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Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

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Trees are the earth's endless effort
to speak to the listening heaven.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

Too often we underestimate the power of a touch,
a smile, a kind word, a listening ear,
an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring,
all of which have the potential to turn a life around.
- Leo Buscaglia

 

If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient.
It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Spend time every day listening to what your muse is trying to tell you.
- Saint Bartholomew

Dance like no one is watching,
love like you'll never be hurt.
Sing like no one is listening.
Live life like it's heaven on earth.
- Anonymous (various attributions and alternate phrasings)

Of all human activities, man's listening to God is
the supreme act of his reasoning and will.
- Pope Paul VI

Weather means more when you have a garden.
There's nothing like listening to a shower and thinking
how it is soaking in around your green beans.
- Marcelene Cox

When one has the feeling of dislike for evil,
when one feels tranquil,
one finds pleasure in listening to good teachings;
when one has these feelings and appreciates them,
one is free of fear.
- The Buddha

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening
when you'd have preferred to talk.
- Doug Larson

I was growing up listening to Queen.
Freddie Mercury threw those incredible melodies into his songs.
- Gary Cherone

Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him
is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
- Barry Goldwater

So, yes, there's nothing I love more than listening
to directors talk about their movies.
- Jodie Foster

I believe that if you're healthy, you're capable of doing everything.
There's no one else who can give you health but God,
and by being healthy I believe that God is listening to me.
- Pedro Martinez

Music is more than just listening to it.
People use the music for them protection at times.
- Burning Spear

Difficult as it is really to listen to someone in affliction,
it is just as difficult for him to know that compassion is listening to him.
- Simone Weil

It wasn't until after private lessons and learning
bass lines that I even noticed bass in the music I
was listening to at that age.
My ears were blown wide open.
- Trevor Dunn

Leadership to me means duty, honor, country.
It means character, and it means listening from time to time.
- George W. Bush

The big secret in acting is listening to people.
- Eli Wallach

I don't limit my taste.
There's some jazz that I like and there's some opera.
I've been listening to what was essentially country music,
but it crossed over to rock.
- Rick Moranis

Well lately I have listening to a lot of movie soundtracks.
- Mike Lowry

There's something to be learned by listening and absorbing
and watching before you start telling the people who
have been there how to rearrange chairs.
- Anne Northup

I get embarrassed listening to my last CDs.
I've got a lot of work to do, let's put it that way.
- Bjork

Jazz is the last refuge of the untalented.
Jazz musicians enjoy themselves more than anyone listening to them does.
- Tony Wilson

It's a major part of world history that men are trying to kill each other.
It's just one slaughter after the other.
We talk about it, but no one's really listening.
- Fred Ward

With other people, you're always swapping music.
Somebody is always listening to something you've never heard.
It's a great way to hear all sorts of new things.
- Tracy Chapman

One of the most important elements in teaching,
conducting, and performing, all three,
is listening.
- Itzhak Perlman

You have to master not only the art of listening to your head,
you must also master listening to your heart and listening to your gut.
- Carly Fiorina

When anyone tells me I can't do anything...
I'm just not listening any more.
- Florence Griffith Joyner

My playing started to develop through the Miles Davis
stuff I was listening to.
- Robert Quine

Then the early punk rock period with Television and the Ramones.
That's what I loved- that's what I was listening to
immediately prior to when I started to play.
- Arto Lindsay

I had to be at least 8 or 9; I was listening to everything on the radio.
You name it, I heard every song.
- Tom Araya

If you think you might have secret information listening to me,
you're lost.
- Morton Feldman

The best way to persuade people is with your ears -
by listening to them.
- Dean Rusk

Music is the effort we make to explain to ourselves how our brains work.
We listen to Bach transfixed because this is listening to a human mind.
- Lewis Thomas

The subconscious is ceaselessly murmuring,
and it is by listening to these murmurs that one hears the truth.
- Gaston Bachelard

