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

Value Ideas For Listening



Stories About Listening

Flickers Of Hope

Submitted by Anonymous

The past year has been what I can only describe as horrible. I was the victim of a crime and so many emotions erupted inside...

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A Friend To Be There

Submitted by Anonymous

It was a fairly chilly Wednesday night, and for some reason, I had decided to go to Pioneer Girls (kind of like girl scouts)....

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Submitted by Ryan

Listening is important to me because if you don’t listen you can’t become a successful leader. If someone is trying to tell...

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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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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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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