Communication Quotes

Extremists think communication means agreeing with them.
– Leo C. Rosten
Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don't understand the language that you're singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.
– Lou Rawls
If anything characterizes the cultural life of the seventies in America, it is an insistence on preventing failures of communication.
– Richard Rosen
The thing I do, really, is a communication with audiences more than any achievement through records.
– Richard Thompson
Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others, but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel, we have to act alone.
– Deborah Tannen
No passion in the world is equal to the passion to alter someone else's draft.
– H. G. Wells
Writing has nothing to do with communication between person and person, only with communication between different parts of a person's mind.
– Rebecca West
There are some people who have the quality of richness and joy in them and they communicate it to everything they touch. It is first of all a physical quality; then it is a quality of the spirit.
– Thomas Wolfe
If listeners aren't carried away to Heaven,I'm failing.
– La Monte Young
Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot.
– David Herbert Lawrence
You're talking about a younger generation, Generation Y, whose interpersonal communication skills are different from Generation X. The younger generation is more comfortable saying something through a digital mechanism than even face to face.
– Erik Qualman
You know, Quincy Jones was a great mentor, but he was a man in a man's world. Fortunately he's a very sensitive man and a beautiful human being, and even though he was 14 or 15 years older than me, he's a capable human being and has great communication skills.
– Lesley Gore
You know, my dad wasn't a photographer or filmmaker by profession, but on Sundays, he would take pictures of me and my family or his pals horseback riding, and it was a means of communication and affection, a means of not being so dysfunctional with each other.
– Bruce Weber
You don't have any communication between the Israelis and the Iranians. You have all sorts of local triggers for conflict. Having countries act on a hair trigger - where they can't afford to be second to strike - the potential for a miscalculation or a nuclear war through inadvertence is simply too high.
– Dennis Ross
Yet, in spite of this world-wide system of linkages, there is, at this very moment, a general feeling that communication is breaking down everywhere, on an unparalleled scale.
– David Bohm
Yes, it must be something that goes very well with my voice, let's say something that I understand that this would be good communication with the others, and I don't pretend for instance, to look for music that would be something that doesn't go with my personality.
– Victoria de los Angeles
Writing is a communication.
– Theodore Sturgeon
Words, once they are printed, have a life of their own.
– Carol Burnett
Without television and mass communication, that knowledge wouldn't exist. So I think it actually has the possibility of turning people into more understanding and more empathetic people.
– John Warnock
Without a possibility of change in meanings human communication could not perform its present functions.
– Kenneth L. Pike