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Communication Displaying 1 through 10 of 13 Quotes

"In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends."  (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)

"Listen, or your tongue will make you deaf."  (Native American Proverb)

"Men act and women appear. Men look at women. Women watch themselves being looked at."  (John Berger)

"One often contradicts an opinion when what is uncongenial is really the tone in which it was conveyed."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche)

"Pleasant words are a honeycomb, Sweet to the soul and healing to the bones."  (Bible, Proverbs 16:24)

"Sometimes I think it's another sign of the sad necessity of our crowded, lonely lives, an urgent hopeless reaching out to touch something real, a deep hunger for something authentic when everything seems false, a desire to believe at least in the possibility of the naked truth."  (George Garrett, on interviews)

"Speaking of love, one problem that recurs more and more frequently these days, in books and plays and movies, is the inability of people to communicate with the people they love; husbands and wives who can't communicate, children who can't communicate with their parents, and so on. And the characters in these books and plays and so on (and in real life, I might add) spend hours bemoaning the fact that they can't communicate. I feel that if a person can't communicate, the very least he can do is to shut up."  (Tom Lehrer, That Was The Year that Was)

"Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent."  (Napoleon Bonaparte)

"There is no binary division to be made between what one says and what one does not say; we must try to determine the different ways of not saying things."  (Michel Foucault, French structuralist, from Histoire de la sexualité)

"To use the same words is not a sufficient guarantee of understanding; one must use the same words for the same genus of inward experience; ultimately one must have one's experiences in common."  (Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil)

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