Talking Quotes

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

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

Friedrich Nietzsche

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

Life is far too important a thing ever to talk seriously about.

Oscar Wilde

If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilized.

Oscar Wilde

If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his language, that goes to his heart.

Nelson Mandela

Rhetoric is a poor substitute for action, and we have trusted only to rhetoric. If we are really to be a great nation, we must not merely talk; we must act big.

Theodore Roosevelt

The components of anxiety, stress, fear, and anger do not exist independently of you in the world. They simply do not exist in the physical world, even though we talk about them as if they do.

Wayne Dyer

Democracy means government by discussion, but it is only effective if you can stop people talking.

Clement Attlee

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

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

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

Daniel Tosh

Just as a man is fulfilled through working out the intricate details of solving a problem, a woman is fulfilled through talking about the details of her problems.

John Gray

In a bad marriage, friends are the invisible glue. If we have enough friends, we may go on for years, intending to leave, talking about leaving, instead of actually getting up and leaving.

Erica Mann Jong

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

Ann Landers

To speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.

Ben Jonson

Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of a witness.

Margaret Millar

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

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

Unknown

It has been said in praise of some men, that they could take whole hours together upon anything; but it must be owned to the honor of the other sex that there are many among them who can talk whole hours together upon nothing. I have known a woman branch out into a long extempore dissertation on the edging of a petticoat, and chide her servant for breaking a china cup, in all the figures of rhetoric.

Joseph Addison

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

Bob Dylan

Genteel women suppose that those things do not really exist about which it is impossible to talk in polite company.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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Updated On : June 11, 2013
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