"Listening is being able to be changed by the other person."
"Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking."
"Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening."
"Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak."
-Epictetus (Greek philosopher)
"I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen."
Franklin P Jones
"One advantage of talking to yourself is that you know at least somebody's listening."
-Franklin P Jones
"Many people make the mistake of confusing information with knowledge. They are not the same thing. Knowledge involves the interpretation of information. Knowledge involves listening."
"The ability to perceive and comprehend speech is one of the human brain's most astonishing evolutionary accomplishments."
"When you are listening to somebody completely, attentively then you are listening not only to the words but also to the feeling of what is being conveyed - to the whole of it not part of it."
"I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I'm going to learn, I must do it by listening."