Listening--The Ultimate Quotation Collection

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Listening—The Ultimate Quotation Collection

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21 Page Essay—How to Effectively Use Quotations in Your Classroom ©

35 Page Quotation Collection on Listening

This 35 page quotation collection contains the most interesting, thought-provoking, and useful quotations on Listening. A unique collection presenting only pertinent and straightforward quotes that address all aspects of Listening, this set of quotations includes the classic quotes as well as quotes carefully chosen from primary sources with particular attention given to quotes from women and minorities. In addition to the wisdom and guidance quotes provide, the quotations in this collection function particularly well in displays, presentations, speeches, research, students’ papers, and classroom lessons and discussions. Teachers using quotations as a lesson component directly address the Common Core Standards by facilitating critical thinking and promoting skills such as analyzing, inferencing, paraphrasing, and comparing and contrasting.

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Sample Quotes on Listening:

It is impossible to overemphasize the immense need human beings have to be really listened to.

--Paul Tournier

Being listened to and heard is one of the greatest desires of the human heart. And those who learn to listen are the most loved and respected.

—Richard Carlson

The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.

—Henry David Thoreau

You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.

—M. Scott Peck

A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something.

--Wilson Mizner

Highly effective people spend an inordinate amount of time and energy listening. —Stephen R. Covey

Listening and empathy is one of the highest forms of intelligent behavior.

--Arthur L. Costa

Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. The greatest problem with communication is we don’t listen to understand. We listen to reply. When we listen with curiosity, we don’t listen with the intent to reply. We listen for what’s behind the words.

—Roy T. Bennett

One of the issues I kept saying to my students is you have to learn to interrupt. When you raise your hand at a meeting, by the time they get to you, the point is not germane. So the bottom line is active listening. If you are going to interrupt, you look for opportunities. You have to know what you’re talking about.

—Madeleine Albright

The greatest gift you can give another is the purity of your attention

—Richard Moss

We think we listen, but very rarely do we listen with real understanding, true empathy. Yet listening, of this very special kind, is one of the most potent forces for change that I know.

—Carl Rogers

When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.

—Dalai Lama

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