Explore the value of Listening

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LISTENING QUOTATIONS
“The first duty of love is to listen.”

Paul Tillich

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

Stephen R. Covey

“Listening is an attitude of the heart, a genuine desire to be with another which both attracts and heals.”

L. J. Isham

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

Diogenes of Sinope

“Listening is where love begins: listening to ourselves and then to our neighbors.”

Fred Rogers

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

Roy T. Bennett

“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word... all of which have the potential to turn a life around.”

Leo Buscaglia

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

Peter F. Drucker

“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

“The most basic and powerful way to connect to another person is to listen. Just listen.”

Rachel Naomi Remen

“Listen carefully. The answers to our deepest questions are often whispered.”

Wayne Gerard Trotman

“Every person in this life has something to teach—and as soon as you accept that, you open yourself to truly listening.”

Catherine Doucette

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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

Anderson from Colatina, ES - Brasil FEBRUARY 13, 2013
In the place where I live is very very common to talk and hear nothing, complete lack of wisdom, and we need to accept truth and repudiate all lies.

Shemar Sarahadil from Zamboanga City, Philippines DECEMBER 20, 2012
listening is the direct pathway to your heart.

Bruce Willingham from Warner Robins MARCH 30, 2012
Active listening is hearing with the goal of understanding.

Cathy C. from Charlotte MAY 28, 2010
Listen with your heart and not your mind. The heart is the center. The great I am; I am, in me. Mind is made of all ones people, places, and things heard since birth.


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