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Listening Quotes

12 of the best book quotes about listening
  1. #1
    “His ear heard more than was said to him, and his slow speech had overtones not of thought, but of understanding beyond thought.”
  2. #2
    “Now for every one there should be some one to whom one can speak frankly, for all the valor that one could have one becomes very alone.”
  3. #3
    “Listen to many, speak to a few.”
  4. #4
    “When people talk listen completely. Don’t be thinking what you’re going to say. Most people never listen.”
  5. #5
    “I just kind of listen and nod because Patrick needs to talk.”
  6. #6
    “Scenes of blood and cruelty are shocking to our ear and heart. What man has nerve to do, man has not nerve to hear.”
  7. #7
    “I’d say thistles, but nobody listens to me, anyway.”
  8. #8
    “If you tell stories, you like nothing so much as to tell them to people who want to listen.”
  1. #9
    On Christmas eve, many years ago, I lay quietly in my bed. I did not rustle the sheets. I breathed slowly and silently. I was listening for a sound—a sound a friend had told me I’d never hear—the ringing bells of Santa’s sleigh.
  2. #10
    “You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it’s better to listen to what it has to say.”
  3. #11
    “Hold fast to your beliefs and others will listen.”
  4. #12
    “I don’t want a grown-up person at all. A grownup won’t listen to me; he won’t learn. He will try to do things his own way and not mine. So I have to have a child. I want a good sensible loving child, one to whom I can tell all my most precious candy-making secrets-while I am still alive.”
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