Share

Communication Quotes

Be encouraged by this collection of communication quotes - quotes about hearing - listening; speaking - talking. Effective communication is something we can all improve on.


"Communication is one of the most important skills you require for a successful life."
Quotes about Life



"Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true."
Charles Dickens
Words of Encouragement



Emotional awareness is necessary so you can properly convey your thoughts and feelings to the other person. Jason Goldberg,
"Emotional awareness is necessary so you can properly convey your thoughts and feelings to the other person."
Jason Goldberg, Communication Skills for Success
Inspirational Quotes



"Every time I stand to communicate I want to take one simple truth and lodge it in the heart of the listener. I want them to know that one thing and know what to do with it."
Andy Stanley, Communicating for a Change: Seven Keys to Irresistible Communication
Quote of the Day



"Communication sometimes is not what you first hear, listen not just to the words, but listen for the reason."
Catherine Pulsifer
Listening



Verbal communication is essential in order to understand what is going on inside other people. Dr. Gary Chapman
"Verbal communication is essential in order to understand what is going on inside other people. If they do not tell us their thoughts, their feelings, and their experiences, we are left to guess."
Dr. Gary Chapman, Now You're Speaking My Language
Experience



"Children should be provided with activities that encourage them to talk a lot. This will help them to increase their use of words and improve their communication skills."
C. F. Crist, Teach A Child To Read
Top Ten Quotes



"God speaks all the time if we care enough to listen. He speaks lovingly to communicate His love, guidance, instructions, encouragement, directions and corrections to us when necessary. Amid the voices that are clamouring for our attention do you or can you recognize the voice of the Lord?"
Oluwakemi Ola-Ojo, Good Dads, Bad Dads
God



There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting. John Millington Synge
There is no language like the Irish for soothing and quieting.
John Millington Synge
Irish Quotes and Sayings



Given how quickly our increasingly diverse world is changing, there are few more urgent challenges than engaging leaders in effective communication strategies that build functional relationships that transform schools and education systems.
Sherida Britt
Motivational



"Improving communication between mothers and daughters, much like breaking down barriers to communication between women and men, requires, above all, understanding: seeing the situation from the other's point of view."
Deborah Tannen, You're Wearing That?: Understanding Mothers and Daughters in Conversation
Daughter



The best speakers in the world are the best storytellers. Larry Hagner
"The best speakers in the world are the best storytellers. They have a gift to not only tell a great story, but also share a lot of the details that many others wouldn't."
Larry Hagner
Inspirational Stories



"That's why I do this music business thing, it's communication with people without having the extreme inconvenience of actually phoning anybody up."
Steven Morrissey
Music



"Every man needs to express great love as every women needs to feel great love."
Tito Tinajero, Love Poems For Valentine's Day
Valentines Day Quotes



The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.  George Bernard Shaw
The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
George Bernard Shaw Quotes


"Love in humans is expressed in so many ways and one of the most profound and romantic ways of doing it is through Poetry."
P. K. R. Vijay, First Love Poems
Valentine Poems



"We take communication for granted because we do it so frequently, but it's actually a complex process."
Joseph Sommerville, PhD
Attitude



Say a little and say it well. Irish Proverbs
Say a little and say it well.

Irish Proverbs



"Fools talk because they have to say something whereas the wise talk because they have something worth hearing."
Paul Bowden, The New Art Of Worldly Wisdom
Wise



"Here is what I believe to be the bottom line in relation to customer satisfaction: Real people engaging in real conversations based on a real desire to serve people rather than the bottom line."
Byron Pulsifer, Customer Satisfaction
Customer Service Quotes



Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger. Chinese Proverb
"Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger."
Chinese Proverb
Anger



Clearly the art of listening is a skill that we all can benefit from improving. There are many reasons why we don't listen as well as we should. A block in communication, the habit and desire of wanting to talk about ourselves, having little interest in the topic or being disinterested in the person who is speaking, and the ever-increasing pace of life with a predominance of technological devices replacing face-to-face communication are the four main reasons.
Emilia Hardman, Active Listening 101: How to Turn Down Your Volume to Turn Up Your Communication Skills
Encouraging



"If you don't seem confident of what you say or your speech is stuffed with instances of throat-clearing and fillers, why would the listener have any concrete faith in your words either?"
Grady Roche, Grady How to Persuade People
Confidence



Our presence in front of diverse people and large crowds hinges on our ability to communicate properly. John Shea
"Our presence in front of diverse people and large crowds hinges on our ability to communicate properly."
John Shea, Strategic Empathy
Diversity



"In almost every profession - whether it's law or journalism, finance or medicine or academia or running a small business - people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust, we are all worse off for it."
Hillary Clinton
Trust



"I began noting where the audience laughed or clapped or paid closest attention. I came to realize that a good speech is not a soliloquy but a dialogue."
Sarah Ferguson The Duchess of York, What I Know Now
Laughter



