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The two words 'information' and 'communication' are often used interchangeably, but they signify quite different things. Information is giving out; communication is getting through.
Sydney J. Harris
The Internet is not just one thing, it's a collection of things - of numerous communications networks that all speak the same digital language.
The Internet is the most important single development in the history of human communication since the invention of call waiting.
In communications, familiarity breeds apathy.
In day-to-day commerce, television is not so much interested in the business of communications as in the business of delivering audiences to advertisers. People are the merchandise, not the shows. The shows are merely the bait.
The mind, in proportion as it is cut off from free communication with nature, with revelation, with God, with itself, loses its life, just as the body droops when debarred from the air and the cheering light from heaven.
William Ellery Channing
The communication of the dead is tongued with fire beyond the language of the living.
T. S. Eliot
The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.
Edward R. Murrow
Both dreams and myths are important communications from ourselves to ourselves. If we do not understand the language in which they are written, we miss a great deal of what we know and tell ourselves in those hours when we are not busy manipulating the outside world.
Humor is the affectionate communication of insight.
Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.
Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.
Men and women belong to different species and communications between them is still in its infancy.
Electric communication will never be a substitute for the face of someone who with their soul encourages another person to be brave and true.
To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.
Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.
Anne Morrow Lindbergh
Every improvement in communication makes the bore more terrible.
Frank Moore Colby
Photography, as a powerful medium of expression and communications, offers an infinite variety of perception, interpretation and execution.
Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art.
The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said.
Music is the greatest communication in the world. Even if people don't understand the language that you're singing in, they still know good music when they hear it.
Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is a link.
Effective communication is 20% what you know and 80% how you feel about what you know.
Extremists think 'communication' means agreeing with them.
The strong man is the one who is able to intercept at will the communication between the senses and the mind.
We shall never be able to remove suspicion and fear as potential causes of war until communication is permitted to flow, free and open, across international boundaries.
Harry S Truman
The art of communication is the language of leadership.
A world community can exist only with world communication, which means something more than extensive short-wave facilities scattered; about the globe. It means common understanding, a common tradition, common ideas, and common ideals.
Robert M. Hutchins
The great work must inevitably be obscure, except to the very few, to those who like the author himself are initiated into the mysteries. Communication then is secondary: it is perpetuation which is important. For this only one good reader is necessary.
There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell it to.
Michel de Montaigne
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