56 Listening Quotes
A collection of listening quotes to encourage you to sharpen your listening skills so you actually hear what others are saying. Listening - a skill that is not taught.
Sometimes we hear what we want to hear rather than what is being said.
Or our focus is on what we will reply rather than
actually listening to what people are sayings. You may also be inspired by our collection of
poems about listening.
Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you would have rather talked.
Poems About Life
Prayer at its highest is a two-way conversation and for me the most important part is listening to God's replies.
Frank C. Laubach
"If you drive, use public transport or walk a lot, try
listening to audio books rather than the radio or an album."
Tom Miles, A Year For Change
Poems of Encouragement
Speak your truth quietly & clearly; and listen to others,
even the dull & ignorant; they too have their story.
The art of conflict analysis can be boiled down to one essential
commandment: “Look and listen!
Matthew Levinger, Conflict Analysis
A lifestyle filled with the care, nurturing, and beauty of a flower garden steward what God has created for our enjoyment.
Victoria L. Adenson
If you make listening and observation your occupation, you will gain much more than you can by talk.
A loving family is a blessing from above It is one that is filled with much love. And while we may not always agree we do listen to each other to some degree.
Catherine Pulsifer, Families Are Forever
Poems About Family
Listen, think, then speak - perseve
re as you move toward the mountain peak.
Catherine Pulsifer, Words of Wisdom For The New Graduate
Life may be a constant question mark, but if you listen you may hear yourself.
Julie Hebert, Bumpy Road Called Life
Poems About Life Struggles
Listen and learn from the winners..
Clifford Greve, Suggestion
Poems About Failure
Interesting people aren't interesting because of what they always say; the most interesting people are the ones that always listen!
Martin R. Lemieux
Quotes For A Friend
One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.
Bryant H. McGill
Parents will learn that children “hear” better when they are invited to think and participate instead of being told what to think and do. And parents will learn how to model the listening they expect from their children.
God does speak to us and we need to develop a listening ear and recognize His voice. We need to trust Him and take action on what we hear.
Trust In God
What's right for you - just listen to the voice that speaks inside.
Shel Silverstein, The Voice
Where The Sidewalk Ends Poem
Listen to others, but to yourself be true - Life will have meaning and value.
Robert Rivers, Choose
Listen. Apologize if you were wrong. Try to understand.
Just For Today
Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen.
Orhan Pamuk, My Name Is Red
One of my favorite things to do on earth is to listen to the rain when I can really concentrate on it.
W. Glenn Lucas
Poems About Rain
Prayer is not asking. Prayer is putting oneself in the hands of God, at His disposition, and listening to His voice in the depth of our hearts.
Best friends listen to what you don't say.
Unknown, What You Don't Say
My Best Friend Poems
There is not much use talking to men about God and love if they are not able to listen.
Thomas Merton, Thoughts In Solitude
Food For Thought
O might we listen that voice of Jesus! O might we never roam
W. E. Littlewood, The Heart Of God
Journey With Jesus
relaxing music - Music can have a powerful effect on
your state. I'm sure there have been times when you heard a piece of music
and suddenly you felt great."
"Listening happens to be a key strength of good communicators."
Peter W. Murphy, Always Know What To Say
Stand still and hear God speaking to your soul, be quick to give Him glory, be still and hear His voice
Greta Zwaan, Time Belongs To God
"The goal of communication
is not to impress but to communicate clearly."
Steve Brown, How To Talk so People Will Listen
So close your eyes and listen, you will hear all kinds of things...
"Good communicators are good listeners, often paraphrasing what
the speaker said and checking in to ensure that they did not misinterpret
Ross Elkins, Business: Golden Nugget Methods for High Effectiveness
Distractions are detrimental to good listening skills.
Ace McCloud, Confident Communication Skills
It's not what others say or thinks - it is up to us what we do or say. Sometimes in life, we end up listening to others or we care too much about what others will think.
The Man In The Glass Poem
"Learning is not just about reading books or listening to lectures.
It is about finding ways to apply what you have just learned
and how you can use that knowledge in order to improve your
situation and help others around you."
Janet Fuller, The Bible: The
Key Bible Chapters
Listen while others are talking.
William Aruthur Ward
"What better way to do both than to
appreciate those we love
by listening to learn, which benefits not only your relationships
but also your long term well-being!"
Noelle C. Nelson, Happy Healthy…Dead
Listening means paying attention.
Rick Kolster, Roll Up Your Sleeves & Get To Work
"Ambient music is soft-themed music recommended for easy listening."
Christ Lewis; Laura Lewis, Organize Your Mind in 24 Hours!
"One of the secrets of success is to have listening ears."
Carl Sommer, Teen Success in Career and Life Skills
My Grandma, she was very special to me....When troubling times came my way she always had a listening ear no matter the time of day
Catherine Pulsifer, Missing Grandma
"In fact, the biggest mistake job
applicants make during an interview is they are so pumped for the
opportunity that they fail to listen..."
Gene King, Plan B: Separate Yourself from the Herd
Poems About Mistakes
We can always learn something if we just listen.
We Can Always Learn
A friend to share the moments with - to talk with and to listen
John McLeod, There Is Nothing Like
"If you stop and listen to the words those 'lucky' people say,
you might notice a big difference between those people and the
unfortunate people who just can't make things go their way."
Alex Uwajeh, The Power of Positive Affirmations
Be careful what you wish for. God is listening.
Prayer is like having God's number on speed dial, and he's never too busy to pick up and listen to us. More than that, he doesn't just listen, He's very interested in what we have to say.
Ashley Myer, Prayers
Inspirational God Quotes
"To the greatest extent possible, you should listen to what your
intuition is telling you about people and situations and behave according
to this more reliable guide."
David Tuffley, Being Happy
Poems About Happiness
Love is what's in the room with you at Christmas is you stop opening
presents and listen.
attributed to a 7 year-old named Bobby
Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry."
Motivational Quotes from the Bible
We must be silent before we can listen; we must listen before we can learn
William Arthur Ward, Silence
Transform The Common Task
Be careful what you wish for. Some technodude or dudette may be listening, build it for you, automatically deduct the cost
from your bank account and have it delivered to your door.
For This One Hour I can be generous. I can listen quietly and attentively when others want to talk
Willilam Arthur Ward
For This One Hour
You are always willing to lend a hand and you always had time to listen and understand
Catherine Pulsifer, Brother, Oh Brother
"It's a mistake to think we listen only with our ears. It's much more important to listen with the mind, the eyes, the body, and the heart. Unless you truly want to understand the other person, you'll never be able to listen."
May your Christmas include the joys of listening to the music of the season and may they remind you of the reason for the season!
I have listened to God in His temples; I have caught His voice in crowd...but I never have heard Him clearer than I did at my mother's knee.
Unknown, At Mother's Knee
My Mother's Bible
"There is also a study that says listening to classical music
improves memory retention."
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