Talking Quotes

Talking is like playing on the harp; there is as much in laying the hands on the strings to stop their vibration as in twanging them to bring out their music.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

Lots of people act well, but few people talk well. This shows that talking is the more difficult of the two.

Oscar Wilde

Like many intellectuals, he was incapable of saying a simple thing in a simple way.

Marcel Proust

Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer.

Muhammad Ali

The honorablest part of talk is to give the occasion, and again to moderate and pass to somewhat else; for then a man leads the dance.

Francis Bacon

It is a difficult task to talk to the purpose, and to put life and perspicuity into our discourse.

Jeremy Collier

I like to do all the talking myself. It saves time, and prevents arguments.

Oscar Wilde

Thirty was so strange for me. I've really had to come to terms with the fact that I am now a walking and talking adult.

C.S. Lewis

When a woman is talking to you, listen to what she says with her eyes.

Victor Hugo

Set up the listening. Prepare who you are talking to for what you want them to hear. Get people to listen as a possibility rather than a problem.

Mal Pancoast

Talking much about oneself may be a way of hiding oneself.

Friedrich Nietzsche

There is nothing more difficult than talking about music.

Camille Saint-Saens

Modern poets talk against business, poor things, but all of us write for money. Beginners are subjected to trial by market.

Robert Frost

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

The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting.

Fran Lebowitz

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Updated On : June 11, 2013
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