65 Best Communication Quotes On Success In Life

These communication quotes will inspire you. Communication, exchanging of information or news; means of sending or receiving information, such as phone lines or computers.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging communication quotes, communication sayings, and communication proverbs.

Inspirational Communication Quotes

  1. “The two words ‘information’ and ‘communication’ are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.” ~ Sydney J. Harris
  2. “Nothing in life is more important than the ability to communicate effectively.” ~ Gerald R. Ford
  3. “The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.” ~ Tony Robbins
  4. “The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.” ~ Peter Drucker

  5. “Your ability to communicate is an important tool in your pursuit of your goals, whether it is with your family, your co-workers or your clients and customers.” ~ Les Brown
  6. “I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” ~ Maya Angelou
  7. “Between what I think, what I want to say, what I believe I say, what I say, what you want to hear, what you believe to hear, what you hear, what you want to understand, what you think you understand, what you understand…They are ten possibilities that we might have some problem communicating. But let’s try anyway…” ~ Bernard Werber
  8. “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” ~ George Bernard Shaw

  9. “In many ways, effective communication begins with mutual respect, communication that inspires, encourages others to do their best.” ~ Zig Ziglar
  10. “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” ~ Epictetus
  11. “You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere.” ~ Lee Iacocca
  12. “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.” ~ Tony Robbins
  13. “No communication takes place until the other person feels heard” ~ Garrison Wynn

  14. “Like a human being, a company has to have an internal communication mechanism, a “nervous system”, to coordinate its actions.” ~ Bill Gates
  15. “Take advantage of every opportunity to practice your communication skills so that when important occasions arise, you will have the gift, the style, the sharpness, the clarity, and the emotions to affect other people.” ~ Jim Rohn
  16. “I know you think you understand what you thought I said, but I’m not sure you realize that what you heard is not what I meant.” ~ Robert McCloskey
  17. “The relationship is the communication bridge between people.” ~ Alfred Kadushin

  18. “There are four ways, and only four ways, in which we have contact with the world. We are evaluated and classified by these four contacts: what we do, how we look, what we say, and how we say it.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  19. “Developing excellent COMMUNICATION skills is absolutely essential to effective leadership. The leader must be able to share knowledge and ideas to transmit a sense of urgency and enthusiasm to others. If a leader can’t get a message across clearly and motivate others to act on it, then having a message doesn’t even matter.” ~ Gil Amelio
  20. “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” ~ Mother Teresa
  21. “Communication is the real work of leadership.” ~ Nitin Nohria

  22. “Communication works for those who work at it.” ~ John Powell
  23. “The first duty of love is to listen.” ~ Paul Tillich
  24. “Two monologues do not make a dialogue.” ~ Jeff Daly
  25. “Speak not through the positive mind or the negative mind, but from the neutral mind.” ~ Harbhajan Singh Yogi
  26. “Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.” ~ Rollo May

  27. “Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life.” ~ Brian Tracy , Communication quotes work
  28. “The difference between the right word and the almost right word is the difference between lightning and a lightning bug.” ~ Mark Twain
  29. “Any problem, big or small, within a family, always seems to start with bad communication. Someone isn’t listening.” ~ Emma Thompson
  30. “There is only one rule for being a good talker – learn to listen.” ~ Christopher Morley

  31. “The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.” ~ Mark Twain
  32. “It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.” ~ Yogi Berra
  33. “Words are a wonderful form of communication, but they will never replace kisses and punches.” ~ Ashleigh Brilliant
  34. “The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success are concentration, discrimination, organization, innovation, and communication.” ~ Harold Geneen
  35. “Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.” ~ Jim Rohn

  36. “When the eyes say one thing, and the tongue another, a practiced man relies on the language of the first.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
  37. “You can make more friends in two months by becoming interested in other people than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  38. “When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” ~ Ernest Hemingway
  39. “Do not say a little in many words but a great deal in a few.” ~ Pythagoras

  40. “Make everything as simple as possible, but not simpler.” ~ Albert Einstein
  41. “Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.” ~ William Butler Yeats
  42. “The more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.” ~ J. B. Priestley
  43. “Words should be used as tools of communication and not as a substitute for action” ~ Mae West

  44. “The tongue is the only instrument that gets sharper with use.” ~ Washington Irving
  45. “No one can make you feel inferior without your consent.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  46. “First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.” ~ Epictetus
  47. “I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.” ~ Albert Einstein

  48. “The biggest mistake is believing there is one right way to listen, to talk, to have a conversation – or a relationship.” ~ Deborah Tannen , Relationship communication quotes
  49. “The art of effective listening is essential to clear communication, and clear communication is necessary to management success.” ~ James Cash Penney
  50. “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
  51. “Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves.” ~ Carl Jung

  52. “Friendship with one’s self is all-important because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.” ~ Eleanor Roosevelt
  53. “Saying nothing… sometimes says the most.” ~ Emily Dickinson
  54. “The best way to keep one’s word is not to give it.” ~ Napoleon Bonaparte
  55. “The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven’t thought of yet.” ~ Ann Landers

  56. “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 P. Kotter
  57. “Silence is only frightening to people who are compulsively verbalizing.” ~ William S. Burroughs
  58. “Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.” ~ Anne Morrow Lindbergh
  59. “The royal road to a man’s heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.” ~ Dale Carnegie
  60. “With the gift of listening comes the gift of healing.” ~ Catherine Doherty

  61. “The less people know, the more they yell.” ~ Seth Godin
  62. “My basic rule is to speak slowly and simply so that my audience has an opportunity to follow and think about what I am saying.” ~ Margaret Chase Smith
  63. “To feel the soul without explaining it, without vocabulary, and to represent this sensation.” ~ Yves Klein
  64. “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.” ~ Robert Frost
  65. “One of the large consolations for experiencing anything unpleasant is the knowledge that one can communicate it.” ~ Joyce Carol Oates

Summary: Communication is “an apparent answer to the painful divisions between self and other, private and public, and inner thought and outer word.”

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