Communication Quotes


Genius is the ability to put into effect what is on your mind.
– F. Scott Fitzgerald

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
– Epictetus
Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.
– Ansel Adams
It is vital that the United States maintains open lines of communication with our allies. We must assure them of our commitment to eradicating global terrorism wherever it may reside or wherever it's given haven.
– George Allen
Words and pictures can work together to communicate more powerfully than either alone.
– William Albert Allard
Communication is about being effective, not always about being proper.
– Bo Bennett
In communications, familiarity breeds apathy.
– William Bernbach
Illiteracy is rampant. People are out of communication.
– Karen Black
The need to write comes from the need to make sense of one's life and discover one's usefulness.
– John Cheever
Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.
– Frank Moore Colby
In the last analysis, what we are communicates far more eloquently than anything we say or do.
– Stephen Covey
Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.
– Charles Dickens
Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.
– Walt Disney
Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.
– Walt Disney
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
– Peter F. Drucker
The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living.
– T. S. Eliot
By and large, the critics and readers gave me an affirmed sense of my identity as a writer. You might know this within yourself, but to have it affirmed by others is of utmost importance. Writing is, after all, a form of communication.
– Ralph Ellison
The desire to write grows with writing.
– Desiderius Erasmus
It frequently happens that two persons, reasoning right on a mechanical subject, think alike and invent the same thing without any communication with each other.
– Oliver Evans
The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe.
– Gustave Flaubert