Talking Quotes

The best of life is conversation, and the greatest success is confidence, or perfect understanding between two people.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Wise men speak because they have something to say; Fools because they have to say something.


One ought, each day at least, to hear a little song, read a good poem, see a fine picture and, if possible, speak a few reasonable words.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Talking comes by nature, silence by wisdom.


The reason I talk to myself is that I'm the only one whose answers I accept.

George Carlin

Speech is conveniently located midway between thought and action, where it often substitutes for both.

John Andrew Holmes

If you don't wish a man to do a thing you had better get him to talk about it; for the more men talk, the more likely they are to do nothing else.

Thomas Carlyle

There is nothing so annoying as having two people talking when you're busy interrupting.

Daniel Tosh

The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven't thought of yet.

Ann Landers

A foolish man tells a woman to stop talking, but a wise man tells her that her mouth is extremely beautiful when her lips are closed.


Color is crucial in painting, but it is very hard to talk about. There is almost nothing you can say that holds up as a generalization, because it depends on too many factors: size, modulation, the rest of the field, a certain consistency that color has with forms, and the statement you're trying to make.

Roy Lichtenstein

Some people use language to express thought, some to conceal thought, and others instead of thought.


We were talking a lot, but we weren't communicating at all.

Chetan Bhagat

Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.

Saskya Pandita

All this talk about equality. The only thing people really have in common is that they are all going to die.

Bob Dylan

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Updated On : June 11, 2013
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