Conversation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Conversation

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I think it's been the topic of conversation for every one... If the U.S. is hit again, how are we going to handle it? Our troops are all over the place.
~By Holly Johnson ~


The character of a man is known from his conversations.
~By Menander ~


What I think we need to do to engage the American people in a conversation about entitlement reform is to have a bipartisan group of people who come together and put every solution on the table, every alternative on the table. And then we ought to engage in a long conversation with the American people so they understand the choices.
~By Carly Fiorina ~


Saying what we think gives a wider range of conversation than saying what we know.
~By Cullen Hightower ~


A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never.
~By Henry Ward Beecher ~


Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius.
~By Edward Gibbon ~


Tonight was a great opportunity to take on the political status quo that has given us trillion dollar deficits and put millions out of work. Our objective was to inject some common sense into the conversation among Republicans at a time when business-as-usual simply won't work.
~By Gary Johnson ~


There is no such thing as a worthless conversation, provided you know what to listen for. And questions are the breath of life for a conversation.
~By James Nathan Miller ~


Faculty met, and after the usual business, some conversation was had about certain students being addicted to drinking, and it was reported that a citizen of the village had informed a member of the Faculty that there was a good deal of drinking this term among the students.
~By Daniel H. Hill ~


Nothing dates one so dreadfully as to think someplace is uptown. At our age one must be watchful of these conversational gray hairs.
~By Ruth Gordon ~


Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.
~By Andre Maurois ~


He actually came up to me and we started speaking. And from that conversation we were able to come to a meeting of the minds and it seemed as if it was clear to me that he wanted to do similar things to what I wanted to do.
~By Maurice Ashley ~


Much of what happens in Love Always is really from overheard conversations in the Russian Tea Room. It's an improvisation of the way certain Hollywood agents think and talk to each other.
~By Ann Beattie ~


I deal with this spiritual issue every day - either shooting or processing or sorting or discussing or having conversations - I'm in constant contact with it.
~By Leonard Nimoy ~


People seem to see no difference between an intimate conversation and a conversation at the water cooler.
~By Mike Farrell ~


When you think you're listening to several conversations at once, they tell me, you may really simply be time sharing - that is, listening a little bit to this one, a little bit to that one.
~By Murray Gell Mann ~


If you're interested in how people behave, if you're interested in the way they talk about themselves, the way the conceive of themselves, it's very hard to ignore drugs nowadays, because that is so much part of the conversation.
~By Jonathan Franzen ~


You want people walking away from the conversation with some kernel of wisdom or some kind of impact.
~By Harry Dean Stanton ~


Shortly after we arrived in Baghdad, we had another conversation with the ambassador. He said that he wanted us to give him the timeline, because we had 90 days to get these prisons operational and transfer responsibility back to the Iraqis.
~By Janis Karpinski ~


I get readings, I sometimes get five a week. You'll feel like a schizophrenic by the end of that week. I don't know who I am any more. You'll be in conversation with a friend and start spitting out dialogue.
~By Josh Holloway ~


The biggest mistake is believing there is one right way to listen, to talk, to have a conversation - or a relationship.
~By Deborah Tannen ~


What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation.
~By Anatole France ~


If you start to catalog Hillary Clinton's positions between now and 2008, we're going to have a lot of conversations because there are a lot of places for her to go.
~By Gwen Ifill ~


My accent remained terrible. It was very hard for me to initiate any conversation with someone I didn't know.
~By Lawrence Welk ~


One of Brando's problems is that he can't have a conversation with anyone.
~By Peter Bart ~


Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it.
~By Charles Dudley Warner ~


The United States is a strong and ardent ally of Israel. The fact of the matter is that friends can disagree. I think what's important is that world leaders are able to sit down with one another, have frank conversations and move forward.
~By Valerie Jarrett ~


It's my responsibility, and entirely my fault, Of course I regret it. It's the kind of locker-room conversation we all use, but as prime minister I shouldn't have used it.
~By Brian Mulroney ~


Two people in a conversation amount to four people talking. The four are what one person says, what he really wanted to say, what his listener heard, and what he thought he heard.
~By William Jennings Bryant ~


Some of us may just, in one-on-one conversations with our family, with our friends, over the back fence with our neighbors, talk about the reality of our lives and realize that we're not alone, that we have a right to be physically safe and emotionally safe in our own homes.
~By Patricia Ireland ~


