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)

I'm talking to you and it's basically a direct communication, whereas if I'm writing a letter to you and you read the letter, there are like 12 extra deconstruction and reconstruction steps in the communication.
- Kevin J. Anderson
(Keywords: Communication, Talking, Writing)

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)

Sometimes there is a greater lack of communication in facile talking than in silence.
- Faith Baldwin
(Keywords: Communication, Silence, Talking)

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)

Yet, in spite of this world-wide system of linkages, there is, at this very moment, a general feeling that communication is breaking down everywhere, on an unparalleled scale.
- David Bohm
(Keywords: Communication, Feeling, World)

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 strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.
- Napoleon Bonaparte
(Keywords: Communication, Man, Mind, Senses, Will)

I am in favor of complete freedom of information and of free access to the new communication tools, in particular the Internet.
- Omar Bongo
(Keywords: Communication, Freedom, Information, Internet, Tools)

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)

Self-expression must pass into communication for its fulfillment.
- Pearl S. Buck
(Keywords: Communication, Fulfillment, Self)

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)

I do a little fact checking now and then. Other than that its impact is simply that email has revolutionized communication for me, and my website has built up a community of readers, which is a lot of fun.
- Lee Child
(Keywords: Communication, Community, Fact, Fun, Now)

Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.
- Frank Moore Colby
(Keywords: Communication, Improvement)

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 slept for four years. I didn't study much of anything. I majored in something called communication arts.
- Don DeLillo
(Keywords: Communication, Study, Years)

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)

I've worked very hard in this book to keep the lines of communication open. I don't want to turn someone away from this information for partisan political reasons.
- Jared Diamond
(Keywords: Communication, Information, Open, Want)

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)

Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.
- Walt Disney
(Keywords: Communication, Inventions, Language)

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)

The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
- Peter Drucker
(Keywords: Communication, Hearing)

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)

The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living.
- T. S. Eliot
(Keywords: Communication, Fire, Language, Living)

By and large, the critics and readers gave me an affirmed sense of my identity as a writer. You might know this within yourself, but to have it affirmed by others is of utmost importance. Writing is, after all, a form of communication.
- Ralph Ellison
(Keywords: Communication, Identity, Importance, Sense, Writer, Writing)

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

As a whole, the managers today are different in temperament. Most have very good communication skills and are more understanding of the umpire's job. That doesn't mean they are better managers. It just means that I perceive today's managers a bit differently.
- Jim Evans
(Keywords: Communication, Job, Managers, Temperament, Today, Umpire, Understanding)

It frequently happens that two persons, reasoning right on a mechanical subject, think alike and invent the same thing without any communication with each other.
- Oliver Evans
(Keywords: Communication, Right)

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)

The Internet has brought communities across the globe closer together through instant communication.
- Mike Fitzpatrick
(Keywords: Communication, Internet)

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)



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