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  1. Picture quote by Unknown about communication

    The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to undrstand. We listen to reply. ⏤ Unknown

  2. Picture quote by Carl Jung about lonely

    Loneliness does not come from having no people around you, but from being unable to communicate the things that seen important to you. ⏤ Carl Jung

  3. Picture quote about communication

    The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.

  4. Picture quote about people

    The hardest thing to say is usually worth saying

  5. Picture quote by Sayings about trust

    Trust is the glue of life. It's the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It's the foundational principle that hold all relationships. ⏤ Sayings

  6. Picture quote by Frank Tyger about communication

    Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble. ⏤ Frank Tyger

  7. Picture quote by Hermann Hesse about wisdom

    Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. ⏤ Hermann Hesse

  8. Picture quote about communication

    The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said.

  9. Picture quote by Rich Simmonds about communication

    Communication is only effective when we communicate in a way that is meaningful to the recipient, not ourselves. ⏤ Rich Simmonds

  10. Picture quote by George Bernard Shaw about communication

    The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. ⏤ George Bernard Shaw

  11. Picture quote about communication

    There are hundreds of languages around the world, but a smile speaks them all.

  12. Picture quote by Alfred Tennyson about friends

    He makes no friends who never made a foe. ⏤ Alfred Tennyson

  13. Picture quote by Bobby Umar about passion

    Passion is nothing without action or communication. ⏤ Bobby Umar

  14. Picture quote by John Dewey about communication

    Of all affairs, communication is the most wonderful. ⏤ John Dewey

  15. Picture quote about leadership

    Good leadership starts with good communication.

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Below you can read the best quotes about communication of all times. Some of the top sayings from famous people here to read and remember. Access the best communication quotations. Top communication sayings on images and beautiful affirmations. Enjoy and bookmark favorite ones.

Seek first to understand and then to be understood.

Stephen Covey

Of what does not concern you say nothing good or bad.

Italian Proverbs

A different language is a different vision of life.

Federico Fellini

When the eyes say one thing, and the tongue another, a practiced man relies on the language of the first.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.

F. Scott Fitzgerald

The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.

Dale Carnegie

The most important thing you wear is the expression on your face


Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.

Robert Frost

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.

Anthony Robbins

Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.

Charles Dickens

Absence of communication between necessarily linked parties ensures eventual conflict.

Eric Parslow

Extremists think communication means agreeing with them.

Leo Rosten

The art of communication is the language of leadership.

James C. Humes

The tongue is the only instrument that gets sharper with use.

Washington Irving

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

Those who write clearly have readers, those who write obscurely have commentators.

Abraham Lincoln

From listening comes wisdom and from speaking, repentance.


I wish people that have trouble communicating would just shut up!

Tom Lehrer

Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.

T. S. Eliot

The ability to express an idea is well nigh as important as the idea itself.

Bernard Baruch

No one would talk much in society if they knew how often they misunderstood others.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

You know how you hate to be interrupted, so why are you always doing it to me.


Unless people can be kept in the dark, it is best for those who love the truth to give them the full light.

Richard Whately

The really important things are said over cocktails and are never done.

Peter Drucker

People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order, so they'll have good voice boxes in case there's ever anything really meaningful to say.

Kurt Vonnegut

In the last analysis, what we ARE communicates far more eloquently than anything we SAY.


That must be wonderful; I have no idea of what it means.

Albert Camus

There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse.

John Locke

Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.

Ansel Adams

It seemed rather incongruous that in a society of supersophisticated communication, we often suffer from a shortage of listeners.

Erma Bombeck

The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success: Concentration, Discrimination, Organization, Innovation and Communication.

Harold S. Geneen

I feel that if a person has problems communicating the very least he can do is to shut up.

Tom Lehrer

It is only by expressing all that is inside that purer and purer streams come.

Brenda Ueland

Get in touch with the way the other person feels. Feelings are 55% body language, 38% tone and 7% words.


Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd; it must be communicated by contagion.

Henri Frederic Amiel

Every absurdity has a champion to defend it; for error is always talkative.

Oliver Goldsmith

It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others.

Michel de Montaigne

The notion of implied meaning is the root of misunderstanding.

Eric Parslow

Drawing on my fine command of the English language, I said nothing.

Robert Benchley

My belief is that communication is the best way to create strong relationships.

Jada Pinkett Smith

The careful application of terror is also a form of communication.


Communication is depositing a part of yourself in another person.


Societies have always been shaped more by the nature of the media by which men communicate than by the content of the communication.

