The advantage of modern means of communication is they enable you to worry about things in all of the world
Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions.
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.
The communications of humanity obviously are trending towards that future point at which virtually all information will be spontaneously available and copyable at the individual level: beyond that, a vast transformation must occur
If you have nothing to say, say nothing.
Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
The language of the body is the key that can unlock the soul.
The general rule of law is, that the noblest of human productions — knowledge, truths ascertained, conceptions, and ideas — become, after voluntary communication to others, free as the air to common use.
The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.
He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.
Communication can’t always follow the top-down model. With the fluidity of information in business today, leaders need to be masterful listeners; they need to be able to receive as well as send.
I’m a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they’re interested in.
The meaning of your communication is the response you get.
My basic rule is to speak slowly and simply so that my audience has an opportunity to follow and think about what I am saying.
If a person feels he can’t communicate, the least he can do is shut up about it.
Saying nothing… sometimes says the most.
To some extent we are all the prisoners of stereotypes; we see each other in terms of distorted and oversimplified images. Better communication in the realm of ideas, of the arts, and of science can help refashion these false images. And by seeing more clearly we may act more wisely.
The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.
There is all the difference in the world between having something to say and having to say something.
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
It is no use speaking in soft, gentle tones if everyone else is shouting.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all
All noise is waste. So cultivate quietness in your speech, in your thoughts, in your emotions. Speak habitually low. Wait for attention and then you low words will be charged with dynamite.
Writing has nothing to do with communication between person and person, only with communication between different parts of a person’s mind.
Communication–the human connection–is the key to personal and career success.
Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.
Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.
If we are strong, our strength will speak for itself. If we are weak, words will be of no help.
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy.
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.
Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.
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.
One kind word can warm three winter months.
Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.
If you wish to converse with me, define your terms
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives
It seemed rather incongruous that in a society of supersophisticated communication, we often suffer from a shortage of listeners.
First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
Ones language is a spiritual location. It houses your soul. If you were born in America all essential communication, your deepest conversations with yourself, will be in English. … Your English is the principal instrument of your humanity.
Creating channels between people who want to work together toward change has always been one of the ways that social movements push the world forward and make it better.
The problem with communication is the illusion that is has occurred.
A good conversationalist is not one who remembers what was said, but says what someone wants to remember.
In communications, familiarity breeds apathy.
Any communication or marketing professional needs cross-cultural research and communication skills to be able to succeed in the future.
Public speaking is the art of diluting a two-minute idea with a two-hour vocabulary.
The key to any good relationship, on-screen and off, is communication, respect, and I guess you have to like the way the other person smells
A writer writes not because he is educated but because he is driven by the need to communicate. Behind the need to communicate is the need to share. Behind the need to share is the need to be understood.
Our reputation has been hurt very badly in the last few years. We’ve had a go-it-alone mentality in a world where because of communications and transportation, you should be going exactly in the other direction.
Communication is the real work of leadership.
In the technotronic society the trend would seem to be towards the aggregation of the individual support of millions of uncoordinated citizens, easily within the reach of magnetic and attractive personalities effectively exploiting the latest communications techniques to manipulate emotions and control reason.
Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is a link.
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.
The thing that we are trying to do at facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently.
To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well
Who speaks, sows; Who listens, reaps.
The most important things are the hardest to say, because words diminish them.
You find most journalists now are on all these social networks. Theyre all about creating they want a direct relationship with their audience, in a way that politicians have been very loathe to do. They dont want to come down to the masses. They still want to be in that fortress, in that ivory tower where they can lecture down to people. They havent really adapted to this two-way communication.
We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.