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Quotes And Sayings About Listening

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I make progress by having people around me who are smarter than I am and listening to them. And I assume that everyone is smarter about something than I am.
~By Henry J. Kaiser ~


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


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


I'm saying: to be continued, until we meet again. Meanwhile, keep on listening and tapping your feet.
~By Count Basie ~


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 ~


Well-behaved: he always speaks as if his mother might be listening.
~By Mason Cooley ~


Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven.
~By Rabindranath Tagore ~


While listening, to things like western swing, for instance, I'd work something out in my head, then play it on my National; not the same song, but one that captured the feeling of the original tune.
~By Mark Knopfler ~


Whenever you play dance music, it serves a function. It becomes a utility; you have to worry about the tempos and what you're going to play for people. But when you're playing for listening, you're free.
~By Stan Kenton ~


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


When you stop learning, stop listening, stop looking and asking questions, always new questions, then it is time to die.
~By Lillian Smith ~


I had to be at least 8 or 9; I was listening to everything on the radio. You name it, I heard every song.
~By Tom Araya ~


You have to do a lot of listening, you don't just learn out of yourself.
~By Ruggiero Ricci ~


When I don't like a piece of music, I make a point of listening to it more closely.
~By Florent Schmitt ~


The best way to persuade people is with your ears - by listening to them.
~By Dean Rusk ~


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


I started off playing the clarinet, after I was inspired by listening to my dad's Benny Goodman records.
~By Alvin Lee ~


For an actress there is no greater gift than having a camera in front of you, listening to the most beautiful music in the world and just being looked at!
~By Isabelle Huppert ~


I'm not performing now. What I do now is listen to music all day long. Listening is very nourishing to me. I might go back to perform, I might make another record. I've got a record half finished.
~By Michael Nesmith ~


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 ~


I was listening to music long before rock 'n roll.
~By Bill Wyman ~


Reading music is like listening to flowers. I don't understand the concept.
~By Paul Westerberg ~


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 ~


When I got to Princeton I made a point of attending the Philosophy Club and listening to the lectures, but I didn't get involved in any discussions in those clubs. I guess after the first year, I dropped that.
~By Stephen Cole Kleene ~


Listening to people keeps them entertained.
~By Mason Cooley ~


The parent is the strongest statement that the child hears regarding what it means to be alive and real. More than what we say or do, the way we are expresses what we think it means to be alive. So the articulate parent is less a telling than a listening individual.
~By Polly Berrien Berends ~


That's my fun time so, to me, doing my homework, studying on what I do, watching the movies, listening to music, all that inspires me so I focus a lot on that and practice.
~By Christina Milian ~


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


When one has the feeling of dislike for evil, when one feels tranquil, one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings; when one has these feelings and appreciates them, one is free of fear.
~By Buddha ~


Listening is the only way to entertain some folks.
~By Kin Hubbard ~


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 ~


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


My free time at home is usually spent emailing, listening to music, reading and talking on the phone. I wish I was on the phone less, but I have been fortunate to stay in touch with so many incredible friends.
~By Steve Nash ~


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 ~


Writers have to have a knack for listening. I need to be able to hear what is being said to me by the voices I create.
~By Jeanette Winterson ~


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 ~


When I finish an album and I find myself listening to it in the car, because it makes me feel a certain way, that's the time to try to let other people know about it.
~By Herb Alpert ~


I'm always relieved when someone is delivering a eulogy and I realize I'm listening to it.
~By George Carlin ~


I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I'm going to learn, I must do it by listening.
~By Larry King ~


On TV people look at your hair and then they look at your skin, and then they look at your clothes, and by the time they're listening to what you're saying, you're off the screen.
~By Doug Coupland ~


I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.
~By Ernest Hemingway ~


We do have our finger on the pulse of the marketplace, if for no other reasons than having all these live events and listening to our audience all the time.
~By Vince McMahon ~


It's just like music when you reckon it up. It's like listening to Pavement it's just The Fall in 1985, isn't it? They haven't got an original idea in their heads.
~By Mark E. Smith ~


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


The big secret in acting is listening to people.
~By Eli Wallach ~


I'd rather spend my time looking at the sky than listening to Whitney Houston.
~By Robert Smith ~


Listening to medical facts was not enough. People wanted one hundred percent guarantees.
~By Ryan White ~


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 ~


Teens think listening to music helps them concentrate. It doesn't. It relieves them of the boredom that concentration on homework induces.
~By Marilyn vos Savant ~


The New York City Ballet is always about the realm of possibilities, the realm of what the human body can do, what the human spirit can do. And it's about listening, it's about listening to remarkable music and how we respond to that.
~By John Guare ~


