quote by Tupac Shakur

If you let a person talk long enough you'll hear their true intentions. Listen twice, speak once.

— Tupac Shakur

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Deep listening quote The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to undrstand. We listen to
The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to undrstand. We listen to reply.

Take a deep breath, listen to your favorite song and realize everything is gonna be okay, nothing is permanent.

We do not believe in ourselves until someone reveals that deep inside us something is valuable, worth listening to, worthy of our trust, sacred to our touch. Once we believe in ourselves we can risk curiosity, wonder, spontaneous delight or any experience that reveals the human spirit.

Deep listening quote A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decis
A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the needs of others.

I took a deep breath and listened to the old bray of my heart. I am. I am. I am.

You can listen to what people say, sure.

But you will be far more effective if you listen to what people do.


Are you learning to say things after listening to God, or are you saying things and trying to make God's word fit in?

Deep listening quote Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.
Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.

The unexpected action of deep listening can create a space of transformation capable of shattering complacency and despair.

Reconciliation is a deep practice that we can do with our listening and our mindful speech. To reconcile means to bring peace and happiness to nations, people, and members of our family.... In order to reconcile, you have to possess the art of deep listening.

If you listen to really deep ambient records that don't move too much, very still records, long after those records are finished, you might find yourself listening for hours to the sound of the room.

Deep listening quote It is the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief
It is the repetition of affirmations that leads to belief. And once that belief becomes a deep conviction, things begin to happen.

Deep listening is the kind of listening that can help relieve the suffering of another person. You can call it compassionate listening. You listen with only one purpose: to help him or her to empty his heart.


I don't like no fancy chords. Just the boogie. The drive. The feeling. A lot of people play fancy but they don't have no style. It's a deep feeling-you just can't stop listening to that sad blues sound. My sound.

Peter Cooper looks at the world with an artist's eye and a human heart and soul.

His songs are the work of an original, creative imagination, alive with humor and heartbreak and irony and intelligence, with truth and beauty in the details. Deep stuff. And they get better every time you listen to them.

Deep listening quote There is a voice that doesn't use words. Listen.
There is a voice that doesn't use words. Listen.

Deep listening is miraculous for both listener and speaker.

When someone receives us with open- hearted, non-judging, intensely interested listening, our spirits expand.

Deep inside, our integrity sings to us whether we are listening or not.

It is a note that only we can hear. Eventually, when life makes us ready to listen, it will help us to find our way home.

Too many of us are afraid to slow down because then we would have to take a good look at how we're using our time and what we're becoming. We don't want to listen to that other voice deep inside, telling us something is not right.

Deep listening quote Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others thi
Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think.

Deep listening is experiencing heightened awareness or expanded awareness of sound and of silence, of quiet, and of sounding - making sounds.

Attentive listening to others is important regardless of their stations and positions. Wise people consider the deep meaning and true values of all suggestions. Learning and teaching are exchanged joyfully through deep listening and mutual appreciation.

I really don't listen to anyone that I'm not proud of saying that I listen to.

Even if it's something a little bit more unexpected, I didn't get too deep into the Waka, Gucci records, but I like those with pride.

Deep listening quote You can learn something new everyday if you listen.
You can learn something new everyday if you listen.

To be a deep listener, one of the first things we have to do is give up the need and the desire to give advice. Knowing answers does not require stating them; there are times when offering answers is not helpful, as when a person is in the middle of their own learning process.

My approach to music is very deep. I do not compromise with anybody or anything else in the world. I do not care. I want to really go beyond this materialistic world...not for the sake of enjoyment, entertainment, no. A musician must lift up the souls of the listeners, and take them towards Space.


You can practice deep listening in order to relieve the suffering in us, and in the other person. That kind of listening is described as compassionate listening. You listen only for the purpose of relieving suffering in the other person.

Deep listening quote Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.

You men do not understand the delights of a glance, of a pressure of the hand.

.. but as for me, I swear to you that, when I listen to your voice, I feel such a deep, strange bliss that the most passionate kisses could not take its place.

Although one never really knows what one's associates think of one deep down, I believe I was easy to work with, even though I have the reputation of being authoritative. Still, I've always delegated responsibility and authority to other; I've always listened to opposing views and suggestions with an open mind.

If you listen to Barack Obama, if you listen to Hillary Clinton, they're portraying Donald Trump as this deep, dark, dividing, dank presence that sees America as dwindling away and failing and everybody's in bad shape. They think they're the paragons of optimism.

Deep listening quote How deep is the mud? Depends on who you ask. We all go through the same stuff di
How deep is the mud? Depends on who you ask. We all go through the same stuff differently.

Our voice resonates with life. Because this is so, it can touch the lives of others. The caring and compassion imbued in your voice finds passage to the listener's soul, striking his or her heart and causing it to sing out; the human voice summons something profound from deep within, and can even compel a person into action.


May we try to listen and be silent in order to make space for the beauty of God.

The silence grew deeper, so deep that if you listened carefully you might very well catch the sound of the earth revolving on its axis.

Deep listening quote Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the in
Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.

I'd have to say that Kenny White has earned a place among my favorite singer/songwritersand particularly, lyricists. As we say in the trade “he goes deep.” A true wordsmith AND musician who reveals a fine sense of humor, as well. Put on your headphones and listen carefully.

Deep within yourself, listen to your conscience which calls you to be pure.

..a home is not warmed by the fire of pleasure which burns quickly like a pile of withered grass. Passing encounters are only a caricature of love; they injure hearts and mock God's plan.

One way to practice staying present is to simply sit still for a while and listen. For one minute, listen to the sounds close to you. For one minute, listen to the sounds at a distance. Just listen attentively.

Deep listening quote The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
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At two o'clock in the morning, if you open your window and listen, You will hear the feet of the Wind that is going to call the sun. And the trees in the Shadow rustle and the trees in the moonlight glisten, And though it is deep, dark night, you feel that the night is done.

I am determined to practice deep listening. I am determined to practice loving speech.

We need silence to be alone with God, to speak to him, to listen to him, to ponder his words deep in our hearts. We need to be alone with God in silence to be renewed and transformed. Silence gives us a new outlook on life. In it we are filled with the energy of God himself that makes us do all things with joy.

I recommend learning how to come into the presence of stillness and vastness.

Learn any form of meditation. Spend twenty minutes every day if possible, in meditation, listening to the crazy monkey mind inside you, and learning how to still the thoughts and discover that big, deep soulful part of yourself.

A unique relationship develops among team members who enter into dialogue regularly. They develop a deep trust that cannot help but carry over to discussions. They develop a richer understanding of the uniqueness of each person's point of view.

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