Quotes with listen
Do not listen to what anybody says to you at this point because they are unlikely to say anything helpful.
Life, the Universe and Everything (1982)
I’d like to be remembered as just a good old country boy that did his best to give us something to listen to and help them through a lot of sad moments, happy moments, whatever.
Interview on House of Blues Radio Hour, 2009
Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.
I don't believe there is such a thing; and, frankly, I wouldn't even listen to anyone seriously that came in and talked about such a thing.
News Conference of (August 11, 1954)
How lovely the little river is, with its dark changing wavelets! It seems to me like a living companion while I wander along the bank, and listen to its low, placid voice ...
The Mill on the Floss (1860)
Hitler and Mussolini exploited the support of the masses to rule the people. We revolutionaries enjoy the support of the masses to help the people become capable of ruling themselves on their own. I myself am constantly appealing to the masses to govern on their own. I say to my people: ‘If you love me, listen to me. And govern yourselves on your own’. That’s why they love me because, unlike Hitler, who said ‘I’ll do it all for you’, I say ‘Do it on your own.
Interview (December 9, 1979)
When freedom does not have a purpose, when it does not wish to know anything about the rule of law engraved in the hearts of men and women, when it does not listen to the voice of conscience, it turns against humanity and society.
It is given to few persons to keep this secret well. Those who lay down rules too often break them, and the safest we are able to give is to listen much, to speak little, and to say nothing that will ever give ground for regret.
The extreme pleasure we take in talking of ourselves should make us fear that we give very little to those who listen to us.
The people didn’t come to hear me. They came to hear Billy [Graham]. To get to hear him, they first had to listen to me.
Interview with The Charlotte Observer in 2009
One should never listen. To listen is a sign of indifference to one's hearers.
A Few Maxims For The A Few Maxims For The Instruction Of The Over-Educated, 1894
When the interests of mankind are at stake, they will obey with joy the man whom they believe to be wiser than themselves. You may prove this on all sides: you may see how the sick man will beg the doctor to tell him what he ought to do, how a whole ship’s company will listen to the pilot.
Listen to the colour of your dreams.
Tomorrow Never Knows
This is where I give you advice and pretend you're going to listen to it.
House, Cursed. By Dr. Gregory House.