Talking Too Much Quotes

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Anthony Liccione
“A fool is made more of a fool, when their mouth is more open than their mind.”
Anthony Liccione

Mary Oliver
“Here’s a story, and you don’t have to visit many
houses to find it. One person is talking,
the other one is not really listening.
Someone can look like they are but they’re
actually thinking about something they
want to say, or their minds are just
wandering. Or they’re looking at that
little box people hold in their hands these
days. And people get discouraged, so they
quit trying. And the very quiet people,
you may have noticed, are often the sad
Mary Oliver, Dog Songs: Poems

John C. Maxwell
“Great people talk about ideas, average people talk about themselves, and small people talk about others”
John C. Maxwell, The 360 Degree Leader: Developing Your Influence from Anywhere in the Organization

Stuart Wilde
“Most people talk too much, and what they do say is often just noise or irrelevant gibberish designed to keep themselves entertained”
Stuart Wilde, Silent Power

Robert Sarah
“Words often bring with them the illusion of transparency, as though they allowed us to understand everything, control everything, put everything in order. Modernity is talkative because it is proud, unless the converse is true. Is our incessant talking perhaps what makes us proud?”
Robert Sarah, The Power of Silence: Against the Dictatorship of Noise

Benjamin Alire Sáenz
“Talking is fantastically overrated. Too many people do too much of it. It stuns the hell out of me how so many people like to talk. Sharkey, for example. If talking is so good for you, what the hell is Sharkey doing here? The guy tears me up. Talking does not heal you. Talking just adds to the noise pollution in the world. If we were really serious about going green, then maybe we’d all just be quiet.”
Benjamin Alire Sáenz, Last Night I Sang to the Monster

Karen Essex
“Lovers of words have no place where honest work must be done.”
Karen Essex, Stealing Athena

“I choose to choose few words each day. Yes! few words that count. Few words that can make impact. Few words that talk much. Few words that can make people ponder to wonder. Few words that are indelible. Few words that can leave distinctive footprints on minds. Though we may fail to mind our words, we shall never fail to mind the works of our words.”
Ernest Agyemang Yeboah

L.M. Montgomery
“I won't say another word -- not one. I know I talk too much, but I am really trying to overcome it, and although I say far too much, yet if you only knew how much I want to say and don't, you'd give me some credit for it.”
L.M. Montgomery

Tony Buon
“You need to train yourself to be comfortable with silence, particularly when dealing with cultures that respect silence more than we do in the West.”
Tony Buon, The Leadership Coach

Lisa Unger
“It sounded to him like the noise of too many mouths that talk and too few minds that think.”
Lisa Unger, Heartbroken

Justin Halpern
“Don’t ever say stuff just because you think you should. That’s the definition of an asshole.”
Justin Halpern, Sh*t My Dad Says

Curtis Tyrone Jones
“Wise is the one who learns to dumb it down.”
Curtis Tyrone Jones

Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀
“I was overwhelmed with the urge to fill every silence with words. Silence to me was a void in the universe that could suck us all in. It was my assignment to block this deadly void with words and save the world.”
Ayọ̀bámi Adébáyọ̀

“The profundity of that remark reduces me to silence.”
Mary Elgin, The Wood and the Trees

“Unless the Intentions is Noble, Talking about Others Behind their Backs, Good or Bad, Make You Become Useless"
nick catricala

“JUST SHUT UP talking about what you're going to do and JUST DO IT! Then you can talk.”
Sotero M Lopez II

Kay Wills Wyma
“...in addition to my many other recovery issues, I'm also a founding member of Overtalkers Anonymous”
Kay Wills Wyma, I'm Happy For You

T.F. Hodge
“Silence speaks in vibes, not sentences. So stop repeating yourself to those who continue to dis your warning signals.”
T.F. Hodge

Dmitry Dyatlov
“I hate having to repeat myself, but sometimes there is really nothing else to say”
Dmitry Dyatlov

“Think twice, so that you can talk nice.”
Ned Bray Abakah

“Excessive talking is a leakage that will sink you into the ocean of troubles.”
Ned Bray Abakah

“Radite na tome da budete elokventni.
Vecina njih zna samo da prica,
mnogo vise nego sto treba.”
Tamara Stamenkovic

Tomáš Gavlas
“Just as open doors let the steam out of a steam bath, so does the person with lips constantly open lose their inner composure.”
Tomáš Gavlas, Karlaz: The Way of Freedom

Michael Bassey Johnson
“Trust your mind when it says that it has nothing much to say.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, Song of a Nature Lover

“Remember: they can't prove you're digressing if you don't specify a topic.”
John Alejandro King a.k.a. The Covert Comic

Allene vanOirschot
“Loneliness is a prevailing tragedy of our time. We have more methods of communication at our fingertips, yet we communicate less.”
Allene vanOirschot, Daddy's Little Girl