View Full Version : Importence of listening

10-02-2007, 05:07 PM
"We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak." - Epictetus
"Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk." - Doug Larson
"The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said." - Peter F. Drucker
"No one is listening until you fart." - Author Unknown
"One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears - by listening to them." - Dean Rusk
"Know how to listen and you will profit even from those who talk badly." - Plutarch
"Deep listening is miraculous for both listener and speaker. When someone receives us with open-hearted, non-judging, intensely interested listening, our spirits expand." - Sue Patton Thoele
"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
"To listen closely and reply well is the highest perfection we are able to attain in the art of conversation." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld
"It takes two to speak the truth - one to speak and another to hear." - Thoreau
"Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble." - Frank Tyger
"When the eagles are silent, parrots begin to ." - Winston Churchill
"It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt." - Mark Twain
"The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting." - Fran Lebowitz
"Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen." - Winston Churchill
"If A equals success, then the formula is A equals X plus Y and Z, with X being work, Y play, and Z keeping your mouth shut." - Albert Einstein
"True friendship comes when the silence between two people is comfortable." - David Tyson Gentry
"All noise is waste. So cultivate quietness in your speech, in your thoughts, in your emotions. Speak habitually low. Wait for attention and then your low words will be charged with dynamite." - Elbert Hubbard
"There is no such thing as a worthless conversation, provided you know what to listen for." - James Nathan Miller

10-02-2007, 05:17 PM

10-02-2007, 07:40 PM
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10-07-2007, 06:46 AM
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