My romantically favorite era is 78, 79 listening to
Grandmaster Flash and the Furious 4,
the live tapes, echo chamber and break beats.
- Kool Moe Dee

The strange thing is that since I've been offered lots
of films I think that maybe they think that I've sold out to Hollywood.
Which is not the case if anybody's listening.
- Brenda Blethyn

Actually, I've had very little classical training,
although I love listening to classical music very much.
- Benny Green

Once again I stopped listening to the news this week.
- Donella Meadows

Music is the most powerful thing on this earth,
and it's hard to be angry when you are listening to music.
- Jerry Reed

Children have never been very good at listening to their elders,
but they have never failed to imitate them.
- James A. Baldwin

All you have to know is mathematically how many times
to scratch it and when to let it go -
when certain things will enhance the record you're listening to.
- Grandmaster Flash

If you want to make someone feel emotion,
you have to make them let go.
Listening to something is an act of surrender.
- Brian Eno

At the moment I really love listening to the Dave Matthews Band.
- Nancy McKeon

I don't care what anybody says about Ringo.
I cut my rock-n-roll teeth listening to him.
- Don Henley

One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually
listening to what another has to say.
- Bryant H. McGill

My whole life is geared to play guitar.
I play what I want when I want and I hope the listener
gets as much pleasure listening to the music as I get playing it.
- Jim Sullivan

I never for a day gave up listening to the songs of our birds,
or watching their peculiar habits, or delineating them in the best way I could.
- John James Audubon

The storytelling gift is innate: one has it or one doesn't.
But style is at least partly a learned thing:
one refines it by looking and listening and reading and practice -
by work.
- Donna Tartt

I really do love Diana Ross; I grew up listening to her records.
I grew up in a little town in Mexico,
so while we got the music, we never got the experience of watching her.
- Salma Hayek

Conversations with God are very different
from the usual nature of prayer.
Prayers are commonly only in one direction -
the one praying speaks and hopes God is listening.
Prayers also tend to focus on asking
for specific things or outcomes one wants,
rather than seeking to better understand the mind of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You have to do a lot of listening, you don't just learn out of yourself.
- Ruggiero Ricci

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

I've had songs written during the Falklands war,
and during the first Gulf war I got letters from soldiers
saying they were listening to these songs,
like Island of no return.
- Billy Bragg

A healthy state encourages many voices -
and lots of listening.
- Kathleen Sebelius

When you are listening to music it is better to cover
your eyes than your ears.
- Jose Bergaman

No one knows who is listening, say nothing you would
not wish put in the newspapers.
- Charles Spurgeon

I never watch TV.
I'm a Radio Four addict.
I love listening to music too.
- Louise Jameson

You can learn so much just by doing,
not by listening to anybody.
- Juliana Hatfield

When I'm 80 and sitting in a rocking chair listening to the Rolling Stones,
there is absolutely no way I'm going to feel old or forget my younger days.
- Patty Duke

I started listening to music when I wrote when I had three sons at home.
- Philip Levine

I'm not one for walking the beaches humming a melody.
I love the discipline of sitting in the studio,
writing and listening.
That is my domain.
- Enya

Listening is more important than anything else because that's what music is.
Somebody is playing something and you're receiving it.
It is sending and receiving.
- Carla Bley

That's my fun time so, to me, doing my homework,
studying on what I do, watching the movies,
listening to music, all that inspires me so I focus
a lot on that and practice.
- Christina Milian

You'd never know that listening to people in the UN
but tribalism is the father of racism.
- Stanley Crouch

I've got to start listening to those quiet,
nagging doubts.
- Bill Watterson

I've been listening to a lot of Hollies stuff lately,
and it's beginning to sound pretty good to me.
- Graham Nash

It was definitely a part of our life.
I mean, my mom had both her brothers and her fiancee
in Vietnam at the same time,
so it wasn't just my dad's story, it was my mom's story too.
And we definitely grew up listening to the stories.
- Vanessa Kerry

We've been listening to Wagner, which is so great.
- Bernadette Peters


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