Communication Quotes (176) Spiritual Sayings

===> Communication Quotes. A Collection of some of the best sayings offering words of wisdom

Summary: Definition of Communication. Communication (from Latin "communis", meaning to share) is the activity of conveying information through the exchange of thoughts, messages, or information, as by speech, visuals, signals, writing, or behavior. 

Our bodies communicate to us clearly and specifically, if we are willing to listen to them.
~ Shakti Gawain


“Assumptions are the termites of relationships.”
~ Henry Winkler


“A beautiful thing happens when we start paying attention to each other. It is by participating more in your relationship that you breathe life into it.”
~ Steve Maraboli


“To speak little is natural. Therefore a gale does not blow a whole morning nor does a downpour last a whole day.”
~ Lao Tzu


Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
~ Jim Rohn


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.
~ Abraham Maslow


Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
~ Thomas Carlyle


If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t believe in it at all.
~ Norm Chomsky


If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it well enough.
~ Albert Einstein


A deadness occurs in relationships when people are no longer willing to tell each other how they really feel.
~ Shakti Gawain


Music is the soul of language.
~ Max Heindel


Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud.
~ Hermann Hesse


Talk to me like I’m someone you love.
~ Helen Hunt


The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them.
~ Stephen King


Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind.
~ Rudyard Kipling


When Nike says, just do it, that’s a message of empowerment. Why aren’t the rest of us speaking to young people in a voice of inspiration?
~ Naomi Klein


You are desperate to communicate, to edify or entertain, to preserve moments of grace or joy or transcendence, to make real or imagined events come alive. But you cannot will this to happen. It is a matter of persistence and faith and hard work. So you might as well just go ahead and get started.
~ Anne Lamott


Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh


Music is the universal language of mankind.
~ Henry Wadsworth Longfellow


A happy marriage is a long conversation that always seems too short.
~ Andre Maurois


Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.
~ Rollo May


A soulmate is someone to whom we feel profoundly connected, as though the communicating and communing that take place between us were not the product of intentional efforts, but rather a divine grace.
~ Thomas Moore


If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.
~ George Orwell


Being vulnerable doesn't have to be threatening. Just have the courage to be sincere, open and honest. This opens the door to deeper communication all around. It creates self-empowerment and the kind of connections with others we all want in life. Speaking from the heart frees us from the secrets that burden us. These secrets are what make us sick or fearful. Speaking truth helps you get clarity on your real heart directives.
~ Sara Paddison


It is impossible to speak in such a way that you cannot be misunderstood.
~ Karl Popper


Be sincere; be brief; be seated.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt


Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible – the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nurturing family.
~ Virginia Satir


The problem with communication is the illusion that it has occurred.
~ George Bernard Shaw


Nothing is so simple that it cannot be misunderstood.
~ Freeman Teague Jr.


Feeling gratitude and not expressing it is like wrapping a present and not giving it.
~ William Arthur Ward


I think education is power. I think that being able to communicate with people is power. One of my main goals on the planet is to encourage people to empower themselves.
~ Oprah Winfrey


It is through our hands that we speak to the child. That we communicate.
Touch is the child's first language, understanding comes long after feeling
Frederick Leboyer


Between what I think, what I want to say, what I believe I say, what I say, what you want to hear, what you believe to hear, what you hear, what you want to understand, what you think you understand, what you understand…They are ten possibilities that we might have some problem communicating. But let’s try anyway…
~ Bernard Werber


Most contemporary novels are not really "written." They obtain what reality they have largely from an accurate rendering of the noises that human beings currently make in their daily simple needs of communication; and what part of a novel is not composed of these noises consists of a prose which is no more alive than that of a competent newspaper writer or government official. A prose that is altogether alive demands something of the reader that the ordinary novel-reader is not prepared to give.
~ T. S. Eliot


Your ability to communicate is an important tool in your pursuit of your goals, whether it is with your family, your co-workers or your clients and customers.
~ Les Brown


