Your ability to communicate is an important tool in your pursuit of your goals, whether it is with your family, your co-workers or your clients and customers.
I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.
Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.
The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.
Today, communication itself is the problem. We have become the world's first overcommunicated society. Each year we send more and receive less.
There is only one rule for being a good talker - learn to listen.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.
You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
Music is the greatest communication in the world.
Saying nothing... sometimes says the most.
You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can't get them across, your ideas won't get you anywhere.
Only when you understand people, they may understand you. So even though you do not say anything, if you understand people there is some communication.
Talking about things that are understandable only weighs down the mind.
When Communication with others is from love to love... it is deeply satisfying and healthy.
We spend our time sending messages to each other, talking and trying to listen at the same time, exchanging information. This seems to be our most urgent biological function; it is what we do with our lives.
As so often happens, I discover that it would have been better to keep my mouth shut.
What could be more interesting, or in the end, more ecstatic, than in those rare moments when you see another person look at something you've made, and realize that they got it exactly, that your heart jumped to their heart with nothing in between.
One of the large consolations for experiencing anything unpleasant is the knowledge that one can communicate it.
Speaking to a lawyer about pictures is something like talking to a butcher about humanity.
I believe that the making of art is primarily for the benefit of the artist. If what the artist has created communicates messages and feelings to others, then it is because of the universality of the human experience that is speaking through the work of art.
A conductor has to know how to translate music into a communicative force that makes the listener want to hear what he has to say.
There is a world of communication which is not dependent on words. This is the world in which the artist operates and for him words can be dangerous unless they are examined in the light of the work. The communication is in the work and words are no substitute for this.
Dreams, puns, elisions, plays on words and similar tricks that we ordinarily think of as frivolous, all play a surprising and somewhat disconcerting role in the communication of important and serious feelings.
A movie will do in one second, with one image, what it will take a novelist at least a page to describe.
To make the material speak to man in the name of man, this is the aim and reality of art.
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