Thursday, 19 September 2019, 10:52 PM
Site: E.C. IELTS
Course: IELTS Listening Course (IELTS Listening)
Glossary: Quotes about listening
A

Alan Alda

"Listening is being able to be changed by the other person."

-Alan Alda

B

Bernard Baruch

"Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking."

-Bernard Baruch

D

Doug Larson

"Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening."

-Doug Larson

E

Epictetus

"Nature gave us one tongue and two ears so we could hear twice as much as we speak."
-Epictetus (Greek philosopher)

Ernest Hemingway

"I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen."

-Ernest Hemingway

F

Franklin P Jones

"One advantage of talking to yourself is that you know at least somebody's listening."

-Franklin P Jones

H

Henning Mankell

"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."

-Henning Mankell

J

John Ingram

"The ability to perceive and comprehend speech is one of the human brain's most astonishing evolutionary accomplishments."

-John Ingram

K

Krishnamurti

"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."

-Jiddu Krishnamurti

L

Larry King

"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."

-Larry King