“The shortest distance - and most perilous journey - between two people is from the mouth of one to the ear of the other.”
“I know that you believe you understand what you think I said, but I'm not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.”
“If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.”
Winnie the Pooh
“One must talk little and listen much”
“The less you talk, the more you're listened to.”
Abigail Van Buren
“[T]o talk well and eloquently is a very great art, but that an equally great one is to know the right moment to stop.”
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
“Before you speak, wait a moment and listen to yourself”
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