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“I grow grandiose, which is a good sign I should become prosaic.”

— Isaac Asimov, The Robots of Dawn, Share via Whatsapp

“And a new philosophy emerged called quantum physics, which suggest that the individual’s function is to inform and be informed. You really exist only when you’re in a field sharing and exchanging information. You create the realities you inhabit.”

— Timothy Leary, Chaos & Cyber Culture, Share via Whatsapp

“If we wish to achieve better communication, we should feel free to make changes in the ways we communicate.”

— Dr Prem Jagyasi, Share via Whatsapp

“Into the face of the young man who sat on the terrace of the Hotel Magnifique at Cannes there had crept a look of furtive shame, the shifty hangdog look which announces that an Englishman is about to speak French.”

— P.G. Wodehouse, The Luck of the Bodkins, Share via Whatsapp

“It s as if every conversation with a woman was a test, and men always failed it, because they always lacked the key to the code and so they never quite understood what the conversation was really about.”

— Orson Scott Card, Enchantment, Share via Whatsapp

“Wisdom cannot be imparted. Wisdom that a wise man attempts to impart always sounds like foolishness to someone else ... Knowledge can be communicated, but not wisdom. One can find it, live it, do wonders through it, but one cannot communicate and teach it.”

— Hermann Hesse, Siddhartha, Share via Whatsapp

“Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.”

— Fyodor Dostoevsky, Share via Whatsapp

“I shall look at you out of the corner of my eye, and you will say nothing. Words are the source of misunderstandings.”

— Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, Share via Whatsapp

“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.”

— George Bernard Shaw, Share via Whatsapp

“Assumptions are the termites of relationships.”

— Henry Winkler, Share via Whatsapp

“Many times in life I ve regretted the things I ve said without thinking. But I ve never regretted the things I said nearly as much as the words I left unspoken.”

— Lisa Kleypas, Sugar Daddy, Share via Whatsapp

“Conversation, like certain portions of the anatomy, always runs more smoothly when lubricated.”

— Doug Wright, Quills, Share via Whatsapp

“A beautiful thing happens when we start paying attention to each other. It is by participating more in your relationship that you breathe life into it.”

— Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience, Share via Whatsapp

“Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow.”

— Lawrence Clark Powell, Share via Whatsapp

“I always dream of a pen that would be a syringe.”

— Jacques Derrida, Jacques Derrida, Share via Whatsapp

“What exactly did you find in Atlanta?” Frank unzipped his backpack and started bringing out souvenirs. “Some peach preserves. A couple of T-shirts. A snow globe. And, um, these not-really-Chinese handcuffs.” Annabeth forced herself to stay calm. “How about you start from the top—of the story, not the backpack.”

— Rick Riordan, The Mark of Athena, Share via Whatsapp

“Having not said anything the first time, it was somehow even more difficult to broach the subject the second time around.”

— Douglas Adams, So Long, and Thanks for All the Fish, Share via Whatsapp