Conversation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Conversation

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However, when the privilege depends solely on the broad, undifferentiated claim of public interest in the confidentiality of such conversations, a confrontation with other values arises.
~By Warren E. Burger ~


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 ~


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 ~


Say this for big league baseball - it is beyond any question the greatest conversation piece ever invented in America.
~By Bruce Catton ~


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 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 ~


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 ~


My table seats eight, so that's my maximum. Having a small number of guests is the only way to generate good conversation. Besides, your whole house doesn't get wrecked that way.
~By Paul Lynde ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


Mistresses are like books; if you pore upon them too much, they doze you and make you unfit for company; but if used discreetly, you are the fitter for conversation by em.
~By William Wycherley ~


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 ~


To conclude: good journalism is one of the models of good conversation and communication in the wider social context.
~By Rowan D. Williams ~


By definition, gay is smart. I see plenty of macho heterosexual idiots, but nine times out of 10 you can have a great conversation if you find a gay guy.
~By Jason Bateman ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


I'm attracted to guys who are really confident and make conversation.
~By Britney Spears ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


It is commonly agreed that children spend more hours per year watching television than in the classroom, and far less in actual conversation with their parents.
~By Paul Weyrich ~


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


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 ~


We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps any other under heaven. Every man among us reads, and is so easy in his circumstances as to have leisure for conversations of improvement and for acquiring information.
~By Benjamin Franklin ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


Kevin Smith is a very challenging conversationalist and Jay has many great stories.
~By Carrie Fisher ~


I don't think of myself as giving interviews. I just have conversations. That gets me in trouble.
~By Charles Barkley ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


We sat around on a hotel balcony with a bottle of wine and tried to figure out how you would go about blowing up a planet. That's the kind of conversations science fiction writers have when they get together. We don't talk about football or anything like that.
~By Kevin J. Anderson ~


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


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 ~


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


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


People say conversation is a lost art; how often I have wished it were.
~By Edward R. Murrow ~


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


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


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


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 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 ~


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

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