Communication Quotes and Sayings

Be brief, be clear!
Just stick to the point.

Communication is the best way to create strong relationships.
– Jada Koren Pinkett Smith

Constantly talking isn’t necessarily communicating.
– Charles Stuart

Bad human communication leaves us less room to grow.
– Rowan Douglas Williams

When the trust account is high,
communication is easy, instant, and effective.
– Stephen Richards Covey

Effective communication is
20% what you know and
80% how you feel about what you know.
– Emanuel James

There is a world of communication
which is not dependent on words.
– Mary Virginia Martin


When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
Ernest Hemingway

Extremists think ‘communication’ means
agreeing with them.
– Leo Calvin Rosten

The great thing is to know when to speak and when to keep quiet.
Seneca the Younger

Language is the close-fitting dress of thought.
– R. C. Trench

Good, the more communicated, more abundant grows.
John Milton

The first ingredient in conversation is truth:
the next good sense; the third, good humor;
and the fourth wit.
– Sir William Temple

Have something to say, say it, stop talking.
– George Horace Lorimer

Many can argue – not many converse.
– A. Bronson Alcott


It is as easy to draw back a stone, thrown with force from the hand, as to recall a word once spoken.
– Menander

Be silent, or say something better than silence.
– Pythagoras

Nothing lowers the level of conversation more than raising the voice.
– Stanley Horowitz

Talkers have always ruled. They will continue to rule. The smart thing is to join them.
— Bruce Barton

Communication is essential to promote your ideas.

If you wish to converse with me,
define your terms.

First learn the meaning of what you say,
and then speak.
– Epictetus

He that converses not, knows nothing.
– English Proverb

Of all the life skills available to us, communication is perhaps the most empowering.
– Brett Morrison

Effective communication is an essential component of professional success whether it is at the interpersonal, inter-group, intra- group, organisational or external level.
– Mike Myatt


Be brief and to-the-point. Always. Everywhere.
– Rosemary O’Neill

The words a leader speaks are important, of course. But how they’re delivered can make all the difference, especially in tough times

Communication is the real work of leadership

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives
– Tony Robbins

The less people know, the more they yell.
– Seth Godin

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