Quotes: communication

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  • J. B. Priestley
    J. B. Priestley
    English novelist, playwright and scriptwriter 1894-1984
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    Already we Viewers, when not viewing, have begun to whisper to one another that the more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.
  • Anthony Robbins
    Anthony Robbins
    American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
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    To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
  • Robert M. Hutchins
    Robert M. Hutchins
    American educational philosopher 1899-1977
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    A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered ;about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals.
  • Jim Rohn
    Jim Rohn
    American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker 1930-2009
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    All of life is a risk; in fact we're not going to get out alive. Casualness leads to casualties. Communication is the ability to affect other people with words.
  • T. S. Eliot
    T. S. Eliot
    British essayist, publisher, playwright, literary and social critic 1888-1965
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    And what the dead had no speech for, when living, they can tell you, being dead: the communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living.
  • Caroline Knapp
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    Around the time I began starving, in the early eighties, the visual image had begun to supplant text as culture's primary mode of communication, a radical change because images work so differently than words: They're immediate, they hit you at levels way beneath intellect, they come fast and furious.
  • Bobby Jindal
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    As everyone in Louisiana knows, there was often no communication or coordination between the state and federal government in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
  • Abraham H. Maslow
    Abraham H. Maslow
    American psychologist 1908-1970
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    But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication.
  • But I'm acutely aware that the possibility of fraud is even more prevalent in today's world because of the Internet and cell phones and the opportunity for instant communication with strangers.
  • Brian Tracy
    Brian Tracy
    Canadian-American motivational public speaker and self-development aut 1944-
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    Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of very part of your life.
  • Joseph Stowell
    Joseph Stowell
    American Christian author
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    Communication is a two-way street. And while we revel in the reality that we can always get through to heaven, our concern should be whether our Lord can always get through to us.
  • Jim Rohn
    Jim Rohn
    American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker 1930-2009
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    Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.
  • Frank Moore Colby
    Frank Moore Colby
    American Editor, Essayist 1865-1925
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    Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.
  • Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.
    Source: As quoted in Friends Intelligencer Vol. XI
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