Use these Communication Quotes to improve your presentations or discussions on projects, improvement programmes, etc.
Charlie Kaufman (born November 19, 1958), or Charles Stuart Kaufman is an New York screenwriter, producer, director, and lyricist.
His most noted works include such critically acclaimed films as: Being John Malkovich; Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind; Adaptation; Synecdoche and New York, for which he got several screenplay oscar nominations.
It is little wonder then, that we can get so much credit to this quote of his. On a personal note, there are a lot of people who could do with reading and understanding what he said.
The background picture is one I took while at the beach in Salthill. Galway, Ireland.
Lisa Kleypas (born 1964) is a award-winning American author of historical and contemporary romance novels. Originally from Texas, she published her first book at the age of 21. This quote came from her book called "Sugar Daddy" which she published as part of the Travis series in 2007.
How true is this, in so many ways, good and bad. Whether it was to speak your opinion at a time that mattered or to express feelings to another when there would never be that opportunity again. Communication is a skill we all need, be it in our private or our public lives.
I like this communication quote because it looks to the holistic person rather than just the superficial side. His book, the seven habits to highly effective people is a world renowned and well acclaimed book and was listed several times for inclusion in our list of highly recommended books.
Hermann Hesse was born in 1877 in a little town called Calw near the black forest in Germany. He lived until he was 85. A German poet, novelist, and painter, his world renowned books include Steppenwolf, Siddhartha, and The Glass Bead Game; books that explore spirituality, knowledge of one's self and authenticity. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1946.
I liked this quote for the insights it contains and decided to include it as a possibility for people to reflect on it, in a way to understand knowledge and wisdom better.
Born in North Carolina in 1908, Edward Murrow lived until he was only 57. He was an award-winning journalist and radio reporter, famous for his on-the-spot radio reports from London and other locations in Europe during World War II that electrified radio audiences as news programming never had before.
He lead a colorful life as a reporter for CBS as well as being the head of the American National Information Agency and a member of the American security council. He was adviser to many of the American president such as Truman and John F Kennedy.
A great believer in the truth and integrity of news reports and knowing his history - or the brief outline of it, as I have given here, it gives a whole new light to the quote, don't you think?
Born in Dublin, Ireland on 26 July 1856, George Bernard Shaw lived until his 94th year, where he died from complications after a fall from a ladder.
He was a world famous playwright, writing over 60 plays and a co-founder of the London School of Economics.
A socialist at heart, his writings are very much satirical yet comical, almost always dealing with social problems.
He was a forward thinker, fighting for equal rights. private ownership of land, minimisation of risks to the working classes and the promotion of healthy living styles.
He was the only person ever to have been awarded both an Oscar and a noble prize for his literature.
The above quote is typical of his satirical style and humour. I like the quote a lot though. It is as valid today as it was back then when George Bernard Shaw wrote it.
Abraham Harold Maslow (1908 – 1970) was born to a family of Russian Jews who left Russia under antisemitism during the Czar era. He grew up in Brooklyn and studied in the University of Wisconsin, USA.
He was a famous psychologist who's most well-known work was in the development of the Maslow's hierarchy of needs. This very famous quote was published in his book "The Psychology of Science", published in 1966.
Laurence Clark Powell (1906 - 2001), from Washington D.C., was a librarian, literary critic, bibliographer and author of more than 100 books. He was very instrumental in the expansion of the University of Arizona.
In this quote he stresses the importance of writing, speaking and reading as being the nutrients of growth.
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One of my favourite in communication quotes has to be:
“When the trust account is high, communication is easy, instant, and effective.”
Stephen R. Covey, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People.
Another favourite in the Communication Quotes is:
“It's much easier to be convincing if you care about your topic. Figure out what's important to you about your message and speak from the heart.”
Nicholas Boothman, Convince Them In 90 Seconds Or Less: How To Connect In Business
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