71 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.


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



  2. Get to the point quickly to prove that what you’re saying is worth reading or listening to, otherwise people will lose interest. Corrina Thurston, How To Communicate Effectively
    Words of Encouragement



  3. Emotional awareness is necessary so you can properly convey your thoughts and feelings to the other person. Jason Goldberg,
  4. 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



  5. "What are you truly grateful for? Do you express your thankfulness?" Amy J. Blake
    Thanksgiving



  6. "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
    Quote of the Day



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



  8. Verbal communication is essential in order to understand what is going on inside other people. Dr. Gary Chapman
  9. "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



  10. By nature we tend to speak our own language. Whatever makes us feel loved is what we do for the other person. But if it is not his/her language, it will not mean to them what it means to us. Gary Chapman , Things I wish I knew before I got married
    Wedding



  11. "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
    Thought Of The Day



  12. "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



  13. Eye contact is one of the primal ways of communicating. Clive Harman, How to Communicate Effectively
    Short Quotes



  14. 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 Quotes



  15. "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?
    Daughter



  16. The best speakers in the world are the best storytellers. Larry Hagner
  17. "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



  18. Animal Communication has been around for many thousands of years. In past times it was seen as normal for people to talk with their animal friends, but in our modern age of computers and conventional medicine, many of us have denied or ignored our natural abilities. Holly Davis, Animal Communication With All Species.
    Animal



  19. Replacing paper with a PC screen doesn’t change the need for clear, precise communication. Kenneth Roman; Joel Raphaelson, Writing That Works
    Funny Quotes



  20. "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



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



  23. "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



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



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



  27. "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



  28. Finely tuned communication skills are essential as nurses live their own life stories and bear witness to the stories of those they serve. Julia Balzer Riley, Communication in Nursing
    Nurse



  29. "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



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



  32. Not to discuss with a man worthy of conversation is to waste the man. To discuss with a man not worthy of conversation is to waste words. The wise waste neither men nor words. Confucius
    Encouraging



  33. "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



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



  36. "In almost every profession . . . 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



  37. "The famous psychoanalyst Karl Gustav Jung asserted that all people share a collective subconscious and, therefore, are able to communicate with each other quite well." Michael Nir, Influence: Body Language Silent Influencing
    Famous



  38. "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



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



  41. "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
    Graduation



  42. "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



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



  45. "Talking about kindness motivates us to be kind. But there are times when the best thing isn’t 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



  46. "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



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



  49. 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
    Encouraging Poems



  50. "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



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



  53. Although we live in an information technology age, we often find ourselves in failure to communicate situations. Johnny Tan, From My Mama's Kitchen
    Failure



  54. 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
    Poems about Regret



  55. "If there is an issue that your son or daughter needs to communicate with the coach, they should be the one communicating." Dr. Rob Bell; Bill Parisi, Don't "Should" On Your Kids
    Sports



  56. Assertive communication is about being nonreactive and still respectful. Ryan Cooper
  57. "Use assertive communication. Assertive communication is about being nonreactive and still respectful." Ryan Cooper, Difficult People
    Respect



  58. "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
    Choices



  59. "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
    Happiness



  60. Find a comfortable way of saying No.  Matthew Lewis Browne
  61. "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
    Best Motivational Quotes



  62. "Leaders must recognize and then clearly communicate that outcomes measurement is not about simply counting things or gathering information." Mario Morino, Leap of Reason
    Leadership



  63. "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



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



  66. "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
    Friend



  67. "To have good communications skills means you are able to make your point without a lot of fillers and stumbling." Gregory Davidson, Communication
    Good



  68. Prayer is a conversation between you and God.  Nicky Gumbel
  69. "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



  70. "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
    Children



  71. "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
    Common Sense



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



  74. "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
    Influence



  75. "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



  76. Communicate in a respectful manner ... Jeffrey Morales
  77. "Communicate in a respectful manner - Don't just tell your team members what you want, but explain to them why." Jeffrey Morales, Leadership
    Teamwork



  78. "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



  79. "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



  80. But out of all these gestures, the most indicative of being outgoing is the smile. Mia Conrad
  81. "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
    Smile



  82. "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



  83. "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



  84. Communication is your ticket to success, if you pay attention and learn to do it effectively. Theo Gold
  85. "Communication is your ticket to success, if you pay attention and learn to do it effectively." Theo Gold, Communication: The Communication Bible
    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
    Positive



  86. "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
    Judgemental



  87. All behavior and feelings find their original roots in some form of 
communication. Tony Robbins
  88. 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
    Change



  89. "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



  90. To achieve good communication, you should have the ability to “see" beyond what is being said. Liam Jackson, How To Communicate
    Empathy Quotes



  91. If you wish to communicate effectively and to influence others, you would need to understand them first. And understanding can only come from listening. Stephen Covey
    Learning

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