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A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.
George Washington Carver
None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely - the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears- when you give your whole attention to it.
Each person has inside a basic decency and goodness. If he listens to it and acts on it, he is giving a great deal of what it is the world needs most. It is not complicated but it takes courage. It takes courage for a person to listen to his own goodness and act on it.
A man admires a woman not for what she says, but what she listens to.
George Jean Nathan
Everyone who knows me knows that I'm a hopeless romantic who listens to love ballads and doo-wop songs all the time.
No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you'll see why.
There is something in every one of you that waits and listens for the sound of the genuine in yourself. It is the only true guide you will ever have. And if you cannot hear it, you will all of your life spend your days on the ends of strings that somebody else pulls.
I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending.
He listens well who takes notes.
The poet doesn't invent. He listens.
Every flatterer lives at the expense of him who listens to him.
Jean de La Fontaine
Whatever life we have experienced, if we can tell our story to someone who listens, we find it easier to deal with our circumstances.
Margaret J. Wheatley
If anything, a lot of electronic music is music that no one listens to at home, hardly. It's really only to be heard when everyone's out enjoying it.
If you have Darwin, Christ and Nietzsche, they're all going to talk at once. You need somebody who listens.
I feel like I'm a product of this generation where everybody listens to charts with diverse music.
True wisdom listens more, talks less and can get along with all types of people.
What I was going for in the first two albums I didn't necessarily achieve. Because I was young and because it was my first time out. And the second album was such a 'quickie' sort of 'Let's just get it over with!' But the kind of music I make, there's a lot of subtlety in it. And I think it takes a couple of listens to actually really get it.
The vast majority of free verse is ghastly. Utterly ghastly. No one reads it. No one listens to it.
I've seen that phenomenally successful people believe they can learn something from everybody. I call them 'mavericks with mentors.' Richard Branson, for instance, is a total maverick but he surrounds himself with incredibly successful, smart people and he listens to them.
I want to be a mom who listens.
I am no theologian. I am a layman. I am among those who are preached to, and who listen. It is not for me to preach. I should not willingly forego being a listener, a man who reads the Gospels and then listens to what others say that our Lord meant. But sometimes a listener speaks out, and listens to his own voice.
The only time a wife listens to her husband is when he's asleep.
Success listens only to applause. To all else it is deaf.
I don't think the audience always listens to the critics. That's been proven time and time again.
Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy, and when I make music I always hope it will have the same effect on whoever listens to it.
I think every player listens out for his name being sung and it's something I really enjoy.
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