Conversation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Conversation

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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
~By Kin Hubbard ~


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


I tried to use the questions and answers as an armature on which to build a sculpture of genuine conversation.
~By Clifton Fadiman ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


And when I'm writing, I write a lot anyway. I might write pages and pages of conversation between characters that don't necessarily end up in the book, or in the story I'm working on, because they're simply my way of getting to know the characters.
~By Norton Juster ~


The telephone, which interrupts the most serious conversations and cuts short the most weighty observations, has a romance of its own.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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 ~


The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.
~By Winston Churchill ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
~By George Herbert ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


The prisoners for better security against conversation shall have a canvas bag put over the head of each and tied around the neck, with a holes for proper breathing and eating, but not seeing.
~By Edwin M. Stanton ~


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


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 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 most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home.
~By William Temple ~


I really don't like going out. I don't like restaurants because I don't like the idea of someone, a waitress, being responsible for my evening. I like seconds, and more, and lots of conversation, and I've always hated the idea that in a restaurant an evening just ends. I find that incredibly depressing.
~By Amy Sedaris ~


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 ~


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 ~


I remember very clearly at the first budget review having a pretty direct conversation with the head of manufacturing... We began to get huge improvements in productivity and responsiveness. I got a chance to see that firsthand.
~By Rick Wagoner ~


The dining room in my old house was truly magnificent, but by far the worst room for conversation. I'd get up from the table, a very long table, and somebody would always say, Paul, I never got to talk to you.
~By Paul Lynde ~


I mean, you go to the internet and you can see all these conversations and arguments that our fans have about our music and that's wonderful to know, that people would take the time to be that involved.
~By Alex Lifeson ~


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 ~


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 ~


I think there's a natural chemistry between us as friends; and there's really no separation between the rapport that we feel when we're in conversation and when we're playing music, it's one in the same.
~By Benny Green ~


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 ~


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 ~


I demand for the unmarried mother, as a sacred channel of life, the same reverence and respect as for the married mother; for Maternity is a cosmic thing and once it has come to pass, our conversation must not be permitted to blaspheme it.
~By Ben Lindsey ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


His daughter returned from her boarding school, improved in fashionable airs and expert in manufacturing fashionable toys; but, in her conversation, he sought in vain for that refined and fertile mind which he had fondly expected.
~By Emma Willard ~


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


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

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February 9 ,2023
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