Let these listening quotes inspire and motivate you to hear more! We hope they remind you of the importance of this skill we call listening.
"It is hard to listen when you are talking, or when you are thinking of a response!"
"It is easy to ask the question and not really listen to the answer.
Listening is crucial."
Brenda Nathan, Daily Journal: A Powerful Habit to a Bigger Life
"Studies show that making music can provide even more benefit than
Brett Blumenthal, 52 Small Changes for the Mind
"When you deepen your understanding of a person's world through a
strong commitment to listen, understand,
and communicate, it’s as if you are the person. The more you are the person,
the deeper your understanding and
respect for his or her world."
Marilyn Atkinson; Rae Chois, Step By Step Coaching
"Listening is about being present, not just about being quiet."
Krista Tippett, Becoming Wise: An Inquiry into the Mystery and Art of Living
"One thing is for sure - we can always have a challenge understanding
what people mean if we do not know how to effectively listen.
To listen properly is much the same as forgetting to start the engine
of your car and expecting it to move forward."
Byron Pulsifer, This Is A Challenge
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"Before you speak, listen. Before you write, think. Before you spend, earn."
William Arthur Ward, Before You
"Talking more than is necessary is a barrier to effective communication
and effective listening."
Clodagh Swanson, Time To Shine
"Everything in coaching hinges on listening because what we are listening
for affects where we are speaking from and unfolds how we are being
with and for each other."
Marilyn Atkinson; Rae Chois, Step By Step Coaching
"Grandmother . . . Has ears that truly listen. Arms that always hold.
Love that's never ending, and a heart that's made of gold."
"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, Keys To Interpersonal Success
"One must talk little and listen much."
This Is A Challenge |
"Listening to your heart, finding out who you are, is not simple.
It takes time for the chatter to quiet down. In the silence of "not doing"
we begin to know what we feel. If we listen and hear what is being offered,
then anything in life can be our guide. Listen."
Being Yourself |
"If we're ready to listen, the obstacles we face can be
life's way of pushing us in the right direction."
"The gift of listening that makes people want to speak with you.
This gift means that you listen and not barge in with your own thoughts."
Possible To Give Gifts |
"A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after
a while he knows something."
"The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each
is thinking more about what he intends to say than about what
others are saying, and we never listen when we are eager to speak."
Francois La Rochefoucauld
"I like to listen.I have learned a great deal from listening carefully.
Most people never listen."
Poems by William Arthur Ward |
"He understands badly who listens badly."
"One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears - by
listening to them."
Motivational Rocks |
"Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when
you'd have preferred to talk."
"Speak your truth quietly and clearly; and listen to others,
even the dull and ignorant; they too have their story."
Max Ehrmann, from Desiderata
"Every person I work with knows something better than me.
My job is to listen long enough to find it and use it."
"To handle an objection, you must first listen to the
other person, and make sure they know you are listening."
Angel A. Cataluña, Basic Influencing and Persuasion
". . . it took me a year to get good at coaching, and I could have
just listened to my initial objections and moved on, but I decided
to push through because 99% of initial objections are just excuses."
Kevin Cole, Potential: The 5 Pillars to Unlock Excellence
"Think positive, instead of listening to those who say you can't do something,
listen to your own inner monologue that supports trying again
and finding a way to deal with whatever problem is in your path."
Ronald Valentino, Habits
Positive Thinking |
"Another big step to learning constantly was personal development
everyday, 30-60 mins in the morning without fail. Some
options are listening to Les Brown, Tony Robbins, Zig Ziglar,
Steve Jobs, Richard Branson or Eric Thomas."
Roy Williams, Self Help
Les Brown |
"There's a difference between mentoring and consulting,
and a lot of people confuse the two. A mentor isn't there to help
you make incremental improvements to your bottom line
or your company growth. Mentoring is organic. It's listening."
Joe Procopio, It's All Nonsense
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