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Failure To Communicate Quotes


"What we've got here is a failure to communicate." - Donn Pearce

"Man's inability to communicate is a result of his failure to listen effectively." - Carl Rogers

"The void created by the failure to communicate is soon filled with poison, drivel and misrepresentation." - C Northcote Parkinson

"The only true failure is failure to try." - Wes Fesler

"The greatest failure is the failure to try." - William Arthur Ward

"The only true failure lies in failure to start." - Harold Blake Walker

"There are lots of ways to communicate what we know, but few ways to communicate what we feel. Music is one way to communicate emotions." - Carl Sagan

"There is only one kind of failure I cannot tolerate: the failure to risk failure." - Richard Marcinko

"Failure is not a crime. Failure to learn from failure is." - Walter Wriston

"I speak a little Spanish, so I'm able to communicate." - Marcus Camby

"Communicate. Listen to your customers, associates and competitors." - J. Willard Marriott

"Many attempts to communicate are nullified by saying too much." - Robert Greenleaf

"All that is literature seeks to communicate power" - Thomas De Quincey

"Liberty of thought means liberty to communicate one's thought." - Salvador de Madariaga

"Understanding people certainly impacts your ability to communicate with others." - John C Maxwell

"Sharing is a much better way to communicate than proving." - Yo-Yo Ma

"I'm not supposed to communicate something that's completely unrealistic." - Julianne Moore

"As the years go by, he returns to this invisible world rather than to earth for peace and solace. There also he finds a profound enchantment, although he can seldom describe it. He can discuss it with others of his kind, and because they too know and feel its power they understand. But his attempts to communicate his feelings to his wife or other earthly confidants invariable end in failure." - Ernest K. Gann

"Failure to die is always appreciated." - Mira Grant

"Failure is a stepping stone to success." - Arianna Huffington

"Failure is... the highway to success." - Og Mandino

"Not taking risks ultimately leads to failure." - Craig Groeschel

"The key to success is failure" - Michael Jordan

"...all cynicism masks a failure to cope." - John Fowles

"..the writer's obsession - the desire to know and communicate, or, rather, to know everything so as to communicate with the greatest degree of precision." - Ivan Klíma

"What we got here is a failure to communicate." - Paul Newman

"The big reason why I became an actor in the first place was to communicate. I never acted in high school...I was desperate to communicate." - Bruce Dern

"Make a decision! Failure to act is often the biggest failure of all." - John Wooden

"Failure is not the outcome - failure is not trying. Don't be afraid to fail." - Sara Blakely

"Failure is Central to engineering. Every single calculation that an engineer makes is a failure calculation." - Henry Petroski

"The greatest failure of all is the failure to act when action is needed" - John Wooden

"Failure is not to be feared. It is from failure that most growth comes." - Dee Hock

"Failure does not shape you; the way you respond to failure shapes you." - John Ortberg

"The key to success is failure... Success is made of 99 percent failure." - James Dyson

"You have to honor failure, because failure is just the negative space around success." - Richard R. Nelson

"Your ability to communicate to your young people will determine your success." - Jim Harrick

"To be a leader is to communicate constantly, skillfully, intentionally, and strategically" - Albert Mohler

"A leader's ability to convey confidence and his ability to communicate effectively are similar." - John C Maxwell

"God instituted prayer to communicate to creatures the dignity of causality." - Blaise Pascal

"What most of us want is to be heard, to communicate." - Dory Previn

"The surest way to get what you need is to communicate." - Jeanne Phillips

"You write to communicate to the hearts and minds of others what's burning inside you." - Arthur Plotnik

"You can't expect to communicate with anyone if you're a bore." - John Cheever

"The need to communicate effectively with your customers will come up again and again." - Bill Gates

"These things by reason of our friendship I have not hesitated glo to communicate." - Suetonius

"Often we live side by side but do not communicate heart to heart." - Thomas S Monson

"Each and every soul will become consciously aware of the ability to communicate with the divine." - Edgar Cayce

"They're [social media] amazing tools to communicate information - especially about different causes or crises or movements." - Scarlett Johansson

"Consciousness is non-local and does not depend on words to communicate." - Bernie Siegel

"Dishonesty increases disorder exponentially. It's hard enough to communicate when you're telling the truth." - Karen Marie Moning

"How do you expect to communicate with the ocean, when you can't even understand one another?" - Stanislaw Lem

"How do you expect to communicate with the ocean, when you can't even understand one another?" - Stanislaw Lem

"The core failure of Team Obama is not a failure to communicate, but a failure to comprehend." - Michelle Malkin

"To punish failure is yet another way to encourage mediocrity." - Michael Eisner

"The power to command frequently causes failure to think." - Barbara Tuchman

"Failure is awesome. Failure means you tried something, you tested it, and you learned some things. Failure gives you the tools to move forward." - Leah Busque

"Don't permit fear of failure to prevent effort. We are all imperfect and will fail on occasions, but fear of failure is the greatest failure of all." - John Wooden

