Conversation Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Conversation

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


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 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 ~


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


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


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


I cannot imagine any other country in the world where the opposition would seek, and the chief executive would allow, the dissemination of his most private and personal conversations with his staff, which, to be honest, do not exactly confer sainthood on anyone concerned.
~By Gerald R. Ford ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


It is critical that parents and other trusted adults initiate conversations with kids about underage drinking well in advance of the first time they are faced with a decision regarding alcohol.
~By Xavier Becerra ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


But there's not enough time in life to go sit at a party, have a drink, and make idle conversation. There's too many important things to do. Just being together with my husband, spending time alone, which I have very little of.
~By Pia Zadora ~


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


An artist carries on throughout his life a mysterious, uninterrupted conversation with his public.
~By Maurice Chevalier ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 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 ~


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


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


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 ~


I got to sit down with people who I admired, and have conversations with some of the greatest thinkers and artists and performers. It's a huge privilege for me to be a journalist.
~By James Daly ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


Polite conversation is rarely either.
~By Fran Lebowitz ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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


Anyone who thinks the art of conversation is dead ought to tell a child to go to bed.
~By Robert C. Gallagher ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


If you ever have to support a flagging conversation, introduce the topic of eating.
~By Leigh Hunt ~


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


Tonight was a great opportunity to take on the political status quo that has given us trillion dollar deficits and put millions out of work. Our objective was to inject some common sense into the conversation among Republicans at a time when business-as-usual simply won't work.
~By Gary Johnson ~


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


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 ~


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


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 ~


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 ~


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 ~


I grew up in a house full of women: my mother, grandmother, three sisters, and two female cats. And I still have the buzz of their conversations in my head. As an adult, I have more female friends than male ones: I just love the way that women talk.
~By James Patterson ~


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 ~


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


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 ~


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


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


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


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


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


Prior to being allowed to enter the profession, prospective teachers should be asked to talk with a group of friendly students for at least half an hour and be able to engage them in an interesting conversation about any subject the prospective teacher wants to talk about.
~By William Glasser ~


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 ~


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


Love without conversation is impossible.
~By Mortimer Adler ~

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