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
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."
Words of Encouragement
"Emotional awareness is necessary so you can properly convey
your thoughts and feelings to the other person."
Jason Goldberg, Communication Skills for Success
"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."
"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
"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
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.
"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
"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."
"That's why I do this music business thing, it's communication with
people without having the extreme inconvenience of actually phoning
"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 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
"We take communication for granted because we do it so frequently,
but it's actually a complex process."
Joseph Sommerville, PhD
Say a little and say it well.
"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
"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."
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
"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
"Our presence in front of diverse people and large crowds hinges
on our ability to communicate properly."
John Shea, Strategic Empathy
"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."
"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
"But good healthy communication is impossible without openness,
honesty, and vulnerability."
Paul Kendall, The Marriage Miracle
"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."
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
"A lot of problems in the world would be solved if we talked to
each other instead of about each other."
"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
"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
"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
"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
"Use different messaging for different groups to ensure your communications
Andrea Plos, Sources of 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
From The Teachers Desk
"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
Jason Mainsons, Communication: An Easy How To Communicate Guide For Beginners
"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
"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
Mario Morino, Leap of Reason: Managing to Outcomes In an Era of Scarcity
"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
"Talking more than is necessary is a barrier to effective communication
and effective listening."
Clodagh Swanson, Time To Shine
"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
"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
"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."
"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
"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
"To be a successful communicator, you need to focus on fundamental
principles rather than small superficial things."
Bill Calhoun, Can't. . . Can!
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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
"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: The Communication Bible: Social Skills, Body Language, Influence & Persuasion
"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
"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."
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
Tony Robbins, Unlimited Power: The New Science Of Personal Achievement
"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?"
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
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