Conversation Quotes


444 Conversation quotes:



"Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative."
"The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech."
"The poor girl does not know how to have a conversation. Unfortunately, she does know how to speak."
"The liar at any rate recognizes that recreation, not instruction, is the aim of conversation, and is a far more civilized being than the blockhead who loudly expresses his disbelief in a story which is told simply for the amusement of the company"
"It was impossible to get a conversation going; everybody was talking too much."
Author: Berra Quotes Category: Conversation Quotes
"A good memory and a tongue tied in the middle is a combination which gives immortality to conversation"
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Conversation Quotes
"One of the very best rules of conversation is to never, say anything which any of the company wish had been left unsaid."
Author: Swift Quotes Category: Conversation Quotes
"Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it."
Author: Twain Quotes Category: Conversation Quotes
"When people talk to me about the weather, I always feel they mean something else."
Author: Wilde Quotes Category: Conversation Quotes
"Method is not less requisite in conversation than in writing, provided a man would talk to make himself understood"
"A person isn't who they are during the last conversation you had with them - they're who they've been throughout your whole relationship."
Author: Rilke Quotes Category: Conversation Quotes German Poet Quotes
"There is nothing that exasperates people more than a display of superior ability or brilliance in conversation. They seem pleased at the time, but their envy makes them curse the conversationalist in their heart."
"The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk."
Author: Santayana Quotes Category: Conversation Quotes American Philosopher Quotes
"It requires nothing less than a chivalric feeling to sustain a conversation with a lady."
"Argument, as usually managed, is the worst sort of conversation, as in books it is generally the worst sort of reading"
Author: Swift Quotes Category: Conversation Quotes
"Argument is the worst sort of conversation."
Author: Swift Quotes Category: Conversation Quotes
"With thee conversing I forget all time."
"The great secret of succeeding in conversation is to admire little, to hear much; always to distrust our own reason, and sometimes that of our friends; never to pretend to wit, but to make that of others appear as much as possibly we can; to hearken to what is said and to answer to the purpose."
"And when you stick on conversation's burrs, don't strew your pathway with those dreadful urs."
"Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affection, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood."


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