“ So as I look at transitioning to the communication platforms of the future, I see that the beauty of Internet protocols is you get the separation of the layers between service and technology. ”

- Michael K. Powell

“ Communication is a continual balancing act, juggling the conflicting needs for intimacy and independence. To survive in the world, we have to act in concert with others, but to survive as ourselves, rather than simply as cogs in a wheel, we have to act alone. ”

- Deborah Tannen

“ The post office doesn't guarantee delivery, but it tries really hard. It's called best efforts communication. If you put two postcards in the post-box, they don't necessarily come out then in the same order that you put them in. So, that means that there's potentially disorder with your delivery, and that's also true in the Internet. ”

- Vint Cerf

“ Words and pictures can work together to communicate more powerfully than either alone. ”

- William Albert Allard

“ There is no pleasure to me without communication: there is not so much as a sprightly thought comes into my mind that it does not grieve me to have produced alone, and that I have no one to tell it to. ”

- Michel de Montaigne

“ The waste basket is the writer's best friend. ”

- Isaac Bashevis Singer

“ The best way to solve problems and to fight against war is through dialogue. ”

- Malala Yousafzai

“ We've seen over time that countries that have the best economic growth are those that have good governance, and good governance comes from freedom of communication. It comes from ending corruption. It comes from a populace that can go online and say, 'This politician is corrupt, this administrator, or this public official is corrupt.' ”

- Ramez Naam

“ There are people still in the Republican Party that I believe practice the communication of anger, of disappointment, of regret, of pain, of sorrow, of suffering. That's not what the American people want to hear. ”

- Frank Luntz

“ But I absolutely believe that architecture is a social activity that has to do with some sort of communication or places of interaction, and that to change the environment is to change behaviour. ”

- Thom Mayne

“ The temple of art is built in words. ”

- Josiah Gilbert Holland

“ The art of effective listening is essential to clear communication, and clear communication is necessary to management success. ”

- James Cash Penney

“ Technology is a compulsive and addictive way to live. Verbal communication cannot be lost because of a lack of skill. The ability to listen and learn is key to mastering the art of communication. If you don't use your verbal skills and networking, it will disappear rapidly. Use technology wisely. ”

- Rick Pitino

“ Photography is more than a medium for factual communication of ideas. It is a creative art. ”

- Ansel Adams

“ Filmmaking, like any other art, is a very profound means of human communication beyond the professional pleasure of succeeding or the pain of failing, you do want your film to be seen, to communicate itself to other people. ”

- Kenneth Lonergan

“ The way I make art - the way a lot of people make art - is as an extension of language and communication, where references are incredibly important. ”

- Shepard Fairey

“ Today, comics is one of the very few forms of mass communication in which individual voices still have a chance to be heard. ”

- Scott McCloud

“ The ABC's are attitude, behavior and communication skills. ”

- Gerald Chertavian

“ For a writer only one form of patriotism exists: his attitude toward language. ”

- Joseph Brodsky

“ You can change your world by changing your words... Remember, death and life are in the power of the tongue. ”

- Joel Osteen