A poem records emotions and moods that lie beyond normal language, that can only be patched together and hinted at metaphorically.
A word is dead when it is said, some say. I say it just begins to live that day.
One of the most important skills to have in business is the ability to translate complex concepts into plain English.
The best impromptu speeches are the ones written well in advance.
People can easily hear a smile in your voice and a smile is the universal language of friendliness and the greatest predictor of your likability.
Effective personal communication is as important to your aspirations, your relationships, and your self-expression as any hard-earned knowledge or technical skills.
Once a human being has arrived on this earth, communication is the largest single factor determining what kinds of relationships he makes with others and what happens to him in the world about him.
Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment.
Letters are venerable; and the telephone valiant, for the journey is a lonely one, and if bound together by notes and telephones we went in company, perhaps – who knows? – we might talk by the way.
The more people are reached by mass communications, the less they communicate with each other.
Sometimes there is greater lack of communication in facile talking than in silence.
There can be too much communication between people.
A good message will always find a messenger.
Saying nothing…sometimes says the most.
Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.