Listening Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Listening

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Because of the changes in the Padres team I played with last year, I felt like a veteran recently when I worked out with Jason Kendall and he told me he's liked listening to my records since he was a kid!
~By Garth Brooks ~


I was growing up listening to Queen. Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs.
~By Gary Cherone ~


Actually, I've had very little classical training, although I love listening to classical music very much.
~By Benny Green ~


I've got to start listening to those quiet, nagging doubts.
~By Bill Watterson ~


I think a lot of it had to do with, you know, I was always a daddy's girl. I was always wanting to please him, and I think he was pleased when he'd walk past my room and I was listening to those records.
~By Lee Ann Womack ~


I enjoy listening to classical music and heavy metal. I play basketball and try to go diving at least once a year. I don't really have hobbies in the traditional sense... I engage in too many activities already through the actions of my characters.
~By Alan Dean Foster ~


We're looking to help our guitar buddies do their thing while at the same time we try to create something we might enjoy listening to ourselves. If anything we are trying to develop a vocabulary so we can converse more fluidly.
~By Pat Mastelotto ~


A healthy state encourages many voices - and lots of listening.
~By Kathleen Sebelius ~


People in America, when listening to radio, like to lean forward. People in Britain like to lean back.
~By Alistair Cooke ~


Jazz is the last refuge of the untalented. Jazz musicians enjoy themselves more than anyone listening to them does.
~By Tony Wilson ~


Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
~By Leo Buscaglia ~


If you want to be listened to, you should put in time listening.
~By Marge Piercy ~


The art of effective listening is essential to clear communication, and clear communication is necessary to management success.
~By James Cash Penney ~


You need to listen to your body because your body is listening to you.
~By Phil McGraw ~


I'm always listening and watching; my ear is like a boom mike. And judging, frankly. Constantly judging.
~By Kathy Griffin ~


I grew up listening to spiritual music, Blind Willie Johnson and folk.
~By Ben Harper ~


I usually hang around the room listening to a bit of last night's show. If there's one available, I go to the steam room every day for my voice. I spend half an hour there and then I eat, because I can't eat later than four o'clock. Then I go for a soundcheck. That's my day.
~By Phil Collins ~


When you are listening to music it is better to cover your eyes than your ears.
~By Jose Bergaman ~


We spent last night listening to Liverpool football team on the radio, wanting them to win so badly. Paul supports Liverpool. He was Everton for a while because of his family - but it's all Liverpool now.
~By Linda McCartney ~


I don't care who I play to, as long as they enjoy listening to what I play.
~By Keith Emerson ~


Yieldedness is vital in listening to what He has to say.
~By Charles Stanley ~


When anyone tells me I can't do anything... I'm just not listening any more.
~By Florence Griffith Joyner ~


Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
~By Barry Goldwater ~


I had a big background in listening to classical music and I started trying to compose, like I was playing the guitar but I heard an orchestra in my head.
~By John Fahey ~


We live in a connected world now. Some find that frightening. If people are downloading our music, they're listening to it. The internet is like radio for us.
~By Jeff Tweedy ~


Well lately I have listening to a lot of movie soundtracks.
~By Mike Lowry ~


Just the act of listening means more than you can imagine to most employees.
~By Bob Nelson ~


I promised myself that I'd never actually admit to listening to New Kids on the Block.
~By Alicia Keys ~


My access to music when I was growing up was through pirate radio, you know, transistor radio under the pillow, listening to one more and then 'just one more' until your favourite track comes on.
~By Robert Palmer ~


I don't generally find myself listening to the music of a film unless there's something awfully wrong with it.
~By Carter Burwell ~


I'll make music, whether or not anyone is listening, for the rest of my life. It's a natural form of expression for me, the same way I draw and write and sing.
~By Brandon Boyd ~


Just remaining quietly in the presence of God, listening to Him, being attentive to Him, requires a lot of courage and know-how.
~By Thomas Merton ~


I actually spend very little time listening to any new music.
~By Gary Lucas ~


It's hard listening to myself.
~By Meg White ~


Weather means more when you have a garden. There's nothing like listening to a shower and thinking how it is soaking in around your green beans.
~By Marcelene Cox ~


I never for a day gave up listening to the songs of our birds, or watching their peculiar habits, or delineating them in the best way I could.
~By John James Audubon ~


It's a major part of world history that men are trying to kill each other. It's just one slaughter after the other. We talk about it, but no one's really listening.
~By Fred Ward ~


