Talk Quotes

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Mary Ann Shaffer
“I don't want to be married just to be married. I can't think of anything lonelier than spending the rest of my life with someone I can't talk to, or worse, someone I can't be silent with.”
Mary Ann Shaffer, The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society

Live your truth. Express your love. Share your enthusiasm. Take action towards your dreams. Walk
“Live your truth. Express your love. Share your enthusiasm. Take action towards your dreams. Walk your talk. Dance and sing to your music. Embrace your blessings. Make today worth remembering.”
Steve Maraboli, Unapologetically You: Reflections on Life and the Human Experience

“A smart person knows how to talk. A wise person knows when to be silent.”
Roy T. Bennett

Tamora Pierce
“Tris: "I was reading."
Sandry: "You're always reading. The only way people can ever talk to you is to interrupt."
Tris: "Then maybe they shouldn't talk to me.”
Tamora Pierce, Briar's Book

Oscar Wilde
“I love to talk about nothing. It's the only thing I know anything about.”
Oscar Wilde

Benjamin Hoff
“Lots of people talk to animals...Not very many listen though...that's the problem.”
Benjamin Hoff, The Tao of Pooh

L.M. Montgomery
“But I believe I rather like superstitious people. They lend color to life. Wouldn't it be a rather drab world if everybody was wise and sensible . . . and good? What would we find to talk about?”
L.M. Montgomery , Anne of Windy Poplars

Jean Vanier
“Many people are good at talking about what they are doing, but in fact do little. Others do a lot but don't talk about it; they are the ones who make a community live.”
Jean Vanier, Community And Growth

“If you were all alone in the universe with no one to talk to, no one with which to share the beauty of the stars, to laugh with, to touch, what would be your purpose in life? It is other life; it is love, which gives your life meaning. This is harmony. We must discover the joy of each other, the joy of challenge, the joy of growth.”
Mitsugi Saotome

“The more you talk about them, the more important they will feel. The more you listen to them, the more important you will make them feel.”
Roy T. Bennett

John Green
“In the best conversations, you don't even remember what you talked about, only how it felt. It felt like we were in some place your body can't visit, some place with no ceiling and no walls and no floor and no instruments”
John Green, Turtles All the Way Down

“Do more listening than talking; talk more about them than about you.”
Roy T. Bennett

Criss Jami
“Drunken men give some of the best pep talks.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Cecelia Ahern
“Nobody who says as little as he does is as simple as you'd think. It takes a lot to not say a lot, because when you're not talking, you're thinking, and he thinks a lot. My mum and dad talked all the time. Talkers don't think much; their words drown out any possibility of hearing their subconscious asking, Why did you say that? What do you really think?
Cecelia Ahern, The Book of Tomorrow

Margaret Mitchell
“The way to get a man interested and to hold his interest was to talk about himself, and then gradually lead the conversation around yourself—and keep it there.”
Margaret Mitchell

Oscar Wilde
“Pray don't talk to me about the weather, Mr. Worthing. Whenever people talk to me about the weather, I always feel quite certain that they mean something else. And that makes me quite nervous.”
Oscar Wilde

Karen Quan
“My heart is burning a hole in my chest and every time you speak to me, it keeps sinking, and I'm left with nothing but ashes. I wish she were talking to me, because the more she speaks to me, the more my heart flutters like a rising phoenix.
-Karen Quan and Jarod Kintz”
Karen Quan, liQUID PROse QUOtes

Joe Abercrombie
“Get what you can with words, because words are free, but the words of an armed man ring that much sweeter.”
Joe Abercrombie, The Heroes

Fran Lebowitz
“Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about things, and small people talk about wine.”
Fran Lebowitz
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Raymond Carver
“You see, this happened a few months ago, but it's still going on right now, and it ought to make us feel ashamed when we talk like we know what we're talking about when we talk about love.”
Raymond Carver, Where I'm Calling From: New and Selected Stories

Carol Channing
“When you try to talk about yourself, you dont know who you are, or what your like, or what your like to other people. And the moment you do it's a formula for yourself, and then you're imitating yourself, and then nobody likes you and they dont know why.”
Carol Channing

Kahlil Gibran
“نحن نتكلم عندما توصد أمامنا أبواب السلام عن افكارنا ، وعندما نعجز عن الوصول لحالة السكون في وحدة قلوبنا ، نتحول لنستولي على شفاهنا ، فالصوت يلهينا ويسلينا ، وفي الكثير من كلامنا يكاد فكرنا ينفجر من الألم والكآبة ، لأن الفكر طائر من طيور الفضاء ن يمكنه ان يبسط جناحيه في قفص الألفاظ ، ولكنه لا يستطيع أن يطير”
جبران خليل جبران, The Prophet
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Toba Beta
“Hypocrite shouts about the change,
but never let risk coming on his way.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Christine Feehan
“If you need to talk about your childhood, you’re safe with me. If you need to break into a million pieces, I’m right here, Lev. I’ll find them all, I’m good at details, and I’ll put you back together. You’re safe here.”
Christine Feehan, Water Bound

Rasmenia Massoud
“I wondered why humans were even given the gift of speech at all. We no longer needed it; we’ve forgotten to talk about anything. We only waste it.”
Rasmenia Massoud, Human Detritus

Philip K. Dick
“Many men talk like philosophers and live like fools.”
Philip K. Dick, Beyond Lies the Wub

Chaim Potok
“It is when you are angry that you must watch how you talk.”
Chaim Potok

عبد الله السعدون
“أكثر الناس كلاما ً ، أقلهم نفعا ً و إنتاجا”
عبد الله السعدون, عشت سعيداً من الدراجة إلى الطائرة

Rick Riordan
“Not long," Zia said. "I wanted to talk to you before [Carter and Amos] come back."
[Sadie] raised an eyebrow. "About Carter? Well, if you're wondering whether he likes you, the way he stammers might be an indication."
Zia frowned. "No, I'm—"
"Asking if I mind? Very considerate. I must say at first I had my doubts, what with you threatening to kill us and all, but I've decided you're not the bad sort, and Carter's mad about you, so—"
"It's not about Carter."
"Oops. Could you just forget what I said, then?”
Rick Riordan , The Red Pyramid

Oscar Wilde
“One should never do anything that one cannot talk about after dinner.”
Oscar Wilde, The Picture of Dorian Gray

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