Favorite Quotations ~  Listen In My Heart

"The most important thing I look for in a musician is whether he knows how to listen." ~ Duke Ellington

Listen long enough and the person will generally come up with an adequate solution. ~ Mary Kay Ash

A good listener is not someone with nothing to say. A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat. ~ Katharine Whitehorn

Set up the listening. Prepare who you are talking to for what you want them to hear. Get people to listen as a possibility rather than a problem. ~ Mal Pancoast

Everybody should have his personal sounds to listen for--sounds that will make him exhilarated and alive or quiet and calm. ~ Andre Kostelanetz

Difficult as it is really to listen to someone in affliction, it is just as difficult for him to know that compassion is listening to him. ~ Simone Weil

All you need to do to receive guidance is to ask for it and then listen. ~ Sanaya Roman, Blessings

A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while, knows something. ~ Wilson Mizner

The word listen contains the same letters as the word silent. ~ Alfred Brendel

Doubt yourself and you doubt everything you see. Judge yourself and you see judges everywhere. But if you listen to the sound of your own voice, You can rise above doubt and judgment.......And you can see forever. ~ Nancy Kerrigan

You can’t fake listening—it shows! ~ Raquel Welch

Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard. ~ Anne Sexton

If you are really listening, if you are awake to the poignant beauty of the world, your heart breaks regularly. ~ Andrew Harvey

Listening is understanding. The skill of empathy is a must to be able to listen...One can listen better if one sees the whole. ~ Bill Drayton, India Forbes, 6/8/11

It is not enough to talk to plants, you also have to listen. ~ David Bergman

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