Live, Listen & Learn…!

  1. “No one is as deaf as the man who will not listen.” Proverb
  2. “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” Stephen R. Covey
  3. “One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” Bryant H. McGill
  4. “Listening is an art that requires attention over talent, spirit over ego, others over self.” Dean Jackson
  5. “Listening is an attitude of the heart, a genuine desire to be with another which both attracts and heals.” L. J. Isham
  6. “The first duty of love is to listen.” Paul Tillich
  7. “Listening is often the only thing needed to help someone.” Anonymous
  8. “When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.” Dalai Lama
  9. “The word listen contains the same letters as the word silent.” Alfred Brendel
  10. “Never miss a good chance to shut up.” Will Rogers
  11. “Listening is about being present, not just about being quiet.” Krista Tippett
  12. “Listening to others viewpoints may reveal the one thing needed to complete your goals.” D. Ridgley
  13. “The most basic of all human needs is to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them.” Ralph Nichols
  14. “Learn to listen. Opportunity sometimes knocks very softly.” Anonymous
  15. “There is only one rule for being a good talker – learn to listen.” Anonymous
  16. “When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” Ernest Hemingway
  17. “Just the act of listening means more than you can imagine.” Bob Nelson
  18. “Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you would have rather talked.” Mark Twain
  19. “Deep listening is the kind of listening that can help relieve the suffering of another person. You can call it compassionate listening. You listen with only one purpose: to help him or her to empty his heart.” Tich Nhat Hanh
  20. “The quieter you become, the more you can hear.” Anonymous
  21. “I listened more than I studied, therefore little by little my knowledge and ability were developed.” Joseph Haydn
  22. “The worst of all listeners is the man who does nothing but listens.” Charles Dickens
  23. “Listen to your elder’s advice. Not because they are always right, but because they have more experience of being wrong.” Anonymous
  24. “Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.” Winston Churchill
  25. “Listening is one of the loudest forms of kindness.” Anonymous
  26. “He who is wise listens.” Anonymous
  27. “You learn when you listen. You earn when you listen – not just money but respect.” Harvey Mackay
  28. “The earth has music for those who listen.” William Shakespeare
  29. “God gave us mouths that close and ears that don’t, that must tell us something.” Anonymous
  30. “The art of conversation lies in listening.” Malcolm Forbes
  31. “Listen thrice. Think twice. Speak once.” Anonymous