Talking Quotes

The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.

Walt Disney

It is greed to do all the talking but not to want to listen at all

Democritus

Two people sat talking in a small room for several weeks, and things started happening. They began thinking about each other; one would dream about the other; they copied each other's mannerisms. What was it really all about? She liked to think she had a firm hold on the reins at all times, but the truth was that often she was just along for the ride.

Lisa Alther

Conscience is thoroughly well-bred and soon leaves off talking to those who do not wish to hear it.

Samuel Butler

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

In an interconnected world, the defeat of international terrorism – and most importantly, the prevention of these terrorist organizations from obtaining weapons of mass destruction -- will require the cooperation of many nations. We must always reserve the right to strike unilaterally at terrorists wherever they may exist. But we should know that our success in doing so is enhanced by engaging our allies so that we receive the crucial diplomatic, military, intelligence, and financial support that can lighten our load and add legitimacy to our actions. This means talking to our friends and, at times, even our enemies.

BARACK OBAMA

People are generally amazed that I would take an interest in any form that would require me to stop talking for three hours.

Henry Kissinger

Don't have sex man. It leads to kissing and pretty soon you have to start talking to them.

Steve Martin

Freedom, well, that's just some people talking. Your prison is walking through this world all alone.

The Eagles

The word power has such a generally negative implication in our society. What are people talking about? Are they talking about muscles, or control?

James Hillman

No matter how calmly you try to referee, parenting will eventually produce bizarre behavior, and I'm not talking about the kids. Their behavior is always normal.

Bill Cosby

My life is -- as if each person I know was born with a beautiful book with golden edges on each page -- and each of us can read the language of our own book -- containing our own unique values, ideas, insights and direction, yet we cannot read the language of anyone else's book, and they cannot read our book. And, then, you and I started talking and I discovered that while the words in your book are different from mine, the language of your book is exactly the same as mine -- and words flow and flow between us without effort. Then, I looked closer in my book and I saw beautiful, happy pictures of you and your family...and I smiled

Laura Teresa Marquez

If you want to know how your girl will treat you after marriage, just listen to her talking to her little brother.

Sam Levenson

Novelty is always welcome but talking pictures are just a fad.

Irving Thalberg

How do we meditate silently? Just by not talking, just by not using outer words, we are not doing silent meditation. Silent meditation is totally different. When we start meditating in silence, right from the beginning we feel the bottom of a sea within us and without. The life of activity movement and restlessness is on the surface, but deep below, underneath our human life, there is poise and silence. So, either we shall imagine this sea of silence within us or we shall feel that we are nothing but a sea of poise itself

Sri Chinmoy

The politicians were talking themselves red, white and blue in the face.

Clare Boothe Luce

Hollywood is like being nowhere and talking to nobody about nothing.

Michelangelo Antonioni

I don't know why people like the home run so much. A home run is over as soon as it starts.... The triple is the most exciting play of the game. A triple is like meeting a woman who excites you, spending the evening talking and getting more excited, then taking her home. It drags on and on. You're never sure how it's going to turn out

George Foster

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

Heinrich Heine

Live action writers will give you a structure, but who the hell is talking about structure? Animation is closer to jazz than some kind of classical stage structure.

Ralph Bakshi

Spend a lot of time talking to customers face to face. You'd be amazed how many companies don't listen to their customers.

Ross Perot

When you stop talking, you've lost your customer. When you turn your back, you've lost her.

Estee Lauder

It was kind of solemn, drifting down the big, still river, lying on our backs, looking up at stars, and we didn't even feel like talking aloud.

Mark Twain

Lonely people, in talking to each other can make each other lonelier.

Lillian Hellman
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