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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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


What I think we need to do to engage the American people in a conversation about entitlement reform is to have a bipartisan group of people who come together and put every solution on the table, every alternative on the table. And then we ought to engage in a long conversation with the American people so they understand the choices.
~By Carly Fiorina ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


My accent remained terrible. It was very hard for me to initiate any conversation with someone I didn't know.
~By Lawrence Welk ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 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 ~


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


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


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


Sometimes I wish that I was the weather, you'd bring me up in conversation forever. And when it rained, I'd be the talk of the day.
~By John Mayer ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


My mother was a personal friend of God's. They had ongoing conversations.
~By Della Reese ~


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


There is one instance that we cite in the report where in one of the conversations a member of organized crime is talking to another member of organized crime and he suggests that Attorney General Kennedy should be murdered.
~By Louis Stokes ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


If you go out to dinner with someone, you find out what they prefer in food. We ought to be able to have a conversation to find out what people prefer when it comes to sex.
~By Betty Dodson ~


I think it's been the topic of conversation for every one... If the U.S. is hit again, how are we going to handle it? Our troops are all over the place.
~By Holly Johnson ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~

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