The art of listening is looking at someone when he or she speaks to you, not over his or her shoulder at who else might be in the room.
— Rick Pitino
The best leaders are often the best listeners and the most open to new ideas.
— Pat Riley
Real listening means taking some radical steps. Like putting the newspaper down. Or turning off the tube. It means leaning forward a little. If the speaker is little, it may mean getting down on your knees.
— Gary Smalley and John Trent
Old people love to have somebody listen to them. To listen, when nobody else wants to listen, is a very beautiful thing.
— Mother Teresa
Many of the problems I hear don’t require me to offer solutions. I solve most of them by just listening and letting the grieving party do the talking. If I listen long enough, the person will generally come up with an adequate solution.
— Mary Kay Ash