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Celeste Headlee

  • Conversation requires a balance between talking and listening. Somewhere along the way, we lost that balance.

    • Celeste Headlee,
    • Ten Ways to Have a Conversation, www.ted.com ()
  • Being a good talker doesn’t make you a good listener, and being smart might make you a terrible listener.

  • There is no belief so strong that it cannot be set aside temporarily in order to learn from someone who disagrees. Don’t worry; your beliefs will still be there when you’re done.

  • If what you have to say is important and you want people to remember it, then keep it short and sweet.

Celeste Headlee, U.S. radio journalist, singer

(1969)