Children don't need much advice but they really do need to be listened to and not just with half an ear.
Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Since in order to speak, one must first listen, learn to speak by listening.
Listen closely as those around you speak; great truths are revealed in jest.
Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.
I speak fluent Hebrew and even dream in Hebrew when we visit there, once or twice a year.
We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
Be Impeccable With Your Word. Speak with integrity. Say only what you mean. Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others. Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.
You have to not listen to the nay sayers because there will be many and often they'll be much more qualified than you and cause you to sort of doubt yourself.
There are certain realities we must speak of with our children that were not present when I was a child.
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work.
Nothing in the world is ever completely wrong. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.
Speak what you think today in hard words, and tomorrow speak what tomorrow thinks in hard words again, though it contradicts everything you said today.
Dream on it. Let your mind take you to places you would like to go, and then think about it and plan it and celebrate the possibilities. And don't listen to anyone who doesn't know how to dream.
Happy is the man whom the Muses love: sweet speech flows from his mouth.
Women priests. Great, great. Now there's priests of both sexes I don't listen to.
Well, listen, you know, the Czech saying is, you know, when you are drowning you are grabbing even a little twig. That's what all Czechs were doing, grabbing for... with the hope for this little twig.
Everything that goes into my mouth seems to make me fat, everything that comes out of my mouth embarrasses me.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
We cannot always oblige; but we can always speak obligingly.
Twice and thrice over, as they say, good is it to repeat and review what is good.
When I talk about having good hearing, I don't mean just listening, but listening to yourself. When I talk about good eyesight, I don't mean just looking, but looking at yourself.
You learned the two greatest thing in life, never rat on your friends, and always keep your mouth shut.