Keyword: Listening

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

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

(1928 – ) British journalist, writer & columnist

Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf.

Bore: A person who talks when you wish him to listen.

(1842 – 1914) author & satirist

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

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

(1933 – ) English author & cartoonist

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

(1926 – ) newspaper columnist

A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.

(1923 – 1964) Irish poet, short story writer, novelist & playwright

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

Tonight I’m going to listen with my ears.

(1899 – 1985) Hungarian-born conductor & violinist

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

Gentlemen, listen to me slowly.

(1879 – 1974) film producer

No one is listening until you make a mistake.

No one is listening until you make a mistake.

The reason most people talk to themselves is because they’re often the only ones who will listen.

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

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

No one is listening until you make a mistake.

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

Yeah I called her up, she gave me a bunch of crap about me not listening to her, or something, I don’t know, I wasn’t really paying attention.

(1955 – ) American actor, musician & playwright

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
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