Quotations on Communication

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Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.
- Ansel Adams
(Keywords: Art, Ideas, Communication, Photography)

It is vital that the United States maintains open lines of communication with our allies. We must assure them of our commitment to eradicating global terrorism wherever it may reside or wherever it's given haven.
- George Allen
(Keywords: Commitment, Communication, May, Open, states, Terrorism, United)

Yes, it must be something that goes very well with my voice, let's say something that I understand that this would be good communication with the others, and I don't pretend for instance, to look for music that would be something that doesn't go with my personality.
- Victoria de los Angeles
(Keywords: Music, Communication, Personality, Voice)

That said, the question remains: how to strike the balance between free speech and mutual respect in this mixed-up world, both blessed and cursed with instant communication? We should not fight fire with fire, threats with threats.
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Keywords: Balance, Communication, Fight, Fire, Free speech, Question, Respect, World)

Evil communication corrupts good manners. I hope to live to hear that good communication corrects bad manners.
- Benjamin Banneker
(Keywords: Hope, Communication, Evil, Manners)

After all, it's the future of business communication that we're looking toward.
- Jim Barksdale
(Keywords: Business, Communication, Future)

The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.
- Dave Barry
(Keywords: History, Development, Communication, Internet, Invention, Waiting)

Being a good television screenwriter requires an understanding of the way film accelerates the communication of words.
- Steven Bochco
(Keywords: Being, Communication, Film, Television, Understanding, Words)

During the past few decades, modern technology, with radio, TV, air travel, and satellites, has woven a network of communication which puts each part of the world in to almost instant contact with all the other parts.
- David Bohm
(Keywords: Technology, Travel, Communication, Network, Past, World)

The first legislation that I produced relating to the Internet was a bill to overturn a restriction inside of the law that prohibited the Internet backbone from being used for anything other than research and scientific and educational communication.
- Rick Boucher
(Keywords: Being, Communication, First, Internet, Law, Legislation, Research)

I like television. I still believe that television is the most powerful form of communication on Earth - I just hate what is being done with it.
- Alton Brown
(Keywords: Being, Communication, Earth, Hate, Television)

Communication is the key, and it's one thing I had to learn-to talk to the actors. I was so involved with the visual and technical aspects that I would forget about the actors.
- Steve Buscemi
(Keywords: Actors, Communication, Forget, Key, Talk)

Nurses serve their patients in the most important capacities. We know that they serve as our first lines of communication when something goes wrong or when we are concerned about health.
- Lois Capps
(Keywords: Health, Communication, First, Nurses, Wrong)

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.
- William Ellery Channing
(Keywords: God, Life, Nature, Body, Communication, Heaven, Light, Mind)

But picketing - picketing for or against something, and handing out literature - these are conspicuously formal actions. They have to be understood as indirect communication.
- Tony Conrad
(Keywords: Actions, Communication, Literature)

It's a fact that more people watch television and get their information that way than read books. I find new technology and new ways of communication very exciting and would like to do more in this field.
- Stephen Covey
(Keywords: Technology, People, Books, Communication, Fact, Information, Television)

The filmmaking process is a very personal one to me, I mean it really is a personal kind of communication. It's not as though its a study of fear or any of that stuff.
- David Cronenberg
(Keywords: Fear, Communication, Study)

I don't start with a design objective, I start with a communication objective. I feel my project is successful if it communicates what it is supposed to communicate.
- Mike Davidson
(Keywords: Design, Successful, Communication, Project)

As our country increasingly relies on electronic information storage and communication, it is imperative that our Government amend our information security laws accordingly.
- Jo Ann Davis
(Keywords: Government, Communication, Country, Information, Laws, Security)

I didn't have a lot of communication with Elvis. You had to go through a barricade to get to Elvis. It was people hanging on every word, and I felt very uncomfortable a lot of times.
- Mac Davis
(Keywords: People, Communication, Word)

This communication alone, by the comparison of the antagonisms, rivalries, movements which give birth to decisive moments, permits the evolution of the soul, whereby a man realizes himself on earth. It is impossible to be concerned with anything else in art.
- Robert Delaunay
(Keywords: Art, Soul, Communication, Earth, Evolution, Man, Moments)

I see dance being used as communication between body and soul, to express what it too deep to find for words.
- Ruth St. Denis
(Keywords: Soul, Dance, Being, Body, Communication, Deep, Words)

Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.
- Charles Dickens
(Keywords: Soul, Communication, Will)

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.
- Walt Disney
(Keywords: Animation, Appreciation, Communication, Man, Mind, Quick)

Poetry is the communication through words of certain experiences that can be communicated in no other way.
- John Drinkwater
(Keywords: Poetry, Communication, Words)

I follow my conscience - and this is upsetting to some people, but I maintain the conscience is going to be the only thing between us and communication in the future.
- Matt Drudge
(Keywords: People, Communication, Conscience, Future)

