59 Quotes About Communication

Quotes About Communication

1. A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation. – Mark Twain

2. Truthful words are not beautiful beautiful words are not truthful. Good words are not persuasive persuasive words are not good. – Lao Tzu

3. The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. – George Bernard Shaw

4. Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true. – Charles Dickens

5. I’m a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they’re interested in. – Bill Gates

6. Any problem, big or small, within a family, always seems to start with bad communication. Someone isn’t listening. – Emma Thompson

7. Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people. – Jim Rohn

8. To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others. – Tony Robbins

9. By and large, language is a tool for concealing the truth. – George Carlin

10. The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said. – Peter Drucker

11. I learned never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it. – Ernest Hemingway

12. Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language. – Walt Disney

13. First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak. – Epictetus

14. Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of evry part of your life. – Brian Tracy

15. Be still when you have nothing to say when genuine passion moves you, say what you’ve got to say, and say it hot. – David Herbert Lawrence

16. Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art. – Ansel Adams

17. Every day I try to be in communication with the universe in an unconscious way. – Paulo Coelho

18. The game of life is a game of boomerangs. Our thoughts, deeds and words return to us sooner or later with astounding accuracy. – Florence Scovel Shinn

19. Bad human communication leaves us less room to grow. – Rowan D. Williams

20. Communication – the human connection – is the key to personal and career success. – Paul J. Meyer

21. The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living. – T. S. Eliot

22. Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind. – F. Scott Fitzgerald

23. There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell it to. – Michel de Montaigne

24. Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing. – Rollo May

25. A man has a property in his opinions and the free communication of them. – James Madison

26. In the last analysis, what we are communicates far more eloquently than anything we say or do. – Stephen Covey

27. Email, instant messaging, and cell phones give us fabulous communication ability, but because we live and work in our own little worlds, that communication is totally disorganized. – Marilyn vos Savant

28. The thing that we are trying to do at facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently. – Mark Zuckerberg

29. A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it. – Marcel Proust

30. No pleasure has any savor for me without communication. – Michel de Montaigne

31. Number one, cash is king… number two, communicate… number three, buy or bury the competition. – Jack Welch

32. The desire to write grows with writing. – Desiderius Erasmus

33. Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after. – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

34. But I’m acutely aware that the possibility of fraud is even more prevalent in today’s world because of the Internet and cell phones and the opportunity for instant communication with strangers. – Armistead Maupin

35. My belief is that communication is the best way to create strong relationships. – Jada Pinkett Smith

36. He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other’s slave. – Baltasar Gracian

37. No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else’s draft. – H. G. Wells

38. Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions. – Bertolt Brecht

39. The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue. – Edward R. Murrow

40. There is only one rule for being a good talker – learn to listen. – Christopher Morley

41. The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe. – Gustave Flaubert

42. The more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate. – J. B. Priestley

43. The two words ‘information’ and ‘communication’ are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out communication is getting through. – Sydney J. Harris

44. I believe in communication books communicate ideas and make bridges between people. – Jeanette Winterson

45. Pure truth cannot be assimilated by the crowd it must be communicated by contagion. – Henri Frederic Amiel

46. Extremists think ‘communication’ means agreeing with them. – Leo Rosten

47. Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment. – Pearl S. Buck

48. There are some people who have the quality of richness and joy in them and they communicate it to everything they touch. It is first of all a physical quality then it is a quality of the spirit. – Tom Wolfe

49. Writing has nothing to do with communication between person and person, only with communication between different parts of a person’s mind. – Rebecca West

50. The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak. – Hans Hofmann

51. Communication works for those who work at it. – John Powell

52. I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what it too deep to find for words. – Ruth St. Denis

53. To communicate through silence is a link between the thoughts of man. – Marcel Marceau

54. It sounds so trite but in relationships, you have to communicate. – Peter Krause

55. Communication is everyone’s panacea for everything. – Tom Peters

56. I try to just communicate what I want done as clearly and simply as possible. – Dick Wolf

57. Science may never come up with a better office communication system than the coffee break. – Earl Wilson

58. Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own. – Carol Burnett

59. Mass communication, radio, and especially television, have attempted, not without success, to annihilate every possibility of solitude and reflection. – Eugenio Montale

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