Keyword: Listening

No man ever listened himself out of a job.

(1872 – 1933) 30th U.S. president

If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized.

(1854 – 1900) Irish dramatist, novelist & poet

Everybody lies; but it doesn't matter since nobody listens.

The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk.

(1926 – ) newspaper columnist

Kids, just because I don't care doesn't mean I'm not listening.

cartoon character in The Simpsons (Dan Castellaneta)

You sit there and you talk about yourself for an hour straight, and the other person listens to everything you say; it's like I'm the guy on a date.

(1964 – ) Canadian stand-up comedian, actress & television host

The older I grow the more I listen to people who don’t talk much.

When you talk to him, he looks at you and grins and grins and nods and nods and appears to be the world's best listener, until you realize he is not listening at all.

(1933 – ) television & radio host

No one is listening until you make a mistake.

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.

There are some experiences in life which should not be demanded twice from any man, and one of them is listening to the Brahms Requiem.

(1856 – 1950) Irish playwright & socialist

Gentlemen, listen to me slowly.

(1879 – 1974) film producer

A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat.

(1928 – ) British journalist, writer & columnist

If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient; it may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.

fictional character from the book series by A. A. Milne

The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.

(1868 – 1930) cartoonist, humorist & journalist

No one is listening until you make a mistake.

If you think communication is all talking, you haven't been listening.

(1933 – ) English author & cartoonist

Tonight I’m going to listen with my ears.

(1899 – 1985) Hungarian-born conductor & violinist

No one is listening until you make a mistake.

If you lend someone an ear, don’t expect to be repaid with interest.

fictional mascot and cover boy of Mad, an American humor magazine













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