Two ears and one mouth

Now, I love this expression, “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.”

Good advice for a lot of people out there, don’t you think?

One of the biggest problems around, I think, is that people don’t listen. They may hear but don’t really listen to what is being said and that in itself can cause so many problems.

Conversation is such an art, listening, taking it in and replying to what someone has said is a wonderful skill to have and more people should practice it.

Perhaps it should be taught in schools? I wonder if the world would be a better place if people listened more?

The superior man acts before he speaks, and afterwards speaks according to his action.

― Confucius


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