No other person can hear our calling. We must listen and act on it for ourselves. - Richard J. Leider

Be a great listener. Ask questions and listen intently to the answers. - Brian Tracy

One of the most valuable things we can do to heal one another is listen to each other's stories. - Rebecca Falls

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk. - Doug Larson

The goal of effective communication should be for listeners to say, 'Me, too!' versus 'So what?' - Jim Rohn

It's a mistake to think we listen only with our ears. It's much more important to listen with the mind, the eyes, the body, and the heart. Unless you truly want to understand the other person, you'll never be able to listen. - Mark Herndon

He who speaks sows, and he who listens harvests. - Argentinean Proverb

Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward, and we want to sit in their radius. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand. - Karl Menninger

Talk to people about themselves, and they'll listen for hours. - Benjamin Disraeli

What people really need is a good listening-to. - Mary Lou Casey

Listening to both sides of a story will convince you that there is more to a story than both sides. - Frank Tyger






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