It takes a great man to be a good listener.— Calvin Coolidge
Competitive Good Listener quotations
The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.
A good dancer is one who listens to the musicWe dance the music not the steps.
Anyone who aspires to dance never thinks about what he is going to do. What he cares about is that he follows the music. You see, we are painters. We paint the music with our feet.
There are six stages to knowledge: Firstly: Asking questions in a good manner.
Secondly: Remaining quiet and listening attentively. Thirdly: Understanding well. Fourthly: Memorising. Fifthly: Teaching. Sixthly- and it is its fruit: Acting upon the knowledge and keeping to its limits.
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.
Someone else's vision will never be as good as your own vision of your self.
Live and die with it 'cause in the end it's all you have. Lose it and you lose yourself and everything else. I should have listened to myself.
Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
You have to stop listening in categories. The music is either good or it's bad.
The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to undrstand. We listen to reply.
People aren't very good listeners, by nature.
Part of being a good communicator is recognizing and understanding that and trying to make the complex simple. I try to capture a concept, an idea or a moment in a few words. If they remember it, job done.
Live like Jesus did, and the world will listen.
Too often we underestimate the power of a touch.
Just do what works for you, because there will always be someone who thinks differently.
Have good trust in yourself, not in the One that you think you should be, but in the One that you are.
It's good to be selfish. But not so self-centered that you never listen to other people. Hugh Hefner Legacy
A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while, he knows something.
Persist to overcome. He that can't endure the bad, will not live to see the good.
Friends are an indispensable part of a meaningful life.
They are the ones who share our burdens and multiply our blessings. A true friend sticks by us in our joys and sorrows. In good times and bad, we need friends who will pray for us, listen to us, and lend a comforting hand and an understanding ear when needed.
It used to be that if you had a pretty good record, you could stop by a station in Little Rock or Atlanta and let the DJ listen to it. No way something like that can happen now.
Good listeners, like precious gems, are to be treasured.
Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.
Health is an announcement of agreement between your body, mind and spirit.
Honor your body, keep it in good shape. When you are not healthy, look to see which parts of you disagree. Your body will demonstrate the truth to you. Notice what it is showing you, listen to what it is saying.
Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well.
Be a good listener. Encourage others to talk about themselves.
Never regret a day in your life: good days give happiness, bad days give experience, worst days give lessons, and best days give memories.
Perhaps, after all, our best thoughts come when we are alone.
It is good to listen, not to voices but to the wind blowing, to the brook running cool over polished stones, to bees drowsy with the weight of pollen. If we attend to the music of the earth, we reach serenity. And then, in some unexplained way, we share it with others.
You don't need to know this - but here goes: due to some acquired infantilism, I feel compelled to fall asleep listening to the radio. On a good night, I'll push the frail barque of my psyche off into the waters of Lethe accompanied by the midnight newsreader - on a bad one, it's the shipping forecast.
Well a good writer writes, a good musician listens to a lot more than he actually composes, and if you're going to do lyrics - well, there's a Freudian slip. That's not even a slip, that's a Freudian move: I said going to do lyrics. If you really want it to ring true, you'll live it first. Go really get your heart broken!
Animals are such agreeable friends - they ask no questions, they pass no criticisms.
Listeners ne'er hear good of themselves.
Okay listen, you think I'm so inconsequential? Then try this on for size.
All those who see unworthiness when they look at me and are given thereby to denying me value - to you I say, I'm not talking about being AS GOOD as you. I hereby declare myself BETTER than you.
Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness.
If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it.
Follow your heart, listen to your inner voice, stop caring about what others think.
When your heart speaks, take good notes.
When you take the time to actually listen, with humility, to what people have to say, it's amazing what you can learn. Especially if the people who are doing the talking also happen to be children.
There's no way in hell I could have achieved what I have without being a good student and listening to the wisdom of others
Whatever is good for you soul, do that.
The fluent reader sounds good, is easy to listen to, and reads with enough expression to help the listener understand and enjoy the material.
I believe a good leader brings out the best in people by listening to them, trusting in them, believing in them, respecting them and letting them have a go.
Nobody is more persuasive than a good listener
If you want to be good at something, you must first be willing to be bad at it.
As a leader of people, you have to be a great listener, a great motivator, be very good at praising and bringing out the best in people.
Listening is the key to everything good in music.
It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.
A handsome woman talks nonsense, you listen and hear not nonsense but cleverness. She says and does horrid things, and you see only charm. And if a handsome woman does not say stupid or horrid things, you at once persuade yourself that she is wonderfully clever and moral.
The idea of going around to somebody else's flat or house and sitting around in a comfy room and having a really good hi-fi system and listening to a whole album all the way through, then chatting for a few minutes, then maybe putting another album on . . . does that happen today?
Be a good listener...It makes the person who's speaking to you feel loved,cared for and worthy of being heard.