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.
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.
Feelings of worth can flourish only in an atmosphere where individual differences are appreciated, mistakes are tolerated, communication is open, and rules are flexible–the kind of atmosphere that is found in a nuturing family.
The worst thing about the miracle of modern communications is the Pavlovian pressure it places upon everyone to communicate whenever a bell rings.
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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
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.
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.
If then the power of speech is as great as any that can be named,??”if the origin of language is by many philosophers considered nothing short of divine??”if by means of words the secrets of the heart are brought to light, pain of soul is relieved, hidden gri
The marriage of reason and nightmare which has dominated the 20th century has given birth to an ever more ambiguous world. Across the communications landscape move the specters of sinister technologies and the dreams that money can buy.
It seemed rather incongruous that in a society of supersophisticated communication, we often suffer from a shortage of listeners.
The fantastic advances in the field of communication constitute a grave danger to the privacy of the individual.
Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others, but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel, we have to act alone.
The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.
Beyond the formative effects of reading on the individuals composing society, the fact that they have read the same books gives them experiences and ideas in common. These constitute a kind of shorthand of ideas which helps make communication quicker and more efficient. That is what we mean when we say figuratively of another person, We speak the same language.