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Quotes About Body Language

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Jarod Kintz
“I’m bilingual, speaking English and body language. I prefer the latter, because I can speak it silently and without listening and while my back is turned.”
Jarod Kintz, This is the best book I've ever written, and it still sucks

Jarod Kintz
“She moved her hands like crane claws as she spoke, trying to dig at the essence of what she was saying. It was the dirtiest I love you I’ve ever heard.”
Jarod Kintz, Love quotes for the ages. Specifically ages 18-81.

Criss Jami
“Simply minding one's own business is more offensive than being intrusive. Without ever saying a word one can make a person feel less-than.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Jarod Kintz
“Can you tell by where my eyes are looking what I’m thinking? Hint: I’m staring directly at your vagina.”
Jarod Kintz, The Titanic would never have sunk if it were made out of a sink.

Erol Ozan
“Dancing is creating a sculpture that is visible only for a moment.”
Erol Ozan

Jarod Kintz
“I’ll grab my crotch at you. It’s a greeting, like hello, only more provocative and inviting.”
Jarod Kintz, The Titanic would never have sunk if it were made out of a sink.

Laura Esquivel
“Words travel as swiftly as desire, so it is possible to send a message of love without them.”
Laura Esquivel, Swift as Desire

Keith Ablow
“People blush when one of their core truths is revealed.”
Keith Ablow, Murder Suicide

Toba Beta
“When speechless, let body do the talk.”
Toba Beta, Master of Stupidity

Roland Barthes
“I can do everything with my language but not with my body. What I hide by my language, my body utters. I can deliberately mold my message, not my voice. By my voice, whatever it says, the other will recognize "that something is wrong with me". I am a liar (by preterition), not an actor. My body is a stubborn child, my language is a very civilized adult...”
Roland Barthes, A Lover's Discourse: Fragments

Mollie Marti
“The utmost form of respect is to give sincerely of your presence.”
Mollie Marti

Jarod Kintz
“My belief is that during conversations, it’s not so much what you say, it’s how you say it that matters. What’s being heard is secondary to what’s being seen, as body language leads the discussion and dictates the mood.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Jarod Kintz
“In a battle of believability, the winner is the one with the best body language, not the clearest logic.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Jarod Kintz
“Cats are always there when you need them, asleep, telling you with their body language that they don’t need you.”
Jarod Kintz, $3.33

Jarod Kintz
“Learn body language so you can not only speak it, but misspeak it too.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book Title is Invisible

Jarod Kintz
“If body language is 90% of a conversation, then obviously what’s being said is only half as important as what’s not being said. And what are you saying? I can’t hear you when my back is turned.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Jarod Kintz
“I tried telling him without telling him, through body language, and I observed he was unobservant.”
Jarod Kintz, A Zebra is the Piano of the Animal Kingdom

Jarod Kintz
“I love body language, because I can speak it without talking, without listening, and while my back is turned.”
Jarod Kintz, A Zebra is the Piano of the Animal Kingdom

Jarod Kintz
“Design is body language for inanimate objects.”
Jarod Kintz, 99 Cents For Some Nonsense

Jarod Kintz
“I want to write a universal truism that won’t be blurred by body language, cultural confusion, or translation mishaps, so I want to bypass language—both verbal and nonverbal—and leap to pure concept where all men can be reached, or stoop down to the emotional level, where all mortals dwell.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book Title is Invisible

Jarod Kintz
“Feeling depressed? Lift your chin up, pull your shoulders back, raise your arms, walk with a spring in your step, smile, and very soon your spirits will rise, just like your posture. It works. My spirit just rose, and left me cold and alone in this terrestrial body.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Jarod Kintz
“The answer is three, I said as I held up three fingers—my middle through my pinky—and I formed a loop with my index finger and my thumb, which also shapes the universal sign for “asshole.” A verbal response, backed up by its unspoken reflection, with a hidden hand gesture buried in the sub context.”
Jarod Kintz, A Zebra is the Piano of the Animal Kingdom

Jarod Kintz
“I listen better with earplugs in, so I can see what your body is really saying.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book Has No Title

Jarod Kintz
“I sent him a silent message with my body language, but he must be deaf—or, rather, blind.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Jarod Kintz
“There’s no way to tell you the bad news without saying it, so I’ll say it with body language.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Jarod Kintz
“I sent a message silently, through body language and body odor.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Jarod Kintz
“If love were a gesture, I don’t think it would be a gyrating pelvis. But then again, I could be wrong, as I’m not fluent in body language.”
Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

Lawrence Booth
“The captains of England and Australia can barely exchange pleasantries these days without a body-language expert immediately declaiming on the angle of their handshakes.”
Lawrence Booth

Terry Pratchett
“Lord Vetinari in a meeting: “what people said was what they wanted him to hear. He paid a lot of attention to the spaces outside the words, though. That’s where the things were that they hoped he didn’t know and didn’t want him to find out.”
Terry Pratchett

“Watch what people do before they say something. Then watch what they do before they say something else. That's where the Truth Lies.”
Darnell Houston

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