Top 121 Listens Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Listens Quotes from famous people such as Machine Gun Kelly, Jon M. Chu, Cam’ron, Edgar Rice Burroughs, Skepta, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Imogen Poots loves music to death and can literally nam

Imogen Poots loves music to death and can literally name 300 bands that she listens to, that you’ve never heard. She’s so heavy into the underground music scene. When she’s speaking on music, she means it.
Machine Gun Kelly
Hollywood listens to money and to controversy.
Jon M. Chu
I’m not gonna sit back and listen to somebody who listens to 3LW all day.
The more one listens to ordinary conversations the more apparent it becomes that the reasoning faculties of the brain take little part in the direction of the vocal organs.
Edgar Rice Burroughs
It’s not just my music. Not everyone just listens to grime now ’cause of Skepta. They like how we speak. They like the slang. They like how we dress. They listen to the music. It’s everything.
In other words, I think that if an audience listens to something as an experience of how in tune it is or something of that kind, that the whole point is somehow being missed, and the music has failed.
John Eaton
Music, especially as an adolescent, helps to build identity because that’s when people start developing a sense of self. You can kind of tell based on what music a person listens to what kind of person they’ll be pretty much for the rest of their life.
Aloe Blacc
A very intimate sense of the expressiveness of outward things, which ponders, listens, penetrates, where the earlier, less developed consciousness passed lightly by, is an important element in the general temper of our modern poetry.
Walter Pater
I’m still somebody that listens to a lot of James Brown, a lot of The O’Jays, a lot of TLC… in that era, producers had more musicianship.
Kat Graham
Thinking things like, ‘I will never get hired for this job,’ or ‘Nobody ever listens to me,’ can alter your behavior in a way that makes those predictions come true.
Amy Morin
He listens well who takes notes.
Dante Alighieri
If you have Darwin, Christ and Nietzsche, they’re all going to talk at once. You need somebody who listens.
David Duchovny
It is a mistake to assume that everyone listens like you do: your listening is as unique as your fingerprints, and so is everyone else’s.
Julian Treasure
Although cover notes for classical music albums tend to say that the trill of flutes suggests mountain streams and so on, I don’t think anybody listens to music with the expectation that they’re going to be presented with a sort of landscape painting.
Brian Eno
No one listens to CDs anymore. Who even owns a CD? I used to bring my CDs to shows, and it was, like, a guarantee that everyone would buy one. Nope! Not anymore.
Domino Kirke
Music is something that always lifts my spirits and makes me happy, and when I make music I always hope it will have the same effect on whoever listens to it.
Aaron Carter
I think Jay-Z is probably my best student, and I can say that he listens, and that’s what always made him special.
Damon Dash
Lady Gaga listens to me. Her mantra is only one word – ‘Bikram’ – because Bikram makes her what she is today. It works.
Bikram Choudhury
AWS moves fast, listens to customers, and creates value on top of our already successful cloud-computing infrastructure. We’re consistently thinking two to five years forward.
Andy Jassy
I’ll be a governor who not only respects and listens to workers, but also fights for policies that make it easier for them to earn a good living and get ahead.
Andy Beshear
Anyone who watches a lot of television, or listens to pop music, is familiar with a certain vision of America. If not exactly colorblind, this America is one in which different races easily interact, in which a white person might have an Asian boss, Hispanic stepson, or African-American frenemy.
Wesley Morris
Ever since Apple Music, Spotify, and all of those things came around, we can choose whatever we want to listen to. Before then, it was all controlled, but now, everybody listens to everything.
Ty Dolla Sign
My little brother is four years old and he listens to all my music. I don’t know how he finds it, but he knows how to use an iPad and he’s always online. So one day my mum said: ‘You know what, you have to make something for your little brother,’ and that’s how I made ‘Lean & Bop.’
J Hus
I was very interested in the relationship between the man who speaks and the woman who listens. I was drawn to the idea that the relationship between a man and a woman can be something like a war itself, very cruel and violent.
Antonio Lobo Antunes
There’s been nobody who stays in more communication and listens to veterans more than I do.
Rodney Frelinghuysen
Cats and dogs believe politicians are like cemetery caregivers; they are on top of everyone, but nobody listens.
Rita Mae Brown
Confidence is a huge turn-on, but I like a man who’s also kind and gentle. It’s sexy when a guy listens and can have a conversation or read a book – something different than just going out to the club.