I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
~ Maya Angelou


Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.
~ Pythagoras


To communicate through silence is a link between the thoughts of man.
~ Marcel Marceau


Leadership is a way of thinking, a way of acting and, most importantly, a way of communicating.
~ Simon Sinek


Man is a multi-sensorial being. Occasionally he verbalizes … and we must seriously examine the implications of the fact that man does not communicate by word alone.
~ Ray Birdwhistell


Cinema’s characteristic forte is its ability to capture and communicate the intimacies of the human mind.
~ Satyajit Ray


If you do not start with the idea, you are creating fine art - its personal, but it tends not to communicate.
~ Seymour Chwast


My imagination functions much better when I don't have to speak to people.
~ Patricia Highsmith


Speak not through the positive mind or the negative mind, but from the neutral mind.
~ Harbhajan Singh Yogi


The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.
~ Sydney J. Harris


The important word there is inspire. The key difference between managers and leaders is that managers tell people what to do, while leaders inspire them to do it. Inspiration comes from three things: clarity of one’s vision, courage of their conviction and the ability to effectively communicate both of those things,
~ Jeff Weiner


You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
~ Dale Carnegie


Simple and to the point is always the best way to get your point across.
~ Guy Kawasaki


The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
~ Tony Robbins


You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can't get them across, your ideas won't get you anywhere.
~ Lee Iacocca


In many ways, effective communication begins with mutual respect, communication that inspires, encourages others to do their best.
~ Zig Ziglar


The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.
~ Kin Hubbard


The first problem of communication is getting people's attention.
~ Chip Heath

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
~ Peter Drucker


Communication works for those who work at it.
~ John Powell


Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
~ Mother Teresa


Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don't understand the language that you're singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.
~ Lou Rawls


Good communication does not mean that you have to speak in perfectly formed sentences and paragraphs. It isn't about slickness. Simple and clear go a long way.
~ John P. Kotter


The art of effective listening is essential to clear communication, and clear communication is necessary to management success.
~ James Cash Penney


Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.
~ Ambrose Bierce


The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven't thought of yet.
~ Ann Landers


We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
~ Epictetus


The less people know, the more they yell.
~ Seth Godin


There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.
~ Dale Carnegie


It is a rare and valuable tonic to share insights, dreams and concerns with people whom you have never met. The sole purpose for such exchanges is simply to give light to one another.
~ Allison Mackie


The more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.
~ J. B. Priestley


The first duty of love is to listen.
~ Paul Tillich


When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
~ Ernest Hemingway


Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.
~ Benjamin Banneker


Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.
~ Albert Einstein


The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.
~ Mark Twain


Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
~ William Butler Yeats


No one would talk much in society if they knew how often they misunderstood others.
~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Any problem, big or small, within a family, always seems to start with bad communication. Someone isn't listening.
~ Emma Thompson


To say nothing, especially when speaking, is half the art of diplomacy.
~ Will Durant



Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
~ Jim Rohn


If you love somebody, let them go, for if they return, they were always yours. And if they don't, they never were.
~ Khalil Gibran


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 every part of your life.
~ Brian Tracy


The speed of communication, the speed of information transfer, the cheapness of communication, the ease of moving things around the world are a difference in kind as well as degree.
~ Paul Volcker


Data is like garbage. You'd better know what you are going to do with it before you collect it.
~ Mark Twain


Communication - the human connection - is the key to personal and career success.
~ Paul J. Meyer


It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.
~ Yogi Berra


Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.
~ Charles Dickens


Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing.
~ William S. Burroughs


Wise men speak because they have something to say
~ Plato


Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.
~ Rollo May


With the gift of listening comes the gift of healing.
~ Catherine Doherty


Every time you open your mouth you let men look into your mind.
~ Bruce Barton


Communication is the real work of leadership.
~ Nitin Nohria


Friendship with ones self is all important, because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
~ Eleanor Roosevelt


The ability to express an idea is well nigh as important as the idea itself.
~ Bernard Baruch


