51 Quotes on Communication You Need To Master Before Your Next Speech

Speak clearly, if you speak at all carve every word before you let it fall. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. quotes on communication
"Speak clearly, if you speak at all carve every word before you let it fall" - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

The most interesting collection of quotes on communication covering a wide array of topics, from relationships, public speaking, reputation management, PR, internal and external engagement, leadership, marketing and corporate affairs.

Quotes on Communication You Need To Master

It’s never what you say, but how you make it sound sincere. Marya Mannes

To hold a pen is to be at war. Voltaire

A powerful idea communicates some of its strength to him who challenges it. Marcel Proust

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak. Epictetus

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. George Bernard Shaw

Words are only painted fire; a look is the fire itself. Mark Twain

Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing. Rollo May

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something. Plato

The pen is the tongue of the mind. Horace

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak. Epictetus

To communicate through silence is a link between the thoughts of man. Marcel Marceau

A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation. Mark Twain

Words are, of course, the most powerful drug used by mankind. Rudyard Kipling

The art of communication is the language of leadership. James Humes

If you wish to be a writer, write. Epictetus

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said. Peter Drucker

The more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate. J. B. Priestley

Fill your paper with the breathings of your heart. William Wordsworth

Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts. Blaise Pascal

I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation. George Bernard Shaw

Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall. Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

The art of writing is the art of discovering what you believe. Gustave Flaubert

It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech. Mark Twain

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