Marshall McLuhan

If then the power of speech is as great as any that can be named,

John Henry Newman

Communication is everyone's panacea for everything.

Thomas J. Peters

Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment.

Pearl Buck

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

I fear explanations explanatory of things explained.

Abraham Lincoln

Conversation, like certain portions of the anatomy, always runs more smoothly when lubricated.

Marquis De Sade

Nothing is so simple that it cannot be misunderstood.

Jr. Teague

It sounds so trite but in relationships, you have to communicate.

Peter Krause

The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success are concentration, discrimination, organization, innovation and communication.

Michael Faraday

Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.

Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible - the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.

Virginia Satir

In saying what is obvious, never choose cunning. Yelling works better.

Cynthia Ozick

It must be that evil communications corrupt good dispositions.


Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.

Frank Moore Colby

It pays to be obvious, especially if you have a reputation for subtlety.

Isaac Asimov

To spell out the obvious is often to call it in question.

Eric Hoffer

But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication.

Abraham Maslow

The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively, but says nothing.

Henry S. Haskins

Communication is about being effective, not always about being proper.

Bo Bennett

People make music to get a reaction. Music is communication.

Yoko Ono

No pleasure has any savor for me without communication.

Michel de Montaigne

Clearly spoken, Mr. Fogg; you explain English by Greek.

Benjamin Franklin

You will get good attention and people will be more inclined to listen to you if you can make a statement whereby their response is, No Shit! or at least, No kidding!

Gael Boardman

Use non-verbal communication to SOFTEN the hard-line position of others: S = Smile O = Open Posture F = Forward Lean T = Touch E = Eye Contact N = Nod.


Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of evry part of your life.

Brian Tracy

I've not got a first in philosophy without being able to muddy things pretty satisfactory.

John Banham

The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living.

T. S. Eliot

Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don't understand the language that you're singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.

Lou Rawls

What does music mean to me? I don't think I would really be much without it, without it coming through me. It's my means of communication, my means of growth, my means of transportation from one point in my life to another.

Erykah Badu

Illiteracy is rampant. People are out of communication.

Karen Black

Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.

Ansel Adams

Number one, cash is king... number two, communicate... number three, buy or bury the competition.

Jack Welch

Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.

Walt Disney

He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other's slave.

Baltasar Gracian

Communications is at the heart of e-commerce and community.

Meg Whitman

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

Walt Disney

He can compress the most words into the smallest idea of any man I ever met.

Abraham Lincoln

We always speak well when we manage to be understood.


A phoneless cord is a great device for people who love peace and quiet.


It is vital that the United States maintains open lines of communication with our allies. We must assure them of our commitment to eradicating global terrorism wherever it may reside or wherever it's given haven.

George Allen

We shall never be able to remove suspicion and fear as potential causes of war until communication is permitted to flow, free and open, across international boundaries.

Harry S Truman

A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.

Chuang Tzu

It's populated by people who, by and large, have terrific communication skills. Every day is an extraordinary day. For me, it was just a great area for storytelling.

Aaron Sorkin

Something there is that doesn't love a wall, and wants it down.

Robert Frost

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

Paul J. Meyer

Loneliness is never more cruel than when it is felt in close propinquity with someone who has ceased to communicate.

Germaine Greer

The waste of capital, in proportion to the total capital, in this country between 1800 and 1850, in the attempts which were made to establish means of communication and transportation, was enormous.

William Graham Sumner

If you improve a teacher's self-esteem, confidence, communication skills or stress levels, you improve that teacher's overall effectiveness across the curriculum.

Elaine MacDonald

The need for improved technical support in schools has expanded as the Government and schools have increased their investment in information and communications technologies.

Estelle Morris

Extremists think 'communication' means agreeing with them.

Leo Rosten

On the other hand, the American public possesses a great resilience and strength, and good risk communication strategies can tap into and even amplify those assets.

Patrick J. Kennedy

I don't start with a design objective, I start with a communication objective. I feel my project is successful if it communicates what it is supposed to communicate.

Mike Davidson

That was when I realised that music is the most profound, magical form of communication there is.

Lesley Garrett

I never told a victim story about my imprisonment. Instead, I told a transformation story - about how prison changed my outlook, about how I saw that communication, truth, and trust are at the heart of power.

Fernando Flores

But despite the universality of URLs, we often forget that they're not just a handy way to address network resources. They're also valuable communication tools.

Jesse James Garrett

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

James Cash Penney

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