Communication

Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh sincere; be brief; be seated.
Franklin Delano RooseveltTwo monologues do not make a dialogue.
Jeff DalyWhen the eyes say one thing, and the tongue another, a practiced man relies on the language of the first.
Ralph Waldo Emerson’s tongue is the only instrument that gets sharper with use.
Washington Irving I am to speak ten minutes, I need a week for preparation; if fifteen minutes, three days; if half an hour, two days; if an hour, I am ready now.
Woodrow WilsonMost conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of a witness.
Margaret MillerEvery improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.
Frank Moore ColbyNothing is so simple that it cannot be misunderstood.
Freeman Teague Jr.Don’t knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn’t start a conversation if it didn’t change once in a while.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Jim RohnThe single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
George Bernard ShawWords are a wonderful form of communication, but they will never replace kisses and punches.
Ashleigh BrilliantWhen all other means of communication fail, try words.
AnonymousGood communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
Anne Morrow LindberghCommunication is the universal solvent.
L. Ron HubbardThe Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.
Dave BarryEvery improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.
Frank MooreA word to the wise is infuriating.
Hunter S. ThompsonI slept for four years. I didn’t study much of anything. I majored in something called communication arts.
Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.
Silence is a higher communication.
Technology to me does two things: it increases the velocity of communication and increases the number of people who can participate. That’s it. That’s really all technology for our entire history has ever done.
Building a strong team around you and being able to really communicate well with them is part of what’s going to bring you a higher level of success.
It seems to me that the soul, when alone with itself and speaking to itself, uses only a small number of words, none of them extraordinary.
Five minutes of communication can save a year’s worth of turmoil and misunderstanding.
Communicate in a respectful manner – Don’t just tell your team members what you want, but explain to them why.
Make sure to communicate your idea quickly and keep it straight to the point.
But good healthy communication is impossible without openness, honesty, and vulnerability.– Paul Kendall
Every criticism, judgment, diagnosis, and expression of anger is the tragic expression of an unmet need.
I like to talk with people who express my thoughts clearly.
I don’t care what is written about me so long as it isn’t true.
If you can’t say anything nice about a man, let’s hear it.
Uncooked truth, like uncooked vegetables, is healthier.
If you can’t answer a man’s argument, all is not lost; you can still call him vile names..
Never call a man fool; borrow from him.
A bore is a person who talks when you wish him to listen.
A bore is a man who spends so much time talking about himself that you can’t talk about yourself.
The covers of this book are too far apart.
Only one fellow in ten thousand understands the currency question, and we meet him every day.
Lying has a kind of respect and reverence with it. We pay a person the compliment of acknowledging his superiority whenever we lie to him.
Say what you want and be who you are because those who mind don’t matter and those who matter don’t mind.
No one so thoroughly appreciates the value of constructive criticism as the one who is giving it.
Advice is like castor oil, easy enough to give, but dreadfully uneasy to take.
My wife has a slight impediment in her speech. Every now and then she stops to breathe.
Some read to think, these are rare; some to write, these are common; and some read to talk, and these form the great majority.
“When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.”
“The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn’t being said.”
“Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.”
“Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.”