Communication Quotes 68 to 119
"Constantly develop your communication skills as they are one
of the key skills in success in life."
"It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a
person may own.
If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another,
his education is incomplete."
"Knowing when to speak up with a suggestion and when to
keep quiet is an art and a skill."
"For effective communication think about how is your speech is
perceived than in what you are actually saying."
Words of Encouragement
"In this world that we live in, language is key. Everything that we do is
based off of our ability to communicate with people,
and to communicate with them well."
Emma Jones; Zach Raymond, Influence and Persuasion
"Just because the means of communication are readily available
doesn't mean that people have learned to communicate well."
Dale Carnegie, The Leader in You
"It is generally better to deal by speech than by letter;
and by the mediation of a third than by a man's self."
Francis Bacon, Essays
"To be an effective communicator, you must focus on all aspects
of your communication,
not just the words you say, which might be only 10% of your entire message.
Poor body language can sink even the most cleverly worded statement."
Trevor Poulin, Always Say the Right Thing
"It is not the language of painters, but the language of
nature which one should listen to...The feeling for things themselves,
for reality, is more important than the feeling for the picture."
Vincent Van Gogh
"True communication goes beyond talking and listening; it is about
Gerald Campbell, Communication: The 8 Laws of Communication
Top Ten Quotes
"Behavior therapists, for example, believe that our problems with
getting along result from a lack of communication and problem-solving skills.
So when someone criticizes us, we may get defensive when we should be
David D. Burns, Feeling Good Together
"Your attitude, open mindedness, ability to convey ideas, listening skills, patience, compatibility and language skills are some of the factors that define good communication skills."
Zayne Parker, Confidence
"To present your positive self requires you to pay attention to how
and what verbal and nonverbal communication you use."
Peter W. Murphy, Always Know What To Say
"Communication is a very powerful tool and all married couples
should learn how to use it."
Vivian Sandau, Mutual Respect in Marriage
"To succeed in the marriage relationship, both partner of the couple
has to remain in constant and effective communication."
Karen Clancy, Resisting Temptation
"Attentive listening is the foundation of good therapy,
leadership, parenting, friendship, and even meaningful politics. The need to be heard, understood, and truly know is universal."
Stephen Post, PhD and Jill Neimark, Why Good Things Happen to Good People
"Nothing is so simple that it cannot be misunderstood."
Freeman Teague, Jr.
Learn to communicate with an even tone, using words that encourage
and uplift instead of blame.
Bethany Bridges, How to Be a Good Dad
In today's world most of the communication is done through electronic
systems so shorter the email the more productive you can be, as you can
handle a greater number of tasks in a shorter time.
Edward Kelly, Getting Things Done the David Allen Way
Home-schooled children have also been evaluated to communicate better.
They are also deeper thinkers and more self-assured in studies.
Aidin Safavi, Homeschooling: for Beginners
Nonverbal communication speaks louder than the words we say
with our mouths. Oftentimes a person's nonverbal signals don't match
up with the verbal words they are saying.
David S. Walton, Influence: The Influence Blueprint
Actions Speak Louder Than Words Quotes
While overall online communication is moving more toward video,
there is still a large need for written content.
Amy Harrop, Leave The Job Behind
Putting real computer power in the hands of the individual is
already improving the way people work, think, learn, communicate,
and spend their leisure hours.
Joseph Benevides, Apple - From Garage to Greatness
Everything we say or not say, do or not do in our interactions is
Michael Nir, Influence: Body Language Silent Influencing
Quote of The Day
The difference between a high- and low-trust relationship is palpable!
Take communication. In a high-trust relationship, you can say the wrong
thing, and people will still
get your meaning. In a low-trust relationship, relationship,
you can be very measured, even precise, and they'll still misinterpret you.
Stephen M.R. Covey, The SPEED of Trust
We cannot control the majority of our body language because, to us,
they are merely subtle and not very noticeable changes. However, to
people around us, it's often really obvious.
Karen Johnson, Marriage
Your body language is just as effective as your words are in
communicating your feelings.
