Conversation Quotes

Argument is the worst sort of conversation.

Jonathan Swift

Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is generally the worst sort of reading

Jonathan Swift

Conversation shortens the distance, singing lightens the load.

Russian Proverb

Conversation is an exercise of the mind;gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.


In Canada we have enough to do keeping up with two spoken languages ... so we just go right ahead and use English for literature, Scotch for sermons, and American for conversation.

Stephen Leacock

Blogging is a conversation not a code

Mike Butcher

Leadership is an interactive conversation that pulls people toward becoming comfortable with the language of personal responsibility and commitment.

John G Agno

Golf is twenty percent mechanics and technique. The other eighty percent is philosophy, humor, tragedy, romance, melodrama, companionship, camaraderie, cussedness, and conversation

Grantland Rice

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

Edgar Degas

Silence holds the door against the strife of tongue and all the impertinences of idle conversation.

James Hervey

What is reading, but silent conversation.

Walter Savage Landor

That is the happiest conversation where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm, quiet interchange of sentiments

Samuel Johnson

Sex is a conversation carried out by other means. If you get on well out of bed, half the problems of bed are solved.

Peter Ustinov

Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.ć

Oscar Wilde

Too often travel, instead of broadening the mind, merely lengthens the conversation.

Elizabeth Drew

Marriage is one long conversation, checkered by disputes.

Robert Louis Stevenson

A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.

Andre Maurois

Informal conversation is probably the oldest mechanism by which opinions on products and brands are developed, expressed, and spread.

Johan Arndt

No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does

Christopher Morley

Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.

Fran┴ois de la Rochefoucauld

That silence is one of the great arts of conversation is allowed by Cicero himself, who says, there is not only an art, but even an eloquence in it.

Hannah More

Equality is the life of conversation; and he is as much out who assumes to himself any part above another, as he who considers himself below the rest of society.

Sir Richard Steele

Information on the Internet is subject to the same rules and regulations as conversation at a bar.

George Lundberg

Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen.

Samuel Johnson

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