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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The Only One There

Submitted by Anonymous

My life had been going downhill since the beginning of high school. I hated school and I didn't care about anything in my...

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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

Jen O

My hero is my boss at work, Jen. She taught me how to be open to new ideas and become a better person. She also taught me to...

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Cynthia W

My hero is my mother and pastor. She is one of the greatest people, I think, to ever live. She is the best listener in the...

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Mystery Princess P

My hero isn't stunningly beautiful. My hero doesn't talk; she isn't even human. My hero is my Arabian mare, Missy. She...

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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

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