120 Lack Of Communication Quotes And Sayings About Relationships

Looking for inspirational quotes about lack of communication in relationships? We have rounded up the best collection of lack of communication quotes, sayings, messages, captions, and status, (with images and pictures) to inspire you to communicate with your partner frequently and also learn to listen to their issues.

Lack of communication refers to poor communication that gives insufficient knowledge to the other person. It may lead to misunderstandings, regular conflict, ineffective teamwork, and other issues at work or in relationships.

Also See: Relationship Communication Quotes

Proper communication is the key be it your workplace, marriage, relationship or any aspect of life. It helps you to be on the same page with the other person, and avoids conflicts and misunderstandings.

People may be poor at communicating right information in a timely manner due to their nature, inability to do so, or lack of interest. This can be very frustrating and lead to misunderstandings. These quotes about lack of communication will inspire you to talk with clarity to avoid confusions and heartbreak.

We have divided these quotes about bad communication into these sections;

  • Best Lack Of Communication Quotes
  • Popular Lack Of Communication Quotes
  • Poor Communication Quotes
  • No Communication Quotes And Sayings

Also check out our post on miscommunication quotes and clarity quotes which will inspire you to have a better perspective of things.

Best Lack Of Communication Quotes

  1. “Miscommunication is the key for heartbreaks.”

  2. “Lack of communication can ruin a lot of good shit.”

  3. “If you can talk about it, why paint it?” – Francis Bacon

  4. “People do not lack strength; they lack will.” – Victor Hugo

  5. “A lack of communication leaves fear and doubt.” – Kellan Lutz                                                 
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    lack of communication quotes

  6. “Communication works for those who work at it.” – John Powell

  7. “Lack of communication will destroy a relationship.” – Sayam Asjad

  8. “It is not distance that keeps people apart but lack of communication.”                                   
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    lack of communication quotes and sayings

  9. “A relationship without communication is just two people.” – Unknown

  10. “Constantly talking isn’t necessarily communicating.” – Charlie Kaufman

  11. “Communication: It’s best to pretend people are actually listening to you.”

  12. “It is lack of communication that leads to unhappy marriage.” – Lailah Gifty Akita                                                                                                                                                                       
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    lack of communication quotes relationship

  13. “But more than a lack of guidance is a lack of communication, really.” – Marla Backer

  14. “A lack of communication between citizens and policemen is real stuff.” – Stevie Wonder

  15. “The biggest communication problem is we do not listen to understand, we listen to reply.” – Stephen Covey
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    quotes about lack of communication

  16. “Who you are is speaking so loudly that I can’t hear what you’re saying.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  17. “Things will kill your relationship: Insecurity, trust issues, jealousy, lack of communication, assumptions.”

  18. “Relationship never die a natural death. They are always murdered, either by ego or by lack of communication.”

  19. “Lack of communication ruins everything because instead of knowing how the other person is feeling, we just assume.” – Unknown                                                                     
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    silence lack of communication quotes

  20. “It’s important to make sure that we’re talking with each other in a way that heals, not in a way that wounds.” – Barack Obama

  21. “Without communication, there is no relationship. Without respect, there is no love. Without trust, there’s no reason to continue.”

  22. “A lack of communication breeds assumptions of what the other is thinking or feeling; and assumptions are, more often than not incorrect.”

  23. “Communication is lifeline of any relationship, when you stop communicating, you start loosing your valuable relationships. So be in touch with everyone.”

  24. “New techniques – often spinning out of technology and lack of privacy has resulted in new manipulative communication formats.” – Martin Lindstrom

  25. “A beautiful thing happens when we start paying attention to each other. It is by participating more in your relationship that you breathe life into it.” – Steve Maraboli

  26. “I think our biggest problem is lack of real, honest communication between black men and black women. A lot of men talk amongst men, and a lot of women speak amongst women.” – Hill Harper

  27. “Without good communication, a relationship is merely a hollow vessel carrying you along a frustrating journey fraught with the perils of confusion, projection, and misunderstanding.” – Cherie Carter-Scott

  28. “Assumption and lack of communication are the number one relationship killers. We all perceive differently. We’ve lived different lives, we have different views. Understand that before getting angry at someone for not believing what you believe.”

