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34 Greatest Quotes About Conversation


More of your conversation would infect my brain. William Shakespeare
As far as I am concerned, philosophic questioning is just as likely to make you confused and depressed as it is to improve your condition. Christopher Paolini
I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has read. Samuel Johnson
Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation. Mark Twain
I and me are always too deeply in conversation. Friedrich Nietzsche
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. Douglas Adams
Good communication is just as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after. Anne Morrow Lindbergh
It was as if my whole life revolved around trying to judge the appropriate point in a conversation to say goodbye. Haruki Murakami
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. Truman Capote
For the human species to evolve, the conversation must deepen. Margaret Mead
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. Jane Austen
There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees. Michel de Montaigne
Inject a few raisins of conversation into the tasteless dough of existence. O. Henry
The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend. Chuck Palahniuk
Conversation. What is it? A Mystery! It's the art of never seeming bored, of touching everything with interest, of pleasing with trifles, of being fascinating with nothing at all. Guy de Maupassant
The conversation on global warming has been stalled because a shrinking group of denialists fly into a rage when it's mentioned. Al Gore
Gossip is when you have a malice of intent or mindless, third-party conversation to someone about someone, something you haven't said to that someone. Iyanla Vanzant
The most fruitful and natural exercise for our minds is, in my opinion, conversation. Michel de Montaigne
I should have been bolder and kissed her at the end. I should have been more cautious. I had talked too much. I had said too little. Patrick Rothfuss
What a delightful thing is the conversation of specialists! One understands absolutely nothing and it's charming. Edgar Degas
Sometimes when it looks like I'm deep in thought I'm just trying not to have a conversation with people. Pete Wentz
There are many who would much prefer that the word 'climate' never be mentioned and that the issue be eliminated from our national conversation. Al Gore
What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation. Anatole France
I could sit right here and have a 15-minute conversation with somebody and change their whole life. Young Jeezy
You know, photo conversations are replacing verbal conversations. I don't know if that's a bad thing. A photo is worth a thousand words. Ashton Kutcher
Poetry is subconscious conversation, it is as much the work of those who understand it and those who make it. Sonia Sanchez
And surely one of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid. Jonathan Swift
I engage my subjects in conversation, patterned after psychiatric questioning, with the aim of discovering something about the reasoning underlying their right but especially their wrong answers. Jean Piaget
I love engaging in conversation with other moms because we can relate to one another, and we swap valuable insight and information. Laila Ali
You can't have a conversation with someone who's intimidated by you all the time. Tila Tequila
She felt that her speech was voicing the incoherency her thoughts, and stopped abruptly. Kate Chopin
I feel very open with people, and I'm good at disarming them and having conversations. Amy Schumer