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LISTENING QUOTATIONS
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“We think we listen, but very rarely do we listen with real understanding, true empathy. Yet listening, of this very special kind, is one of the most potent forces for change that I know.”

Carl Rogers

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“There's a lot of difference between listening and hearing.”

G. K. Chesterton

20190312 tuesday quote
“Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.”

Dr. Karl Augustus Menninger

20170322 wednesday quote
“There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen.”

Jalal ad-Din Rumi

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“Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.”

Roy T. Bennett

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“The word 'listen' contains the same letters as the word 'silent'.”

Alfred Brendel

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“Deep listening is the kind of listening that can help relieve the suffering of another person... You listen with only one purpose: to help him or her to empty their heart. ”

Thich Nhat Hanh

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“The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said.”

Peter F. Drucker

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“Listening is an art that requires attention over talent, spirit over ego, others over self. ”

Dean Jackson

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“Listen to your heart. It knows all things.”

Paulo Coelho

20170323 thursday quote
“Speak in such a way that others love to listen to you. Listen in such a way that others love to speak to you.”

Anonymous

20200609 tuesday quote
“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.”

Bryant H. McGill

Here are some stories about everyday heroes who show 'listening'.
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Nickolas T My hero is my son Nickolas. Although Nickolas is only 6 and in the first grade, he has an old soul and heart of gold. I am incredibly fortunate that I am able to walk Nickolas to school several days a week while working from home. As a consultant I travel quite a bit, but the days working from home make it all...
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YOU can, too! I am 68 years old. I have COPD (emphysema) and have been on oxygen for about six years. I have gone about my regular activities'I belong to my local Woman's Club, a book club and two respiratory support groups. I am out and about, depending on the weather here in Southern California, two or three times a week....
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Listening Listening is a very important quality to have in life. It is the difference between hearing the car horn speeding toward you and being hospitalized because you weren't listening. Listening is comprehending sounds and information and using it. You should pay attention and listen to the things that surround you....
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Where did your values come from?

We've all had people in our lives who have made a positive impact on us. A parent or grandparent, a sibling who was there for us, or maybe even just a guy who shines shoes for a living? Whoever they are, tell us their story so they can inspire us even more.

Tell Us Your Story Everyday Hero Stories

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ACHIEVEMENT
AMBITION
APPRECIATING NATURE
APPRECIATION
BEING THERE
BELIEVE
BELIEVE IN YOURSELF
BRAVERY
CARING
CHANGE
CHARACTER
CHARITY
CHEER
CIVILITY
CLASS AND GRACE
COMMITMENT
COMMON GROUND
COMMUNITY
COMPASSION
COMPLIMENTS
COMPROMISE
CONFIDENCE
CONNECTION
COURAGE
COURTESY
CREATIVITY
DEDICATION
DETERMINATION
DEVOTION
DO THY BEST
DO YOUR PART
DRIVE
EDUCATION
EMPATHY
ENCOURAGEMENT
EQUALITY
EXCELLENCE
FAMILY
FITNESS
FORESIGHT
FORGIVENESS
FRIENDSHIP
GENEROSITY
GET ALONG
GET OUTSIDE
GIVING BACK
GOOD EXAMPLES
GOOD MANNERS
GOODNESS
GRATITUDE
GREAT MUSIC
GRIT
HARD WORK
HEALTH
HELPING OTHERS
HONESTY
HONOR
HOPE
HUMILITY
IMAGINE
INCLUDING OTHERS
INCLUSION
INGENUITY
INNOVATION
INSPIRATION
INTEGRITY
JOY
JUSTICE
KINDNESS
LAUGHTER
LEADERSHIP
LEARNING
LISTENING
LITERACY
LIVE LIFE
LIVE YOUR DREAMS
LOVE
LOYALTY
MAKING A DIFFERENCE
MENTORING
MINDFULNESS
MOTIVATION
OPPORTUNITY
OPTIMISM
OUR BEAUTIFUL WORLD
OVERCOMING
PARENTING
PASSION
PATIENCE
PEACE
PERSEVERANCE
PERSISTENCE
PIONEERING
PLEASE AND THANK YOU
PRACTICE
PREPARATION
PULL TOGETHER
PURPOSE
REACHING OUT
RESILIENCY
RESPECT
RESPONSIBILITY
RIGHT CHOICES
RISING ABOVE
SACRIFICE
SECOND CHANCES
SELF-CARE
SERVICE
SHARING
SMILE
SOUL
SPORTSMANSHIP
SPREAD YOUR WINGS
STEWARDSHIP
STRENGTH
TEACHING BY EXAMPLE
TEAMWORK
THANK YOU
TRUE BEAUTY
TRUST
UNITY
VISION
VOLUNTEERING
WISDOM
WONDER
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Your Comments
Nicole from Newark DE JANUARY 5, 2014
I hope that this website is embraced as it is very much needed!

Steven B. from Seattle, Washington DECEMBER 30, 2013
Listening is a way to show you care about a person.

Dan from Amesbury, MA DECEMBER 29, 2013
Doing what's right is not always easy.

Mark from Miami , Florida OCTOBER 18, 2013
Love ,Listen ,Laugh ,And Live

Liz from England London MAY 27, 2013
I love value.com Thank you

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