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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.


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

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


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

George W. Bush, president

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

Gillian Anderson, actress

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

Ernest Hemingway, novelist

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

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.


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

Frank Tyger, cartoonist

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

Pearl Bailey, actress

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

Gaston Bachelard, philosopher

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

Burning Spear, musician

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

Victor Hugo, author

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.


Hear much, speak little


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

Wilson Mizner, dramatist

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


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

Never tell your story to a deaf man.


No one every listened themselves out of a job.

Calvin Coolidge, president

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

Bryant H. McGill, poet

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

Dean Rusk, diplomat

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

We only consult the ear because the heart is wanting.

Blaise Pascal, mathematician

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

Brendan Francis, playwright

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

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

It's about listening first, then selling.

Erik Qualman, motivational speaker

The first duty of love is to listen.

Paul Tillich, theologian

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

Mignon McLaughlin, journalist

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

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

Phil McGraw, psychologist

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

Abigail Van Buren, journalist

Conversely, beware the man who does nothing but ask you questions about yourself and offers no information about himself. Not only is he keeping you at bay, he is probably not listening to your answers.

Merrill Markoe, author

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

Pope Paul VI, clergyman

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

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

George Carlin, comedian

If speaking is silver, then listening is gold.

Turkish proverbs, author

Successful entrepreneurs find the balance between listening to their inner voice and staying persistent in driving for success - because sometimes success is waiting right across from the transitional bump that's disguised as failure.

Naveen Jain, businessman

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

I wrote several articles criticizing psychoanalysis, but the analysts weren't listening to my objections. So I finally quit after practicing it for six years.

Albert Ellis, psychologist

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

You can't fake listening. It shows.

Raquel Welch, actress

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

Richard Branson, businessman

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

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

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

I had to be at least 8 or 9; I was listening to everything on the radio. You name it, I heard every song.

Tom Araya, musician

Whatever had been on the radio in the '60s; I mean we were always listening to the radio.

Tom Araya, musician

I enjoy listening to opera at home, occasionally, but I would much rather see it than just listen to it.

Sam Waterston, actor

I have the thermometer in my mouth and I am listening to it all the time.

William Whitelaw, politician

I fell in love with jazz when I was 12 years old from listening to Duke Ellington and hearing a lot of jazz in New York on the radio.

Steve Lacy, musician

I started listening to and playing other music in the '90s. It was after hearing other bands, like Bad Religion, cover Ramones songs that I started to like our songs again.

Dee Dee Ramone, musician

It wasn't until after private lessons and learning bass lines that I even noticed bass in the music I was listening to at that age. My ears were blown wide open.

Trevor Dunn, musician

We thought everybody read comics. We didn't know we were weird. We didn't know people that collected comics were strange. It was as normal as listening to rock music on the radio.

Gilbert Hernandez, artist

I remember lying on the floor of the living room with headphones on when I was four or five years old, listening to the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack.

Kevin Richardson, musician

All I want to see from an actor is the intensity and accuracy of their listening.

Alan Rickman, actor

During the Cold War, we gathered information by listening to the Soviets, taking pictures of the Soviets, and we allowed our human intelligence to decline.

Bob Graham, politician

I've learned to look like I'm listening to long confusing plots of cartoons and comic books when I'm actually sound asleep or making grocery shopping lists in my head.

Patricia Heaton, actress

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

Mike Lowry, politician

One way and another I was having a ball - playing gigs, jamming and listening to fine musicians. Then came a crisis at home. My stepfather fell sick, and it meant I had to support the family.

Mary Lou Williams, musician

I never for a day gave up listening to the songs of our birds, or watching their peculiar habits, or delineating them in the best way I could.

John James Audubon, scientist

Listening moves us closer, it helps us become more whole, more healthy, more holy. Not listening creates fragmentation, and fragmentation is the root of all suffering.

Margaret J. Wheatley, writer

Listening is such a simple act. It requires us to be present, and that takes practice, but we don't have to do anything else. We don't have to advise, or coach, or sound wise. We just have to be willing to sit there and listen.

Margaret J. Wheatley, writer

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

It was definitely a part of our life. I mean, my mom had both her brothers and her fiancee in Vietnam at the same time, so it wasn't just my dad's story, it was my mom's story too. And we definitely grew up listening to the stories.

Vanessa Kerry, celebrity

I think listening to real classic soul material made me learn how to feel music that's sung.

Gavin DeGraw, 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

I enjoyed listening to it, but I didn't think I could do it.

Wanda Jackson, musician

The strange thing is that since I've been offered lots of films I think that maybe they think that I've sold out to Hollywood. Which is not the case if anybody's listening.

Brenda Blethyn, actress

We managed to put together a compilation that had some creativity to it. In the meantime I was listening to the free radio stations and I noticed that during their war coverage they were playing these songs born out of the Vietnam War that were all critical of the soldiers.

Joni Mitchell, musician

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

I have a 6-year-old, and his thing is to turn on Radio Disney in the car, and I get such an allergic reaction to listening to that music and the context into which it falls. I'm really working on him about that.

Aimee Mann, musician

My dad loved black singers. So listening to New Orleans music, eventually I wanted to play an instrument.

Bill Kreutzmann, musician

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

Kathy Griffin, comedian

We do have our finger on the pulse of the marketplace, if for no other reasons than having all these live events and listening to our audience all the time.

Vince McMahon, entertainer

My mom has a good way of engaging me in a conversation about the choices I make, listening, being objective and open-minded, and respecting those choices so long as they don't put me in danger.

Casey Affleck, actor

Sometimes it is a great joy just to listen to someone we love talking to.

Vincent McNabb, clergyman

If we truly want to learn, we never learn when we are talking. We only learn when we are listening.

James Altucher,

The first jazz pianist I heard was Thelonious Monk. My father was listening to an album of his called 'Monk's Dream' almost every day from the time I was born.

Benny Green, musician

Actually, I've had very little classical training, although I love listening to classical music very much.

Benny Green, musician

Listening is being able to be changed by the other person.

Alan Alda, actor

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

People will feel safer around you and speak truthfully to you when they feel you are listening intently to them.

Brian Koslow,

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Who has the best quotes? Top quotes from American, British, French, German and Spanish authors. 4 Rachel Naomi Remen quotes,2 Turkish proverbs quotes,8 Frank Tyger quotes,9 Marlon Brando quotes,7 Raquel Welch quotes,4 John Lubbock quotes, sayings and images.

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