Communication Quotes

The first work of the director is to set a mood so that the actor's work can take place, so that the actor can create. And in order to do that, you have to communicate, communicate with the actors. And direction is about communication on all levels.
– William Friedkin
He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other's slave.
– Baltasar Gracian
The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.
– Sydney J. Harris
I learned never to empty the well of my writing, but always to stop when there was still something there in the deep part of the well, and let it refill at night from the springs that fed it.
– Ernest Hemingway
A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered ;about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals.
– Robert M. Hutchins
The ability to simplify means to eliminate the unnecessary so that the necessary may speak.
– Hans Hofmann
Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
– Anne Morrow Lindbergh
When you stop talking, you've lost your customer. When you turn your back, you've lost her.
– Estee Lauder
To communicate through silence is a link between the thoughts of man.
– Marcel Marceau
To listen well is as powerful a means of communication and influence as to talk well.
– John Marshall
But behavior in the human being is sometimes a defense, a way of concealing motives and thoughts, as language can be a way of hiding your thoughts and preventing communication.
– Abraham Maslow
There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell it to.
– Michel de Montaigne
There is only one rule for being a good talker - learn to listen.
– Christopher Morley
The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.
– Edward R. Murrow
Communication is everyone's panacea for everything.
– Tom Peters
Communication works for those who work at it.
– John Powell
Already we Viewers, when not viewing, have begun to whisper to one another that the more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.
– J. B. Priestley
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
– Anthony Robbins
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
– Jim Rohn
Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.
– Jim Rohn