Lack of Communication Quotes: Navigate Your Relationships Better
In a society build off interaction, comminication is one of the most essential aspects of our daily lives. A lack of communication can, therefore, have a major impact on our lives. Read these 45 quotes on lack of communication to better help you navigate your own life and relationships.
From the beginning of time, human communication has enabled us as a species to evolve to heights beyond what we could have ever imagined. It has been one of the tools that have equipped us with the ability to build the families, systems, and civilizations, that have carried us thus far.
Moreover, communication is one of the essential tools required for each and every one of us to efficiently navigate our own personal lives. However, as innate as communication may seem to come to us as a species, it is still something we have to work at and improve daily and periodically as we find and create new modes of communication such as the internet.
Communication is without doubt a pivotal part of our societal interaction, and a lack of communication can understandably severely damage or complicate our personally and interpersonal communication. This is applicable to both verbal and non-verbal forms of communication.
Therefore, here are 45 quotes on lack of communication to better help you navigate your own life and relationships.
Lack of Communication in Romantic Relationships
“You can talk with someone for years, everyday, and still, it won't mean as much as what you can have when you sit in front of someone, not saying a word, yet you feel that person with your heart, you feel like you have known the person for forever.... connections are made with the heart, not the tongue.” ― C. JoyBell C.
“When two people respect each other, the ability to be vulnerable and to reveal hurt feelings can create a powerful emotional connection that is the source of real intimacy and friendship.” ― David D. Burns
“Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.” ― Fyodor Dostoevsky
“Assumptions are the termites of relationships.” ― Henry Winkler
“It’s hard to communicate anything exactly and that’s why perfect relationships between people are difficult to find.” ― Gustave Flaubert, Sentimental Education
David D. Burns' quote: “When two people respect each other, the ability to be vulnerable and to reveal hurt feelings can create a powerful emotional connection that is the source of real intimacy and friendship.” | Image: AmoDays
“Trust is the glue of life. It's the most essential ingredient in effective communication. It's the foundational principle that holds all relationships.” ― Stephen R. Covey
“Hide yourself in God, so when a man wants to find you he will have to go there first.” ― Shannon L. Alder
“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
“It's in these moments, next to you, that I envy words for doing what we can never do-- how they can tell all of themselves simply by standing still, simply by being. Imagine I could lie down beside you and my whole body, every cell, radiates a clear, singular meaning, not so much a writer as a word pressed down beside you.” ― Ocean Vuong, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
“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
Shannon L. Alder's quote: “Hide yourself in God, so when a man wants to find you he will have to go there first.” | Image: AmoDays
“And what is a kiss, specifically? A pledge properly sealed, a promise seasoned to taste, a vow stamped with the immediacy of a lip, a rosy circle drawn around the verb 'to love.' A kiss is a message too intimate for the ear, infinity captured in the bee's brief visit to a flower, secular communication with an aftertaste of heaven, the pulse rising from the heart to utter its name on a lover's lip: 'Forever.” ― Edmond Rostand, Cyrano de Bergerac
“Sometimes, reaching out and taking someone's hand is the beginning of a journey.
