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


Submitted by Meredith

It is important to listen because if you don't you will never know the outcome. Also if you want people to listen to you, the...

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Submitted by Femi-Ann

Listening is a very important quality to have in life. It is the difference between hearing the car horn speeding toward you...

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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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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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Jonah M

Jonah is the singer of a few different bands and he is an angel. Pouring his heart out on stage/off stage/without a...

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Micheal W

My hero is my eighth grade teacher Mr. Williams. He has taught me everything about listening and how to be open to everything...

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Recent Comments

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
Liz, England London

In the place where I live is very very common to talk and hear nothing, complete lack of wisdom, and we need to accept truth and repudiate all lies.
Anderson, Colatina, Es Brasil

listening is the direct pathway to your heart.
Shemar Sarahadil, Zamboanga City, Philippines

Active listening is hearing with the goal of understanding.
Bruce Willingham, Warner Robins

Listen with your heart and not your mind. The heart is the center. The great I am; I am, in me. Mind is made of all ones people, places, and things heard since birth.
Cathy C., Charlotte