Communication Quotes:- The channel of communication can be visual, auditory, tactile (such as in Braille) and haptic, olfactory, electromagnetic, or biochemical. Human communication is unique for its extensive use of abstract language. Development of civilization has been closely linked with progress in telecommunication.



Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old communication quotes, communication sayings, and communication proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

Communication Quotes

Inspirational Communication Quotes And Sayings


“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”-George Bernard Shaw


“Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.”-Plato


“Communication – the human connection – is the key to personal and career success.”-Paul J. Meyer


“To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.”-Tony Robbins

Communication Quotes

“You can talk with someone for years, every day, and still, it won’t mean as much as what you can have when you sit in front of someone, not saying a word, yet you feel that person with your heart, you feel like you have known the person for forever…. connections are made with the heart, not the tongue.”-C. JoyBell C.




“Don’t use words too big for the subject. Don’t say infinitely when you mean very; otherwise, you’ll have no word left when you want to talk about something really infinite.”-C.S. Lewis


“The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t being said. The art of reading between the lines is a life long quest of the wise.”-Shannon L. Alder


“When the trust account is high, communication is easy, instant, and effective.”-Stephen R. Covey


“The precision of communication is important, more important than ever, in our era of hair-trigger balances, when a false or misunderstood word may create as much disaster as a sudden thoughtless act.”-James Thurber


“If you have nothing to say, say nothing.”-Mark Twain


Famous Communication Quotes And Proverbs


“You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can’t get them across, your ideas won’t get you anywhere.”-Lee Iacocca


“Communicate unto the other person that which you would want him to communicate unto you if your positions were reversed.”-Aaron Goldman


“Be silent, or say something better than silence.”-Pythagoras


“Many can argue – not many converses.”-A. Bronson Alcott


“Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee and just as hard to sleep after.-Anne Morrow Lindbergh


“We never listen when we are eager to speak.”-Francois de la Rochefoucauld


“Communication is the solvent of all problems and is the foundation for personal development.”-Peter Shepherd


“A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while, he knows something.”-Wilson Mizner


“Nothing lowers the level of conversation more than raising the voice.”-Stanley Horowitz


“Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.”-Euripides


Humorous Communication Quotes And Sayings


“The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.”-Peter Drucker



“Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people.”-William Butler Yeats


“We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.”-Epictetus


“In the last analysis, what we communicate far more eloquently than anything we say or do.”-Stephen Covey


“Communication leads to community, that is, to understanding, intimacy and mutual valuing.”-Rollo May


“Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow.”-Lawrence Clark Powell


“The art of communication is the language of leadership.”-James Humes


“Communication works for those who work at it.”-John Powell


“The two words ‘information’ and ‘communication’ are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.”-Sydney J. Harris