"You're cut out for this job."
"It's like you haven't heard a single thing I've thought."
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"Because of you, my darling, I've never had an ulcer. I've never needed a psychiatrist. When I poured out my troubles, you listened. When I ranted and raved, you listened. Thank you, my angel, for listening." "Who listened"
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"That will be all, Mallison. I must say I like the way you kept your mouth shut throughout our little talk."
"Stay away from him. He has an unbelievably long attention span."
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The Little Engine That Understood
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"I'm listening - I just need to chase this insect real quick."
"She thought he was a good listener. Turns out he was a decoy."
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"Do you really care or are you just being a good listener?"
"I'm surprised. I understood he was an extremely good listener."
"You're a good listener, I like a good listener."
"Could you repeat what you just said? I was on another planet."
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"You know, it would be nice if, every once in a while, I got credit for hearing the first part of almost everything you say."
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