34 Greatest Quotes About Conversation
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.
I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has read.
Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation.
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.
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.
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.
For the human species to evolve, the conversation must deepen.
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.
Inject a few raisins of conversation into the tasteless dough of existence.
The only reason why we ask other people how their weekend was is so we can tell them about our own weekend.
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.
You don't want to be in a relationship with someone who's scared of you.
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.
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.
What a delightful thing is the conversation of specialists! One understands absolutely nothing and it's charming.
Sometimes when it looks like I'm deep in thought I'm just trying not to have a conversation with people.
There are many who would much prefer that the word 'climate' never be mentioned and that the issue be eliminated from our national conversation.
What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation.
I could sit right here and have a 15-minute conversation with somebody and change their whole life.
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.
Poetry is subconscious conversation, it is as much the work of those who understand it and those who make it.
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.
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.
I love engaging in conversation with other moms because we can relate to one another, and we swap valuable insight and information.
You can't have a conversation with someone who's intimidated by you all the time.
She felt that her speech was voicing the incoherency her thoughts, and stopped abruptly.
I feel very open with people, and I'm good at disarming them and having conversations.