At other times, it is allowing another to take yours.” ― Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration
“A soul mate is someone to whom we feel profoundly connected, as though the communication and communing that take place between us were not the product of intentional efforts, but rather a divine grace. This kind of relationship is so important to the soul that many have said there is nothing more precious in life.” ― Thomas Moore
“How it is that animals understand things I do not know, but it is certain that they do understand. Perhaps there is a language which is not made of words and everything in the world understands it. Perhaps there is a soul hidden in everything and it can always speak, without even making a sound, to another soul.”― Frances Hodgson Burnett, A Little Princess
“Love is when you meet someone who tells you something new about yourself.” ― Andre Breton
Thomas Moore's quote: “A soul mate is someone to whom we feel profoundly connected, as though the communication and communing that take place between us were not the product of intentional efforts, but rather a divine grace. This kind of relationship is so important to the soul that many have said there is nothing more precious in life.” | Image: AmoDays
Lack of Communication in Family Relationships
“Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity. The greatest problem with communication is we don’t listen to understand. We listen to reply. When we listen with curiosity, we don’t listen with the intent to reply. We listen for what’s behind the words.” ― Roy T. Bennett, The Light in the Heart
“Let children read whatever they want and then talk about it with them. If parents and kids can talk together, we won't have as much censorship because we won't have as much fear.” ― Judy Blume
“Anything that’s human is mentionable, and anything that is mentionable can be more manageable. When we can talk about our feelings, they become less overwhelming, less upsetting, and less scary. The people we trust with that important talk can help us know that we are not alone.” ― Fred Rogers
“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 nurturing family.” ― Virginia Satir
“Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.” ― Buddha
Virginia Satir's quote: “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 nurturing family.” | Image:AmoDays
“Any problem, big or small, within a family, always seems to start with bad communication. Someone isn't listening.” ― Emma Thompson
“You don't choose your family. They are God's gift to you, as you are to them.” ― Desmond Tutu
“Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.” ― Charles Dickens
“If a country is to be corruption free and become a nation of beautiful minds, I strongly feel there are three key societal members who can make a difference. They are the father, the mother and the teacher.” ― A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
“All people cross the line from childhood to adulthood with a secondhand opinion of who they are. Without any questioning, we take as truth whatever our parents and other influentials have said about us during our childhood, whether these messages are communicated verbally, physically, or silently.” ― Heyward Ewart, AM I BAD? Recovering From Abuse
Charles Dickens' quote: “Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.” | Image: AmoDays
“Parenthood can lead to a sequence of years when the children's feelings suck all the oxygen out of a family, and that can be so emotionally intense that some adults go for years without having an opportunity to tell anyone about their own feelings, and if you don't get a chance for long enough, sometimes you simply forget how to do it.” ― Fredrik Backman, Anxious People
“Human interaction. The most complicated form of happiness I will never figure out.” ― Charlotte Eriksson
“Choosing to be honest is the first step in the process of love. There is no practitioner of love who deceives. Once the choice has been made to be honest, then the next step on love's path is communication.” ― Bell Hooks, All About Love: New Visions
“Family quarrels are bitter things. They don't go according to any rules. They're not like aches or wounds, they're more like splits in the skin that won't heal because there's not enough material.” ― F. Scott Fitzgerald
“The greatest thing in family life is to take a hint when a hint is intended-and not to take a hint when a hint isn't intended.” ― Robert Frost
Charlotte Eriksson's quote: “Human interaction. The most complicated form of happiness I will never figure out.” | Image: AmoDays
Lack of Communication in the Workplace and Other Spaces
“Poor is the manifestation of the absence of communication.” ― Meir Ezra
“A wonderful fact to reflect upon, that every human creature is constituted to be that profound secret and mystery to every other.” ― Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities
“The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” ― George Bernard Shaw
“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
“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, The Little Prince
George Bernard Shaw's quote: “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” | Image: AmoDays
“Your brand must communicate the value that you bring to a working relationship.” ― Idowu Koyenikan, Wealth for All: Living a Life of Success at the Edge of Your Ability
“Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow.” ― Lawrence Clark Powell
“Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” ― Mother Theresa
“Communication is a skill that you can learn. It's like riding a bicycle or typing. If you're willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life.” ― Brian Tracy
“I think it's very important to have a feedback loop, where you're constantly thinking about what you've done and how you could be doing it better. I think that's the single best piece of advice: constantly think about how you could be doing things better and questioning yourself.” ― Elon Musk
Mother Theresa 's quote: “Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.” | Image: AmoDays
“The thing that we are trying to do at facebook, is just help people connect and communicate more efficiently.” ― Mark Zuckerberg
“One's eyes are what one is, one's mouth is what one becomes.” ― John Galsworthy
“Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking.” ― Bernard Baruch
“I speak to everyone in the same way, whether he is the garbage man or the president of the university.” ― Albert Einstein
Joel Osteen's quote: “You can change your world by changing your words... Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue.” | Image: AmoDays
Communication lies at the very heart of what makes our societal making and human nature. We are wired to communicate and share our experiences with others.
This is why we need to learn how to communicate better in our different walks of life. Therefore, read these hood quotes about life to remind about your community.