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Picture quote by Larry King about learn

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

Picture quote by Leo Buscaglia about life

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around. ⏤ Leo Buscaglia

Picture quote by Lisa M. Hayes about talking

Be careful how you are talking to yourself because you are listening. ⏤ Lisa M. Hayes

Picture quote by Sayings about respect

One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. ⏤ Sayings

Picture quote by Dogen about zen

Do not follow the ideas of others, but learn to listen to the voice within yourself. ⏤ Dogen

Picture quote by Brian Solis about social

There's too much talking in social media and too little listening and learning. ⏤ Brian Solis

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When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.

Ernest Hemingway, novelist

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

Yiddish Proverbs,

It takes a great man to be a good listener.

Calvin Coolidge, president

A hungry stomach has no ears.


Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.

George W. Bush, president

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

Peter Drucker, consultant

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

Frank Tyger, cartoonist

There is a difference between being listened to and being heard.

Gillian Anderson, actress

One of the hardest things to do in life is to listen without intent to reply.


Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak.

Epictetus, philosopher

It is a rare person who wants to hear want he doesn't want to hear.

Dick Cavett, entertainer

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

Ernest Hemingway, novelist

It's only through listening that you learn, and I never want to stop learning.

Drew Barrymore, actress

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

Joyce Brothers, psychologist

Listening well and answering well is one of the greatest perfections that can be obtained in conversation.

Francois de la Rochefoucauld, writer

When you are in it up to your ears, keep your mouth shut


There is only one rule to become a good talker, learn how to listen.


Music is more than just listening to it. People use the music for them protection at times.

Burning Spear, musician

To talk to someone who does not listen is enough to tense the devil.

Pearl Bailey, actress

He listens well who takes notes.

Dante Alighieri, poet

God gave us two ears and one mouth, so we can hear twice as much as we say.


When a woman is speaking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.

Victor Hugo, author

Learn to listen. Opportunity could be knocking at your door very softly.

Frank Tyger, cartoonist

The subconscious is ceaselessly murmuring, and it is by listening to these murmurs that one hears the truth.

Gaston Bachelard, philosopher

Hear much, speak little


A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something.

Wilson Mizner, dramatist

In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing.

Robert Green Ingersoll, lawyer

Give every man your ear, but few thy voice. Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment. Hamlet

William Shakespeare, dramatist

Opportunities are often missed because we are broadcasting when we should be listening.


A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.

Brendan Francis, playwright

Never tell your story to a deaf man.


One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.

Bryant H. McGill, poet

Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue-to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak.

Socrates, philosopher

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

Dean Rusk, diplomat

We only consult the ear because the heart is wanting.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

No one every listened themselves out of a job.

Calvin Coolidge, president

No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you'll see why.

Mignon McLaughlin, journalist

It's about listening first, then selling.

Erik Qualman, motivational speaker

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich, theologian

There is as much wisdom in listening as there is in speaking - and that goes for all relationships, not just romantic ones.

Daniel Dae Kim, actor

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, entertainer

The less you talk, the more you're listened to.

Abigail Van Buren, journalist

You need to listen to your body because your body is listening to you.

Phil McGraw, psychologist

Music is about listening, the more you play, the more the magic spreads.

Maynard James Keenan, musician

When I am getting ready to reason with a man, I spend one-third of my time thinking about myself and what I am going to say and two-thirds about him and what he is going to say.

Abraham Lincoln, president

I loved my life, but my choices were overloading and overwhelming me. Listening to inner feelings and fulfilling some of these urges when they come along is incredibly important.

Pamela Stephenson, actress

I'm always relieved when someone is delivering a eulogy and I realize I'm listening to it.

George Carlin, comedian

Of all human activities, man's listening to God is the supreme act of his reasoning and will.

Pope Paul VI, clergyman

You can't fake listening. It shows.

Raquel Welch, actress

So when I got to be about 13 or 14, I started listening - even though my parents music was way cool - to contemporary hard rock at that time, which was Aerosmith, Cheap Trick, Black Sabbath, AC/DC, Ted Nugent and all that, and that's just where I came from.

Slash, musician

Skillful listening is the best remedy for loneliness, loquaciousness, and laryngitis.

William Arthur Ward, writer

The word is half his that speaks, and half his that hears it.

Michel de Montaigne, philosopher

Some people come to our shows and think they're gonna spend the night just listening to love songs, and they're pretty much surprised cause we do a lot of rock and roll.

Bobby Hatfield, musician

No, it's not a very good story - its author was too busy listening to other voices to listen as closely as he should have to the one coming from inside.

Stephen King, author

One who cares is one who listens.

J. Richard Clarke,

Listen. Don't explain or justify.

William G. Dyer,

Acquiring the habit of note-taking is therefore a wonderfully complementary skill to that of listening.

Richard Branson, businessman

Acquiring the habit of note-taking is therefore a wonderfully complementary skill to that of listening.

Richard Branson, businessman

If speaking is silver, then listening is gold.

Turkish proverbs, author

Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.

