"The most valuable of all talents is that of never using two words when one will do."
– Thomas Jefferson
"I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen."
– Ernest Hemingway
"Having a good discussion is like having riches."
– Kenyan Proverb
"The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said."
– Peter Drucker
"Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something."
"Communication works for those who work at it."
– John Powell
"To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others."
– Tony Robbins
"Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know."
– Jim Rohn
"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place."
– George Bernard Shaw
"We never listen when we are eager to speak."
– Francois de la Rochefoucauld
"The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice."
– Peggy O’Mara
"We are stronger when we listen, and smarter when we share."
– Rania Al-Abdullah
"Communication is one of the most important skills you require for a successful life."
– Catherine Pulsifer
"Say a little and say it well."
– Irish Proverb
"If you have nothing to say, say nothing."
– Mark Twain
"Opening up a conversation can be opening up a world of new possibilities."
– Michelle Lederman
"Be not disturbed at being misunderstood; be disturbed rather at not being understanding."
– Chinese Proverb