24 Best Listening Quotes

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Get the list of some best inspirational quotes about listening.

Best Quotes About Listening

1. “Don’t think or judge, just listen.” ― Sarah Dessen

2. “Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens” ― Jimi Hendrix

3. “To the stars who listen—and the dreams that are answered.” ― Sarah J. Maas

4. “When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” ― Ernest Hemingway

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5. “Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.” ― James Baldwin

6. “The earth has its music for those who will listen” ― Reginald Vincent Holmes

7. “If the person you are talking to doesn’t appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.” ― A.A. Milne

8. “Listen to them, the children of the night. What music they make!” ― Bram Stoker

9. “If you were music, I would listen to you ceaselessly, and my low spirits would brighten up.” ― Anna Akhmatova

10. “Listen–are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?” ― Mary Oliver

11. “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” ― Stephen R. Covey

12. “Listen to many, speak to a few.” ― William Shakespeare

13. “You will never be able to escape from your heart. So it’s better to listen to what it has to say.” ― Paulo Coelho

14. “Listen, and you will realize that we are made not from cells or from atoms. We are made from stories.” ― Mia Couto

15. “Listen to God with a broken heart. He is not only the doctor who mends it, but also the father who wipes away the tears.” ― Criss Jami

16. “Music is the great uniter. An incredible force. Something that people who differ on everything and anything else can have in common.” ― Sarah Dessen

17. “Concentrate on what you want to say to yourself and your friends. Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness. You say what you want to say when you don’t care who’s listening.” ― Allen Ginsberg

18. “Don’t listen to the malicious comments of those friends who, never taking any risks themselves, can only see other people’s failures.” ― Paulo Coelho

19. “The only thing more frustrating than slanderers is those foolish enough to listen to them.” ― Criss Jami

20. “I just can’t listen to any more Wagner, you know…I’m starting to get the urge to conquer Poland.” ― Woody Allen

21. “I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.” ― Sylvia Plath

22. “People generally see what they look for, and hear what they listen for.” ― Harper Lee

23. “Music is a total constant. That’s why we have such a strong visceral connection to it, you know? Because a song can take you back instantly to a moment, or a place, or even a person. No matter what else has changed in your or the world, that one song says the same, just like that moment.” ― Sarah Dessen

24. “Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.” ― Robert Frost