Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply
— Stephen R. Covey
Any problem, big or small, within a family, always seems to start with bad communication. Someone isn’t listening.
— Emma Thompson
Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you’d preferred to talk.
— Doug Larson
Let a fool hold his tongue and he will pass for a sage.
— Publilius Syrus
Big egos have little ears.
— Robert Schuller
Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble.
— Frank Tyger
A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he gets to know something.
— Wilson Mizner
A person who talks when you wish him to listen.
— Ambrose Bierce
Who speaks, sows; Who listens, reaps.
— Argentine Proverb
It is the province of knowledge to speak. And it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.
— Oliver Wendell Holmes
I’ve got to start listening to those quiet, nagging doubts.
— Bill Watterson