Talking Quotes

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

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

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

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Updated On : June 11, 2013
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