Talking Quotes

People talking without speaking, People hearing without listening, People writing songs that voices never share, and no one dare disturb the Sound of Silence.

Silence People

Two people in a conversation amount to four people talking. The four are what one person says, what he really wanted to say, what his listener heard, and what he thought he heard.

William Jennings Bryant

Neurotics complain of their illness, but they make the most of it, and when it comes to talking it away from them they will defend it like a lioness her young.

Sigmund Freud

Talking much about oneself can also be a means to conceal oneself.

Friedrich Nietzsche

Information technology and business are becoming inextricably interwoven. I don't think anybody can talk meaningfully about one without the talking about the other.

Bill Gates

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.

Robert Frost

When you start about family, about lineage and ancestry, you are talking about every person on earth.

Alex Haley

It is a safe rule to apply that, when a mathematical or philosophical author writes with a misty profundity, he is talking nonsense.

Alfred North Whitehead

Always remember, money isn't everything - but also remember to make a lot of it before talking such fool nonsense.

Earl Wilson

No one is exempt from talking nonsense; the misfortune is to do it solemnly.

Michel Montaigne

Thinking is the talking of the soul with itself.

Fortune Cookie

Creative semantics is the key to contemporary government; it consists of talking in strange tongues lest the public learn the inevitable inconveniently early.

George F. Will

I bought a talking refrigerator that said Oink every time I opened the door.† It made me hungry for pork chops.

Marie Mott

What passes for real debate in Washington often seems more like an echo chamber, with politicians talking at politicians.

Bill Delahunt

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.

David Wilkins
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