Listening Quotes

When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
- Ernest Hemingway

No man ever listened himself out of a job.
- Calvin Coolidge

To listen closely and reply well is the highest perfection we are able to attain in the art of conversation.
- Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble.
- Frank Tyger

Listen. Do not have an opinion while you listen because frankly, your opinion doesn’t hold much water outside of Your Universe. Just listen. Listen until their brain has been twisted like a dripping towel and what they have to say is all over the floor.
- Hugh Elliott

It is the province of knowledge to speak and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
- Plutarch

A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something.
- Wilson Mizner

You really have to listen to yourself and know if what someone is saying is true for you.
- Judith Light

If you don’t listen, you’re never gonna learn.
- Frank Iero

You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.
- M. Scott Peck

Silence may be golden, but can you think of a better way to entertain someone than to listen to him?
- Brigham Young

We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.
- Diogenes

My parents taught me how to listen to everybody before I made up my own mind. When you listen, you learn. You absorb like a sponge – and your life becomes so much better than when you are just trying to be listened to all the time.
- Steven Spielberg

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