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Learn to listen. Opportunity could be knocking at your door very softly.

You can judge a good listener by asking the talker at the end of the conversation what the listener's position is on the topic. If the talker doesn't know, then the listener has probably done a good job of listening.
There is only one rule to become a good talker, learn how to listen.
Skillful listening is the best remedy for loneliness, loquaciousness, and laryngitis.
To meet at all, one must open ones eyes to another; and there is no true conversation no matter how many words are spoken, unless the eye, unveiled and listening, opens itself to the other.
People should talk less and draw more. Personally, I would like to renounce speech altogether and, like organic nature, communicate everything I have to say visually.
I always had one ear offstage, listening for the call from the bookie.
No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you'll see why.
A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while he knows something.
The word is half his that speaks, and half his that hears it.
Set up the listening. Prepare who you are talking to for what you want them to hear. Get people to listen as a possibility rather than a problem.
A new lens to look through. Hear the pain in people's speaking. People who have an ear to hear can hear. You will no longer tolerate what you used to tolerate. A second point of reality. Declare a new future. There are no right answers. There is no is. Give people breakdowns. It's the loving thing to do. What's being revealed here? Dogs don't have things wrong. Wrong disempowers people. Upsets indicate a right that's been violated. Notice when you are angry that you are the only one around. The only constant thing is you. Business is made up. It's invented. We invent our world through language. If it really turns you on, you may want to inform your face. There is no right way. A chair is only a chair because we say it's a chair.
God gave us two ears and one mouth, so we can hear twice as much as we say.
Listening: A wise old owl sat in an oak. The longer he sat, the less he spoke. The less he spoke, the more he heard. Why can't we be like that wise old bird?
His thoughts were slow. His words were few and never formed to glisten. But he was a joy to all his friends, you should have heard him LISTEN!
Everybody can hear what your saying, but who is actually listening. -KaMilaOnikosi
Mine is not the desire to be right, but rather to be heard.

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