If You Want To Succeed In The Pursuit Of Your Dreams, Then You Have To Listen. Here Are 27 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Listen More

If You Want To Succeed In The Pursuit Of Your Dreams Then You Have To Listen More. Here Are 27 Quotes That Will Inspire You To Listen More

Listening is a skill that is hard to come by these days. The most successful people in the world have one thing in common: they listen. May these quotes inspire you to listen so you can achieve your dreams.

1. “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.”
― Stephen R. Covey

2. “One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” – Bryant H. McGill

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

4. “The word LISTEN contains the same letters as the word SILENT.” –Alfred Brendel

5. “When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.” – Dalai Lama

6. The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking more about what he intends to say than about what others are saying, and we never listen when we are eager to speak. – Francois La Rochefoucauld

7. There’s a difference between mentoring and consulting, and a lot of people confuse the two. A mentor isn’t there to help you make incremental improvements to your bottom line or your company growth. Mentoring is organic. It’s listening. –  Joe Procopio

8. In addition to comforting, you can help in another way, too – by listening. – Robbie Miller Kaplan

9. Like the fish with water, we take listening and speaking for granted. It’s time to change that – to bring listening and speaking to the forefront of educators’ minds and to purposefully teach the listening and speaking skills that are the foundation of so much of human interaction. – Erik Palmer

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10. People will generally do something you want if they are invested in you or if they will end up gaining something from carrying out the request. Either way, you need to take the time to listen in order to find out what the person needs. – Sven Imholz

11. I can assure you that if you develop a habit and skill to listen better to others, they will like you better and they will listen to you more. – Christian Olsen

12. Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen. -Winston Churchill

13. Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d have preferred to talk. –Doug Larson

14. We have two ears and one mouth, so we should listen more than we say. ― Zeno of Citium

15. Another vitally important attribute along the road to wisdom in interpersonal success is to listen well, or what should be understood as active listening. – Catherine Pulsifer

16. Listening is about being present, not just about being quiet. – Krista Tippett

17. Listening. Why listening? As I reflected on the first 56 years of my life and considered who seemed to stand out in business, academic, social and interpersonal settings, I ‘discovered’ and then remembered they had one thing in common: They were all great listeners. – Cash Nickerson

18. It is easy to ask the question and not really listen to the answer. Listening is crucial. – Brenda Nathan

19. Talking more than is necessary is a barrier to effective communication and effective listening. – Clodagh Swanson

20. The gift of listening makes people want to speak with you. This gift means that you listen and not barge in with your own thoughts. – Catherine Pulsifer

21. Every person I work with knows something better than me. My job is to listen long enough to find it and use it. – Jack Nichols

22. To handle an objection, you must first listen to the other person, and make sure they know you are listening.

23. Listening to others viewpoints may reveal the one thing needed to complete your goals. – D. Ridgley

24. Learn to listen. Opportunity sometimes knocks very softly. – Anonymous

25. You learn when you listen. You earn when you listen – not just money but respect. – Harvey Mackay

26. Listen thrice. Think twice. Speak once. – Anonymous

27. You can’t fake listening. It shows. – Raquel Welch


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