Quotes of Talking

“ Mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true. ”

- Bertrand Russell

“ When you stop talking, you've lost your customer. ”

- Estee Lauder

“ It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much. ”

- Yogi Berra

“ Everything Marilyn does is different from any other woman, strange and exciting, from the way she talks to the way she uses that magnificent torso. ”

- Clark Gable

“ We're going to hear a lot of spirited discussion about the President's plan in the next few days and weeks and that's fine as long as everyone comes ready. ”

- George Allen

“ I love talking about nothing. It is the only thing I know anything about. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting. ”

- Fran Lebowitz

“ We're not talking about historical accuracy, we're talking about art. I've set in motion a geometric inevitability. If I start chiseling there, chipping here, the whole form is compromised. ”

- David Assael

“ Doing leads more surely to talking than talking to doing. ”

- Unknown

“ When I'm talking to a large audience, I imagine that I'm talking to a single person. ”

- Red Barber

“ Whether you are talking about education, career, or service, you are talking about life. And life must really have joy. It's supposed to be fun. ”

- Barbara Bush

“ Talking, talking. Spinning a web of words, pale walls of dreams, between myself and all I see. ”

- John Gardner

“ Even Tom Sawyer had a girlfriend and to talk about adults without talking about their sex drives is like talking about a window without glass. ”

- Grace Metalious

“ Instead of talking about ways to save Social Security, Republicans are talking about a plan that will destroy it. ”

- Harry Reid

“ Let me explain something when I'm talking about sin, and I'm talking about all sin. One of the biggest ones that has been talked about that has really become a debate in America is homosexuality. ”

- Reggie White

“ Globalization, as defined by rich people like us, is a very nice thing… you are talking about the Internet, you are talking about cell phones, you are talking about computers. This doesn't affect two-thirds of the people of the world. ”

- Jimmy Carter

“ I reject the notion of talking about God as a person, but there's a difference between talking about God as a person and talking about God as personal. The term I use is pantheistic - everything is in God and God is in everything. That's pretty intimate, but it doesn't mean that we don't have to find our own way and do our own creating… ”

- Matthew

“ In the World War nothing was more dreadful to witness than a chain of men starting with a battalion commander and ending with an army commander sitting in telephone boxes, improvised or actual, talking, talking, talking, in place of leading, leading, leading. ”

- J. F. C. Fuller

“ Talking with you is sort of the conversational equivalent of an out of body experience. ”

- Bill Watterson

“ There was a definite process by which one made people into friends, and it involved talking to them and listening to them for hours at a time. ”

- Rebecca West

“ When did I realize I was God? Well, I was praying and I suddenly realized I was talking to myself. ”

- Peter O’Toole

“ If the person you are talking to doesn't appear to be listening, be patient. It may simply be that he has a small piece of fluff in his ear. ”

- Pooh’s Little Instruction Book

“ There is nothing so annoying as to have two people talking when you're busy interrupting. ”

- Mark Twain

“ Talking and eloquence are not the same thing: to speak, and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks. ”

- Ben Johnson

“ A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about. ”

- Unknown

“ Half the time men think they are talking business, they are wasting time. ”

- Edgar Watson Howe

“ The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively but says nothing. ”

- Unknown

“ Words learned by rote a parrot may rehearse; but talking is not always to converse, not more distinct from harmony divine, the constant creaking of a country sign. ”

- William Cowper

“ Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself. ”

- Plato

“ The art of conversation consist as much in listening politely, as in talking agreeably. ”

- George Atwell
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