We have two ears and one tongue so that we would listen more and talk less.
To listen is an effort, and just to hear is no merit. A duck hears also.
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.
Listen to many, speak to a few.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper.
You'll never find peace of mind until you listen to your heart.
Momo listened to everyone and everything - even to the rain and the wind and the pine trees - and all of them spoke to her after their own fashion.
When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
Nor shall derision prove powerful against those who listen to humanity or those who follow in the footsteps of divinity, for they shall live forever. Forever.
An artist, under pain of oblivion, must have confidence in himself, and listen only to his real master: Nature.
Experience taught me a few things. One is to listen to your gut, no matter how good something sounds on paper. The second is that you're generally better off sticking with what you know. And the third is that sometimes your best investments are the ones you don't make.
The poet doesn't invent. He listens.
It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to, the feeling for the things themselves, for reality is more important than the feeling for pictures.
Listen, the next revolution is gonna be a revolution of ideas.
Be advised that all flatterers live at the expense of those who listen to them.
The artist doesn't have time to listen to the critics. The ones who want to be writers read the reviews, the ones who want to write don't have the time to read reviews.
Listen closely as those around you speak; great truths are revealed in jest.
When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.
It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all.
I was an observer. I liked to listen rather than openly express myself. This trait is something that I've retained over the years.
Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.
Know how to listen, and you will profit even from those who talk badly.
He listens well who takes notes.
Before I came here I was confused about this subject. Having listened to your lecture I am still confused. But on a higher level.
You know, I don't think I've ever listened to someone's commentary. Ever.