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21 Motivational Communication Quotes for Work

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How much time do you spend every single day at work communicating with others? For a lot of people, the answer is the majority of their day. Between crafting emails, engaging in an instant messaging conversation, chatting with a colleague in the hall, hosting a staff meeting, giving a presentation, and so on, it's easy to see why. 

In light of this, bad or ineffective communication can easily derail your ability and your colleague's ability to do your jobs as effectively as possible. For that reason, it is imperative that you are constantly looking for ways to develop and improve your communication skills

Need a push to get started? The following list of communication quotes is sure to provide you with a healthy dose of inspiration and motivation.

Is the way you communicate helping or hindering your effectiveness as a leader?  Find out in this guide.


Simon Sinek Communication Quote for Work

"Communication is not about speaking what we think. Communication is about ensuring others hear what we mean." - Simon Sinek


Misty Lynn Walker Communication Quote for Work

“A lack of communication breeds assumptions of what the other person is thinking or feeling. Assumptions are, more often than not, incorrect.” - Misty Lynn Walker


Timothy Ferriss Communication Quote for Work

“A person's success in life can usually be measured by the number of uncomfortable conversations they are willing to have." - Timothy Ferriss


Albert Einstein Communication Quote for Work

"If you can't explain it simply, you don't understand it well enough." - Albert Einstein


Tony Robbins Communication Quote for Work

“The way we communicate with others and ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives." - Tony Robbins


Brian Tracy Communication Quote for Work

"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


Ashleigh Brilliant Communication Quote for Work

“If you think communication is all talking, you haven't been listening." - Ashleigh Brilliant


Ralph G. Nichols Communication Quote for Work

"The most basic of all human needs is the need to understand and be understood. The best way to understand people is to listen to them." - Ralph G. Nichols


Oprah Communication Quote for Work

"Great communication begins with connection." - Oprah


Dale Carnegie Communication Quote for Work

"There are always three speeches for everyone one you gave - the one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave." - Dale Carnegie


John C. Maxwell Communication Quote for Work

"People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude." - John C. Maxwell


Jim Rohn Communication Quote for Work

"If you just communicate, you can get by. But if you communicate skillfully, you can work miracles." - Jim Rohn


Simon Sinek Communication Quote for Work (1)

"There's a difference between listening and waiting for your turn to speak." - Simon Sinek


Lee Iacocca Communication Quote for Work

"You can have brilliant ideas, but if you can't get them across, your ideas won't get you anywhere." - Lee Iacocca


Pat Summitt Communication Quote for Work

"Silence is a form of communication too. Sometimes less is more." - Pat Summitt


Yehuda Berg Communication Quote for Work

"Words are singularly the most powerful force available to humanity. We can choose to use this force constructively with words of encouragement, or destructively using words of despair. Words have energy and power with the ability to help, to heal, to hinder, to hurt, to harm, to humiliate and to humble." - Yehuda Berg


William Butler Yeats Communication Quote for Work

"Think like a wise person but communicate in the language of the people." - William Butler Yeats 


Peter Drucker Communication Quote for Work

"The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn't said." - Peter Drucker


Winston Churchill Communication Quote for Work

"The difference between mere management and leadership is communication." - Winston Churchill


Amanda Patterson  Communication Quote for Work

“The way you communicate reveals everything about you. Words are the clothes your thoughts wear.” - Amanda Patterson  


John Hoover Communication Quote for Work

"An absence of effective communication will ultimately lead to conflict." - John Hoover


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