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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 ~


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


A baby changes your dinner party conversation from politics to poops.
~By Maurice Johnstone ~


Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of a witness.
~By Margaret Millar ~


I am really driven, but my drive doesn't effect the conversations I have in my head about life, and my worries and fears and insecurities.
~By Zach Braff ~


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


Writing, when properly managed, (as you may be sure I think mine is) is but a different name for conversation.
~By Laurence Sterne ~


Logic and fact keep interfering with the easy flow of conversation.
~By Mason Cooley ~


I found it very difficult to explain to someone why you did a film. It's not like having a conversation.
~By Charlotte Gainsbourg ~


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 ~


Ten years ago, it was really difficult for a young actress to walk onto a set and disagree with the director and having that be OK and have a conversation about it and everyone be cool with it.
~By Maggie Gyllenhaal ~


Eating without conversation is only stoking.
~By Marcelene Cox ~


Not only do I sing to him, I sing entire conversations. You become Jerry Lewis.
~By Paul Reiser ~


It is all right to hold a conversation but you should let go of it now and then.
~By Richard Armour ~


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 ~


The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk.
~By George Santayana ~


Debate is the death of conversation.
~By Kitty O'Neill Collins ~


Food was a constant topic of conversation in our household.
~By Paul Lynde ~


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 ~


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


It's finding those nonsensical pieces of conversation that we all do all the time. We do all the time. When we're talking on the telephone, there are arguments with people who agree when they both think that they disagree.
~By Barry Levinson ~


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 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 ~


Conversation between Adam and Eve must have been difficult at times because they had nobody to talk about.
~By Agnes Repplier ~


A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That's why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.
~By Truman Capote ~


I myself spent nine years in an insane asylum and I never had the obsession of suicide, but I know that each conversation with a psychiatrist, every morning at the time of his visit, made me want to hang myself, realizing that I would not be able to cut his throat.
~By Antonin Artaud ~


I had a long conversation with Steve Carlton. He told me that on the days he pitched, he felt it was his responsibility to make everyone around him better, to lift his teammates. That's what I try to do.
~By Randy Johnson ~


It's like breathing in and out to me. It's like having a conversation with someone who isn't there. Because it has to be addressed to somebody - not a particular person, or very rarely.
~By Norman MacCaig ~


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


People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.
~By George Adam Smith ~


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 ~


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 ~


I cannot imagine any other country in the world where the opposition would seek, and the chief executive would allow, the dissemination of his most private and personal conversations with his staff, which, to be honest, do not exactly confer sainthood on anyone concerned.
~By Gerald R. Ford ~


Those who wish well to the State ought to choose to places of trust men of inward principle, justified by exemplary conversation.
~By John Witherspoon ~


The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


No animal should ever jump up on the dining-room furniture unless absolutely certain that he can hold his own in the conversation.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


The dialogue between client and architect is about as intimate as any conversation you can have, because when you're talking about building a house, you're talking about dreams.
~By Robert A. M. Stern ~


El Salvador is a democracy so it's not surprising that there are many voices to be heard here. Yet in my conversations with Salvadorans... I have heard a single voice.
~By Dan Quayle ~


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 ~


I find it difficult to imagine an afterlife, such as Christians, or at any rate many religious people, conceive it, believing that the conversations with relatives and friends interrupted here on earth will be continued in the hereafter.
~By Edvard Munch ~


I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


To have God speak to the heart is a majestic experience, an experience that people may miss if they monopolize the conversation and never pause to hear God's responses.
~By Charles Stanley ~


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 ~


An artist carries on throughout his life a mysterious, uninterrupted conversation with his public.
~By Maurice Chevalier ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


On our watch, the conversation with a would-be suicide bomber will not begin with the words, 'You have the right to remain silent.'
~By Mitt Romney ~


I've found that if I say what I'm really thinking and feeling, people are more likely to say what they really think and feel. The conversation becomes a real conversation.
~By Carol Gilligan ~


'What is the use of a book', thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversations?'
~By Lewis Carroll ~


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 ~


After about 20 years of marriage, I'm finally starting to scratch the surface of what women want. And I think the answer lies somewhere between conversation and chocolate.
~By Mel Gibson ~


There is no roles. No one is keeping any roles. The drummer is also answering everybody and everything. So it is a constant conversation and communication between musicians on an extremely high level with extremely valuable material, motifs, and melodies.
~By Miroslav Vitous ~


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


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


Each person's life is lived as a series of conversations.
~By Deborah Tannen ~


But there's not enough time in life to go sit at a party, have a drink, and make idle conversation. There's too many important things to do. Just being together with my husband, spending time alone, which I have very little of.
~By Pia Zadora ~


Sometimes interviews are fun and good conversations, but stuff like photo shoots and appearances at places where you have to meet a lot of people - I was never really made for this kind of stuff.
~By Fiona Apple ~


Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


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 ~


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's times when you're having dinner with a good friend and you're in the middle of a conversation and somebody comes up and cuts you off. Can you sign this? Can I take a picture with you? I'm adjusting to all the attention.
~By Verne Troyer ~


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


Travel, instead of broadening the mind, often merely lengthens the conversation.
~By Elizabeth Drew ~


Every one knows, that the mind will not be kept from contemplating what it loves in the midst of crowds and business. Hence come those frequent absences, so observable in conversation; for whilst the body is confined to present company, the mind is flown to that which it delights in.
~By Mary Astell ~


There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.
~By Michel de Montaigne ~


There's no conversation more boring than talking about what it's really like to live in Newport and how the show compares to the real thing. I just don't care.
~By Adam Brody ~


You're in the public eye and you just hope that people don't come up and interrupt you while your in the middle of a meal or a conversation or something like that.
~By Wayne Rogers ~


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 ~


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.
~By Edgar Rice Burroghs ~


His struggle for a bare living left him no time to take advantage of the public evening school. In time he learned to read, to follow a conversation or lecture; but he never learned to write correctly; and his pronunciation remains extremely foreign to this day.
~By Mary Antin ~


Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.
~By George William Curtis ~


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 ~


This is what I want in heaven... words to become notes and conversations to be symphonies.
~By Tina Turner ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


If you spend any time in Los Angeles, there's only one topic of conversation.
~By Alan Rickman ~


Love without conversation is impossible.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation.
~By Mark Twain ~


What is reading, but silent conversation.
~By Charles Lamb ~


The critical importance of honest journalism and a free flowing, respectful national conversation needs to be had in our country. But it is being buried as collateral damage in a war whose battles include political correctness and ideological orthodoxy.
~By Juan Williams ~


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 ~


A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


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 ~


As far as playing jazz, no other art form, other than conversation, can give the satisfaction of spontaneous interaction.
~By Stan Getz ~


There are two things in ordinary conversation which ordinary people dislike - information and wit.
~By Stephen Leacock ~


In Washington, DC, politics dominate even the most casual conversations.
~By Armstrong Williams ~


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 ~


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


Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation.
~By Elizabeth Drew ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~

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