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Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.

Author: Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

Profession: British Novelist

The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said.

Author: Peter F. Drucker (1909)

Profession: American Management Consultant, Author

The really important things are said over cocktails and are never done.

Author: Peter F. Drucker (1909)

Profession: American Management Consultant, Author

Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.

Author: T. S. Eliot (1888-1965)

Profession: American-born British Poet, Critic

When the eyes say one thing, and the tongue another, a practiced man relies on the language of the first.

Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882)

Profession: American Poet, Essayist

Only connect! That was the whole of her sermon. Only connect the prose and the passion, and both will be exalted, and human love will be seen at its height. Live in fragments no longer. Only connect, and the beast and the monk, robbed of the isolation that is life to either, will die.

Author: Edward M. Forster (1879-1970)

Profession: British Novelist, Essayist

Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.

Author: Robert Frost (1875-1963)

Profession: American Poet

Something there is that doesn't love a wall, and wants it down.

Author: Robert Frost (1875-1963)

Profession: American Poet

To express the most difficult matters clearly and intelligently, is to strike coins out of pure gold.

Author: Geibel


No one would talk much in society if they knew how often they misunderstood others.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

Every absurdity has a champion to defend it; for error is always talkative.

Author: Oliver Goldsmith (1728-1774)

Profession: Anglo-Irish Author, Poet, Playwright

I've noticed two things about men who get big salaries. They are almost invariably men who, in conversation or in conference, are adaptable. They quickly get the other fellow's view. They are more eager to do this than to express their own ideas. Also, they state their own point of view convincingly.

Author: John Hallock


The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively, but says nothing.

Author: Henry S. Haskins


There are men who would quickly love each other if once they were speak to each other; for when they spoke they would discover that their souls had only separated by phantoms and delusions.

Author: Ernest Hello


The art of communication is the language of leadership.

Author: James Humes

Profession: American Lawyer, Speaker, Author