I have a very open line of communication with both my children.
- Gloria Estefan
(Keywords: Children, Communication, Open)

The five essential entrepreneurial skills for success are concentration, discrimination, organization, innovation and communication.
- Michael Faraday
(Keywords: Success, Communication, Discrimination, Innovation)

These sites have torn down the geographical divide that once prevented long distance social relationships from forming, allowing instant communication and connections to take place and a virtual second life to take hold for its users.
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Keywords: Life, Communication, Relationships)

I never told a victim story about my imprisonment. Instead, I told a transformation story - about how prison changed my outlook, about how I saw that communication, truth, and trust are at the heart of power.
- Fernando Flores
(Keywords: Power, Trust, Truth, Heart, Communication, Imprisonment)

The first work of the director is to set a mood so that the actor's work can take place, so that the actor can create. And in order to do that, you have to communicate, communicate with the actors. And direction is about communication on all levels.
- William Friedkin
(Keywords: Work, Actor, Actors, Communication, Direction, First, Order)

What is music anyway? It's a form of communication, and that's why I play the kind of music that I think - that I hope - can communicate with people.
- Kenny G
(Keywords: Music, People, Hope, Communication, Play)

Canada's a huge country, so to be able to unite the country through communication satellite technology or to be able to observe it through remote sensing technology from space is a natural fit for a country like Canada.
- Marc Garneau
(Keywords: Technology, Canada, Communication, Country, Space)

I think it's fair to say that personal computers have become the most empowering tool we've ever created. They're tools of communication, they're tools of creativity, and they can be shaped by their user.
- Bill Gates
(Keywords: Computers, Creativity, Communication, Tools)

I wrote somewhere during the Cold War that I sometimes wish the Iron Curtain were much taller than it is, so that you could see whether the development of science with no communication was parallel on the two sides. In this case it certainly wasn't.
- Thomas Gold
(Keywords: Science, War, Development, Communication, Iron curtain)

You know, Quincy Jones was a great mentor, but he was a man in a man's world. Fortunately he's a very sensitive man and a beautiful human being, and even though he was 14 or 15 years older than me, he's a capable human being and has great communication skills.
- Lesley Gore
(Keywords: Being, Communication, Man, World, Years)

People break down after a couple of hours. All the defenses go down, and there's a kind of communication that if I spent 20 years in a living room with one of these people, I would never, never know as much about them as I do in that one day.
- Lee Grant
(Keywords: People, Communication, Day, Living, Years)

I'm glad you asked that question, because of any musical situation I've been in, the communication feels great here with Russell. He really pays close attention to what I'm doing because he cares.
- Benny Green
(Keywords: Attention, Communication, Question)

To succeed, you will soon learn, as I did, the importance of a solid foundation in the basics of education - literacy, both verbal and numerical, and communication skills.
- Alan Greenspan
(Keywords: Education, Communication, Importance, Succeed, Will)

I think sex is very interesting for most people, but I'm interested in sex as a way of communication, I'm not that interested in the fantasy version of a sex scene.
- Maggie Gyllenhaal
(Keywords: Sex, People, Communication, Fantasy)

The nations of the West hope that by means of steam communication all the world will become as one family.
- Townsend Harris
(Keywords: Family, Hope, Communication, Nations, Will, World)

Civilization grew in the beginning from the minute that we had communication - particularly communication by sea that enabled people to get inspiration and ideas from each other and to exchange basic raw materials.
- Thor Heyerdahl
(Keywords: People, Civilization, Inspiration, Ideas, Beginning, Communication, Sea)

The art of communication is the language of leadership.
- James Humes
(Keywords: Art, Leadership, Communication, Language)

A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered; about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals.
- Robert M. Hutchins
(Keywords: Ideas, Communication, Community, Ideals, Tradition, Understanding, World)

As everyone in Louisiana knows, there was often no communication or coordination between the state and federal government in the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
- Bobby Jindal
(Keywords: Government, Communication, State)

On the other hand, the American public possesses a great resilience and strength, and good risk communication strategies can tap into and even amplify those assets.
- Patrick J. Kennedy
(Keywords: Strength, American, Communication, Public, Risk)

Art must unquestionably have a social value; that is, as a potential means of communication it must be addressed, and in comprehensible terms, to the understanding of mankind.
- Rockwell Kent
(Keywords: Art, Communication, Mankind, Potential, Understanding, Value)

As soon as you judge communication a little more rigorously, there is a possibility that the message will not be democratized. I have to say what I believe to be right. I have to spread out the statement among all the means of expression available to us at present.
- Alexander Kluge
(Keywords: Possibility, Communication, Expression, Present, Right, Will)

The interest in the supernatural in a very generic sense and in the spiritual is not in itself a factor that helps the communication of the Christian faith.
- Karl Lehmann
(Keywords: Faith, Christian, Communication, Interest, Sense, Spiritual, Supernatural)

Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh
(Keywords: Coffee, Communication, Sleep)



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