John Lubbock, statesman

My access to music when I was growing up was through pirate radio, you know, transistor radio under the pillow, listening to one more and then 'just one more' until your favourite track comes on.

Robert Palmer, musician

I'd rather spend my time looking at the sky than listening to Whitney Houston.

Robert Smith, musician

Compassionate listening is to help the other side suffer less. If we realize that other people are the same people as we are, we are no longer angry at them.

Thich Nhat Hanh, monk

I believe that if you're healthy, you're capable of doing everything. There's no one else who can give you health but God, and by being healthy I believe that God is listening to me.

Pedro Martinez, athlete

When you talk to yourself, at least you know that someone is listening.

Craig Bruce,

Listening to and understanding our inner sufferings will resolve most of the problems we encounter.

Thich Nhat Hanh, monk

I have been listening to the Stooges' self-titled first album for well over half my life, and it remains one of the most exciting and essential records I have ever had the good fortune to come into contact with.

Henry Rollins, musician

Listening to what people were saying wasn't even important. But it was important to look as if you were listening to what people were saying. Actually, listening to what people are saying, to me, interferes with looking as if you were listening to what people are saying.

Errol Morris, director

Some people think its just fun and games and others don't know how much I pushed to get here. They have to be in my shoes, but by listening to my music they can find out.

Chingy, musician

Listening to your instincts, while being the easiest, can also be the hardest thing to do.

Tena Desae, actress

Yieldedness is vital in listening to what He has to say.

Charles Stanley, clergyman

I'll make music, whether or not anyone is listening, for the rest of my life. It's a natural form of expression for me, the same way I draw and write and sing.

Brandon Boyd, musician

Listening is active. At its most basic level, it's about focus, paying attention.

Simon Sinek, author

August brings into sharp focus and a furious boil everything I've been listening to in the late spring and summer.

Henry Rollins, musician

Don't underestimate the value of doing nothing, of just going along, listening to all the thing you can't hear, and not bothering.

A. A. Milne, author

I love listening to new stuff, at home in LA I always have the radio on to hear what is happening.

Tom Jones, musician

If you make listening and observation your occupation you will gain much more than you can by talk.

Robert Baden-Powell, soldier

There is a difference between listening and waiting for your turn to speak.

Simon Sinek, author

Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don't believe is right.

Jane Goodall, scientist

I saw old Autumn in the misty morn stand shadowless like silence, listening to silence.

Thomas Hood, poet

I really love listening to Hozier. He's great.

Shawn Mendes, singer

Somewhere we know that without silence words lose their meaning, that without listening speaking no longer heals, that without distance closeness cannot cure.

Henri Nouwen, clergyman

A healthy state encourages many voices - and lots of listening.

Kathleen Sebelius, politician

I'm saying: to be continued, until we meet again. Meanwhile, keep on listening and tapping your feet.

Count Basie, musician

I'm a very strong believer in listening and learning from others.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg, judge

I've spent the last year listening to Americans, and the state of the union that George W. Bush lives in is very different from the state that most hardworking Americans are living in.

Joe Lieberman, politician

A mate of mine said recently said a lot of stuff sounds like you're listening to it outside, but also like you're surrounded by it, and I think that's quite similar.

Sean Booth, musician

Oh, the miraculous energy that flows between two people who care enough to get beyond surfaces and games, who are willing to take the risks of being totally open, of listening, of responding with the whole heart. How much we can do for each other.

Alex Noble,

La Flavour's 'Mandolay' is a disco classic - I dare you to sit still while listening to it.

RuPaul, drag queen

Here in the West, people often don't like listening to their leaders, even if they are right.

Elon Musk, entrepreneur

I've often stood silent at a party for hours listening to my movie idols turn into dull and little people.

Marilyn Monroe, actress

I'm always listening and watching; my ear is like a boom mike. And judging, frankly. Constantly judging.

Kathy Griffin, comedian

At least the rap metal stuff is good, but it's not really my bag. I've been listening to the radio since we've been touring the past month, because we don't get it most of the time.

Jon Crosby, musician

It's a major part of world history that men are trying to kill each other. It's just one slaughter after the other. We talk about it, but no one's really listening.

Fred Ward, actor

When I finish an album and I find myself listening to it in the car, because it makes me feel a certain way, that's the time to try to let other people know about it.

Herb Alpert, musician

I suppose because I have a good ear, I could pick out harmonies and learn by ear. I still think that you have to have an ear for music to really be able to feel and understand what you're playing. You can learn by watching and listening to other people.

Mick Taylor, musician

Well, I didn't really grow up playing or listening to metal, like many of the kids I went to school with. I only got into it in my late teens, so when Marilyn Manson formed, it was at a time when I was still excited about approaching music from that angle.

Daisy Berkowitz, musician

Well lately I have listening to a lot of movie soundtracks.

Mike Lowry, politician

That by listening to some music, by reading some books, by looking at paintings, and most important by hanging out with one another - by collaborating with one another and creating your own network - you can achieve something that is much better than what is out there.

David Amram, composer

Trees are Earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.

Rabindranath Tagore, poet

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