"Think like a wise man but communicate in the language of the people."
William Butler Yeats
"Say what you mean, and mean what you say, but don't say it mean!"
"Be sincere; be brief; be seated."
Franklin D. Roosevelt
"Good communication does not mean that you have to speak in perfectly formed sentences and paragraphs. It isn't about slickness. Simple and clear go a long way."
"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."
"Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless."
"The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them."
"The newest computer can merely compound, at speed, the oldest problem in the relations between human beings, and in the end the communicator will be confronted with the old problem, of what to say and how to say it."
Edward R. Murrow
"The best way to persuade people is with your ears - by listening to them."
"If you have nothing to say, say nothing."
"Argument is the worst sort of conversation."