Listening Sayings & Proverbs
Sayings to inspire your listening journey
A good listener is a silent flatterer.
Hear my children the instruction of a father, and give attention to know understanding.
– Proverbs 4:1
A good listener is not someone with nothing to say. Listen twice before you speak once.
– Scottish Proverb
He who answers a matter before he hears it, Is folly and shame to him.
– Proverbs 18:13
Examine what is said, not him who speaks.
– Arab proverb
Listen to counsel and receive instruction,
That you may be wise in your latter days.
– Proverbs 19:20
History repeats itself because no one listens the first time.
He that speaks, sows;
He that hears, reaps.
When no one is willing to listen to you. THINK.
If you listen you will hear
if you look, you will see,
If you touch you will feel
If you try you will be.
Being listened to and heard is one of the greatest desires of the human heart.
– Richard Carlson
If you can’t hear you will feel.
– Caribbean Proverb
To appear wise, one must talk;
To be wise, one must listen.
Some people are easily entertained.
All you have to do is sit and listen to them.
When we talk we learn what we already know,
When we listen, we have a chance to learn something new.
– Lyman Steil
(Founder, International Listening Association)
No one ever listened themselves out of a job.
– Calvin Coolidge
A person who talks when you wish him to listen.
– Marcel Archard
All the world loves a listener.
Listen or your tongue will keep you deaf