listening

A Quote by E. Jean Carroll on achievement, dreams, lies, and listening

To achieve the marvelous, you must do the unthinkable. . . the answer will hit, like a big psychic orgasm, if you listen to your dreams. They never lie.

E. Jean Carroll

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A Quote by François, Duc de La Rochefoucauld on contentment, conversation, impatience, listening, people, persuasion, reflection, and wishes

One thing which makes us find so few people who appear reasonable and agreeable in conversation is, that there is scarcely anyone who does not think more of what he is about to say than of answering precisely what is said to him. The cleverest and most complaisant people content themselves with merely showing an attentive countenance, while we can see in their eyes and minds a wandering from what is said to them, and an impatience to return to what they wish to say; instead of reflecting that it is a bad method of pleasing or persuading others to be so studious of pleasing oneself; and that listening well and answering well is one of the greatest perfections that can be attained in conversation.

Duc de La Rochefoucauld (1613 - 1680)

Source: Réflexions ou Sentences et Maximes Morales

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A Quote by Dr. Russell DesMarais on future, listening, preparation, spirit, vision, and world

Dare to ask, be willing to listen, and prepare to act. For the vision of our future emerges as the world of spirit awakens.

Dr. Russell DesMarais

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A Quote by Dr. Joyce Brothers on flattery, imitation, and listening

Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.

Dr. Joyce Brothers (1928 -)

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A Quote by Don Herold on jazz, listening, and trouble

The chief trouble with jazz is that there is not enough of it; some of it we have to listen to twice.

Don Herold (1889 - ?)

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A Quote by Dean Rusk on listening and persuasion

One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears - by listening to them.

Dean Rusk

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A Quote by David Lloyd George on listening

If you listen to the neverdo's, it's never done.

David Lloyd George (1863 - 1945)

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A Quote by Dame Edith Sitwell on listening, music, reading, and silence

My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.

Dame Edith Sitwell (1887 - 1964)

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A Quote by Marcus Tullius Cicero on force, humanity, listening, and respect

If we are forced, at every hour, to watch or listen to horrible events, this constant stream of ghastly impressions will deprive even the most delicate among us of all respect for humanity.

Cicero (106 - 43 BC)

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A Quote by Christopher Darlington Morley on good, learning, and listening

There is only one rule for being a good talker - learn to listen.

Christopher Morley (1890 - 1957)

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