The Best Listening quotes

We all know that listening is a critical skill for entrepreneurs. After all, how can you understand your customers and their needs if you’re not listening to them? And how can you make smart decisions if you’re not hearing what everyone has to say? That’s why today we’ve put together a compilation of some of the best listening quotes out there. We hope they inspire you to keep listening and learning, so you can continue making your business a success.


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The best listening quotes

1. Go out in the world and work like money doesn’t matter, sing as if no one is listening, love as if you have never been hurt, and dance as if no one is watching. — Victor Hugo

2. ‘the brain cannot learn without wondering, listening, and making connections while your myelin part of your brain develops and grows” – Sage Canny’ — Sage Canny

3. No, I don’t understand him, but he is worth listening to. — Ursula K. Le Guin

4. Politics is about listening and it’s about leading. — Tony Blair

5. I think one of the things that we are facing right now is that we’ve stopped listening to each other in our politics. — Michael Bennet

6. The spirit of listening and understanding was not There–i don’t exclude saddam hussein from this blame. — Saddam Hussein

7. You can call it nostalgia, I don’t mind Standing on that windswept hillside Listening to the church bells chime Listen to the church bells chime In that magic time. — Van Morrison

8. There is a difference between truly listening and waiting for your turn to talk. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

9. I enjoy listening to the albums of my youth as much as ever. — Rivers Cuomo

10. Sometimes, even if there was no useful advice to give, I saw that listening still helped. — Sonia Sotomayor

11. We can’t find the truth listening to our own voice’s echo. We can find ourselves only in someone’s mirror — Rumi

12. A judgmental heart keeps listening to the things that annoy. — Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

13. Music is about listening, the more you play, the more the magic spreads. — Maynard James Keenan

14. When I was filming the Marilyn Monroe movie, I was listening to a lot of Leonard Cohen. — Michelle Williams

15. ‘what are all the thoughts rattling in your mind when you’re not listening to the answers to questions you ask?”–Jo, Boom’ — Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, boom

16. Very seldom do we receive any support for trusting ourselves, listening to our own sense of inner truth, and expressing ourselves in a direct and honest way. — Shakti Gawain

17. Stop listening to fairy that money grows on the tree — Sunday Adelaja

18. There is music the moment you start listening. — Marty Rubin

19. You run back and forth listening for unusual events, peering into the faces of travelers. ‘Why are you looking at me like a madman?’ I have lost a friend. Please forgive me. — Rumi

20. Learn to speak by listening. — Rumi

21. I want people to feel good about listening to this [Delta Machine] record, to get some kind of peace. It’s just got something magical about it. — Martin Gore

22. Listening to intuition is similar to watching wind wiggle a pond. Allow the ripples to move you where you need to be. — Soul Dancer, Pay Me What I’m Worth

23. Our body always tells us what it wants and needs–the question is whether we are listening. — Michael Thomas Sunnarborg, 21 Days to Better Balance: Find More Balance in a Busy World

24. Golf is about knowledge, and studying another player–more than listening to a teacher–is the best way to get it. — Vijay Singh

25. I’ve got CDs in my car, listening all the time for that next song, because everybody’s looking. — Reba McEntire

26. It’s always the mind that needs quietening and the heart that needs listening to. — Rasheed Ogunlaru

27. When people keep TALKING about you, don’t waste time listening to what they say, keep WORKING on what you dream about. — Nabil TOUSSI

28. Success Comes from listening to your customer. — Richard Branson

29. The only thing worth listening to is your conscience. — Saru Singhal

30. Be wary of listening to stories secondhand. — Tim Allen

31. You’re not listening with your eyes. — Mitch Albom

32. Fate had kept me alive just to get to this point, just to see if I was listening. — Sarah J. Maas, A Court of Thorns and Roses

33. When I was born, that was the music my mother was listening to. Michael Jackson is a third parent to me. — The Weeknd

34. Alone, drinking coffee, listening to the playlist that include the songs that remember you with the best and bad moments of your life.what a hard emotional moment !! — Nabil TOUSSI

35. It’s not so much that I mind listening to her stories. Everybody likes to have an audience–that’s why most people have kids, isn’t it? — Robin Epstein, God Is in the Pancakes

36. It’s what happened to the united states by not listening to dwight eisenhower, by not listening to his warning. — Michael Moore

37. You know, I grew up listening to Joni Mitchell. — Maynard James Keenan

38. To have your whole music library with you at all times is a quantum leap in listening to music. How do we possibly do this? — Steve Jobs

39. Samuel, wise is relative. Wise is listening to your heart and letting it decide what to do.’–Joseph Dahr. — Ray Anyasi, Ujasiri

40. Ninety percent of writing is about listening. — Natalie Goldberg

41. It’s not so much that I mind listening to her stories. Everybody likes to have an audience–that’s why most people have kids, isn’t it? — Robin Epstein, God Is in the Pancakes

42. Listening to the opinions of only those who seek to please you is like looking at yourself through a broken mirror — the view is distorted

43. People learn twenty–five percent from their teacher, twenty–five percent from listening to themselves, twenty–five percent from their friends, and twenty–five percent from time. — Paulo Coelho

44. In the night of death hope sees a star and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing. — Robert G. Ingersoll

45. Listening to intuition is similar to watching wind wiggle a pond. Allow the ripples to move you where you need to be. — Soul Dancer, Pay Me What I’m Worth

46. I’m listening to Aphex Twin. That makes me cultured and interesting. — Thom Yorke

47. ‘but this payment goes well beyond my generosity, ” the monk responded.”Don’t say that again. Life might be listening, and give you less the next time.’ — Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

48. I think the greatest sound in the world is hearing one of your children singing when they think no one is listening. — Ron Baratono

49. I like to go on YouTube to see the underground sounds, what the kids are listening to, and kind of gauge my music around that. — Missy Elliot

50. No, it’s not a very good story–its author was too busy listening to other voices to listen as closely as he should have to the one coming from inside. — Stephen King


Listening is an essential part of communication and relationships. It can be challenging to listen to others, but it is well worth the effort. By listening, we can learn more about ourselves, others, and the world. The best thing we can do is to listen with an open mind and heart, and strive to understand before being understood. We hope these quotes inspire you to become a better listener and to cultivate meaningful relationships.Thank you for reading!

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