Listening To Others Quotes

Listening To Others Quotes by Caroline Myss, Ambrose Bierce, Joyce Brothers, Michelle Branch, Woodrow Wilson, Brian Tracy and many others.

Bore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.
Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.
The ear of the leader must ring with the voices of the people.
Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. When we really listen to people there is an alternating current, and this recharges us so that we never get tired of each other. We are constantly being re-created.
It’s always best not to be thinking a hell of a lot while you’re acting, because you want it to be as spontaneous as possible, not too intellectual. Just behaving and listening to other people who you’re doing scenes with. I always like the latter when it looks easy, even though it may not be.
Listening to other companiescustomers is the best way to gain market share, while listening to the visionaries is the best way to create new markets.
We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen.
The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen. Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention…. A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words.
Listening to other people’s needs is listening to God. Noticing simple, natural beauty, hearing music, even confronting the challenge of pain and problems – that can all be listening to God too.
Perhaps the most important thing we ever give each other is our attention
In some South Pacific cultures, a speaker holds a conch shell as a symbol of temporary position of authority. Leaders must understand who holds the conch-that is, who should be listened to and when.
Reading is like thinking, like praying, like talking to a friend, like expressing your ideas, like listening to other people’s ideas, like listening to music, like looking at the view, like taking a walk on the beach.
Listening is an attitude of the heart, a genuine desire to be with another which both attracts and heals.
Christopher Isham
It takes two to speak the truth: one to speak, and another to hear.
I love listening to other musicians and seeing what they do to gain their distinctive respective sounds and edge.
No, it’s not a very good story – its author was too busy listening to other voices to listen as closely as he should have to the one coming from inside.
The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking more about what he intends to say than others are saying.
There are two things that really move me: music and acting. And I’m not talking about my music or watching myself as an actor, but listening to other people’s music and watching other actors. There are so many different songs that have moved me. It all depends upon the mood that I’m in at that moment.
As much as I’d like to be listening to other things, I can’t do that until I get all of this sort of put to bed.
What you have been taught by listening to others’ words you will forget very quickly; what you have learned with your whole body you will remember for the rest of your life.
God has a plan for you, you are here in this world because God has a plan for you. And the problem is that people start listening to other people and they forget to listen to their heart and to see what is the plan that God has for you.
If someone‘s really busy listening to other CDs, and worried about what’s new and what’s truly relevant for discourse now, maybe it isn’t that interesting. To me it is, because I’m tuned into that and that’s what I like, so it’s interesting to me. It’s all I can do.
I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.
One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.
I suppose because I have a good ear, I could pick out harmonies and learn by ear… I still think that you have to have an ear for music to really be able to feel and understand what you’re playing. You can learn by watching and listening to other people.
The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention
There’s only one thing more boring than listening to other people’s dreams, and that’s listening to their problems.
I never took sheet music seriously. I could do better myself just by listening to other people and using my own intuition.
From this hour I ordain myself loos’d of limits and imaginary lines. Going where I list, my own master, total and absolute. Listening to others, and considering well what they say. Pausing, searching, receiving, contemplating. Gently but with undeniable will, divesting myself of the holds that would hold me.
Self-confidence is not pride. Just the contrary: only a person or a nation that is self-confident, in the best sense of the word, is capable of listening to others, accepting them as equals, forgiving its enemies and regretting its own guilt.
Listening to others, especially those with whom we disagree, tests our own ideas and beliefs. It forces us to recognize, with humility, that we don’t have a monopoly on the truth.
Tim Bee has demonstrated his toughness and his compassion, his ability to lead while at the same time listening to others. These are skills few people in public life have. We need Tim Bee working for us in Congress.
Jim Kolbe
I don’t want people to think that they can attain realization simply by listening to others or by reading books. They must practice what they read and hear.
Without credible communication, and a lot of it, the hearts and minds of others are never captured.
Attentive listening to others is important regardless of their stations and positions. Wise people consider the deep meaning and true values of all suggestions. Learning and teaching are exchanged joyfully through deep listening and mutual appreciation.
Music for me is this thing that’s sort of saved my life over the course of my whole life, whether it be writing songs or listening to other people’s stuff.
Much unhappiness comes from walking alone. When there are several, it’s somewhat different. I must get into the habit of listening to others, for what the others say concerns me, too.
It’s a rare person who wants to hear what he doesn’t want to hear.