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.


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  1. Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you would have rather talked. Mark Twain
    Poems About Life



  2. 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
    All Poems



  3. If you drive, use public transport or walk a lot, try listening to audio books rather than the radio or an album.
  4. "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



  5. Speak your truth quietly & clearly; and listen to others, even the dull & ignorant; they too have their story. Max Ehrmann
    Desiderata Poem



  6. The art of conflict analysis can be boiled down to one essential
  7. The art of conflict analysis can be boiled down to one essential commandment: “Look and listen! Matthew Levinger, Conflict Analysis
    Conflict Quotes



  8. A lifestyle filled with the care, nurturing, and beauty of a flower garden steward what God has created for our enjoyment. Victoria L. Adenson
    Garden Poems



  9. If you make listening and observation your occupation, you will gain much more than you can by talk. Robert Baden-Powell
    Encouragment Quotes



  10. 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



  11. Listen, think, then speak - perseve re as you move toward the mountain peak. Catherine Pulsifer, Words of Wisdom For The New Graduate
    Graduation Poems



  12. 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



  13. Listen and learn from the winners..
  14. Listen and learn from the winners.. Clifford Greve, Suggestion
    Poems About Failure



  15. 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



  16. One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say. Bryant H. McGill
    Respect Quotes



  17. 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. Jane Nelsen
    Parent Quotes



  18. 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. Irene Bryant
    Trust In God



  19. What's right for you - just listen to the voice that speaks inside. Shel Silverstein, The Voice
    Where The Sidewalk Ends Poem



  20. Listen to others, but to yourself be true - Life will have meaning and value. Robert Rivers, Choose
    You Decide



  21. Listen. Apologize if you were wrong. Try to understand.
  22. Listen. Apologize if you were wrong. Try to understand. Unknown, Today
    Just For Today



  23. Dogs do speak, but only to those who know how to listen. Orhan Pamuk, My Name Is Red
    Faithful Friends



  24. 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



  25. 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. Mother Teresa
    Short Prayers



  26. Best friends listen to what you don't say. Unknown, What You Don't Say
    My Best Friend Poems



  27. There is not much use talking to men about God and love if they are not able to listen.
  28. 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



  29. O might we listen that voice of Jesus! O might we never roam W. E. Littlewood, The Heart Of God
    Journey With Jesus



  30. "Listen to 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." Matt Clarkson
    Relax Quotes



  31. Listening happens to be a key strength of good communicators.
  32. "Listening happens to be a key strength of good communicators." Peter W. Murphy, Always Know What To Say
    Success Poems



  33. 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
    God's Timing



  34. "The goal of communication is not to impress but to communicate clearly." Steve Brown, How To Talk so People Will Listen
    Goals Quotes



  35. So close your eyes and listen, you will hear all kinds of things...
  36. So close your eyes and listen, you will hear all kinds of things... Patience Strong
    Listen



  37. "Good communicators are good listeners, often paraphrasing what the speaker said and checking in to ensure that they did not misinterpret the message." Ross Elkins, Business: Golden Nugget Methods for High Effectiveness
    Knowledge Quotes



  38. Distractions are detrimental to good listening skills.
  39. Distractions are detrimental to good listening skills. Ace McCloud, Confident Communication Skills
    Adaptability Quotes



  40. 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. Catherine Pulsifer
    The Man In The Glass Poem



  41. "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
    Learning Quotes



  42. Listen while others are talking.
  43. Listen while others are talking. William Aruthur Ward
    While Others



  44. "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
    Appreciation Quotes



  45. Listening means paying attention.
  46. Listening means paying attention. Rick Kolster, Roll Up Your Sleeves & Get To Work
    Short Quotes



  47. "Ambient music is soft-themed music recommended for easy listening." Christ Lewis; Laura Lewis, Organize Your Mind in 24 Hours!
    Positive Poems



  48. One of the secrets of success is to have listening ears.
  49. "One of the secrets of success is to have listening ears." Carl Sommer, Teen Success in Career and Life Skills
    Success Quotes



  50. 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
    Grandma Poems



  51. "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



  52. We can always learn something if we just listen
  53. We can always learn something if we just listen. Strickland Gillilan
    We Can Always Learn



  54. A friend to share the moments with - to talk with and to listen John McLeod, There Is Nothing Like
    Welcome Friend



  55. "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
    Positive Quotes



  56. Be careful what you wish for. God is listening.
  57. Be careful what you wish for. God is listening. Raymond Daye
    Inspirational Poems



  58. 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



  59. "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



  60. 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
    Christmas Messages



  61. Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry.
  62. Understand this, my dear brothers and sisters: You must all be quick to listen, slow to speak, and slow to get angry." James 1:19
    Motivational Quotes from the Bible



  63. We must be silent before we can listen; we must listen before we can learn William Arthur Ward, Silence
    Transform The Common Task



  64. 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. Bonnie Jarrell
    Smile Poem



  65. 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



  66. You are always willing to lend a hand and you always had time to listen and understand
  67. You are always willing to lend a hand and you always had time to listen and understand Catherine Pulsifer, Brother, Oh Brother
    Brother Poems



  68. "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." Mark Herndon
    Mistake Quotes



  69. 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! Catherine Pulsifer
    Christmas Songs



  70. 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



  71. "There is also a study that says listening to classical music improves memory retention." Philip Vang
    Memories Quotes

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