There is no such thing as conversation. It is an illusion. There are intersecting monologues, that is all.
~By Rebecca West ~


She had lost the art of conversation but not, unfortunately, the power of speech.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.
~By Miguel de Cervantes ~


Most of my relationships were people in the business. Having said that, me and Tim don't really talk that much about work. He comes into my bit of the house every so often to vent but we don't really have very high, cultured conversations.
~By Helena Bonham Carter ~


If Nixon is not forced to turn over tapes of his conversations with the ring of men who were conversing on their violations of the law, then liberty will soon be dead in this nation.
~By Earl Warren ~


The conversational overachiever is someone whose grasp exceeds his reach. This is possible but not attractive.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


This is a time for a national conversation. A conversation about the document that binds us as a nation and a people. That document, of course, is the Constitution.
~By Mike DeWine ~


I spend a good portion of my dinner-party conversation defending America because no matter what the political agenda, it's still a fantastic, amazing place.
~By Gwyneth Paltrow ~


During the course of the seven years I played scenes with an oil slick, I played a scene with a grain of rice. Sometimes with indescribable creatures. I remember having a conversation with something which was simply a smell, that's all. It was part of our job.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


I met my wife through playing golf. She is French and couldn't speak English and I couldn't speak French, so there was little chance of us getting involved in any boring conversations - that's why we got married really quickly.
~By Sean Connery ~


You can pick out actors by the glazed look that comes into their eyes when the conversation wanders away from themselves.
~By Michael Wilding ~


True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
~By Joseph Addison ~


Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


The happiest conversation is that of which nothing is distinctly remembered, but a general effect of pleasing impression.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


What a delightful thing is the conversation of specialists! One understands absolutely nothing and it's charming.
~By Edgar Degas ~


It means that no matter what you write, be it a biography, an autobiography, a detective novel, or a conversation on the street, it all becomes fiction as soon as you write it down.
~By Guillermo Cabrera Infante ~


Americans cannot realize how many chances for mental improvement they lose by their inveterate habit of keeping six conversations when there are twelve in the room.
~By Ernest Dimnet ~


I can wear a hat or take it off, but either way it's a conversation piece.
~By Hedda Hopper ~


Ideal conversation must be an exchange of thought, and not, as many of those who worry most about their shortcomings believe, an eloquent exhibition of wit or oratory.
~By Emily Post ~


If you go out to dinner with someone, you find out what they prefer in food. We ought to be able to have a conversation to find out what people prefer when it comes to sex.
~By Betty Dodson ~


You know what? It's a great conversation starter, right? You meet friends that way. Sometimes it's a good thing. And then other times, I guess, the person is just a little too... then you kind of like want to back away. It depends on the person, you know?
~By Alison Lohman ~


The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking more about what he intends to say than others are saying.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


In America journalism is apt to be regarded as an extension of history: in Britain, as an extension of conversation.
~By Anthony Sampson ~


My parents went crazy when they found out that I had gotten the part in Conversations With My Father! I'd never given acting a thought. They were proud of me and very encouraging.
~By David Krumholtz ~


There are those moments when you shake someone's hand, have a conversation with someone, and suddenly your all bound together because you share your humanity in one simple moment.
~By Ralph Fiennes ~


My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.
~By Jane Austen ~


Sex is a conversation carried out by other means. If you get on well out of bed, half the problems of bed are solved.
~By Peter Ustinov ~


I do expect that the President will say something at the beginning of his remarks today, at the conversation.
~By Scott McClellan ~


When I spoke, I was listened to; and I was at a loss to know how I had so easily acquired the art of commanding attention, and giving the tone to the conversation.
~By Adelbert von Chamisso ~


I've literally, in my entire life I've had two guys come up to me and ask me out. Other than that I have had to go and try to like spend time with them, or sort of start the conversation, basically like spell it out in a Sharpie, like, you know?
~By Jennifer Love Hewitt ~


Marriage is one long conversation, chequered by disputes.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


A good quartet is like a good conversation among friends interacting to each other's ideas.
~By Stan Getz ~


For my own part I think no innocent species of wit or pleasantry should be suppressed: and that a good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation.
~By James Boswell ~


And I find it very easy to memorize the scripts, which are so close to conversations my husband and I have.
~By Patricia Heaton ~


Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love.
~By H. L. Mencken ~


Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
~By William Hazlitt ~


I have a contract but it's not a commitment in the ordinary sense. It's our ongoing conversation.
~By Diane Sawyer ~


Sometimes poetry is inspired by the conversation entered into by reading other poems.
~By John Barton ~


Sometimes I wish that I was the weather, you'd bring me up in conversation forever. And when it rained, I'd be the talk of the day.
~By John Mayer ~


A good conversationalist is not one who remembers what was said, but says what someone wants to remember.
~By John Mason Brown ~


I know it may seem surprising to people, but learning dialog that has a conversational flow to it is not that difficult.
~By Deidre Hall ~


The desert has its holiness of silence, the crowd its holiness of conversation.
~By Walter Elliot ~


I never initiated nor did the FBI ever initiate any conversation or correspondence with me.
~By John Sherman Cooper ~


Prayer is simply a two-way conversation between you and God.
~By Billy Graham ~


Conversation may be compared to a lyre with seven chords - philosophy, art, poetry, love, scandal, and the weather.
~By Anna Jameson ~


The planned sit-down reception is an artificial forum where one is presented with a limited number of persons with whom he can hold a conversation.
~By Jerzy Kosinski ~


Nicole will come up in conversations where it's in a part of the conversation. Or we may be somewhere and I would tell some story about their mother and I. You know, we always honor her birthday.
~By O. J. Simpson ~


For most women, the language of conversation is primarily a language of rapport: a way of establishing connections and negotiating relationships.
~By Deborah Tannen ~


The voice will guide you-will tell you what to do. In order to do that, you must be quite sensitive with the instrument and accept this daily conversation with your voice.
~By Cecilia Bartoli ~


A pas de deux is a dialogue of love. How can there be conversation if one partner is dumb?
~By Rudolf Nureyev ~


Body language is a very powerful tool. We had body language before we had speech, and apparently, 80% of what you understand in a conversation is read through the body, not the words.
~By Deborah Bull ~


Part of the joy of dancing is conversation. Trouble is, some men can't talk and dance at the same time.
~By Ginger Rogers ~


I wanted when we began this to have a conversation, the kind that you're able to have, and the only way I knew how to do it was not to have a pre-interview.
~By James Lipton ~


It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought.
~By Agnes Repplier ~


I always love being in the company of women. It's all about good conversation and great wine.
~By Naomi Watts ~


I never had a single conversation about politics with Ross Perot in my life; still haven't.
~By James Stockdale ~


A good pun may be admitted among the smaller excellencies of lively conversation.
~By James Boswell ~


So here we are today with a new conversation. When University of Georgia plays Georgia Tech, it's uniform color versus skin color. We have - we've overcome that level of racial fear.
~By Jesse Jackson ~


The time has come - and must come - for multilateral conversations about a secure peace in all of Europe.
~By Gustav Heinemann ~


There was a sense of all the things that go on on the street, particularly in New York, that you are just completely unaware of, that that conversation could be happening at any time. I loved the instability of the camera. It's just an unstable world.
~By Jennifer Beals ~


I haven't heard from Bobby since May when we had our conversation, but then this thing broke last week, where they arrested him, and we were watching what was going on on the whole deal, and I was actually flabbergasted, at what the then police chief Parks was saying.
~By Tommy Bond ~


It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.
~By Yogi Berra ~


I'm smart and I can be really funny and interesting and I can go toe-to-toe with anybody in a conversation.
~By Megan Fox ~


I consider myself a religious person. God is something very personal with me and I don't flaunt religion in conversation with others.
~By Richard Chamberlain ~


A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
~By Mark Twain ~


I never knew any painter worthy of the name who paid the smallest attention to what a critic says, even in conversation.
~By Robert Baldwin Ross ~


Never had any mathematical conversations with anybody, because there was nobody else in my field.
~By Alonzo Church ~


He who is silent must be agreed with, for what shall the wings of opposition thresh upon, without the winds of conversation to shoulder them.
~By Bryant H. McGill ~


I got to sit down with people who I admired, and have conversations with some of the greatest thinkers and artists and performers. It's a huge privilege for me to be a journalist.
~By James Daly ~


If other people are going to talk, conversation becomes impossible.
~By James Whistler ~

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