Here are a few famous communication quotes, for you to go through and grasp the essence of quality communication.

Communication Quotes

If you happen to sit down and wonder, you will be fascinated to learn that how lucky you are to be able to communicate your emotions, feelings and thoughts to others with the help of a few words. There are several means of communication, but verbal communication is a gift of nature given only to human beings for them to make use of it to communicate thoughts, ideas that will lead to development and progress. Communications skills are vital for every individual and come handy in all walks of life. It is your ability to communicate that will take you forward towards the path of success. In simple terms, communication is a process of exchanging information and ideas. It is an active process that includes encoding, transmitting and decoding intended messages. How well you decode and transmit is a question that decides the gap between you and success. This article provides you with some famous quotes on communication that will emphasize upon the importance of effective communication.

Quotes And Sayings On Communication
  • “Among men and women, those in love do not always announce themselves with declarations and vows. But they are the ones who weep when you're gone. Who miss you every single night, especially when the sky is so deep and beautiful, and the ground so very cold.” - Alice Hoffman 
  • “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” - George Bernard Shaw
  • “Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.” - Dr. Laurence J. Peter
  • “To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.” - Anthony Robbins
  • “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” - Epictetus quotes
  • “The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives” - Anthony Robbins
  • “He who knows, does not speak. He who speaks, does not know.” - Lao Tzu 
  • “Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.” - Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  • “If we are strong, our strength will speak for itself. If we are weak, words will be of no help.” - John Fitzgerald Kennedy
  • “Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.” - William Butler Yeats
  • “It seemed rather incongruous that in a society of super sophisticated communication, we often suffer from a shortage of listeners.” - Erma Bombeck
  • “The more elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.” -Joseph Priestley
  • “Good communication does not mean that you have to speak in perfectly formed sentences and paragraphs. It isn't about slickness. Simple and clear go a long way.” - John Kotter
  • “Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.” - Charles Dickens
  • “Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is a link.” - Simone Wei
  • “Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.” - Heinrich Heine
  • “Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy.” -Bill Cosby
  • “A degree of lying - you know, white lies - seems to be inherent in all languages and all forms of communication.” - Matthew Lesko
  • “A man has a property in his opinions and the free communication of them.” - James Madison 
  • “A monopoly on the means of communication may define a ruling elite more precisely than the celebrated Marxian formula of monopoly in the means of production.” - Robert Anton Wilson
  • “All poetry has to do is to make a strong communication. All the poet has to do is listen. The poet is not an important fellow. There will also be another poet.” -  Stevie Smith
  • “Any problem, big or small, within a family, always seems to start with bad communication. Someone isn't listening.” -  Emma Thompson
  • “Bad human communication leaves us less room to grow.” -  Rowan D. Williams
  • “Give every man thy ear but few thy voice.”  - William Shakespeare
  • “Heaven is a place where the wicked cease from troubling you with talk of their personal affairs, and the good listen with attention while you expound your own.” - Ambrose Bierce

How to Cite

More from