Quotes of Listening - somelinesforyou

“ There are people who, instead of listening to what is being said to them, are already listening to what they are going to say themselves. ”

- Albert Guinon

“ No man ever listened himself out of a job. ”

- Calvin Coolidge

“ Make sure you have finished speaking before your audience has finished listening. ”

- Dorothy Sarnoff

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

- Ernest Hemingway

“ To listen closely and reply well is the highest perfection we are able to attain in the art of conversation. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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

- Frank Tyger

“ Listen. Do not have an opinion while you listen because frankly, your opinion doesn't hold much water outside of Your Universe. Just listen. Listen until their brain has been twisted like a dripping towel and what they have to say is all over the floor. ”

- Hugh Elliott

“ A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat. ”

- Katharine Whitehorn

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

- Kin Hubbard

“ Maybe I wanted to hear it so badly that my ears betrayed my mind in order to secure my heart. ”

- Margaret Cho

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

- Mignon McLaughlin

“ Everybody lies, but it doesn't matter because nobody listens. ”

- Nick Diamos

“ It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly. ”

- Plutarch

“ As I get older, I've learned to listen to people rather than accuse them of things. ”

- Po Bronson

“ My parents taught me how to listen to everybody before I made up my own mind. When you listen, you learn. You absorb like a sponge-and your life becomes so much better than when you are just trying to be listened to all the time. ”

- Steven Spielberg

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

- Wilson Mizner
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