Talking Quotes

'What's the point of having this superb military that you're always talking about if we can't use it?

Albright, Madeleine

At no moment do I know what Im talking about, nor of whom, nor of where, nor how, nor why, but I could employ fifty wretches for this sinister operation and still be short of the fifty-first, to close the circuit, that I know, without knowing what it means.

Samuel Beckett

I knew I had to be sure-footed about the issues I was talking about. When you're twenty-nine years old, who the hell is going to think you're credible? It wasn't enough to have ideas; I had to know my facts. I had to demonstrate command from the minute I started running. I understood that was the test I had to pass.

Joseph Robinette

People were soon talking only of my bons mots, and they esteemed my wit so highly that the clergy was forced to publish a decree that forbade anyone to believe I was capable of reason, and it expressly commanded everyone of all ranks to believe no matter how intelligently I might act that I was guided by instinct.

Cyrano Hercule Savinien de Bergerac

And then there are fossils. Whenever anybody tries to tell me that they believe it took place in seven days, I reach for a fossil and go "fossil!" And if they keep talking I throw it just over their head.

Lewis Niles Black

But what about the children, Lewis? I can hear some of you asking. What about the children? It's more disturbing to hear adults talking about having seen a tit as shocking and disturbing and indecent than it is for children to see one.

Lewis Niles Black

I cant hear the critics talking over the applause.

Drake

Weve been living on a high, theyve been talking on the low. But its cool, know you heard it all before.

Drake

Were paying more for the privilege of getting sick and dying early. Once again, it makes no sense. And once again, no one in Washington is talking about how to fix it.

Michael Bloomberg

I remember him as very gregarious, never in class, always talking to someone out in the hallway or in the dining room or something like that. I remember her Hillary Rodham as very rigid, unfriendly, hard-core left-winger.

John Robert Bolton

So you see there is a difference between doing something professional, and only talking about it. And all that people there in the Internet, bashing or whatever, they cannot tell a fucking story for 5 minutes.

Uwe Boll

Pump to your chest, I aint talking CPR.

Lil Wayne

Talking to myself but I never listen.

Drake

It's like Kilroy only talking about Big Brother and there's no racism allowed.

Russell Edward Brand

Although there exist many thousand subjects for elegant conversation, there are persons who cannot meet a cripple without talking about feet.

Ernest Brammah Smith

So remember, if you're feeling bitter or sorry for yourself about what you've done, and how much good you've accomplished or if you find yourself more than anyone else talking about the good you've done, you're doing it for the wrong reasons, because it should be the default.

MaryAnne Ysabella

I was in my room listening on headphones on a tape recorder. It's very intimate. It's like talking to somebody on the phone, like talking to John Lennon on the phone. I'm not exaggerating to say that. This music changed the shape of the room. It changed the shape of the world outside the room; the way you looked out the window and what you were looking at.

Paul David Hewson

If you would have a right to account of things from illiterate people, let them tell their story in their own way; if you put them upon talking according to logical rules, you will confound them.

James Burgh

I hear you guys all the time talking about Daniel Bryan, trained by Shawn Michaels. One curious thing to me is, how come you guys never mention William Regal? William Regal did the real work with this young man. Shawn Michaels took $3,000 from him, that's all he ever did.

Phil Brooks

You think that you exist because youre unhappy. Other people exist merely as a function of their problems and spend all their time talking compulsively about their children, their wives and husbands, school, work, friends. They never stop to think: Im here. I am the result of everything that happened and will happen, but Im here. If I did something wrong, I can put it right or at least ask forgiveness. If I did something right, that leaves me happier and more connected with the now.

Paulo Coelho
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