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Communication Skills Quotes

Posted by Susan Cullen on Wed, Jan 30, 2013 @ 09:51 AM

Communication Skills QuotesCommunication is the basis of all relationships. Whether personal or professional, you just can't do without effective communication.  In order to build a good relationship with your clients, employees or peers you must use effective communication. Below please find some quotes about personal communication that I thought you might find interesting:

  • 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

  • Ninety-nine percent of all problems in communication start with misunderstanding, which develop as a result of differing viewpoints and conditioning. - Anonymous
     
  • I feel that in-person contact with people is the most important thing in comedy.  While I'm up on stage, I can actually put myself into the audience and adjust my pace and tuning to them. I can get into their heads through their ears and through their eyes. Only through this total communication can I really achieve what I'm trying to do. - Bill Cosby

  • Science may never come up with a better office communication system than the coffee break. - Earl Wilson

  • 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 actors. And direction is about communication on all levels. - William Friedkin

  • Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing. - Rollo May

  • Good communication does not mean that you have to speak in perfectly formed sentences and paragraphs.  It isn't about slickness. Simple and clear go a long way. - John Kotter

  • Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless. - Mother Teresa

  • The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them. - Ralph Nichols

  • I’m a great believer that any tool that enhances communication has profound effects in terms of how people can learn from each other, and how they can achieve the kind of freedoms that they’re interested in. – Bill Gates

  • Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the mot universally understood language – Walt Disney

  • There is all the difference in the world between having something to say and having to say something – John Dewey

  • Communication works for those who work at it. – John Powell

  • The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that is has taken place – George Bernard Shaw

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Topics: skills, development, communication, quotes, effective, listening, relationship, interpersonal skills, good, build

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