  29. “I think it’s a deeper issue on the lack of communication in our culture in general. It’s not abnormal to see a family out to dinner and every person is on their phone instead of communicating with each other and that’s pretty sad.” – Laura Benanti

  30. “There are many reasons our prayers may lack power. Sometimes they become routine. Our prayers become hollow when we say similar words in similar ways over and over so often that the words become more of a recitation than a communication.” – Joseph B. Wirthlin

Popular Lack Of Communication Quotes 

  1. “A good relationship starts with good communication.”

  2. “A lack of communication breeds assumptions of what the other person is thinking or feeling and assumptions are more often incorrect.” – Unknown

  3. “Lack of communication destroys everything!” – Iti Sharma

  4. “The lack of communication ruins a lot of potential forevers.” – Unknown                                     
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    lack of communication quotes images

  5. “The more you say, the less people remember.” – Francois Fenelon

  6. “We never listen when we are eager to speak.” – Francois de la Rochefoucauld

  7. “Communication must be HOT. That’s Honest, Open, and Two-way.” – Dan Oswald

  8. “Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow.”-  Lawrence Clark Powell

  9. “Speak to me: I will spend my lifetime trying to understand you.” – Kamand Kojouri

  10. “The most important thing in communication is hearing what isn’t said.” – Peter Drucker

  11. “The more we elaborate our means of communication, the less we communicate.” – J.B. Priestley

  12. “Sometimes there is a greater lack of communication in facile talking than in silence.” – Faith Baldwin

  13. “Communication is the key. Two people can be in the same relationship and yet see it in two different ways.”

  14. “The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place.” – George Bernard Shaw                                                                                                                 
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    quotes on lack of communication

  15. “Lack of communication can drive a spike between two people wider than any physical distance.” – Mark W. Boyer

  16. “To speak little is natural. Therefore a gale does not blow a whole morning nor does a downpour last a whole day.” – Lao Tzu

  17. “Our lack of intimacy is due to our refusal to unplug and shut off communication from all others so we can be alone with Him.” – Francis Chan

  18. “…people have character strength but they lack communication skills, and that undoubtedly affects the quality of relationships as well.” – Stephen Covey

  19. “Don’t assume your partner knows about everything you expect in a relationship. Let him know. A relationship should be based on communication, not on assumption.”

  20. “The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue.” – Edward R. Murrow

  21. “Communicate… even when it’s uncomfortable or uneasy. One of the best ways to heal, is simply getting everything out and if you live bitterly, you live a lonely existence.”

  22. “It’s (the lack of communication between the people in his paintings, ed.) probably a reflection of my own, if I may say, loneliness. I don’t know. It could be the whole human condition.” – Edward Hopper

  23. “We need men and women to sit down and talk to each other about sex honestly and openly. That would help us fight Aids so immediately. But our lack of communication is hugely problematic.” – Emma Thompson

  24. “A relationship with a lack of communication won’t work. There has to be vulnerability. Your partner is not a mind reader. If you let your ego/pride keep you from expressing how you feel, nothing will ever get fixed. Stop ignoring them and learn about each other, so you can grow together.”

