"Learn to listen. Opportunity could be knocking at your door very softly."
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"Be a good listener. Your ears will never get you in trouble."
"God gave us two ears and one mouth, so we can hear twice as much as we say."
"When you are in it up to your ears, keep your mouth shut"
"There is only one rule to become a good talker, learn how to listen."
"Opportunities are often missed because we are broadcasting when we should be listening."
"One of the hardest things to do in life is to listen without intent to reply."
"Hear much, speak little"
"Skillful listening is the best remedy for loneliness, loquaciousness, and laryngitis."
"Genuine polemics approach a book as lovingly as a cannibal spices a baby."
"When everyone is against you, it means you are absolutely wrong -- or you are absolutely right."
"Only the more rugged mortals should attempt to keep up with current literature."
"Literary imagination is an aesthetic object offered by a writer to a lover of books."
"The great standard of literature as to purity and exactness of style is the Bible."
"A losing trade, I assure you, sir: literature is a drug."
"All literature is political."
"All literature is gossip."
"Speak of the moderns without contempt, and of the ancients without idolatry."
"The greatest masterpiece in literature is only a dictionary out of order."
"People do not deserve to have good writings; they are so pleased with the bad."
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