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Everyone hears only what he understands.
Listening is not merely not talking, though even that is beyond most of our powers; it means taking a vigorous, human interest in what is being told us.
Alice Duer Miller
Be swift to hear and slow to speak.
Listening looks easy, but it's not that simple. Every head is a world.
Cuban Proverb
If you want to persuade someone to your point of view, make him feel like somebody. Put yourself in his shoes. Don't talk - listen to his problems and concerns. Show that you are genuinely interested.
Dale Carnegie
Nature has given to man one tongue but two ears that we may hear from others twice as much as we speak.
Epictetus - Greek philosopher
We all live under the same sky, but we don't all have the same horizon.
Konrad Adenaur
Everyone listens to the same radio station WII-FM.
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak. Courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
Winston Churchill