256 Total Quotes

Listening Quotes

The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention.
Richard Moss
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The less you talk, the more you're listened to.
Abigail Buren
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Skillful listening is the best remedy for loneliness, loquaciousness, and laryngitis.
William Ward
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Our listening interests are very different from the interests of the Central Valley or East Bay.
Bruce Baum
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Presumably this will only work when listening to music. Ideally you want to transfer the skill so that people learn something under music which they can apply at other times.
Derek Johnston
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When I speak of the gifted listener, I am thinking of the nonmusician primarily, of the listener who intends to retain his amateur status. It is the thought of just such a listener that excites the composer in me.
Aaron Copland
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Listening to the Fifth Symphony of Ralph Vaughan Williams is like staring at a cow for forty-five minutes
Aaron Copland
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Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
People should talk less and draw more. Personally, I would like to renounce speech altogether and, like organic nature, communicate everything I have to say visually.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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They just give lip service to listening.
Al Sevier
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I'm listening to what people have to say, and I'll be in a position to make an announcement soon.
Alex Munter
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It is only by closing the ears of the soul, or by listening too intently to the clamors of the sense, that we become oblivious of their utterances.
Alexander Crummell
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They are dressing up the results without listening to the will of the people, ... I want them to know if they attempt to twist the will of the people that I will be the first to go to the streets at the front of the line, to defend the rights of the nation.
Alejandro Toledo
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While the cause of the symptoms was not identified, the polling showed that people are listening louder and longer _ habits made easier by strides in listening technology, but ones that may also contribute to hearing damage.
Alex Johnson
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 Socrates
Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue-to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak.
Socrates
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Hispanics tend to use radio very frequently. They spend longer listening to radio. The Hispanic population is very brand-loyal, and once they identify with a radio station, they tend to stick with that station.
Alfredo Alonso
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I was listening to the radio and they were playing some music in my cell. I heard a voice through the music.
Andrea Yates
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Somewhere we know that without silence words lose their meaning, that without listening speaking no longer heals, that without distance closeness cannot cure
Henri Nouwen
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Chips's one of the younger drivers, if not the youngest driver, in the series. For the younger drivers, listening to someone preaching, in effect, it's easier to hear it from someone in that age group.
Andy Brown
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A lot of nonsense is said. And after awhile you just stop listening.
Andre Lange
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There are always people who make a big fuss over everything. At a certain point, I stop listening.
Andre Lange
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To the humblest among them, who may be listening to me now, I want to say that the masterpiece to which you are paying historic homage this evening is a painting which he has saved.
Andre Malraux
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We've always asked people to leave earlier, but because of Katrina, they are now listening to us and they're leaving as we say,
Ann Thomas
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When I saw 100,000 people I knew they were listening to us. We can't play with these people's lives. I'm thinking about people like my clients who work in the fields, people in construction, people who work two or three jobs.
Jim Delgado
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Set up the listening. Prepare who you are talking to for what you want them to hear. Get people to listen as a possibility rather than a problem.
Mal Pancoast
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Martin Luther
Some plague the people with too long sermons; for the faculty of listening is a tender thing, and soon becomes weary and satiated.
Martin Luther
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That will be something we will do a lot of is listening to students.
Geri Federico
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Page was really hands-on with us. He would be listening to what we were playing and then have us listen to other music to get us inspired. He put in a Stevie Wonder tape and we were like, 'What does this have to do with us?' But after we listened to it for a while, we began to see how things could come together in harmonies and rhythm.
Gene Louis
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I always had one ear offstage, listening for the call from the bookie.
Walter Matthau
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At first I was against it. After listening to Jackie, now I'm in favor of it.
Gary Hall
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My brother and I used to ride around in a half-ton cattle truck, listening to Waylon, so when he died, my brother told me, 'Man, you've got to do it. I've always wanted to carve him since I've been listening to him. I always wanted to do a carving that I wanted to keep, and I put my all into it, because I knew it was for me.
Gene Webb
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