Listen - Quotes


It is better to make a piece of music than to perform one, better to perform one than to listen to one, better to listen to one than to misuse it as a means of distraction, entertainment, or acquisition of culture.

John Cage


Listen to what others have to say. When you speak, you're only repeating things you already know. When you listen you learn.

Steve Maraboli

The chief deficiency I see in the skeptical movement is its polarization: Us vs. Them - the sense that we have a monopoly on the truth; that those other people who believe in all these stupid doctrines are morons; that if you`re sensible, you`ll listen to us; and if not, to hell with you. This is nonconstructive. It does not get our message across. It condemns us to permanent minority status.

Carl Sagan

Many people may listen, but few people actually hear.

Harvey Mackay

No one will listen to us until we listen to ourselves.

Marianne Williamson

Listen, are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?

Mary Oliver

You don't write because someone sets assignments! You write because you need to write, or because you hope someone will listen, or because writing will mend something broken inside you, or bring something back to life.

Joanne Harris

Now that I am a mother, I understand what Mother's Day is about: it's about looking through our lives and recognizing the act of mothering everywhere we see it, and more than that, recognizing that when any of us mother - when we listen, nuture, nourish, protect - we're doing sacred work.

Shauna Niequist

Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

Winston Churchill

Don`t think or judge, just listen.

Sarah Dessen

When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.

Victor Hugo

You`ll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.

George Michael


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