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“Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. The greatest problem with communication is we don’t listen to understand. We listen to reply. When we listen with curiosity, we don’t listen with the intent to reply. We listen for what’s behind the words.”
Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart

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 F. 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 F. Buscaglia

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

A.A. Milne
“Lots of people talk to animals...Not very many listen though...that's the problem.”
A.A. Milne

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

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

“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

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

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

“The more you talk about them, the more important they will feel. The more you listen to them, the more important you will make them feel.”
Roy T. Bennett

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

Shannon L. Alder
“Never pray to be a better slave when God is trying to get you out of your situation.”
Shannon L. Alder

“Do more listening than talking; talk more about them than about you.”
Roy T. Bennett

Rumi
“Let go of your mind and then be mindful.
Close your ears and listen!”
Rumi, Love's Ripening: Rumi on the Heart's Journey

“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

Amit Kalantri
“To assess the quality of thoughts of people, don't listen to their words, but watch their actions.”
Amit Kalantri, Wealth of Words

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

Germany Kent
“How to win in life:
1 work hard
2 complain less
3 listen more
4 try, learn, grow
5 don't let people tell you it cant be done
6 make no excuses”
Germany Kent
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“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

“If we take the time or courage to find out what people feel and think, and to listen to the heart of their story, we are capable of losing the narrowness of our preconceptions and the nitpicking manipulations in our brain, making us geared up to view the world, openly and with confidence. ("With confidence »)”
Erik Pevernagie

“If we learn to listen to the others and try to capture the soul of their language, and can scent the fragrance of the words we hear, we can be transported to a nirvana of deep understanding, without being overwhelmed by the reality of the clock. ("Watching the flight of time")”
Erik Pevernagie

“When we allow ourselves to show some patience and take time to listen to the others, we may learn a lot about ourselves. Patience does not endure instant gratification, though, and self-knowledge may take a lifetime. (“I am on my own side, but I can listen “ )”
Erik Pevernagie

“Let’s not put our lust of life on the back burner of a distant future, but let’s share and walk up to others, listening to the sound of their words, and taking part in the vibrant carrousel of their pursuits. ("Waiting for the smoke signals")”
Erik Pevernagie

Erin Entrada Kelly
“People don't want to listen to their thoughts, so they fill the world with noise.”
Erin Entrada Kelly, Hello, Universe

Stephanie Perkins
“For once in your life, listen to your younger sister. She's taller, and she knows better than you”
Stephanie Perkins, Isla and the Happily Ever After

“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

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

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