"A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something."
-- Wilson Mizner
"I like to listen.I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen."
-- Ernest Hemingway
"No one every listened themselves out of a job." -- Calvin Coolidge
"He understands badly who listens badly." -- Welsh Proverbs
"One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears - by listening to them." -- Dean Rusk
"Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk."
-- Doug Larson
"Speak your truth quietly & clearly; and listen to others, even the dull & ignorant; they too have their story." -- Max Ehrmann
"Every person I work with knows something better than me. My job is to listen long enough to find it and use it." -- Jack Nichols
"Listen to what you know instead of what you fear." -- Richard Bach
"When the mind is thinking, it is talking to itself." -- Plato