Ask yourself the secret of your success. Listen to your answer, and practice it.

Listening has importance only when one is not projecting one's own desires through which one listens.

If you listen through the screen of your desires, then you obviously listen to your own voice; you are listening to your own desires.

Is it not important to find out how to listen not only to what is being said but to everything - to the noise in the streets, to the chatter of birds, to the noise of the tramcar, to the restless sea, to the voice of your husband, to your wife, to your friends, to the cry of a baby?

It's so sweet, I feel like my teeth are rotting when I listen to the radio.

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.

Listen! Clam up your mouth and be silent like an oyster shell, for that tongue of yours is the enemy of the soul, my friend. When the lips are silent, the heart has a hundred tongues.

Listen, real poetry doesn't say anything; it just ticks off the possibilities. opens all doors. you can walk through any one that suits you.

When I listen to people talk, all I hear is what they're not tellin' me.