Conversation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Conversation

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Inject a few raisins of conversation into the tasteless dough of existence.
~By O. Henry ~


The term clinical depression finds its way into too many conversations these days. One has a sense that a catastrophe has occurred in the psychic landscape.
~By Leonard Cohen ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


My mom has a good way of engaging me in a conversation about the choices I make, listening, being objective and open-minded, and respecting those choices so long as they don't put me in danger.
~By Casey Affleck ~


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


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


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 ~


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


The great gift of conversation lies less in displaying it ourselves than in drawing it out of others. He who leaves your company pleased with himself and his own cleverness is perfectly well pleased with you.
~By Jean de la Bruyere ~


A person isn't who they are during the last conversation you had with them - they're who they've been throughout your whole relationship.
~By Rainer Maria Rilke ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


It's like that with what sort of ideas people outside of the band have of HIM. They all see it through a different lens as well which is beautiful. Hopefully, it makes it an endless topic of conversation.
~By Ville Valo ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


I do not wish to hide my origins, nor do I seek to make it a subject of conversation. I am what I am.
~By Ryan Giggs ~


My own view is that taping of conversations for historical purposes was a bad decision on the part of all the presidents. I don't think Kennedy should have done it. I don't think Johnson should have done it, and I don't think we should have done it.
~By Richard M. Nixon ~


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


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


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 ~


My knowledge of the state of President Roosevelt's health was derived entirely from conversations, from newspaper articles and from photographs.
~By David Bruce ~


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


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 ~


Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I'm having this conversation with you now. I'm talking, but I'm thinking, feeling, smelling, and moving. Yet I'm concentrating on what you're saying. So that means there's more things going on in the body than just the present thing that the person's got you doing.
~By Ornette Coleman ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I have been further enlightened by the conversation and correspondence of some illustrious Italians, whom I would gladly name, were I not afraid of exposing them to danger.
~By Edmond About ~


For the past few years I have engaged in several inappropriate conversations conducted over Twitter, Facebook, e-mail and occasionally on the phone with women I have met online.
~By Anthony Weiner ~


The first ingredient in conversation is truth, the next good sense, the third good humor, and the fourth wit.
~By William Temple ~


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 ~


For the novice runner, I'd say to give yourself at least 2 months of consistently running several times a week at a conversational pace before deciding whether you want to stick with it. Consistency is the most important aspect of training at this point.
~By Frank Shorter ~


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


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


I just use my muscles as a conversation piece, like someone walking a cheetah down 42nd Street.
~By Arnold Schwarzenegger ~


Reading is a conversation. All books talk. But a good book listens as well.
~By Mark Haddon ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


I've got to go. That's one of the penalties of being a doctor. I never seem to finish a conversation.
~By Robert M. Fresco ~


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


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


Conversation didn't seem necessary when I put the accordion down and swung some young lady around the floor.
~By Lawrence Welk ~


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


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 ~


Some of the most important conversations I've ever had occurred at my family's dinner table.
~By Bob Ehrlich ~


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


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 ~


Love without conversation is impossible.
~By Mortimer Adler ~


No one will ever shine in conversation, who thinks of saying fine things: to please, one must say many things indifferent, and many very bad.
~By Francis Lockier ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


Conversation like television set on honeymoon... unnecessary.
~By Peter Sellers ~


I tell my friends about my conversations with my father - conversations with an artist.
~By Ray Conniff ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 painted one dining room red and I must say, the conversation became very heated in that room.
~By Amanda Pays ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


I've never been to the websites. It's a lot healthier for me to keep out of the conversations about me.
~By Fiona Apple ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 ~

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