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Quotes About Talking

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Lemony Snicket
“If writers wrote as carelessly as some people talk, then adhasdh asdglaseuyt[bn[ pasdlgkhasdfasdf.”
Lemony Snicket, Horseradish

Catherine Gilbert Murdock
“When you don't talk, there's a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said.”
Catherine Gilbert Murdock, Dairy Queen

Stephen Hawking
“For millions of years, mankind lived just like the animals. Then something happened which unleashed the power of our imagination. We learned to talk and we learned to listen. Speech has allowed the communication of ideas, enabling human beings to work together to build the impossible. Mankind's greatest achievements have come about by talking, and its greatest failures by not talking. It doesn't have to be like this. Our greatest hopes could become reality in the future. With the technology at our disposal, the possibilities are unbounded. All we need to do is make sure we keep talking.”
Stephen Hawking

Johnny Depp
“You gotta be careful: don't say a word to nobody about nothing anytime ever.”
Johnny Depp

Jarod Kintz
“I just realized my lips are inside out. They should be turned inwards, because I spend most of my time talking to myself. 
”
Jarod Kintz, This is the best book I've ever written, and it still sucks

William Faulkner
“Talk, talk, talk: the utter and heartbreaking stupidity of words.”
William Faulkner, Mosquitoes

Rachel Cohn
“I wanted to talk to someone. But who? It’s moments like this, when you need someone the most, that your world seems smallest.”
Rachel Cohn, Dash & Lily's Book of Dares

Jarod Kintz
“I saw this beautiful girl the other day. She had an ass behind her that seemed to go on for days. In fact, I’m still going on about her.”
Jarod Kintz, It Occurred to Me

Bernard M. Baruch
“Most of the successful people I’ve known are the ones who do more listening than talking.”
Bernard M. Baruch

John Green
“I hated talking, and I hated listening to everyone else stumble on their words and try to phrase things in the vaguest possible way so they wouldn’t sound dumb.”
John Green, Looking for Alaska

Sarah Dessen
“There's something nice about the silence of a car ride in the dark, going home. When you were tired of the radio and conversation, and it was okay to just be alone with your thoughts and the road ahead. If you're that comfortable with someone, you don't have to talk.”
Sarah Dessen, What Happened to Goodbye

Jarod Kintz
“They say you fear what you don't understand. Maybe that's why every time I'm in South Florida, and I hear someone talking in Spanish, I always shit my pants.”
Jarod Kintz, It Occurred to Me

Abraham Lincoln
“When I get ready to talk to people, I spend two thirds of the time thinking what they want to hear and one third thinking about what I want to say.”
Abraham Lincoln

Jarod Kintz
“I’m not good at talking. Can’t I just nod my way through a conversation? It’s better than nodding off.”
Jarod Kintz, At even one penny, this book would be overpriced. In fact, free is too expensive, because you'd still waste time by reading it.

Lauren Kate
“They could steam up windows with their kisses, but as soon as they started using
their mouths for other things—like talking—everything got so complicated.”
Lauren Kate, Torment

Charlie Kaufman
“Constantly talking isn't necessarily communicating.”
Charlie Kaufman

Shannon L. Alder
“When you give yourself permission to communicate what matters to you in every situation you will have peace despite rejection or disapproval. Putting a voice to your soul helps you to let go of the negative energy of fear and regret.”
Shannon L. Alder

Victoria Moran
“Did your mom ever tell you, ‘If you can’t say something nice, don’t say anything’? She was right–and talking nicely also applies when you’re talking to yourself, even inside your head. (339)”
Victoria Moran, Younger by the Day: 365 Ways to Rejuvenate Your Body and Revitalize Your Spirit

Brent Weeks
“Why did women always believe that talking about a problem would fix it? Some issues were corpses. Hot air made them fester and rot and spread their disease to everything else. Better to bury it and move on.”
Brent Weeks, Shadow's Edge

Jarod Kintz
“I found love in the arms of another woman. Who needs two legs, a torso, or talking?
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Jarod Kintz, This Book Has No Title

“No matter what we talk about, we are talking about ourselves”
Hugh Prather, I Touch the Earth, the Earth Touches Me

“There is so much good in the worst of us, and so much bad in the best of us, that it hardly becomes any of us to talk about the rest of us.”
― G. W. Cooke

Michael Thomas Ford
“I knew people were talking, but I wasn't listening. I wasn't interested in anything anyone had to say.”
Michael Thomas Ford, Suicide Notes

Charise Mericle Harper
“Even though friends say they are interested in your life, they never really want to talk about you as much as you want them to. (68)”
Charise Mericle Harper, Flashcards of My Life

Jarod Kintz
“I had a dream about you. You took a cruise, and I took a canoe. I paddled alongside your ship out into the Atlantic Ocean and down to the Caribbean. I shouted “I love you” the whole way, but you couldn’t hear me, probably because that man you were with was talking the whole time.
”
Jarod Kintz, We Had A #Dream About You

Hillary Frank
“Writing feels safer somehow. I can catch myself before I say the wrong thing.”
Hillary Frank, I Can't Tell You

“When you have nothing to say, say nothing.”
Charles Caleb Colton

Susan Cain
“We have two ears and one mouth and we should use them proportionally.”
Susan Cain, Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking

Shannon L. Alder
“Cruel people offer pity when they no longer feel threatened. However, kind people offer compassion and understanding regardless.”
Shannon L. Alder

Jarod Kintz
“Mouths are longer than they are wide, to ensure words don’t come out sideways. Even the word “sideways” comes out straight.
”
Jarod Kintz, The Days of Yay are Here! Wake Me Up When They're Over.

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