But good healthy communication is impossible without openness, honesty, and vulnerability. Paul Kendall
"But good healthy communication is impossible without openness, honesty, and vulnerability."
Paul Kendall, The Marriage Miracle
Honesty



"Another vitally important attribute along the road to wisdom in interpersonal success is to listen well. This means that you pay total attention to those that are speaking to you and not barging into the conversation because you want to insert your opinion."
Catherine Pulsifer
Define Interpersonal Skills



"Don't give up at the first signs of friction: only through clear communication, flexibility and willingness to adapt can you find a relationship that will weather the storms of life."
Tom Miles, A Year For Change
Positive Attitude



A lot of problems in the world would be solved if we talked to each other instead of about each other. Nickey Gumbel
"A lot of problems in the world would be solved if we talked to each other instead of about each other."
Nickey Gumbel
Gossip



"Talking about kindness motivates us to be kind. But there are times when the best thing isnít to talk at all but just to get on out there and be kind!"
David R. Hamilton PhD, The Five Side-effects of Kindness
Kindness



"Humans and animals are similarly able to be taught, and communicate, if only to themselves the stored knowledge they have accumulated."
Jason Scotts, Train Your Brain & Mental Strength
Knowledge



Make sure to communicate your idea quickly and keep it straight to the point. Paul Bailey
"Make sure to communicate your idea quickly and keep it straight to the point."
Paul Bailey, Your Little Steps to Self Confidence for Life
Made To Stick



In addition to the ecological knowledge contained in languages, defenders of linguistic diversity also make the case that every language contains a worldview, a particular perspective on what it means to be human.
H-Dirksen L. Bauman Deaf Gain: Raising the Stakes for Human Diversity
Encouraging Poems



"You can also get software products for time management that support multiple users allowing for the allocation of tasks and the use of the software for communication and coordination."
Mike Pedler, A Manager's Guide To Self-Development
Time



Use different messaging for different groups to ensure your communications are relevant. Andrea Plos
"Use different messaging for different groups to ensure your communications are relevant."
Andrea Plos, Sources of Wealth
Wealth



Only by having more skilled presenters and more discerning listeners will we ever be able to reverse the sad trend of deteriorating communication skills that have become the norm in recent decades.
Jeanette Henderson, There's No Such Thing as Public Speaking: Make Any Presentation or Speech as Persuasive as a One-on-One Conversation
Poems about Regret



"If there is an issue that your son or daughter needs to communicate with coach, they should be the one communicating."
Dr. Rob Bell; Bill Parisi, Don't "Should" On Your Kids: Build Their Mental Toughness
From The Teachers Desk



Assertive communication is about being nonreactive and still respectful. Ryan Cooper
"Use assertive communication. Assertive communication is about being nonreactive and still respectful."
Ryan Cooper, Difficult People: Ultimate Dealing With Difficult People Guide!
This Is A Challenge



"I think that the number one rule to effective communication should be 'choose your words wisely'. This is because a simple choice of your words can make a great difference and determine whether your message would be accepted or rejected."
Jason Mainsons, Communication: An Easy How To Communicate Guide For Beginners
Choices



"If you yell less, regardless of the way that you feel, then you should start seeing that people are more receptive to the things that you are trying to communicate."
Dr. Lauren Cunning, Hardwiring Happiness: 26 Ways to be a Happy Person
Happiness



Find a comfortable way of saying No.  Matthew Lewis Browne
"Find a comfortable way of saying 'No'. There are many ways to convey your message. You can say 'No' face-to-face or if you are not comfortable with it, try non-direct communication such as sending emails or SMS, doing phone calls or other means."
Matthew Lewis Browne, How to Say No: 10 Steps to Saying No and Taking Back Your Time and Your Life
Keys To Interpersonal Success



"Leaders must recognize and then clearly communicate that outcomes measurement is not about simply counting things or gathering information."
Mario Morino, Leap of Reason: Managing to Outcomes In an Era of Scarcity
Leadership



"When we are fully present, we have access to our greatest power, creativity and ability to communicate and perform exceptionally at whatever we are doing."
Christopher Babson, Bold! Success System
Greatness



Talking more than is necessary is a barrier to effective communication and effective listening. Clodagh Swanson
"Talking more than is necessary is a barrier to effective communication and effective listening."
Clodagh Swanson, Time To Shine
Challenge



"Effective communicators make great friends. They're open to many things and are able to translate their thoughts into meaningful words and actions."
Patrick Cogen, Communication Skills - Improve Your Communication Skills, Build Trust And Become Successful Now
Friend



"To have good communications skills means you are able to make your point without a lot of fillers and stumbling."
Gregory Davidson, Communication: Proven Strategies To Succeed in Your Personal Relationships and in Your Career
Good