The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.
~ Mark Twain


To feel the soul without explaining it, without vocabulary, and to represent this sensation.
~ Yves Klein


Conversation should touch everything, but should concentrate itself on nothing.
~ Oscar Wilde


Did you ever notice how difficult it is to argue with someone who is not obsessed with being right?
~ Wayne Dyer


Know that a word suddenly shot from the tongue is like an arrow shot from the bow. Son, that arrow won't turn back on its way; you must damn the torrent at its source.
~ Rumi


Since in order to speak, one must first listen, learn to speak by listening.
~ Rumi


Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring another out of his bad sense into your good sense.
~ Ralph Waldo Emerson


If you say what you think don't expect to hear only what you like.
~ Malcolm Forbes


I am annoyed by individuals who are embarrassed by pauses in a conversation. To me, every conversational pause refreshes.
~ George Sanders


Language furnishes the best proof that a law accepted by a community is a thing that is tolerated and not a rule to which all freely consent.
~ Ferdinand de Saussure


If we spoke a different language, we would perceive a somewhat different world.
~ Ludwig Wittgenstein


I motivate players through communication, being honest with them, having them respect and appreciate your ability and your help.
~ Tommy Lasorda


Many can argue - not many converse.
~ Amos Bronson Alcott


Communications is at the heart of e-commerce and community.
~ Meg Whitman


I didn't have a lot of communication with Elvis. You had to go through a barricade to get to Elvis. It was people hanging on every word, and I felt very uncomfortable a lot of times.
~ Mac Davis


Never mistake legibility for communication.
~ David Carson


The individual's whole experience is built upon the plan of his language.
~ Henri Delacroix


Whenever two good people argue over principles, they are both right.
~ Marie von Ebner-Eschenbach


I have a very open line of communication with both my children.
~ Gloria Estefan


Poetry is the communication through words of certain experiences that can be communicated in no other way.
~ John Drinkwater


When we speak, in gestures or signs, we fashion a real object in the world; the gesture is seen, the words and the song are heard. The arts are simply a kind of writing, which, in one way or another, fixes words or gestures, and gives body to the invisible.
~ Emile Chartier


Each person's life is lived as a series of conversations.
~ Deborah Tannen


The advantage of modern means of communication is they enable you to worry about things in all of the world
~ Laurence J. Peter


To express the most difficult matters clearly and intelligently, is to strike coins out of pure gold.
~ Emanuel Geibel


Give me the gift of a listening heart.
~ Solomon


The problems of society will also be the problems of the predominant language of that society. It is the carrier of its perceptions, its attitudes, and its goals, for through it, the speakers absorb entrenched attitudes. The guilt of English then must be recognized and appreciated before its continued use can be advocated.
~ Njabulo S Ndebele


I think sex is very interesting for most people, but I'm interested in sex as a way of communication, I'm not that interested in the fantasy version of a sex scene.
~ Maggie Gyllenhaal


Power in America today is control of the means of communication.
~ Theodore White


The thing I do, really, is a communication with audiences more than any achievement through records.
~ Richard Thompson


Mental communication without verbalization... all space is made up of waves and we are constantly sending and receiving messages from our brain
~ Tina Louise


Storytellers, by the very act of telling, communicate a radical learning that changes lives and the world: telling stories is a universally accessible means through which people make meaning.
~ Chris Cavanaugh


Silence is one great art of conversation.
~ William Hazlitt


Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence
~ Deborah Tannen


It's populated by people who, by and large, have terrific communication skills. Every day is an extraordinary day. For me, it was just a great area for storytelling.
~ Aaron Sorkin


Republicans use think tanks to come up with a lot of their messages. The think tanks are the single worst, most undisciplined example of communication I've ever seen.
~ Frank Luntz


Strange about parents. We have such easy access to them and such daunting problems of communication.
~ James Merrill


Illiteracy is rampant. People are out of communication.
~ Karen Black


If anything characterizes the cultural life of the seventies in America, it is an insistence on preventing failures of communication.
~ Richard Rosen


