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.
The worst thing about the miracle of modern communications is the Pavlovian pressure it places upon everyone to communicate whenever a bell rings.
Do but take care to express yourself in a plain, easy Manner, in well chosen, significant and decent Terms, and to give a harmonious and pleasing Turn to your Periods: study to explain your Thoughts, and set them in the truest Light, labouring as much as
A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.
Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.
ART is a word which summarizes THE QUALITY OF COMMUNICATION.
The most important thing in communication is to hear what isn't being said.
A book ... unlike a television program, moving picture or any other 'modern means of communication' ... can wait for years, yet be available at any moment when it happens to be needed.
The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with revelation, with God, with itself, loses its life, just as the body droops when debarred from the air and the cheering light from heaven.
Because systems of mass communication can communicate only officially acceptable levels of reality, no one can know the extent of the secret unconscious life. No one in America can know what will happen. No one is in real control.
It is not enough to show people how to live better there is a mandate for any group with enormous powers of communication to show people how to be better.
Commencement speakers have a good deal in common with grandfather clocks Standing usually some six feet tall, typically ponderous in construction, more traditional than functional, their distinction is largely their noisy communication of essentially commonplace information.
Extremists think communication means agreeing with them.
Art is the indespensible medium for the communication of a moral idea.
Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.
Increase your personal power through positive and powerful communication. Recognize and eliminate negative self talk.
From this strange confusion grows a perverse communication Siouxsie
Sir, I am fluent in six million forms of communication. C 3PO
It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds, and these invaluable means of communication are in the reach of all. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.
Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.
In day-to-day commerce, television is not so much interested in the business of communications as in the business of delivering audiences to advertisers. People are the merchandise, not the shows. The shows are merely the bait.
Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.
Use soft words and hard arguments.
Even if the committee carried the message in the exact words with no words missing, but left out the persuasion of gesture, the supplicating tone, and the beseeching looks which inform the words and give them life, where then were the power of the arguments and whom would it convince?
Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.