One of the surest evidences of friendship that one individual can display to another is telling him gently of a fault. If any other can excel it, it is listening to such a disclosure with gratitude, and amending the error.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


That by listening to some music, by reading some books, by looking at paintings, and most important by hanging out with one another - by collaborating with one another and creating your own network - you can achieve something that is much better than what is out there.
~By David Amram ~


At the moment I really love listening to the Dave Matthews Band.
~By Nancy McKeon ~


Then as the years went on and my listening became more deliberate, I would climb up on an arm of our big sofa to get my ear closer to the wireless speaker.
~By Seamus Heaney ~


I'm kind of looking for something with a lot less action and more talking and listening.
~By Brandon Routh ~


What I have to do now is figure where my passion is, and follow my heart; I've proven that if I have the passion for something then I can succeed. I haven't been listening to my heart in the last little while.
~By Clara Hughes ~


I like listening to good music - and I can't stop playing my album.
~By Robbie Williams ~


I cannot think that we are useless or God would not have created us. There is one God looking down on us all. We are all the children of one God. The sun, the darkness, the winds are all listening to what we have to say.
~By Geronimo ~


I think listening to real classic soul material made me learn how to feel music that's sung.
~By Gavin DeGraw ~


I like to listen to mellow stuff on the road like Travis, as we are constantly surrounded by rock music on tour and so its nice listening to mellow stuff. Obviously back at home I listen to a lot more rock music.
~By Ville Valo ~


My personal hobbies are reading, listening to music, and silence.
~By Edith Sitwell ~


One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


It was by listening to Goodman's band, that I began to notice the guitarist Charlie Christian, who was one of the first musicians to play solos in a big band set-up.
~By Alvin Lee ~


We've been listening to Wagner, which is so great.
~By Bernadette Peters ~


I want to tap into different styles. Something definitely mature, sultry, sensual, easy listening that everyone can enjoy. Every one of every race and everyone that likes different styles.
~By LaToya London ~


The subconscious is ceaselessly murmuring, and it is by listening to these murmurs that one hears the truth.
~By Gaston Bachelard ~


Sticking to your values, listening to your instincts, making your own choices is so important.
~By Brittany Murphy ~


One of the things that I loved about listening to Miles Davis is that Miles always had an instinct for which musicians were great for what situations. He could always pick a band, and that was the thing that separated him from everybody else.
~By Branford Marsalis ~


I love listening to new stuff, at home in LA I always have the radio on to hear what is happening.
~By Tom Jones ~


I was blown away by the control and the range that I was hearing. I'm listening to Pavarotti and thinking, What the hell have I been doing with my voice all these years?
~By Michael Bolton ~


You have to master not only the art of listening to your head, you must also master listening to your heart and listening to your gut.
~By Carly Fiorina ~


I was still listening to the Beatles until I came here, you know.
~By David Thewlis ~


So our ears got used to listening to jazz in the place that it was that the bass player could not play. No one really realized it and really addressed it until the bass players who could play their instrument came along and started doing something with it.
~By Miroslav Vitous ~


Indeed - judicious, consistent parenting is a dream of mine. No judgements, learning space and listening carefully are my goals.
~By Emma Thompson ~


One advantage of talking to yourself is that you know at least somebody's listening.
~By Franklin P. Jones ~


No, it's not a very good story - its author was too busy listening to other voices to listen as closely as he should have to the one coming from inside.
~By Stephen King ~


The human brain can soften as a result of incessant listening to music with an intent to commit prose.
~By Donal Henahan ~


Much unhappiness comes from walking alone. When there are several, it's somewhat different. I must get into the habit of listening to others, for what the others say concerns me, too.
~By Alfred Doblin ~


I've been listening to a lot of Hollies stuff lately, and it's beginning to sound pretty good to me.
~By Graham Nash ~


I've led a school whose faculty and students examine and discuss and debate every aspect of our law and legal system. And what I've learned most is that no one has a monopoly on truth or wisdom. I've learned that we make progress by listening to each other, across every apparent political or ideological divide.
~By Elena Kagan ~


Music is about listening, the more you play, the more the magic spreads.
~By Maynard James Keenan ~


If you're listening to a rock star in order to get your information on who to vote for, you're a bigger moron than they are.
~By Alice Cooper ~


I listen to classical music very much. There's a lot of jazz that I don't enjoy listening to.
~By Lee Konitz ~


Rest is not idleness, and to lie sometimes on the grass under trees on a summer's day, listening to the murmur of the water, or watching the clouds float across the sky, is by no means a waste of time.
~By John Lubbock ~


