Communication Quotes

Communication Quotes


  • Speak softly, but carry a big stick. -Teddy Roosevelt
  • Of what does not concern you say nothing good or bad. -Italian Proverb
  • Well done is better than well said. -Benjamin Franklin
  • If anyone is not willing to accept your point of view, try to see his point of view. -Lebanese Proverb
  • Better silent and thought a fool then speak and remove doubt. -Lincoln
  • Nothing is so simple that it cannot be misunderstood. -Pope Boniface VIII
  • The greatest truths are the simplest. -Hosea Ballou
  • The tongue is the only instrument that gets sharper with use. -Washington Irving (1783-1859)
  • Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people. -Jim Rohn
  • Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it. -Robert Frost (1875-1963)
  • First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.. -Epictetus
  • Communication is a two-way street. And while we revel in the reality that we can always get through to heaven, our concern should be whether our Lord can always get through to us. -Joseph Stowell
  • Be sincere; be brief; be seated. -Franklin Delano Roosevelt
  • Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after. -Anne Morrow Lindbergh (1906-2001)
  • We shall never be able to remove suspicion and fear as potential causes of war until communication is permitted to flow, free and open, across international boundaries. -Harry S. Truman (1884-1972)
  • Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is a link. -Simone Weil (1910-1943)
  • Brevity is the soul of wit. -William Shakespeare
  • No one would talk much in society if they knew how often they misunderstood others. -Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)
  • There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse. -John Locke (1632-1704)
  • We have nothing to fear but fear itself. -Franklin D. Roosevelt
  • When the eyes say one thing, and the tongue another, a practiced man relies on the language of the first. -Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)
  • There is no pleasure to me without communication; there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell it to. -Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)
  • The royal road to a man’s heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most. -Dale Carnegie (1888-1955)
  • Think much, speak little, and write less. -Italian Proverb
  • It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others. -Michel Eyquem De Montaigne (1533-1592)
  • Examine what is said, not him who speaks. – Arab Proverb
  • In the last analysis, what we ARE communicates far more eloquently than anything we SAY. -Unknown
  • Get in touch with the way the other person feels. Feelings are 55% body language, 38% tone and 7% words. -Unknown
  • Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know. -Jim Rohn
  • The people who talk the best are not the only ones who can tell you the most interesting things. -Chinese Proverb
  • The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives. -Anthony Robbins

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