Communication Quotes and Sayings

Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.

Submitted by: sabboura on June 11, 2008

Good relationships don’t just happen, it takes time and patience. Communication is the best keyword.

Submitted by: Lhorie on October 12, 2013

One word could fix the world, Communication

Submitted by: benny on April 14, 2009

I know that you believe that you understood what you think I said, but I am not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.

Submitted by: some1 on March 26, 2012

Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you’ll ever regret.

Any problem, big or small, within a family, always seems to start with bad communication. Someone isn’t listening.

Assumptions are the termites of relationships. Communication saves relationships
– Henry Winkler


The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand. We listen to reply.

Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Mother Teresa

Five minutes of communication can save a year’s worth of turmoil and misunderstanding.
Joyce Meyer

Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.

Silence is one great art of conversation.
– William Hazlitt

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.
George Bernard Shaw

Communication works for those who work at it.
– John Powell

Communication and Trust are two main ingredients for a successful RELATIONSHIP


Effective communication is built on the cement of trust. And trust is based on trustworthiness, not politics.
– Steven R. Covey

The basic building block of good communications is the feeling that every human being is unique and of value

I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.
Albert Einstein

I have an answering machine in my car. It says, ‘I’m home now. But leave a message and I’ll call when I’m out.

Steven Wright

Every criticism, judgment, diagnosis, and expression of anger is the tragic expression of an unmet need.
– Marshall Rosenberg

Your ability to communicate
is an important tool in your pursuit of your goals,
whether it is with your family,
your co-workers or your clients and customers.
– Leslie C.

The more we elaborate our means of communication,
the less we communicate.
– John Boynton Priestley

We never listen when we are eager to speak.
– François de La Rochefoucauld

Communication is the solvent of all problems, therefore communication skills are the foundation for personal development.
— Peter Shepherd

He who knows, does not speak.
He who speaks, does not know.
– Lao Tzu


Effective communication also requires a mutual understanding of needs, wants and desires.
– Kirk Hazlett

Communicate in a respectful manner – Don’t just tell your team members what you want, but explain to them why.
– Jeffrey Morales

Make sure to communicate your idea quickly and keep it straight to the point.
– Paul Bailey

But good healthy communication is impossible without openness, honesty, and vulnerability.
– Paul Kendall

Each person’s life is lived as a series of conversations.
– Deborah Tannen

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