Prayer is a conversation between you and God.  Nicky Gumbel
"Prayer is a conversation between you and God. Don't be afraid to talk to him. Don't worry about what you will say. Speak from your heart."
Nicky Gumbel
Prayer



"Reduced interaction due to children spending more time with technology and less time with people disrupts the communication development process of a child."
T Whitmore, Stuff You Don't Need: A Mother's Guide to Raising A Child in a Gadget World
Children



"It may seem like common sense but remember with the naive teens anything may happen so don't wait for it to happen instead communicate early to ensure their safety."
Ellen Trump, Frugal Kids: Teach Your Kids To Save, Invest and Spend Wisely
Common Sense



To be a successful communicator, you need to focus on fundamental principles rather than small superficial things. Bill Calhoun
"To be a successful communicator, you need to focus on fundamental principles rather than small superficial things."
Bill Calhoun, Can't. . . Can!
Focus



"If you are not born with gifted skills of powerful communication, influence or elite level performance naturally, fear not. This is a learnable skill, and one you can learn to simply engage everyone who experiences you, or take it to the world stage and become someone in a position of significance, power and authority."
Mark Eriksson, Communication: 9 Principles of Influence Used by The World's Most Powerful Men to Win in Business, Social Situations and Life
Influence



"There can be no situation in life in which the conversation of my dear sister will not administer some comfort to me."
Lady Mary Worley Montagu
Sister



Communicate in a respectful manner ... Jeffrey Morales
"Communicate in a respectful manner - Don't just tell your team members what you want, but explain to them why."
Jeffrey Morales, Leadership: 33 Lessons on How to Become A Proactive Leader and Successfully Build A Phenomenal
Teamwork



"Open communication is the lifeblood that keeps a marriage in the spring and summer seasons- times of optimism and enjoyment."
Gary Chapman, The 30-Day Love Language Minute Devotional
Marriage



"A great leader needs to possess a balance of traits, and the ability to share them with others, including commitment, communication, confidence, creativity, honesty, inspiration, intuition, loyalty, prioritization, and the ability to laugh and learn from mistakes what I like to call experience."
Jason Navallo, Success
Commitment



But out of all these gestures, the most indicative of being outgoing is the smile. Mia Conrad
"But out of all these gestures, the most indicative of being outgoing is the smile. Not only is it found as likeable by others, it also encourages them to start or continue interacting with you."
Mia Conrad, Social Anxiety: Overcome Social Anxiety And Shyness!
Smiles Are Sunshine For All



"No matter the team makeup, having good conflict management skills and strong interpersonal communications skills will help you avoid most major team conflicts."
Serilda Summers-McGee, Change the WorkGame
Work



"When you can effectively communicate and talk to anyone, you can own your life again. You are not at the random mercy of just accepting the assumption that you cannot talk well. Grab the bull by the horns and change your entire life."
Rock Bankole, Cheryl Jerabek, How to Talk to Anyone with Power and Confidence
Poems about Life



Communication is your ticket to success, if you pay attention and learn to do it effectively. Theo Gold
"Communication is your ticket to success, if you pay attention and learn to do it effectively."
Theo Gold, Communication: The Communication Bible: Social Skills, Body Language, Influence & Persuasion
Success



"Communicating socially is an imperative part of our daily lives and relationships, ad when we can interpret and intact with those emotions of others, we're able to build stronger relationships."
Salma Stockdale, Communication Skills - The Definitive Guide to Effectively Improving Your Social Skills, Boundaries, Mind Control and Public Speaking
Positive



"You see, I believe that conversation that is real is more important than no conversation - that it is important to treat everyone with respect - without conveying prejudice, or judgment."
Byron Pulsifer
Believe



All behavior and feelings find their original roots in some form of 
communication. Tony Robbins
Communication is power. Those who have mastered its effective use can change their own experience of the world and the world's experience of them. All behavior and feelings find their original roots in some form of communication.
Tony Robbins, Unlimited Power: The New Science Of Personal Achievement
Change



"For years I've encouraged communicators to answer two simple questions before standing up to speak: What do you want your audience to know, and what do you want them to do?"
Bill Hybels
Questioning



Your instinct may be to avoid someone who is experiencing loss because you fear you'll say the wrong thing. But loss can be very isolating, and if you stay away, you will compound the loss and the pain.... Communications can be the tonic individuals need when experiencing loss, and comforting communications can play a vital role in the healing process.
Robbie Miller Kaplan, How to Say It When You Don't Know What to Say: Illness & Death
Sympathy


More Communication Quotes:     Communication  Quotes Page 2    Communication  Quotes Page 3    Communication  Quotes Page 4    Communication  Quotes Page 5   

Words of Wisdom  |   Quotes   |     Poems   |     Inspirational Stories  |   Thought For The Day  | Contact Us  |   About Us  |   Disclaimer   |   Disclosure  |   Motivational Links |