  25. “Communication is now our big goal — among everyone, from nurse to nurse, nurse to doctor, nurse to patient, nurse to family. Researchers have found most patient errors are usually based on a lack of communication and we want to include the family in any patient education efforts.” – Mary Egan

  26. “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

  27. “The nature of ignorance is to lack deep communication with nature or with the universe. It is to separate, to isolate, to create discrimination and differences, so that finally we cannot communicate as a harmonious whole. These differences we create appear as fighting, anger, hatred, and war.” – Dainin Katagiri

  28. “I come from the mind-set that, if you want it to work, it will work, whether it’s a friendship or a relationship. If you’re both in the same mind-set and you want to be together and you want to make it work, you can make it work. It just takes dedication and knowing that there might be some miscommunication and lack of communication sometimes.” – Chloe Grace Moretz

  29. “I think Bergman’s films have eternal relevance, because they deal with the difficulty of personal relationships and lack of communication between people and religious aspirations and mortality, existential themes that will be relevant a thousand years from now. When many of the things that are successful and trendy today will have been long relegated to musty-looking antiques, his stuff will still be great.” – Woody Allen

Poor Communication Quotes

Lack of communication ruins everything specially in a relationship because instead of knowing how the other is feeling, we just assume.

Especially in long distance relationship, keeping in contact and communicating regularly is the key to a stronger bond.

  1. “Self-consciousness kills communication.” – Rick Steves

  2. “When you stop communicating, you become poor.” – Meir Ezra

  3. “Poor is the manifestation of the absence of communication.” – Meir Ezra

  4. “Not the fastest horse can catch a word spoken in anger.” – Chinese Proverb

  5. “When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.” – Ernest Hemingway

  6. “Time doesn’t heal all wounds, only distance can lessen the sting of them.” – Shannon Alder

  7. “Two things can destroy any relationship: Unrealistic expectations and poor communication.”

  8. “Lack of communication is the main reason of misunderstanding in any relationship.” – Prebha

  9. “Communication to a relationship is like oxygen is to life. Without it, it dies.” – Tony A. Gaskin Jr.                                                                                                                                 
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    deep lack of communication quotes

  10. “The result of bad communication is a disconnection between strategy and execution.” – Chuck Martin

  11. “Communication – the human connection – is the key to personal and career success.” – Paul J. Meyer

  12. “When we talk … nothing is said. … Communication is awful hard between people.” – Tennessee Williams

  13. “The ability to listen is as important as the ability to speak. Miscommunication is always a two-way street.”

  14. “We all want to feel heard and seen by our partners but not everyone is a natural and gifted communicator.”

  15. “But good healthy communication is impossible without openness, honesty, and vulnerability.” – Paul Kendall

  16. “If there is a communication issue, it is not the fault of the other person but of both people.” – Jeffrey G. Duarte

  17. “Talking more than is necessary is a barrier to effective communication and effective listening.” – Clodagh Swanson

  18. “A good marriage can be ruined by poor communications – and by forgetting to put the lid back down.” – Gene Simmons

  19. “Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.” – Anne Morrow Lindbergh

  20. “Any problem, big or small, within a family, always seems to start with bad communication. Someone isn’t listening.” – Emma Thompson

  21. “Ask most therapists, and they will tell you that good communication is at the heart of any successful relationship.” – Sophie Winters

  22. “The most important things to say are those which often I did not think necessary for me to say — because they were too obvious.” – André Gide

  23. “Cruel people offer pity when they no longer feel threatened. However, kind people offer compassion and understanding regardless.” – Shannon L. Alder

  24. “When we don’t tell those we love what’s really going on or listen carefully to what they have to say, we tend to fill in the blanks with stories.” – Sharon Salzberg

  25. “The greatest communication barrier known to man is the lack of the common core of experience “When’s the last time you had a Manic Episode Doctor”?” – Stanley Victor Paskavich

  26. “You don’t have to cheat to lose someone. You can lose someone from a lack of communication, attention, and disrespect. It’s not always what you do, sometimes it’s about what you didn’t do.”

  27. “Good communication has just a little to do with eloquence. It’s character that makes it more successful. Harsh words nicely articulated are sharp enough to kill your brand!” – Israelmore Ayivor

  28. “Lack of communication can be costly. Too often, it leads to a host of problems, like stress and distrust, which only breeds more negativity. Not surprisingly, it’s one of the main reasons behind many break-ups.”

