The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them. Ralph G. Nichols.
Most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply.” Stephen R. Covey
“There's a lot of difference between listening and hearing.” G.K. Chesterton
"We have two ears and one mouth so, we should listen more than we say." Zeno of Citium
"Most of the successful people I know are the ones who do more listening than talking." Bernard M. Baruch
“You cannot truly listen to anyone and do anything else at the same time.” M. Scott Peck