„I learned this from Mike Wallace. Listen, be a good listener. You don't have to fill space. Just sit there and listen.“
— Ed Bradley News correspondent 1941 - 2006
— Ernest Hemingway American author and journalist 1899 - 1961
„I learned so much from listening to people. And all I knew was, the only thing I had was honesty and openness.“
— Audre Lorde writer and activist 1934 - 1992
— Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People: Powerful Lessons in Personal Change
— Lisa Scottoline, Every Fifteen Minutes
— Groucho Marx American comedian 1890 - 1977
Liner notes of An Evening With Groucho (1972) the recording of his appearance at Carnegie Hall.
— Don McLean American Singer and songwriter 1945
Context: Now I think I know what you tried to say to me How you suffered for your sanity How you tried to set them free They would not listen They're not listening still... Perhaps they never will...
„She tells me to "live free and be free, but listen to other people's advice." I listen, but I don't always follow it.“
— Frances Bean Cobain American artist 1992
Attributed to a Teen Vogue interview
— Walter Mosley American writer 1952
Walking the Line (2005)
„I often pray, though I’m not really sure Anyone’s listening; and I phrase it carefully, just in case He’s literary.“
— Mignon McLaughlin American journalist 1913 - 1983
„:10. If you follow these rules carefully you will, with your fine gifts and great accomplishments, always be the darling of your listeners.“
— Richard Strauss German composer and orchestra director 1864 - 1949
page38. Originally published 1922. Rule 4 is often misquoted as: Never look at the Trombones, you'll only encourage them.
„I encourage you to visit the devastated areas and talk to the people and listen to them... Not just distribute relief and then leave. I encourage you to visit the devastated areas and talk to the people and listen to them... Not just distribute relief and then leave. I assure u that you will learn a lot by being able to see things from their eyes... and perhaps those who criticize would understand. Beyond receiving relief goods, sometimes they also need someone who will listen to them. Try it. I promise that u will learn a lot.“
— Francis Escudero Filipino politician 1969
Francis Escudero Twitter feed: @SayChiz (5:44 p.m. 13 October 2009).
— Julia Cameron American writer 1948
Context: When I listen to love, I am listening to my true nature. When I express love, I am expressing my true nature. All of us love. All of us do it more and more perfectly. The past has brought us both ashes and diamonds. In the present we find the flowers of what we've planted and the seeds of what we are becoming. I plant the seeds of love in my heart. I plant the seeds of love in the hearts of others.
„I swear people don't want sex so much as they want somebody who'll listen to 'em … the first thing you learn after fellatio is how to listen.“
— Lily Tomlin American actress, comedian, writer, and producer 1939