Communicate Quotes

The tongue is the only tool that gets sharper with use.

We are in great haste to construct a magnetic telegraph from Maine to Texas; but Maine and Texas, it may be, have nothing to communicate… We are eager to tunnel under the Atlantic and bring the old world some weeks nearer to the new; but perchance the first news that will leak through into the […]

All discourse of which others cannot partake is not only an irksome usurpation of the time devoted to pleasure and entertainment, but, what never fails to excite resentment, an insolent assertion of superiority, and a triumph over less enlightened understandings. The pedant is, therefore, not only heard with weariness but malignity; and those who conceive […]

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.

If a person feels he can’t communicate, the least he can do is shut up about it.

However people may carp or cavil about what has become known as the peremissive age, I believe that free communication, even if pushed to excess, is better than the murk of ignorance. Better a generation which has come to terms with its physical existence than one in which a lack of knowledge is veiled by […]

The medium is the message.

Unconsciously we’re developing memory storage and transfer systems that deal with millions of thoughts simultaneously. Sooner than we think, we’ll be communicating on very high levels of neurological referencing.

Every one of my plays is an act of optimism, because I make the assumption that it is possible to communicate with other people. The people who think “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” was a love story are a lot closer to the truth than those who think it was a tragedy. At least there […]

There are few wild beasts more to be dreaded than a communicative man having nothing to communicate.