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If I were to summarize the single most important principle I have learned in the field of interpersonal relations, it would be this: Seek first to understand, then to be understood. This principle is the key to effective interpersonal communication. • Stephen Covey

How pleasant, how delightful, to sit alone and in silence, to converse with God, and so to enjoy the only chief good, in whom all good things are found! – Thomas A` Kempis

If what you say to someone cannot be said to everyone, then say it to no one. • J.E. Murdock

Communication refers to the style and extent of interactions both among members and between members and those outside the team. It also refers to the way that members handle conflict, decision-making, and day-to-day interactions. • Richard Wellins, William Byham, and Jeanne Wilson, authors of Empowered Teams

If I had to name a single all-purpose instrument of leadership, it would be communication. • John W. Gardner

If we are to use the word community meaningfully, we must restrict it to a group of individuals who have learned how to communicate honestly with each other, whose relationships go deeper than their masks of composure. • M. Scott Peck, psychiatrist and author of The Different Drum

Union is strength. But there can be no union without good communication. • Aesop, Greek fable writer

Go to the effort. Invest the time. Write the letter. Make the apology. Take the trip. Purchase the gift. Do it. The seized opportunity renders joy. The neglected brings regret. • Max L. Lucado

The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place. • George Bernard Shaw

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