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not listening Quotes

10 of the best book quotes about not listening
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“The old-timer had been very serious in laying down the law that no man must travel alone in the Klondike after fifty below.”
Jack London
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To Build a Fire
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The Old Man
The Narrator
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″‘Yes, dear. Now, I think you could do with some more hair clips, don’t you?’ ‘No.’ ‘Well, let’s say half a dozen, to be on the safe side, ‘said her mother. Coraline didn’t say anything.”
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“Before you tell your life what you intend to do with it, listen for what it intends to do with you. Before you tell your life what truths and values you have decided to live up to, let your life tell you what truths you embody, what values you represent.”
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“You see now what has happened on account of your not listening to my counsel.”
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“Although Lasaraleen had said she was dying to hear Aravis’s story, she showed no sign of really wanting to hear it at all. She was, in fact, much better at talking than at listening... The fuss she made about choosing the dresses nearly drove Aravis mad. She remembered now that Lasaraleen had always been like that, interested in clothes and parties and gossip.”
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“The point is, Simon drank one of those blue drinks-I told him not to, but he didn’t listen-and he turned into a rat.”
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“She needed help, but God was in a meeting whenever she rang.”
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“But myself is not listening. She refuses to listen. She’s picking up another letter and another and another, frantically looking for a different answer.”
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“They were forcing him to be silent. They didn’t want to hear him. They weren’t interested in anything but getting him off their minds.”
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“What do you tell a woman with a black eye? Shoulda listened. What do you tell a woman with two black eyes? Nothin’. She’s already been told twice.”

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