"Success and failure are both difficult to endure. Along with success come drugs, divorce, fornication, bullying, travel, meditation, medication, depression, neurosis and suicide. With failure comes failure." - Joseph Heller

"Success comes to those who become success conscious. Failure comes to those who indifferently allow themselves to become failure conscious." - Napoleon Hill

"The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure." - Sven-Goran Eriksson

" is better to succeed with success than failure." - George W Bush

"Remember, the greatest failure is not to try." - Debbi Fields

"success is often harder to take than failure ..." - Kathleen Winsor

"Failure is never a reason not to try again." - Martha Albrand

"Don't permit fear of failure to prevent effort." - John Wooden

"'Fault' means failure to meet a standard. Whose? Mine." - Hugh Prather

"Failure is, in a sense, the highway to success..." - John Keats

"Sometimes it takes failure to figure out who you aren't." - Anne Lamott

"Wine gave a sort of gallantry to their own failure." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Success is sweetest to one who has known failure." - B C Forbes

"My teachers used to call me a failure" - Tony Blair

"Failure is a signpost to turn you in another direction." - Oprah Winfrey

"Failure was a key element to my life's journey." - Paul Tudor Jones

"Want to increase innovation? Lower the cost of failure." - Joichi Ito

"Women punish themselves for the failure to conform." - Sandra Bartky

"Optimism is a perfectly legitimate response to failure." - Stephen King

"You can't succeed unless you're willing to risk failure" - Raymond E Feist

"You always pass failure on the way to success." - Mickey Rooney

"The greatest failure in life is to stop trying." - Napoleon Hill

"The man who meets with a failure attributes this failure rather to the ill will of another than to fate." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Oppression involves a failure of the imagination: the failure to imagine the full humanity of other human beings." - Margaret Atwood

"Failure is not tied to money; it is a mindset. Failure is when we accept the lot we are given." - Simon Sinek

"Failure isn't a character quality. It's just an event. How you respond to failure is your character." - Rick Warren

"I really believe that entrepreneurship is about being able to face failure, manage failure and succeed after failing." - Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw

"If your life doesn't end in failure, you haven't reached high enough. So it was failure I had to achieve." - H G Wells

"The only real failure is the failure to try, and the measure of success is how we cope with disappointment." - Deborah Moggach

"There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction." - Oprah Winfrey

"Books, we are told, propose to instruct or to amuse. Indeed! A true antithesis to knowledge, in this case, is not pleasure, but power. All that is literature seeks to communicate power; all that is not literature, to communicate knowledge." - Thomas De Quincey

"To write or speak is to communicate. To communicate is to share meanings, make them "common" to all participants in the discourse. (The etymological root of communication means "common.")" - Robin Lakoff

"You have to put up with the risk of being misunderstood if you are going to try to communicate." - Edie Sedgwick

"Artists are people driven by the tension between the desire to communicate and the desire to hide." - Donald Woods Winnicott

"We are called not simply to communicate the gospel to nonbelievers; we must also intentionally celebrate the gospel before them." - Timothy Keller

"The painter's appreciation for beauty is more conscious, for he spends his life trying to communicate his feelings to others." - Emile Gruppe

"Genuine love will always feel urged to communicate joy - to be a joy-giver. Mankind needs joy...." - Lawrence G Lovasik

"The ability to communicate is not something we are born with. We have to learn it and earn it." - Thomas S Monson

"There are few wild beasts more to be dreaded than a communicative man having nothing to communicate." - Christian Nestell Bovee

"It's hard to communicate anything exactly and that's why perfect relationships between people are difficult to find." - Gustave Flaubert

"We all struggle with our failure to communicate and our failure to reach beyond fear to love people." - Mira Sorvino

"Have a vision; but it's not enough to have a vision, you have to communicate that vision to others. You have to communicate it to people who work with you and for you. You have to communicate it to the world leaders with whom you come in touch." - Colin Powell

"The following are the universally fundamental laws of literary communication: 1. one must have something to communicate; 2. one must have someone to whom to communicate it; 3. one must really communicate it, not merely express it for oneself alone. Otherwise it would be more to the point to remain silent." - Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

"I do use texting as a great way to communicate quickly, but I dont Twitter or anything." - Dave Gahan

"If your face is going to "talk" for you anyway, you might as well have it communicate something positive." - John C Maxwell

"Most great art is created when the artist feels they are channeling something rather than trying to communicate something." - Donald Miller

"If you can't communicate and talk to other people and get across your ideas, you're giving up your potential." - Warren Buffett

"Just doing a project because its an opportunity wont create meaning. As an artist, I need something to communicate." - Marco Brambilla

"What's important for me is to communicate the vision that I have in sound with the audience that's hearing it." - John Eaton

"The piano is able to communicate the subtlest universal truths by means of wood, metal and vibrating air." - Kenneth Miller

"We need to have people up there who can communicate what it feels like, not just pilots and engineers." - Buzz Aldrin

"We could advance the human race enormously if we but learned to communicate honestly with our neighbors." - Gerry Spence

"That I was not dueling with the king, but trying to communicate with him, was itself an incommunicable fact." - Ursula K Le Guin