Leah LaBelle
I guess my idea of a good audience is one that’s quiet and listens, but also that’s alive: they respond, they’re getting the jokes, they’re with me. And that’ s been happening.
Dan Hicks
I went to pick up my nephew from primary school, and one of the teachers there stopped me and said, ‘My son listens to you.’ That’s quite an awkward thing.
Just because the character listens to an iPod and wears black nail polish, she’s goth. That was just a misused word.
Rooney Mara
There is something in every one of you that waits and listens for the sound of the genuine in yourself. It is the only true guide you will ever have. And if you cannot hear it, you will all of your life spend your days on the ends of strings that somebody else pulls.
Howard Thurman
Music is really nothing if you think about it - it only

Music is really nothing if you think about it – it only becomes something when somebody listens to it. And then it becomes uncontrollable.
Gael Garcia Bernal
But every company of the future is going to be in the business of exquisite care – which means quick turnaround time and convenience. To deliver exquisite care, you need an organization that coordinates well and listens well.
Fernando Flores
I like leaving a space hollowed out, where as I change I can inject new meaning in the shell of the songs all of the time. Where anyone who listens can hopefully inhabit them in their own way.
Adrianne Lenker
Everybody listens to Bob Marley. It gives you an inner feeling to keep pushing on. It’s an education on life. He helps me out every day. It gives me a deep-down feeling.
Rohan Marley
The loudest voice in the room doesn’t always work. In fact, it usually grates to the point – to the point that when you really need to be loud, nobody listens.
Bonnie Hammer
The only time a wife listens to her husband is when he’s asleep.
Chuck Jones
Apart from the talent God has given Mbappe, he is a very professional boy, he always plays with the desire to score whether in training or in a match. He listens a lot. He already has, I think, everything needed in football. He knows how to stay focused, how to get into the game.
Marco Verratti
Reading about nature is fine, but if a person walks in the woods and listens carefully, he can learn more than what is in books, for they speak with the voice of God.
George Washington Carver
I want to build a reputation as the Treasury Select Committee chairman, as somebody who asks tough questions, listens and looks into what people want us to look into, and asks those questions without fear or favour.
Nicky Morgan
A leader who listens is one who is malleable and willing to refine her views and actions as she learns new information or hears a better idea.
Adena Friedman
When I speak everyone listens and that gives me pleasure – even Zlatan, who has got a strong personality. When I talk he listens to me and I explain why he has got to do this or that.
Thiago Silva
I’m terrible at social media, and it sucks for me, because I know I have fans. But if you go by my Instagram, you would think, ‘No one listens to her music!’ It’s not fair. My Instagram is not my music.
The poet doesn’t invent. He listens.
Jean Cocteau
Dance music is Madonna’s base. It’s what she likes, it’s what she listens to. It’s not anything other than that. She doesn’t read what’s on the charts. And if it’s on time, great. This is who she is.
Guy Oseary
I prefer it when the conductor follows me. It is more difficult to work with a conductor who does not listen – even if I understand that sometimes it makes sense when one person is ruling everything. But for bel canto, I have to have a conductor who listens and supports me.
Anna Netrebko
The child gets two confusing messages when a parent tells him which is the right fork to use, and then proceeds to use the wrong one. So does the child who listens to parents bicker and fuss, yet is told to be nice to his brothers and sisters.
Rachel Blanchard
No one really listens to anyone else, and if you try it for a while you’ll see why.
Mignon McLaughlin
When we talk about understanding, surely it takes place only when the mind listens completely – the mind being your heart, your nerves, your ears – when you give your whole attention to it.
Jiddu Krishnamurti
When I go to China, people call me ‘Uncle Mo’ because they refer me as Yao Ming’s uncle. I’m pleased to be his uncle as long as he listens to me!
Dikembe Mutombo
I like to compare the holiday season with the way a child listens to a favorite story. The pleasure is in the familiar way the story begins, the anticipation of familiar turns it takes, the familiar moments of suspense, and the familiar climax and ending.
Fred Rogers
I’m sure any vocal teacher that listens to me would rather cut my throat than do anything – I do everything all wrong – but I think for me that’s the best – because I don’t think I have a voice so I think what I project would be style – if I learned to sing I’d lose my style.
Julie London
None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone.
Thomas Carlyle