Steve Gold, Elon Musk: The Business and Life Lessons Of A Modern Day Renaissance Man
Circumstances, in terms of organizational climate and norms of
communication amongst colleagues, can crucially affect whether
a decision-maker either remains loyal to his or her moral beliefs,
or convinces him- or herself that it is acceptable after all to choose that option.
Oyvind Kvalnes, Moral Reasoning at Work
Never let that spark fade after you get married.
Be friends with each other; communicate as communication clears
many doubts that we have about each other.
Jacques Harland, Making Your Marriage Work
Generally speaking, someone who is a passive communicator
will often give in easily to their partner.
Bastiaan Blikman; Chantalle Blikman, Reclaim Yourself
Thought of The Day
Confident people inspire other people with the sheer power
of reliable communication.
Kellie Sullivan, Confidence : 5O Cool Ways To Express Yourself Daringly
My hands felt every object and observed every motion, and in this
way I learnt to know many things. Soon I felt the need of some
communication with others and began to make crude signs.
, The Story of My Life
If I believe in communication and that listening is an inseparable
part of it, and I want my child to listen to what I tell him until the end
without interrupting me in the middle, then I make sure I don't cut
him off in the middle of what he's saying.
Nurit Levi, Change Your Child`s Negative Behavior
When you are in conversation with other people, choose your words wisely.
Your words have great power and you should be aware of this.
Daniel Smith, Banned Subconscious Mind Secrets
. . . if you are engaged in a conversation with someone and negative
thoughts starts to enter your mind, switch your focus immediately
to something good, you can do this by giving them a compliment
or simply by giving them a nice genuine smile.
Ronald Valentino, Habits
Seeds are sown into our hearts in many ways including through words,
thoughts, images, prayer, reading, reflecting, music, conversations,
media and so on.
G B Woodcock, One with Christ
Communication is such an important part of a healthy marriage.
Sarah McMillan, Rekindle your Marriage
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
"There is value in sequencing information - not dumping a
stack of information on someone at once but dropping a clue,
then another clue, then another clue, then another.
This method of communication resembles flirting more than lecturing."
Chip Heath; Dan Heath, Made to Stick
"Selling yourself means communicating so effectively that people will
accept that you are what you want them to believe you are."
Gene Bedell, Three Steps to Yes
"When you communicate openly, candidly, and transparently,
then everyone is on the same sheet of paper and everyone can be
part of the potential solution when tough times surface."
Vlad Zachary, The Excellence Habit
"The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversations
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
We know that we need to talk to our employees as regularly as possible,
help fulfill their personal development,
challenge them in a positive manner, and have faith that they can succeed,
while expecting the most of them.
Nathan Neil, Inspire Greatness
Silence is one great art of conversation.
Helen Keller's story is in large part the story of how she acquired language.
She lost her sight and hearing just as she was beginning to speak,
and for the next five years, though
she developed some signs for objects and people around her,
she had no words. She was a being without language living in, yet
apart from, a social world that derived its structures,
meanings, and personal relationships through language. And then,
through seemingly miraculous means, she acquired language and
entered this world.
James Berger, The Story of My Life
"Strike up a conversation with random people whenever you can.
It will give you confidence over time that you can talk to anyone."
Jeff Johnson, Connecting
Believe In Yourself
So often we think presentation and communication are about the words
we say. In fact, it's often far more
about how we say them, and what our body is doing while we are
Frances Cole Jones, How to Wow
Starting a conversation is one of the most difficult things to start
but when you are successful it is one of the most rewarding experiences
you can have.
Sarah Palmer, Happiness
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your
communication skills so that when important occasions arise,
you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the
emotions to affect other people.
Prayer is talking with your heavenly Father, and the conversation
should just flow out of your heart.
Harold Sala, Touching God
Verbal communication is a primary way that husbands should
express love for their wives. Yet the lack of genuine communication
by men in marriage is deeply troubling to millions
millions of wives.
Stephen Wood, The ABCs of Choosing a Good Husband
"Coaching is a conversation, a dialogue, whereby the coach and the
individual interact in a dynamic exchange to achieve goals, enhance
performance and move the individual forward to greater success."
Zeus and Skiffington
One of the ways to improve your communication skills is to give yourself
the appropriate time to speak with another person. This means that you
must not be in a rush to go someplace else, or thinking about something
else as you talk to the other person.