Talking And Listening Quotes

Talking And Listening Quotes by Jason Scott, Andrew Miller, Alice Duer Miller, Fran Lebowitz, John Marshall, Ernest Hemingway and many others.

A lot of times when you're acting, you're no longer tal

A lot of times when you’re acting, you’re no longer talking and listening; you’re going at it for your own self.
Jason Scott
Listening is not merely not talking…it means taking a vigorous human interest in what is being told to us.
Andrew Miller
People love to talk but hate to listen. Listening is not merely not talking, though even that is beyond most of our powers; it means taking a vigorous, human interest in what is being told us. You can listen like a blank wall or like a splendid auditorium where every sound comes back fuller and richer.
Alice Duer Miller
The opposite of talking isn’t listening. The opposite of talking is waiting.
Fran Lebowitz
To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well
John Marshall
When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
Ernest Hemingway
I’m kind of looking for something with a lot less action and more talking and listening.
Brandon Routh
When you talk, you repeat what you already know; when you listen, you often learn something.
Jared Sparks
The word ‘listen’ contains the same letters as the word ‘silent.’
Alfred Brendel
I would like a food/lifestyle show. We’re not sure what that is yet. I want to be able to share what I do and how I raise my family. I feel like I have a story to tell. I enjoy talking and listening, sharing ideas and sharing advice.
Cat Cora
The pulse of a strong relationship involves a rhythmic movement between giving and taking, talking and listening, valuing the other person and feeling commensurately valued in return.
Jim Loehr
I never miss a good chance to shut up
James Patterson
To talk to someone who does not listen is enough to tense the devil.
Pearl Bailey
Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.
Ambrose Bierce
Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.
Bernard Baruch
No man would listen to you talk if he didn’t know it was his turn next.
E. W. Howe
People don’t listen to understand. They listen to reply. The collective monologue is everyone talking and no one listening.
Stephen Covey