Talking to a golf ball won't do you any good. Unless you do it while your opponent is teeing off.
Artists use frauds to make human beings seem more wonderful than they really are. Dancers show us human beings who move much more gracefully than human beings really move. Films and books and plays show us people talking much more entertainingly than people.
It didn't dawn on me until you were gone just how much I would mis you. Sometimes I start to pick up the phone to see if you want to do something, and then I remember you're far away. Or I go somewhere we used to go, see people having fun, and wish we could be there, too, laughing and talking like they are. Don't get me wrong...I hope you're having a good time exploring new places and making new friends. I just miss you...I guess that's only natural when someone means as much to me as you
No one is exempt from talking nonsense; the misfortune is to do it solemnly.
The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting.
Men will lie on their backs, talking about the fall of man, and never make an effort to get up.
Share whatever it is you're ashamed about. You may think you can hide your shame by not talking about it, but in reality, it's your shame that's hiding you.
I was happy but happy is an adult world. You don't have to ask a child about happy, you see it. They are or they are not Adults talk about being happy because largely they are not. Talking about it is the same as trying to catch the wind. Much easier to let it blow all over you. This is where I disagree with the philosophers. They talk about passionate things but there is no passion in them. Never talk happiness with a philosopher
If you know wilderness in the way that you know love, you would be unwilling to let it go. We are talking about the body of the beloved, not real estate.
I bought a talking refrigerator that said Oink every time I opened the door.† It made me hungry for pork chops.
When [actors] are talking, they are servants of the dramatist. It is what they can show the audience when they are not talking that reveals the fine actor.
We are sick with fascination for the useful tools of names and numbers, of symbols, signs, conceptions and ideas. Meditation is therefore the art of suspending verbal and symbolic thinking for a time, somewhat as a courteous audience will stop talking when a concert is about to begin
It is my custom to keep on talking until I get the audience cowed
You can't lose weight by talking about it. You have to keep your mouth shut.
The only infallible rule we know is, that the man who is always talking about being a gentleman never is one.
At every level in Washington, people are talking about that and looking for . . . another secure document that would not inhibit or impede trade or legitimate travellers across our country.
What passes for real debate in Washington often seems more like an echo chamber, with politicians talking at politicians.
Creative semantics is the key to contemporary government; it consists of talking in strange tongues lest the public learn the inevitable inconveniently early.
Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself.
Always remember, money isn't everything - but also remember to make a lot of it before talking such fool nonsense.
It is a safe rule to apply that, when a mathematical or philosophical author writes with a misty profundity, he is talking nonsense.
When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth.
Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house. Opening the first takes the pressure off the second.
Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.
Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.