One Must Listen Before One Speaks



 “To hear, one must be silent.” ― Ursula K. Le Guin




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  12 comments for “One Must Listen Before One Speaks

  1. 02/05/2018 at 11:21 am

    Oh this is ever so true. Often folks are thinking about what they are going to say next to hear what someone is saying. Great reminder to listen.

    Have a fabulous day. ♥

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  2. darlamsands
    02/05/2018 at 12:31 pm

    I alternate between acting a narcissist waiting for a chance to speak and listening to folks (including strangers running a cash register!) tell their life story. Great words. Happy Sparks Monday!


  3. 02/05/2018 at 4:59 pm

    So true. Sometimes I forget.😾

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    • 02/05/2018 at 7:46 pm

      I think many of us our guilty of this, including myself.


  4. 15andmeowing
    02/05/2018 at 6:31 pm

    This is a great Spark. It seems like everyone talks more than they listen.

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  5. 02/06/2018 at 11:41 am

    Amen. I have written poetry on this very thing. I must note, your quote is not Angelou. That made me smile. Hugs!
    Sparks: 18
    Annie at ~McGuffy’s Reader~

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    • 02/06/2018 at 4:29 pm

      Thank you, Annie. I felt it time to honor other authors that gift us with great quotes. Since Ursula K. Le Guin recently passed away, I am sharing more of her quotes. I just authored a post on Ursula K. Le Guin for the Go Dog Go Cafe, which I am one of their Baristas.

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      • 02/06/2018 at 4:30 pm

        Oh, I need to check that out. There are so many great minds and great spirits. I have a hard time choosing and narrowing it down to one at a time. Hugs!

        Liked by 1 person

  6. 02/11/2018 at 6:30 pm

    __________________________________________________________ (silence, 😃)

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