Conversation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Conversation

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


Ask those who love Him with a sincere love, and they will tell you that they find no greater or prompter relief amid the troubles of their life than in loving conversation with their Divine Friend.
~By Alphonsus Liguori ~


Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.
~By Margaret Lee Runbeck ~


I listen like mad to any conversation taking place next to me just trying to hear why this is funny. Women's restrooms are especially great. I wash my hands twice waiting for people to come in and start talking.
~By Lynda Barry ~


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


I just had that conversation this morning with my doctor. I just got back from the hospital a half-hour ago, and nothing will make me happier than to replicate the DNA of my amazing husband. I'm optimistic.
~By Karen Duffy ~


A conversation goes sometimes into personal things and that's nicer. You look to each other and you have a different picture, you get into a relationship.
~By Maximilian Schell ~


I think that people are definitely interested in the idea that Joan has conversations with God.
~By Amber Tamblyn ~


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 ~


I have not made any suggestions about climate change. This is more about blending or shifting the conversation about the environment versus the economy. It's just such an old, outdated conversation.
~By Jennifer Granholm ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


Those who decide to use leisure as a means of mental development, who love good music, good books, good pictures, good plays, good company, good conversation - what are they? They are the happiest people in the world.
~By William Lyon Phelps ~


And I always read the English translation and always have conversations with my translator, for example about the names. I always have to approve it.
~By Cornelia Funke ~


I don't come to tournaments to make friends, to go to parties, to hold conversations. I come to be the best, and I'm not mean and cruel and dirty.
~By Venus Williams ~


If you're doing an interview, you need conversational tension. After you talk to them, you're not going to have a relationship with them, they're not going to like you, they're not going to be your friend.
~By Chuck Klosterman ~


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


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


No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.
~By Christopher Morley ~


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 ~


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


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


Forget all the bars and schmoozing and everybody checking out everybody else. My ideal date would be to park in a dark place, check out the stars, and have a great conversation. When all else fails, you can just make out.
~By Brooke Burke ~


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


When a man says he had pleasure with a woman he does not mean conversation.
~By Samuel Johnson ~


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


No collection of people who are all waiting for the same thing are capable of holding a natural conversation. Even if the thing they are waiting for is only a taxi.
~By Ben Elton ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 wish you would read a little poetry sometimes. Your ignorance cramps my conversation.
~By Anthony Hope ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


What students lack in school is an intellectual relationship or conversation with the teacher.
~By William Glasser ~


I mean, the trouble with some of the kind of relationship movies I've done, is there's only so many ways you can shoot a conversation. I was really tired of talking heads.
~By Lawrence Kasdan ~


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


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


I cannot forget a conversation that I had with an elderly couple from the tribe. They asked me whether I would kill them after I had finished. When I asked them why they asked that, they replied, Because you white men always do!
~By Roland Joffe ~


Why are people saying it's too soon? Like the people on that flight, we need to agree about what to do about terrorism. And I think we need to have that conversation now.
~By Paul Greengrass ~


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


Through their play Barbara imagined their lives as adults. They used the dolls to reflect the adult world around them. They would sit and carry on conversations, making the dolls real people.
~By Ruth Handler ~


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


You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.
~By Plato ~


No one has to learn to spell to talk, right? You see a little kid holding a conversation with an adult. He probably doesn't know the words he's saying, but he knows where to fit them to make what he's thinking logical to what you're saying.
~By Ornette Coleman ~


And one of our points of continuing conversation with our trading partners is the urgency of their taking steps to remove barriers to their improved growth performance.
~By John W. Snow ~


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 ~


A number of us had conversations with the Kerry campaign about what he was going to say about CAFE. What he told us was that he did not want to sacrifice jobs and that he wanted to work with the auto industry to achieve that goal.
~By Jennifer Granholm ~


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


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 ~


The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.
~By Rene Descartes ~


I try to write conversationally; I try to write like people speak and put the emphasis on the right syllable.
~By Don Henley ~


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


Congress's definition of torture in those laws - the infliction of severe mental or physical pain - leaves room for interrogation methods that go beyond polite conversation.
~By John Yoo ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating.
~By Leigh Hunt ~


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


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's fun having songs about parties and gigolos, but I really wanted to use my music as a form of art. Art is supposed to spark conversation and make people think, and I wanted to do that with this song.
~By Nick Cannon ~


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


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 ~


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


In England only uneducated people show off their knowledge; nobody quotes Latin or Greek authors in the course of conversation, unless he has never read them.
~By George Mikes ~


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


Beware of the man who will not engage in idle conversation; he is planning to steal your walking stick or water your stock.
~By William Emerson ~


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 ~


My perfect girl would be pretty mad, but one you can have a conversation with. No one can be too mad for me, the madder the better. I love a crazy chick!
~By Lee Ryan ~


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 ~


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


Books are but waste paper unless we spend in action the wisdom we get from thought - asleep. When we are weary of the living, we may repair to the dead, who have nothing of peevishness, pride, or design in their conversation.
~By William Butler Yeats ~


These charges that have been made against me, that Prof. Prescott has made, has charged against me, that I denied the atonement in conversation with him, are absolutely false.
~By John Harvey Kellogg ~


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


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


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 ~


Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


They're pretty particular about what they show. They certainly edit the scripts and have conversations with the writers about what they are and aren't willing to portray. But the writers and the network are pretty much on the same page.
~By James Denton ~


The way I write is that I'll actually have a conversation out loud with myself. In a weird way, I just kind of get schizophrenic and play two characters.
~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 ~


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


The difficulty with this conversation is that it's very different from most of the ones I've had of late. Which, as I explained, have mostly been with trees.
~By Douglas Adams ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


All serious conversations gravitate towards philosophy.
~By Ernest Dimnet ~


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 ~


The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


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


A sudden silence in the middle of a conversation suddenly brings us back to essentials: it reveals how dearly we must pay for the invention of speech.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


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 ~


Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine.
~By Amos Bronson Alcott ~


Talking with you is sort of the conversational equivalent of an out of body experience.
~By Bill Watterson ~


I've been in a serious conversation with one of my children, and a fan has come up. I've been in a public bathroom and had the hand come under the stall with a paper and pen. That sort of thing anybody can live without.
~By Helen Reddy ~

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July 21 ,2024
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