21 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.
"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."
Listening means paying attention.
Rick Kolster, Roll Up Your Sleeves & Get To Work
The art of conflict analysis can be boiled down to one essential commandment: “Look and listen!”
Matthew Levinger, Conflict Analysis
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
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
"The goal of communication
is not to impress but to communicate clearly."
Steve Brown, How To Talk so People Will Listen
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
Be careful what you wish for. God is listening.
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
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.
"There is also a study that says listening to classical music
improves memory retention."
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