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181 Greatest Quotes About Communication


To speak little is natural. Therefore a gale does not blow a whole morning nor does a downpour last a whole day. Lao Tzu
A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation. Mark Twain
Mend your speech a little, Lest you may mar your fortunes. William Shakespeare
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
Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation. Walt Disney
I feel like I was writing as I was learning to talk. Writing was always a go-to form of communication. Frank Ocean
We die. That may be the meaning of life. But we do language. That may be the measure of our lives. Toni Morrison
Communication is the most important single activity of man. Stephen Covey
The best way to keep one's word is not to give it. Napoleon Bonaparte
Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much. John Wayne
Talk is free but the wise man chooses when to spend his words. Neil Gaiman
You must fight others, but through peace, and through dialogue, and through education. Malala Yousafzai
A relationship is based on communication. John Cena
Don't tell me the moon is shining; show me the glint of light on broken glass. Anton Chekhov
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
Blessed is the man, who having nothing to say, abstains from giving wordy evidence of the fact. George Eliot
Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid. Fyodor Dostoevsky
it’s important to make sure that we’re talking with each other in a way that heals, not in a way that wounds. Barack Obama
The pen is the tongue of the mind. Horace
Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
It's logical that people from bad times will reflect their feelings in their communication. Music is part of the communication. If you lived it, you can do it. Nina Simone
A different language is a different vision of life. Federico Fellini
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know. Jim Rohn
In the world of words, the imagination is one of the forces of nature. Wallace Stevens
If someone does not smile at you, be generous and offer your own smile. Nobody needs a smile more than the one that cannot smile to others. Dalai Lama
Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud. Hermann Hesse
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said. Peter Drucker
We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. Epictetus
We are indebted to Marx, Engels, Lenin and Stalin for giving us a weapon. The weapon is not a machine-gun, but Marxism-Leninism. Mao Zedong
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again. Andre Gide
The human body is the best picture of the human soul. Ludwig Wittgenstein
Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art. Ansel Adams
Most people have to talk so they won't hear. May Sarton
Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language. Walt Disney
Good, the more communicated, more abundant grows. John Milton
A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That's why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet. Truman Capote
Pride is concerned with who is right. Humility is concerned with what is right. Ezra Taft Benson
If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world. Ludwig Wittgenstein
Metaphors have a way of holding the most truth in the least space. Orson Scott Card
Argument is the worst sort of conversation. Jonathan Swift