Quotes: listening

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  • Edith Sitwell
    Edith Sitwell
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    My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
  • Never stop listening to your audience.
  • Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    Charles Haddon Spurgeon
    English Baptist preacher 1834-1892
    Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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    No one knows who is listening, say nothing you would not wish put in the newspapers.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
    Charles Dickens
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    Of all bad listeners, the worst and most terrible to encounter is the man who is so fond of listening that he wishes to hear, not only your conversation, but that of every other person in the room.
  • Dean Rusk
    Dean Rusk
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    One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears - by listening to them.
  • One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.
  • Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
    English writer and poet 1803-1873
    Edward Bulwer-Lytton
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    One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.
  • One of the things that I loved about listening to Miles Davis is that Miles always had an instinct for which musicians were great for what situations. He could always pick a band, and that was the thing that separated him from everybody else.
  • Billy Corgan
    Billy Corgan
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    People always called The Cure gloomy, but listening to The Cure made me happy. There was something about the gloominess that gave me comfort, and I think we're the same way.
    Source: Corgan, William. Interview. Playboy (1997)
  • Burning Spear
    Burning Spear
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    People have been listening to Burning Spear for a long time now, and they know who I am and what I stand for. Yes, I do address many of the same ideas from album to album, adding only a little different flavor or coloring. Yes, the message has remained virtually the same because the issues haven't gone away yet.
  • Alistair Cooke
    Alistair Cooke
    British journalist 1908-
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    People in America, when listening to radio, like to lean forward. People in Britain like to lean back.
  • C. Neil Strait
    C. Neil Strait
    American priest and author 1934-2003
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    Prayer is talking with God and telling Him you love Him, conversing with God about all the things that are important in life, both large and small, and being assured that He is listening.
  • Cass Sunstein
    Cass Sunstein
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    Research shows that if people are talking and listening to like-minded others, they become more dogmatic, more unified, and more extreme. Personalized Facebook experiences are a breeding ground for misunderstanding and miscommunication across political lines and, ultimately, for extremism.
  • Sir John Lubbock
    Sir John Lubbock
    British statesman and banker 1834-1913
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    Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass on a summer day listening to the murmur of water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is hardly a waste of time.
  • Ben Harper
    Ben Harper
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    Right now I'm listening to a lot of different things but I listen to a lot of classical music. Eventually I would like to compose and perform classical.