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Quotes About Listen

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Criss Jami
“Listen to God with a broken heart. He is not only the doctor who mends it, but also the father who wipes away the tears.”
Criss Jami

Leo Buscaglia
“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a
listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all
of which have the potential to turn a life around.”
Leo Buscaglia

Criss Jami
“The only thing more frustrating than slanderers is those foolish enough to listen to them.”
Criss Jami

Benjamin Hoff
“Lots of people talk to animals...Not very many listen though...that's the problem.”
Benjamin Hoff, The Tao of Pooh

Nina Malkin
“The best listeners listen between the lines.”
Nina Malkin, Swoon

Sarah Dessen
“I don't lie."
"You don't lie," I repeated.
"That's what I said."
"Ever."
"Nope."
Sure you don't, I thought.”
Sarah Dessen, Just Listen

“The word 'listen' contains the same letters as the word 'silent'.”
Alfred Brendel

Jerome K. Jerome
“They [dogs] never talk about themselves but listen to you while you talk about yourself, and keep up an appearance of being interested in the conversation. ”
Jerome K. Jerome

Shannon L. Alder
“Read it with sorrow and you will feel hate.
Read it with anger and you will feel vengeful.
Read it with paranoia and you will feel confusion.
Read it with empathy and you will feel compassion.
Read it with love and you will feel flattery.
Read it with hope and you will feel positive.
Read it with humor and you will feel joy.
Read it with God and you will feel the truth.
Read it without bias and you will feel peace.
Don't read it at all and you will not feel a thing.”
Shannon L. Alder

Michael Thomas Ford
“I knew people were talking, but I wasn't listening. I wasn't interested in anything anyone had to say.”
Michael Thomas Ford, Suicide Notes

Vera Nazarian
“Listen to the trees as they sway in the wind.

Their leaves are telling secrets. Their bark sings songs of olden days as it grows around the trunks. And their roots give names to all things.

Their language has been lost.

But not the gestures.”
Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration

Jarod Kintz
“We talked for four hours. Well, I talked for four, and she listened for two.
”
Jarod Kintz, This is the best book I've ever written, and it still sucks

Lloyd Alexander
“You must know nothing before you can learn something, and be empty before you can be filled. Is not the emptiness of the bowl what makes it useful? As for laws, a parrot can repeat them word for word. Their spirit is something else again. As for governing, one must first be lowest before being highest.”
Lloyd Alexander, The Remarkable Journey of Prince Jen

Jarod Kintz
“When I hear your name, I involuntarily clench my butt cheeks. Is that love? I don’t know—I’m not Nicholas Sparks.
”
Jarod Kintz, This Book Title is Invisible

Sura Hart
“Listening is an attitude of the heart, a genuine desire to be with another which both attracts and heals. (attr to J. Isham)”
Sura Hart, Respectful Parents, Respectful Kids: 7 Keys to Turn Family Conflict into Cooperation

Shannon L. Alder
“Arrogance is someone claiming to have come to Christ, but they won't spend more than five minutes listening to your journey because they are more concerned about their own well being, rather than being a true disciple of Christ. Blessed is the person that takes the time to heal and hear another person so they can move on.”
Shannon L. Alder

“You have two eyes, and two ears, but only one mouth. This is so because you are supposed to look and listen more than you talk.”
Lucca Kaldahl

Santosh Kalwar
“A friend asks, "Tell me one word which is significant in any kinds of relationship." Another friend says, "LISTEN!”
Santosh Kalwar, Adventus

Jennifer Brown
“At Garvin High we were dealt a hard dose of reality this year. People hate. That's our reality. People hate and are hated and carry grudges and want punishments ... I don't know if it's possible to take hate away from people. Not even people like us, who've seen firsthand what hate can do. We're all hurting. We're all going to be hurting for a long time. And we, probably more than anyone else out there, will be searching for a new reality every day. A better one ... But in order to change reality you have to be willing to listen and to learn. And to hear. To actually hear.”
Jennifer Brown, Hate List

Toba Beta
“When you're young, you say what you feel.
When you're adult, you speak what you think.
When you grow old, you listen to what nature says.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

“When you listen, it's amazing what you can learn. When you act on what you've learned, it's amazing what you can change.”
Audrey McLaughlin

Jarod Kintz
“I didn’t list listening as one of my skills, probably because I didn’t hear what the interviewer asked.
”
Jarod Kintz, This Book Title is Invisible

Toba Beta
“If there were a master of stupidity in this world,
I would really love to listen to his success story.”
Toba Beta, Betelgeuse Incident: Insiden Bait Al-Jauza

Francesca Lia Block
“It's important to tell your story. It's important to listen.”
Francesca Lia Block, Baby Be-Bop

Jarod Kintz
“Dear cat, your ears are flipped inside out, so I know you’re not listening to a word I’m not saying.
”
Jarod Kintz, 99 Cents For Some Nonsense

Toba Beta
“You couldn't listen to honest man whom you hate.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Suzanne Collins
“And I said, 'A coal miner? Why did she want a coal miner if she could've had you?' And he said, 'Because when he sings ... even the birds stop to listen.”
Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games

Carlos Ruiz Zafón
“Fools talk, cowards silence , wise men listen”
Carlos Ruiz Zafón, The Shadow of the Wind

Jarod Kintz
“I have no auditory depth perception. She said, “I love you,” and I couldn’t even tell if she was 300 miles away, or 6 feet below my feet and 300 years away.
”
Jarod Kintz, Seriously delirious, but not at all serious

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