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Listening is to pay attention and closely hear what others have to say.



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  • “Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.”

    —Dr. Joyce [Diane Bauer] Brothers Psychologist, Author

  • “Listening to people keeps them entertained.”

    —Mason Cooley U.S. Aphorist

  • “Much unhappiness comes from walking alone. When there are several, it's somewhat different. I must get into the habit of listening to others, for what the others say concerns me, too.”

    —Alfred Döblin German Expressionist Novelist

  • “Every person in this life has something to teach me--and as soon as I accept that, I open myself to truly listening.”

    —Catherine Doucette

  • “Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.”

    —Robert Frost Poet

Stories About Listening

Sharing Is Caring

Submitted by Anonymous

So working at camp has taught me so many, many things—especially working at a camp for kids coming from low-income families...

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As Long As Mable's Able

Submitted by Anonymous

When I was seventeen my grandfather had a stroke. My grandmother stayed by his side at the hospital after his stroke until he...

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Running School

Submitted by Anonymous

Growing up, I always enjoyed school and the process of learning. I was a non-athletic 'nerd', whose only exercise was running...

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Everyday Hero Stories

Kenny W

My Dad is my hero because he has taught me everything I know. He has provided for me and my family through all the trying...

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Nickolas T

My hero is my son Nickolas. Although Nickolas is only 6 and in the first grade, he has an old soul and heart of gold.

I am...

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Lauren M

Lauren M. is my World Geography teacher and this is my second year having her (she was my world history teacher last year)....

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I hope that this website is embraced as it is very much needed!
Nicole, Newark De

Listening is a way to show you care about a person.
Steven B., Seattle, Washington

Doing what's right is not always easy.
Dan, Amesbury, Ma

Love ,Listen ,Laugh ,And Live
Mark, Miami , Florida

I love Thank you
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