  29. “As a writer I have always fought for the right to write. For writing is a time-honored means of communication. Lack of communication, the refusal of some to understand, or outright refusal to learn about other human beings is based on fear. Fear is what keeps people apart.” – Piri Thomas

  30. “If I did something wrong, communicate. If I hurt your feelings, make me aware of it. If I didn’t listen well enough, tell me again in a way I’ll understand. If I’m insensitive to your needs, to your desires, or to your thoughts tell me so I can consider them. However, don’t ever hold an attitude with me because you haven’t clearly expressed yourself. I’m a human not a mind reader.” – Sylvester Mccnut

No Communication Quotes And Sayings

Some little steps to improve communication with your partner, being a good and patient listener, being receptive, will help you understand your husband/wife/friend better and keep a healthy relationship.

  1. “Many can argue – not many converses.”

  2. “Lack of communication will destroy any relationship.”

  3. “The less people know, the more they yell.” – Seth Godin

  4. “Lack of Communication + Making Assumptions = Conflict”

  5. “Assumptions are the termites of relationships.” – Henry Winkler

  6. “Seek first to understand, then to be understood.” – Stephen Covey

  7. “Lack of communication leaves too much room for the imagination.”

  8. “First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.” – Epictetus

  9. “Lack of communication leads to a lack of trust that leaves room for doubt.”

  10. “The first problem of communication is getting people’s attention.” – Chip Heath

  11. “Lack of communication will eventually kill any type of attachment.” – Word Porn

  12. “It’s not the lack of love but it’s the lack of communication that make unhappy relationships.”

  13. “Silence is golden when it’s called for. Silence can be deadly when it’s not called for ” – Meryl Runion

  14. “My belief is that communication is the nest way to create strong relationships.” – Jada Pinkett Smith

  15. “The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives.”

  16. “The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.” – Mark Twain

  17. “Lack of communication destroys relationships; open honest communication destroys attacks of the enemy.”

  18. “We all struggle with our failure to communicate and our failure to reach beyond fear to love people.” – Mira Sorvino

  19. “Much unhappiness has come into the world because of bewilderment and things left unsaid.” – Fyodor Dostoevsky

  20. “Distance isn’t a big factor in a relationship, communication is. But most of all, commitment is the most important one.”

  21. “The key to handling problems and conflict within an organization is to keep the channels of communication wide open.” – Anita Roddick

  22. “A single moment of misunderstanding is so poisonous, that it makes us forget the hundred lovable moments spent together within a minute.”

  23. “In many ways, effective communication begins with mutual respect, communication that inspires, encourages others to do their best.” – Zig Ziglar

  24. “Half the world is composed of people who have something to say and can’t, and the other half who have nothing to say and keep on saying it.” – Robert Frost

  25. “By being open and honest in our communication with others, we’re able to build trust with each other, which typically leads to more fulfilling relationships and experiences.”

  26. “All forms of poor communication have one thing in common: They ask the person on the other end of the line to do more work than they should have to.” – Jonathan Raymond

  27. “When you give yourself permission to communicate what matters to you in every situation you will have peace despite rejection or disapproval. Putting a voice to your soul helps you to let go of the negative energy of fear and regret.”

  28. “You’ll miss them, you’ll want to call them, you’ll want to reach out, and you’ll even want closure. But never forget the disrespect, the dishonesty, the unloyalty, and the lack of communication when all you wanted was love.” – Unknown

  29. “Those who are emotionally intelligent understand that just because you address something that bothers you doesn’t mean you’re trying to argue. We’re just simply communicating. Disagreements don’t have to end with arguments or fights.”

  30. “Until men and women start having honest conversations about who they truly are, what demons they battle with, where they lack, and what they truly want, love will continue to be a temporary emotion. Honesty and communication are key. Stop being afraid to speak about where you are.” – Unknown

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