Quotes about Communication

"It is always the best policy to speak the truth, unless of course, you are an exceptionally good liar."

Jerome Klapka Jerome (2 May 1859 – 14 June 1927) was an English writer and humorist.


"If A is succes in life,
then A equals X plus Y plus Z.
Work is X; Y is play; and Z is keeping your mouth shut."

Albert Einstein (14 March 1879 – 18 April 1955) was a theoretical physicist, philosopher and author who is widely regarded as one of the most influential and best known scientists and intellectuals of all time. A German-Swiss Nobel laureate, he is often regarded as the father of modern physics. He received the 1921 Nobel Prize in Physics "for his services to Theoretical Physics, and especially for his discovery of the law of the photoelectric effect".


"Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can't, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it."

Robert Lee Frost (March 26, 1874 – January 29, 1963) was an American poet. He is highly regarded for his realistic depictions of rural life and his command of American colloquial speech.


"Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult stil, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment."

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 [January 6, 1705 – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity.


"Wise men talk because they have something to say, fools talk because they have to say something."

Saul Bellow (June 10, 1915 – April 5, 2005) was a Canadian-born American writer. Bellow was awarded the Pulitzer Prize, the Nobel Prize for Literature, and the National Medal of Arts.


"In America men are obsessed with money. American women are obsessed with weight. The men talk of gain, the woman talk of loss, and I do not know which talk is the most boring."

Marya Mannes (born November 14, 1904 in New York, NY,and died Septemb) Mannes was a well-known American author and critic, known for her caustic but insightful observations of American life.


"The right wording may be effective, but no word was ever effective as a rightly timed pause."

Mark Twain (born:Samuel Langhorne Clemens) (November 30,1835 – April 21, 1910) was an American author and humorist. Twain is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), which has been called "the Great American Novel", and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). Twain was a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists, and European royalty.


"It is better to have people think you are a fool, than to open your mouth and remove all doubt."

Mark Twain (born:Samuel Langhorne Clemens) (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910) was an American author and humorist. Twain is noted for his novels Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (1884), which has been called "the Great American Novel", and The Adventures of Tom Sawyer (1876). Twain was a friend to presidents, artists, industrialists, and European royalty.


"It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it."

Joseph Joubert (7 May 1754 in Montignac, Périgord – 4 May 1824 in Ville) was a French moralist and essayist, remembered today largely for his Pensées published posthumously.


"No matter what side of argument you are on, you always find people on your side that you wish were on the other."

Jascha Heifetz (February 2 [O.S. January 20] 1901 – December 10, 1987) was a violin virtuoso born in Vilnius (then Russian Empire, now Lithuania) . He is widely regarded as one of the greatest violinists of all time, and was called "The Violinist of the Century" by RCA Victor, the company for whom he recorded.