I think if you touch ordinary people, they're simply ordinary people, the way they've always been. They work hard, they don't have really as much as they should.
~ Leonard Baskin


Without communication with the dead, a fully human life is not possible.
~ W. H. Auden


We have this terrible struggle to try to explain things to people who have no reason to want to know.
~ Richard P. Feynman


I cannot keep from talking, even at the risk of being instructive.
~ Mark Twain


We are trying to communicate that which lies in our deepest heart, which has no words, which can only be hinted at through the means of a story...
~ Katherine Paterson


If an artist tries consciously to do something to others, it is to stretch their eyes, their thoughts, to something they would not see or feel if the artist had not done it. To do this, he has to stretch his own first.
~ Henry Moore


Conversation in real life is full of half-finished sentences and overlapping talk. Why shouldn't painting be too?
~ Edgar Degas


Whatever is valuable in painting is precisely what one is incapable of talking about.
~ Georges Braque


You can only make art that talks to the masses when you have nothing to say to them.
~ Andre Malraux


Talk about life - but in your own way.
~ Howard Pyle


Only when you understand people, they may understand you. So even though you do not say anything, if you understand people there is some communication.
~ Shunryu Suzuki


Talking about things that are understandable only weighs down the mind.
~ Alfred Jarry


When Communication with others is from love to love... it is deeply satisfying and healthy.
Gerald Jampolsky


As so often happens, I discover that it would have been better to keep my mouth shut.
~ Prince Philip


What could be more interesting, or in the end, more ecstatic, than in those rare moments when you see another person look at something you've made, and realize that they got it exactly, that your heart jumped to their heart with nothing in between.
~ Robert Motherwell


One of the large consolations for experiencing anything unpleasant is the knowledge that one can communicate it.
~ Joyce Carol Oates


I sometimes feel that I have nothing to say and I want to communicate this.
~ Damien Hirst


Speaking to a lawyer about pictures is something like talking to a butcher about humanity.
~ John Constable


I believe that the making of art is primarily for the benefit of the artist. If what the artist has created communicates messages and feelings to others, then it is because of the universality of the human experience that is speaking through the work of art.
~ David Walker


A conductor has to know how to translate music into a communicative force that makes the listener want to hear what he has to say.
~ Isaac Stern


There is a world of communication which is not dependent on words. This is the world in which the artist operates and for him words can be dangerous unless they are examined in the light of the work. The communication is in the work and words are no substitute for this.
~ Mary Martin


When the artist observes nature... it is as if nature communicated, through the sensitivity of the artist at that moment, one of its secrets.
~ Bruno Munari


I continuously strive to touch lives.
~ Michael Bell


The constant free flow of communication amount us-enabling the free interchange of ideas-forms the very bloodstream of our nation. It keeps the mind and body of our democracy eternally vital, eternally young.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt


To have much learning, to be skillful in handicraft, well-trained in discipline, and to be of good speech -- this is the greatest blessing.
~ Gautama Buddha


There are some communities that feel you shouldn't give them the publicity, because it's just going to make people curious. There are communities who feel we need to fight them tooth and nail. What we have seen, though, is that ignoring them does not make them go away. If we sit back and let them have free reign, we lose members of our community.
~ Bill Vaughan


Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.
~ Walt Disney


Be sincere; be brief; be seated.
~ Franklin D. Roosevelt


Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.
~ Frank Moore Colby


To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well
~ John Marshall


Two monologues do not make a dialogue.
~ Jeff Daly


The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Dale Carnegie


Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment.
~ Pearl S. Buck


In the last analysis, what we are communicates far more eloquently than anything we say or do.
~ Stephen Covey


First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
~ Epictetus


Among men and women, those in love do not always announce themselves with declarations and vows. But they are the ones who weep when you're gone. Who miss you every single night, especially when the sky is so deep and beautiful, and the ground so very cold.
~ Alice Hoffman


Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
~ Kin Hubbard


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