"People have been trained to criticize, insult, and otherwise communicate in ways that create distance among people." - Marshall B. Rosenberg

"You cannot not communicate. Every behavior is a kind of communication. Because behavior does not have a counterpart (there is no anti-behavior), it is not possible not to communicate." - Paul Watzlawick

"For a very great many years, I asked this question: 'To communicate or not to communicate?' If one got himself in such thorough trouble by communication, then of course one should stop communicating. But this is not the case. If one gets himself into trouble by communicating, he should further communicate. More communication, not less, is the answer." - L Ron Hubbard

"For a very great many years, I asked this question: "To communicate or not to communicate?" If one got himself in such thorough trouble by communication, then of course one should stop communicating. But this is not the case. If one gets himself into trouble by communicating, he should further communicate. More communication, not less, is the answer." - L Ron Hubbard

"What we've got here is... failure to communicate. Some men you just can't reach." - Strother Martin

"Humans cannot communicate; not even their brains can communicate; not even their conscious minds can communicate. Only communication can communicate." - Niklas Luhmann

"Failure to spend the [presentation] time wisely and well, failure to educate, entertain, elucidate, enlighten, and most important of all, failure to maintain attention and interest should be punishable by stoning. There is no excuse for tedium." - Jay H. Lehr

"The danger to America is not in the direction of the failure to maintain its economic position, but in the direction of the failure to maintain its ideals." - Calvin Coolidge

"Failure is a part of life and you have to learn to deal with it. Failure is something that is part of life's cycle and it's from failure that you gain life experience." - Colin Powell

"There is no such thing as failure for an artist, unless failure is the refusal to attempt, the unwillingness to dream." - Laurence Overmire

"Failure to believe stems from moral failure to recognize the truth, not from want of evidence, but from willful neglect or distortion of the evidence." - D A Carson

"Failure is a badge of honor. It means you risked failure. And if you don't risk failure, you're never going to do anything that's different from what you've already done or what somebody else has done." - Charlie Kaufman

"Failure is a badge of honor. It means you risked failure. And if you do' risk failure, you're never going to do anything that's different from what you"ve already done or what somebody else has done." - Charlie Kaufman

"We're going to try to do more to communicate the value of activation to customers in addition to making the process simpler and more consistent." - Steve Ballmer

"You only communicate to pass the time, or to express the emotions. Your tongue has to develop [the capacity] to speak consciousness." - Harbhajan Singh Yogi

"Great leaders create movements by empowering the tribe to communicate. They establish the foundation for people to make connections, as opposed to commanding people to follow them." - Seth Godin

"Thoughts of doubt and fear are pathways to failure. When you conquer negative attitudes of doubt and fear you conquer failure." - Bryan Adams

"Much of life is about failure, whether we acknowledge it or not, and your destiny is profoundly shaped by how effectively you learn from and adapt to failure." - David Brooks

"We must acknowledge, of course, that what looks like failure to us Americans outside the privileged elite may not actually be failure for our overlords." - Sheldon Richman

"The failure of modern living is the failure of the imagination...Literature is the royal road that enables us to enter the realm of the imagination." - Julius Lester

"Failure does not count. If you accept this, you'll be successful. What causes most people to fail is that after one failure, they'll stop trying." - Frank Burford

"To acknowledge the presence of fear is to give birth to failure." - Katherine Mansfield

"It is easier to move from failure to success in from excuses to success." - John C Maxwell

"We are in great haste to construct a magnetic telegraph from Maine to Texas; but Maine and Texas, it may be, have nothing important to communicate." - Henry David Thoreau

"The whole underlying theme for the new music... is to communicate honest, human values, and in doing that to try to improve the quality of life." - Charlie Haden

"To live, to experience the world, to communicate with a camera, all these are interrelated and cannot be separated from everyday live." - Edouard Boubat

"At this rate I never want to talk to you again. Stay mad at me, Allie. It allows us to communicate in other ways." - Jodi Thomas

"The most critical threat to our freedom is a failure to appreciate the power of truth." - Michael Novak

"Failure can either be a stepping stone to success or a stumbling to defeat." - Ron Holland

"If you want to double your success ratio, you have to double your failure ratio." - Harvey Mackay

"You can only really learn from failure ... To win, you need to fail, and fail hard." - Aisha Tyler

"You've got to experience failure to understand that you can survive it." - Tina Fey

"There is one guaranteed formula for failure, and that is to try to please everyone." - Will Rogers

"We're hoping to succeed; we're okay with failure. We just don't want to land in between." - David Chang

"Success is generally due to holding on, and failure to letting go." - Maltbie Davenport Babcock

"The key to success in every field is to hate failure in every way." - Mehmet Murat Ildan

"To be human : to strive in the face of the certainty of failure." - Spider Robinson

"One's only failure is failing to live up to one's own possibilities." - Abraham Maslow

"Don't be too afraid of failure to learn what you need to learn." - Jennifer Westfeldt

"The road to success and the road to failure are almost exactly the same." - Colin Davis



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