Quotes of Hearer

“ We have to go through minefields that we have to negotiate just to reach the listener. ”

- Steve Perry

“ A good listener is not someone with nothing to say. A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat. ”

- Katharine Whitehorn

“ A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something. ”

- Wilson Mizner

“ If a listener nods his head when you're explaining your program, wake him up. ”

- Alan Perlis

“ A good listener truly wants to know the speaker. ”

- John Powell

“ If animals could talk, the world would lose its best listeners. ”

- Robert Brault

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

- Wilson Mizner

“ A good listener is usually thinking about something else. ”

- Kin Hubbard

“ The goal of effective communication should be for listeners to say, "Me, too!" versus "So what?". ”

- Jim Rohn

“ Good listeners, like precious gems, are to be treasured. ”

- Walter Anderson

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

- Wilson Mizner

“ Be not extravagantly high in expression of thy commendations of men thou likest, it may make the hearer's stomach rise. ”

- Thomas Fuller

“ Nothing shortens a journey so pleasantly as an account of misfortunes at which the hearer is permitted to laugh. ”

- Quentin Crisp

“ There are three things to aim at in public speaking: first to get into your subject, then to get your subject into yourself, and lastly, to get your subject into your hearers. ”

- Unknown

“ That we should practice what we preach is generally admitted; but anyone who preaches what he and his hearers practice must incur the gravest moral disapprobation. ”

- Logan Pearsall Smith

“ She soothed and solaced and celebrated, destroying her gift by maiming it to suit her hearers. ”

- Martha Bacon

“ If the truth were known, many sermons are prepared and preached with more regard for the sermon than the souls of the hearers. ”

- George F. Pentecost

“ He that goeth about to persuade a multitude that they are not so well governed as they ought to be shall never want attentive and favorable hearers. ”

- Richard Hooker

“ But be doers of the word, and not hearers only, deceiving yourselves. ”

- The Holy Bible

“ The partisan, when he is engaged in a dispute, cares nothing about the rights of the question, but is anxious only to convince his hearers of his own assertions. ”

- Plato
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