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Action is eloquence.

William Shakespeare

Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud.

Herman Hesse

Between what is said and not meant, and what is meant and not said, most of love is lost.

Kahlil Gibran

Give whatever you are doing, and whoever you are with, the gift of your attention.

Jim Rohn

Humor is the first of the gifts to perish in a foreign tongue.

Virginia Woolf

Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.

Ansel Adams

Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she laid an asteroid.

Mark Twain

Educators take something simple and make it complicated. Communicators take something complicated and make it simple.

John C. Maxwell

Trust is the glue of life. It's the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It's the foundational principle that holds all relationships.

Stephen Covey

The new information technology... Internet and e-mail... have practically eliminated the physical costs of communications.

Peter Drucker

This communicating of a man's self to his friend works two contrary effects, for it redoubleth joys and cutteth griefs in half.


Saying nothing... sometimes says the most.

Emily Dickinson

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

Don’t waste your time with explanations, people only hear what they want to hear.

Paulo Coelho

Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation.

Mark Twain

The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.

Mark Twain

A democracy is more than a form of government, it is primarily a mode of associated living of conjoint communicated experience

John Dewey

The thing about hip-hop today is it's smart it's insightful. The way they can communicate a complex message in a very short space is remarkable.

Barack Obama

Air power can either paralyze the enemy's military action, or compel him to devote to the defense of his bases and communications a share of his straitened resources, far greater that what we need in the attack.

Winston Churchill

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

Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it you can rapidly improve the quality of evry part of your life.

Brian Tracy

I know very little about the viral electronic world but I use Twitter to communicate not only information that I think some of the fans want to hear about but also ideas.

William Shatner

In the last analysis what we are communicates far more eloquently than anything we say or do.

Stephen Covey

The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.

Dave Barry

Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.

T. S. Eliot

Our most tragic error may have been our inability to establish a rapport and a confidence with the press and television with the communication media. I don't think the press has understood me.

Lyndon B. Johnson

Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.

Oscar Wilde

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

President Obama was asked not long ago to reflect on any mistakes he might have made. He said well 'I haven't communicated enough.' He said his job is to 'tell a story to the American people' - as if that's the whole problem here? He needs to talk more and we need to be better listeners?

Paul Ryan

Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is a link.

Simone Weil

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

It's a fact that more people watch television and get their information that way than read books. I find new technology and new ways of communication very exciting and would like to do more in this field.

Stephen Covey

A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it.

Marcel Proust

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.

Tony Robbins

Both dreams and myths are important communications from ourselves to ourselves. If we do not understand the language in which they are written we miss a great deal of what we know and tell ourselves in those hours when we are not busy manipulating the outside world.

Erich Fromm

The ill and unfit choice of words wonderfully obstructs the understanding.

Francis Bacon

In almost every profession - whether it's law, or journalism, finance, or medicine, or academia, or running a small business - people rely on confidential communications to do their jobs. We count on the space of trust that confidentiality provides. When someone breaches that trust we are all worse off for it.

Hillary Clinton

Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.

William Butler Yeats

The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.

Napoleon Bonaparte

The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.

Tony Robbins

When Jesus was emerging as the supreme principle of Divinity he communicated some news to his followers.

Sai Baba

I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication they're tools of creativity and they can be shaped by their user.

Bill Gates

Oil on water a secret communicated to a base man a gift given to a worthy receiver and scriptural instruction given to an intelligent man spread out by virtue of their nature.


A true critic ought to dwell upon excellencies rather than imperfections to discover the concealed beauties of a writer and communicate to the world such things as are worth their observation.

Joseph Addison

The most compelling reason for most people to buy a computer for the home will be to link it to a nationwide communications network. We're just in the beginning stages of what will be a truly remarkable breakthrough for most people - as remarkable as the telephone.

Steve Jobs

I saw music as a way to entertain people and take them away from their daily lives and put smiles on their faces as opposed to what I see it being now which is a way for me to actually communicate and a way for me to tap into my subconscious.

Alanis Morissette

Of all of our inventions for mass communication pictures still speak the most universally understood language.

Walt Disney

He that communicates his secret to another makes himself that other's slave.

Baltasar Gracian

The great work must inevitably be obscure except to the very few to those who like the author himself are initiated into the mysteries. Communication then is secondary: it is perpetuation which is important. For this only one good reader is necessary.

Henry Miller

Using e-mail I can communicate with scientists all over the world.

Stephen Hawking

Every day I try to be in communication with the universe in an unconscious way.

Paulo Coelho

No pleasure has any savor for me without communication.

Michel de Montaigne

Don't Make Assumptions. Find the courage to ask questions and to express what you really want. Communicate with others as clearly as you can to avoid misunderstandings sadness and drama. With just this one agreement you can completely transform your life.

Miguel Angel Ruiz

I'm modern because I make the difficult seem easy and so I can communicate with the whole world.

Paulo Coelho

I think we have to face the reality that in a society where there is a legitimate threat of terrorism not being able to see one's face not being able to have some sense of communication in that way is for many societies a challenge.

Hillary Clinton

We shall never be able to remove suspicion and fear as potential causes of war until communication is permitted to flow free and open across international boundaries.

Harry S. Truman

Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy.

Bill Cosby

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

A man has a property in his opinions and the free communication of them.

James Madison

Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.

Jim Rohn

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

There is more than a verbal tie between the words common community and communication. Try the experiment of communicating with fullness and accuracy some experience to another especially if it be somewhat complicated and you will find your own

John Dewey

Any 'artist' makes a living by expressing what others can't - because they're unaware of their feelings they're too afraid to express those feelings or they lack the skills to communicate and be understood.

Chuck Palahniuk

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.

Peter Drucker

There is nothing we like to communicate to others as much as the seal of secrecy together with what lies under it.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Photography as a powerful medium of expression and communications offers an infinite variety of perception interpretation and execution.

Ansel Adams

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.

George Bernard Shaw

The instruction we find in books is like fire. We fetch it from our neighbours kindle it at home communicate it to others and it becomes the property of all.


Liquid resources and strong financial backing are scarce and valuable assets in today's telecommunications world. Level 3 has both.

Warren Buffett

The question confronting the Church today is not any longer whether the man in the street can grasp a religious message but how to employ the communications media so as to let him have the full impact of the Gospel message.

Pope John Paul II

The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living.

T. S. Eliot