Somewhere we know that without silence words lose their meaning, that without listening speaking no longer heals, that without distance closeness cannot cure.
~By Henri Nouwen ~


The great advantage of being a writer is that you can spy on people. You're there, listening to every word, but part of you is observing. Everything is useful to a writer, you see - every scrap, even the longest and most boring of luncheon parties.
~By Graham Greene ~


Whatever had been on the radio in the '60s; I mean we were always listening to the radio.
~By Tom Araya ~


A majority of American citizens are now becoming skeptical of the claim that our carbon footprints, resulting from our use of fossil fuels, are going to lead to climatic calamities. But governments are not yet listening to the citizens.
~By John Coleman ~


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 ~


We thought everybody read comics. We didn't know we were weird. We didn't know people that collected comics were strange. It was as normal as listening to rock music on the radio.
~By Gilbert Hernandez ~


My dad loved black singers. So listening to New Orleans music, eventually I wanted to play an instrument.
~By Bill Kreutzmann ~


I grew up mostly with classical, big band, and a lot of Irish music - I really didn't start listening to rock and roll until I was maybe sixteen.
~By Moira Kelly ~


If you think you might have secret information listening to me, you're lost.
~By Morton Feldman ~


Listening is a magnetic and strange thing, a creative force. The friends who listen to us are the ones we move toward. When we are listened to, it creates us, makes us unfold and expand.
~By Karl A. Menninger ~


People will feel safer around you and speak truthfully to you when they feel you are listening intently to them.
~By Brian Koslow ~


Listening is the key to everything good in music.
~By Pat Metheny ~


I just love listening to the laughter.
~By Simon Pegg ~


My playing started to develop through the Miles Davis stuff I was listening to.
~By Robert Quine ~


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 ~


You can't fake listening. It shows.
~By Raquel Welch ~


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


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


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 ~


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


With other people, you're always swapping music. Somebody is always listening to something you've never heard. It's a great way to hear all sorts of new things.
~By Tracy Chapman ~


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 never took sheet music seriously. I could do better myself just by listening to other people and using my own intuition.
~By Brian May ~


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 ~


And I thought that was the best way for me to participate, because standing in the crowd and listening is a fantastic education, but it's not my nature. I need to be involved. So I did that instead.
~By Andre Braugher ~


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 ~


Women like silent men. They think they're listening.
~By Marcel Achard ~


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 ~


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


Musicians are there in front of you, and the spectators sense their tension, which is not the case when you're listening to a record. Your attention is more relaxed. The emotional aspect is more important in live music.
~By Brian Eno ~


In fact, I heard Bird first, and had got well into listening to him. You know, it's the kind of accidental thing that awareness of a player is: what's available, what somebody happens to play for you.
~By Gerry Mulligan ~


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 ~


Then the early punk rock period with Television and the Ramones. That's what I loved- that's what I was listening to immediately prior to when I started to play.
~By Arto Lindsay ~


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 ~


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 ~


A man who is eating or lying with his wife or preparing to go to sleep in humility, thankfulness and temperance, is, by Christian standards, in an infinitely higher state than one who is listening to Bach or reading Plato in a state of pride.
~By C. S. Lewis ~


What honour have we got left, when nobody is listening to us?
~By Abu Bakar Bashir ~


Most people read poetry listening for echoes because the echoes are familiar to them. They wade through it the way a boy wades through water, feeling with his toes for the bottom: The echoes are the bottom.
~By Wallace Stevens ~


No one knows who is listening, say nothing you would not wish put in the newspapers.
~By Charles Spurgeon ~


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 ~


It was definitely a part of our life. I mean, my mom had both her brothers and her fiancee in Vietnam at the same time, so it wasn't just my dad's story, it was my mom's story too. And we definitely grew up listening to the stories.
~By Vanessa Kerry ~


Your average pop song or film is a very sophisticated item, with very sophisticated ways of listening and viewing that we have not really consciously developed over the years - because we were having such a good time.
~By Paul Muldoon ~


If you listen to really deep ambient records that don't move too much, very still records, long after those records are finished, you might find yourself listening for hours to the sound of the room.
~By Bill Laswell ~


We've finally told the world that this is sports entertainment, and I think one of the best forms of entertainment is anything that's fun or funny, something that you really enjoy watching or listening to.
~By Jerry Lawler ~


I really do love Diana Ross; I grew up listening to her records. I grew up in a little town in Mexico, so while we got the music, we never got the experience of watching her.
~By Salma Hayek ~


I started listening to and playing other music in the '90s. It was after hearing other bands, like Bad Religion, cover Ramones songs that I started to like our songs again.
~By Dee Dee Ramone ~


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 ~


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


Children have never been very good at listening to their elders, but they have never failed to imitate them.
~By James A. Baldwin ~

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