There are many benefits to this process of listening. The first is that good listeners are created as people feel listened to. Listening is a reciprocal process - we become more attentive to others if they have attended to us.
~By Margaret J. Wheatley ~


So when you are listening to somebody, completely, attentively, then you are listening not only to the words, but also to the feeling of what is being conveyed, to the whole of it, not part of it.
~By Jiddu Krishnamurti ~


I loved my life, but my choices were overloading and overwhelming me. Listening to inner feelings and fulfilling some of these urges when they come along is incredibly important.
~By Pamela Stephenson ~


Some people come to our shows and think they're gonna spend the night just listening to love songs, and they're pretty much surprised cause we do a lot of rock and roll.
~By Bobby Hatfield ~


What you're doing is putting into professional play the way that you relate to other people, the way that you analyze and relate to a written text, the way that you would persuade anybody to do anything. It has to do with listening, with humility and a sense of yourself.
~By Trevor Nunn ~


I spent many a summer early morning with the radio very low, half sleeping and half listening.
~By Frankie Valli ~


One way and another I was having a ball - playing gigs, jamming and listening to fine musicians. Then came a crisis at home. My stepfather fell sick, and it meant I had to support the family.
~By Mary Lou Williams ~


An actor is a guy who, if you ain't talking about him, he ain't listening.
~By Boy George ~


We learn best to listen to our own voices if we are listening at the same time to other women - whose stories, for all our differences, turn out, if we listen well, to be our stories also.
~By Barbara Deming ~


I really like listening to music in my car.
~By Aaron Neville ~


My romantically favorite era is 78, 79 listening to Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 4, the live tapes, echo chamber and break beats.
~By Kool Moe Dee ~


There's nothing worse - I don't like listening to actors talk about the process, especially when - I mean, for me I've played a lot of guys, dudes, boys in a sense and this was a challenge for me just to play that official character.
~By Scott Speedman ~


I suppose because I have a good ear, I could pick out harmonies and learn by ear. I still think that you have to have an ear for music to really be able to feel and understand what you're playing. You can learn by watching and listening to other people.
~By Mick Taylor ~


I enjoy listening to opera at home, occasionally, but I would much rather see it than just listen to it.
~By Sam Waterston ~


I have to concentrate more intently when people speak. I always have to position myself on their right side so that I can hear out of my left ear. I sometimes get a crick in my neck from listening. But I don't there's too much else.
~By Stephanie Beacham ~


I grew up listening to old soul.
~By Erykah Badu ~


Lately I've been listening to some classical music again, some jazz.
~By Alan Vega ~


I remember listening to Cube's music when I was like 14 years old, my friends listening to it up in Toronto.
~By Scott Speedman ~


Lately, I've been listening to some jazz albums. I love the new Pat Metheny album. John Coltrane. I still like good metal, though!
~By Geezer Butler ~


I've had songs written during the Falklands war, and during the first Gulf war I got letters from soldiers saying they were listening to these songs, like Island of no return.
~By Billy Bragg ~


I was listening to all those lyrics and trying to take in everything that was happening. I was completely excited. It was one of the greatest times that I had listening to music.
~By Jay McShann ~


When you are accompanying someone, you are listening to them the way you listen to a Bach Chorale, where four parts are going on at the same time, all of which are gorgeous melodies, all being played simultaneously.
~By David Amram ~


Obviously the people that I admired, like the Beatles, were really into rock'n'roll, but it was already a little past rock'n'roll when I started listening and making my own choices about music.
~By Elvis Costello ~


I have a 6-year-old, and his thing is to turn on Radio Disney in the car, and I get such an allergic reaction to listening to that music and the context into which it falls. I'm really working on him about that.
~By Aimee Mann ~


Right now I'm listening to a lot of different things but I listen to a lot of classical music. Eventually I would like to compose and perform classical.
~By Ben Harper ~


If you make listening and observation your occupation you will gain much more than you can by talk.
~By Robert Baden-Powell ~


Watching television in those days was not the same experience as it is today. After years of listening to radio, we found the black-and-white images mesmerizing.
~By Annette Funicello ~


At the age when Bengali youth almost inevitably writes poetry, I was listening to European classical music.
~By Satyajit Ray ~


As far as loneliness, I feel Los Angeles and its layout, having to drive everywhere - it is a lonely place. It's an isolated city in that respect because you're driving to places alone listening to the radio.
~By Jason Schwartzman ~

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