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Are you looking for good communication quotes to share with friends and loved ones? These sayings about human interactions and their importance in different aspects of life provide some valuable insights.

They say that improving your communication skills can positively impact almost all aspects of your life. Your personal and professional life depends greatly on how effectively you present yourself and your thinking.

Share these good communication quotes with others or refer to them often to realize the importance of this simple aspect of your life.

Best communication quotes.

Quotes About Communication

1.) Communication is the solvent of all problems; therefore, communication skills are the foundation for personal development.
Peter Shepherd

2.) Wise men speak because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.

3.) Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee and just as hard to sleep after.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh

4.) Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Mother Theresa

5.) I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.
Albert Einstein

6.) Great leaders communicate and great communicators lead.
Simon Sinek, Author and Motivational Speaker

Good communication quotes.

Relationship Sayings

7.) Communication is the fuel that keeps the fire of your relationship burning; without it, your relationship goes cold.
William Paisley

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

9.) Having not said anything the first time, it was somehow even more difficult to broach the subject the second time around.
Douglas Adams

10.) Assumptions are the termites of relationships.
Henry Winkler

11.) When you give yourself permission to communicate what matters to you in every situation, you will have peace despite rejection or disapproval. Putting a voice to your soul helps you to let go of the negative energy of fear and regret.
Shannon L. Alder

12.) An open ear is the only believable sign of an open heart.
David Augsburger

13.) So the whole war is because we can’t talk to each other.
Orson Scott Card

Communicating Sayings.

Lack of Communication Quotes

14.) Sometimes there is a greater lack of communication in facile talking than in silence.
Faith Baldwin

15.) If you’re both in the same mindset, and you want to be together and you want to make it work, you can make it work. It just takes dedication and knowing that there might be some miscommunication and lack of communication sometimes.
Chloe Grace Moretz

16.) A lack of communication leaves fear and doubt.
Kellan Lutz

17.) Lack of communication, the refusal of some to understand, or outright refusal to learn about other human beings is based on fear. Fear is what keeps people apart.
Piri Thomas

18.) Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.
Fyodor Dostoyevsky

19.) Any problem, big or small, within a family, always seems to start with bad communication. Someone isn’t listening.
Emma Thompson

Human Connection Quotations

20.) Communication – the human connection – is the key to personal and career success.
Paul J. Meyer

21.) Never underestimate the empowering effect of human connection. Cherish your human connections: your relationships with friends and family.
Barbara Bush

22.) Everyone always wants new things. Everybody likes new inventions and new technology. People will never be replaced by machines. In the end, life and business are about human connections.
Michael Scott

23.) What I value is the naked contact of a mind.
Virginia Woolf

24.) I said there are at least two kinds of satisfaction, however, and the other has nothing to do with skill. It comes from human connection. It comes from making others happy, understanding them, and loving them.
Atul Gawande

25.) Human connection is the way things work. It’s like a patronage system. You know somebody, and he knows somebody, and he knows somebody, and he knows the district governor, and it’s okay.
Ian Frazier

26.) Selling – at its core – is not a business transaction. It is, first and foremost, the forging of a human connection.
Bob Burg

27.) You have to make a space in your heart, in your mind, and in your life itself for authentic human connection.
Marianne Williamson

28.) Deep human connection is … the purpose and the result of a meaningful life – and it will inspire the most amazing acts of love, generosity, and humanity.
Melinda Gates

29.) What most interests me is human connection, whether it’s on the street, or in the community, through music, storytelling, and shared experience.
Ben Sollee

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Communication Quotes

30.) Write to be understood, speak to be heard, and read to grow.
Lawrence Clark Powell

31.) Don’t use words too big for the subject. Don’t say infinitely when you mean very; otherwise, you’ll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.
C.S. Lewis

32.) I remind myself every morning: Nothing I say this day will teach me anything. So if I’m going to learn, I must do it by listening.
Larry King

33.) Storytellers, by the very act of telling, communicate a radical learning that changes lives and the world: telling stories is a universally accessible means through which people make meaning.
Chris Cavanaugh

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

35.) 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

36.) There is only one rule for being a good talker – learn to listen.
Christopher Morley

Connecting Quotations

37.) Self-consciousness kills communication.
Rick Steves

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

39.) Abilities wither under faultfinding, and blossom with encouragement.
Donald A. Laird

40.) Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.
Bernard Baruch

41.) The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t being said. The art of reading between the lines is a lifelong quest of the wise.
Shannon L. Adler

42.) The greatest problem with communication is we don’t listen to understand. We listen to reply. When we listen with curiosity, we don’t listen with the intent to reply. We listen for what’s behind the words.
Roy T. Bennett

Short Communication Quotes

43.) With the gift of listening comes the gift of healing.
Catherine de Hueck

44.) In teamwork, silence isn’t golden; it’s deadly.
Mark Sanborn

45.) Communication is the real work of leadership. 
Nitin Nohria

46.) The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team.
Phil Jackson

47.) Effective teamwork begins and ends with communication.
Mike Krzyzewski

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

49.) When the trust account is high, communication is easy, instant, and effective.
Stephen R. Covey

Effective Communication Quotes

50.) Unity is strength. . .and when there is teamwork and collaboration, wonderful things can be achieved.
Mattie Stepanek

51.) The two words information and communication are often used interchangeably, but they mean quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.
Sydney J. Harris

52.) Inscrutably involved, we live in the currents of universal reciprocity.
Martin Buber

53.) It’s important to make sure that we’re talking with each other in a way that heals, not in a way that wounds. 
Barack Obama

Team Communication Quotes

54.) The way a team plays as a whole determines its success. You may have the greatest bunch of individual stars in the world, but if they don’t play together, the club won’t be worth a dime.
Babe Ruth

55.) Communicate in a respectful manner. Don’t just tell your team members what you want, but explain to them why.
Jeffrey Morales

56.) To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way that we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
Anthony Robbins

By Michael O’Halloran

About Michael O'Halloran

Michael O’Halloran founded Greeting Card Poet in 2014 and has worked as its publisher and editor ever since. He has co-authored four books on kids’ trivia and authored four books on coaching. Previously, Michael was the president of Magnetic Poetry. He has invented and brought over 75 new gift and toy products to market, most dealing with wordplay. Mike is married and a father of four daughters.


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