"The art of effective listening is essential to clear communication, and clear communication is necessary to management success."
"I've got CDs in my car, listening all the time for that next song, because everybody's looking."
"I believe that if you're healthy, you're capable of doing everything. There's no one else who can give you health but God, and by being healthy I believe that God is listening to me."
"Racism is taught in the home. We agree on that? Well, it's very hard to teach racism to a teenager who's listening to rap music and who idolizes, say, Snoop Dogg. It's hard to say, 'That guy is less than you.' The kid is like, 'I like that guy, he's cool. How is he less than me?"
"Reading is more of a left-brain process, and listening to music is a right-brain function."
"I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen."
"Part of the joy of music is listening to lots of different kinds of music and learning from it. Specifically for me, I like writing songs that move me, and what moves me are beautiful songs on the piano or the guitar and really, really heavy music."
"In the night of death, hope sees a star, and listening love can hear the rustle of a wing."
"I didn't really see the British punk movement, if that's what it was, as wildly original, because I had been listening so intently to all the New York music since 1973, really."
"Music is the effort we make to explain to ourselves how our brains work. We listen to Bach transfixed because this is listening to a human mind."