6 Quotes That Will Change The Way You Think About Communication
Communication is an art; it is a science; it is so much more. How do you understand and master something that takes up so much of our existence? Fortunately, we aren’t the only ones in history to have attempted this task. Millions have made the study and mastery of communication the purpose of their life, while millions of others have in some form attempted to understand it at some level.
Some of the greats in history had plenty to say about communication — lines that would forever change and shape how we view the ideals and process of communication itself. Here are 6 of our most favourite quotes, about communication.
1. Franklin D. Roosevelt
FDR is regarded as one of the most effective communicators in radio history. The 32nd President of the United States of America, he used his speeches to shape American history.
2. George Bernard Shaw
Bernard Shaw was an Irish playwright, critic, and political activist. His influence on Western theatre, culture and politics extended from the 1880s to his death and beyond.
Plato was an Athenian philosopher during the Classical period in Ancient Greece, founder of the Platonist school of thought, and the Academy, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world.
Charles-Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord, 1st Prince of Benevento, then Prince of Talleyrand, was a French clergyman and leading diplomat. After studying theology, he became Agent-General of the Clergy in 1780 and represented the Catholic Church to the French Crown.
5. Charlie Kaufman
Charles Stuart Kaufman is an American screenwriter, producer, director and novelist. He wrote the films Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, and Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind. He made his directorial debut with Synecdoche, New York, which film critic Roger Ebert called “the best movie of the decade” in 2009.
6. Anthony Robbins
Anthony Jay Robbins is an American author, coach, motivational speaker, and philanthropist. Robbins is known for his infomercials, seminars, and self-help books including the books Unlimited Power and Awaken the Giant Within.