34 Best Quote About Communication

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1.“The art of conversation is the art of hearing as well as of being heard.”

2.“Nonverbal communication is an elaborate secret code that is written nowhere, known by none, and understood by all.”

3.“We are born visual creatures: 90% of the information our brain processes every day is visual.”

4.“Effective communication does not require expensive, high-tech equipment. It requires the human heart – the ability to think, feel, and care about another person.”

5.“Nonverbal communication forms a social language that is in many ways richer and more fundamental than our words.”

6.“We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.”

7.“If you make listening and observation your occupation you will gain much more than you can by talk.”

8.“Better to remain silent and be thought a fool, than to speak and remove all doubt.”

9.“If you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.”

10.“The ability to listen is a rare commodity these days. You need two ears and one mouth for a reason.”

11.“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.”

12.“If we were supposed to talk more than we listen, we would have two mouths and one ear.”

13.“I motivate players through communication, being honest with them, having them respect and appreciate your ability and your help.” — Tommy Lasorda, American baseball manager.

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 every part of your life.”

15.“A study by 3M found that adding visuals to presentations increased audience attention span by 42%.”

16.“A writer is someone for whom writing is more difficult than it is for other people.”

17.“The average person reads 250 words per minute but can process visuals at the rate of 13,000 per minute.”

18.“Listening is a skill, and like any other skill, it can be learned and practiced.”

19.“Listening is an art that requires attention over talent, and one must practiced regularly to get better at it.”

20.“Writing is easy: All you do is sit staring at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.”

21.“Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”

22.“Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the write spigot lets the water out slower.”

23.“The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.”

24.“A letter is never just a piece of paper with words on it. It’s a part of the person who wrote it.”

25.“The ability to speak is a gift, The ability to listen is a skill, and like any other skill, it can be learned and practiced.”

26.“It is better to keep your mouth closed and let people think you are a fool than to open it and remove all doubt.”

27.“The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them.”

28.“People remember 10% of what they hear, 20% of what they see, and 80% of what they see and do.”

29.“The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.”

30.“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”

31.“If my doctor told me I had only six minutes to live, I wouldn’t brood. I’d type a little faster.”

32.“The purpose of writing is to inflate weak ideas, obscure poor reasoning, and inhibit clarity. With a little practice, writing can be an intimidating and impenetrable barrier between the writer and the reader.”

33.“When people hear information, they’re likely to remember only 10% of that information three days later. However, if a relevant image is paired with that same information, people retained 65% of the information three days later.”

34.“The greatest gift you can give your team: clarity, communication, and pulling people together around a shared mission.” — Anne Sweeny, American businesswoman and former chair and president at The Walt Disney Co.