We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less. —Diogenes of Sinope

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We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.

DIOGENES OF SINOPE

Greek philosopher

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Erika from New Jersey DECEMBER 29, 2016
Some do hear but not listen


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