Listening Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Listening

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


Growing up in Memphis and listening to all kinds of music and dreaming... So that was one of the first times I wrote a complete song and set it to music and the whole bit. From then on, I was busy with it.
~By William Bell ~


Music is more than just listening to it. People use the music for them protection at times.
~By Burning Spear ~


My whole life is geared to play guitar. I play what I want when I want and I hope the listener gets as much pleasure listening to the music as I get playing it.
~By Jim Sullivan ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


My Dad died during the flu epidemic in 1918 when I was 4 years old. He left a lot of classical recordings behind that I began listening to at an early age, so he must have been a music lover.
~By Tom Glazer ~


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


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 ~


When you think you're listening to several conversations at once, they tell me, you may really simply be time sharing - that is, listening a little bit to this one, a little bit to that one.
~By Murray Gell Mann ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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've grown so much since 1996. I think that was the turning point of when I started to go to church every Sunday and not just because you're supposed to. But because you enjoy going and listening to the Word and being excited about it.
~By Lisa Leslie ~


I've learned that I get blocked when my subconscious mind is telling me that I've taken the work in a wrong direction, and that once I start listening to what my subconscious is trying to tell me, I can work out the problem and get moving again.
~By Walter Jon Williams ~


Sleep is an excellent way of listening to an opera.
~By James Stephens ~


All I want to see from an actor is the intensity and accuracy of their listening.
~By Alan Rickman ~


Listening is more important than talking. Just hit your mark and believe what you say. Just listen to people and react to what they are saying.
~By Jimmy Fallon ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I think one of the things that we are facing right now is that we've stopped listening to each other in our politics.
~By Michael Bennett ~


My whole mood or sense can change by virtue of the music that I'm listening to. It really does affect me on a visceral and emotional level.
~By Kiefer Sutherland ~


You'd never know that listening to people in the UN but tribalism is the father of racism.
~By Stanley Crouch ~


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 ~


There's something to be learned by listening and absorbing and watching before you start telling the people who have been there how to rearrange chairs.
~By Anne Northup ~


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


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 ~


The storytelling gift is innate: one has it or one doesn't. But style is at least partly a learned thing: one refines it by looking and listening and reading and practice - by work.
~By Donna Tartt ~


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 ~


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 ~


I was listening to the first record the other day, and it sounds remarkably contemporary.
~By Chris Bailey ~


I listen to both oldies and contemporary stations. I enjoy listening to current stuff because there's an energy to it that's inspiring.
~By Carole King ~


Earmarks have become a symbol of a Congress that has broken faith with the people. This earmark ban shows the American people we are listening and we are dead serious about ending business as usual in Washington.
~By John Boehner ~


We are all representatives of the American people. We all do town hall meetings. We all talk to our constituents. And I've got to tell you, the American people are engaged. And if you think they want a government takeover of health care, I would respectfully submit you're not listening to them.
~By Paul Ryan ~


I get embarrassed listening to my last CDs. I've got a lot of work to do, let's put it that way.
~By Bjork ~


I think a lot of the instincts you have doing comedy are really the same for doing drama, in that it's essentially about listening. The way I approach comedy, is you have to commit to everything as if it's a dramatic role, meaning you play it straight.
~By Will Ferrell ~


Listening to what people were saying wasn't even important. But it was important to look as if you were listening to what people were saying. Actually, listening to what people are saying, to me, interferes with looking as if you were listening to what people are saying.
~By Errol Morris ~


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


I'm not one for walking the beaches humming a melody. I love the discipline of sitting in the studio, writing and listening. That is my domain.
~By Enya ~


It's only through listening that you learn, and I never want to stop learning.
~By Drew Barrymore ~


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


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


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


Everything in writing begins with language. Language begins with listening.
~By Jeanette Winterson ~


There are two good rules which ought to be written on every heart - never to believe anything bad about anybody unless you positively know it to be true; never to tell even that unless you feel that it is absolutely necessary, and that God is listening.
~By Henry Van Dyke ~


Those who still think listening isn't an art should see if they can do it half as well.
~By Michael Ende ~


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 ~


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


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


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


I believe that if you're healthy, you're capable of doing everything. There's no one else who can give you health but God, and by being healthy I believe that God is listening to me.
~By Pedro Martinez ~


I certainly don't sit around in the morning making pancakes listening to Whitehouse or anything.
~By Thurston Moore ~


So, yes, there's nothing I love more than listening to directors talk about their movies.
~By Jodie Foster ~


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 ~


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 ~


My horizon on humanity is enlarged by reading the writers of poems, seeing a painting, listening to some music, some opera, which has nothing at all to do with a volatile human condition or struggle or whatever. It enriches me as a human being.
~By Wole Soyinka ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


At least the rap metal stuff is good, but it's not really my bag. I've been listening to the radio since we've been touring the past month, because we don't get it most of the time.
~By Jon Crosby ~


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


People hear the soul, black influence in my voice. I grew up listening to CKLW and all the black stations like WLBS.
~By Madonna Ciccone ~


Diverting the internal traffic between the Writer as Angel of Light and the Writer as Hustler is that scribbling child in a grown-up body wondering if anybody is listening.
~By Herbert Gold ~


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


A mate of mine said recently said a lot of stuff sounds like you're listening to it outside, but also like you're surrounded by it, and I think that's quite similar.
~By Sean Booth ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn.
~By Alice Miller ~


Listening is more important than anything else because that's what music is. Somebody is playing something and you're receiving it. It is sending and receiving.
~By Carla Bley ~


There is nothing greater than the joy of composing something oneself and then listening to it.
~By Clara Schumann ~


One of the best ways to persuade others is with your ears by listening to them.
~By Dean Rusk ~


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 ~


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


From a very early period of my life I have derived the highest enjoyment from listening to music, especially to melody, which is to me the most pleasing form of composition.
~By James Nasmyth ~


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


I never watch TV. I'm a Radio Four addict. I love listening to music too.
~By Louise Jameson ~


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


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 was aiming for the cooks that I've talked to by teaching an online course and by traveling, listening to people who are really busy and harried but want to be cooking.
~By Sally Schneider ~


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

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September 18 ,2021
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