Best 825 of Conversation quotes - MyQuotes
There are two conversations going on at the same time: the story and a conversation about how the story is being told.
Science is like literature, a continuing dialog among diverse and conflicting voices, no one ever wholly right or wholly wrong, but a steady conversation forever provisional and personal and living.
The material comes from whenever you realize that you and someone else have something in common. So any conversation you've had more than once, anything you see happening to you that you see happening to a friend, you go, Hmmm, that's a situation I can make funny.
People learn more from observation that they do from conversation.
politics ... is the hottest, most dangerous subject in the land. It's not only a conversation-wrecker, it's a friendship-wrecker, a family-wrecker, a job-wrecker, a future-wrecker.
Theater is perhaps one of the few places left where we are in a dialogue right now. Everything has become so partisan, and the rhetoric has become so heated, that conversation is almost impossible.
Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
In my work, I present questions and concerns. [It's] the opportunity to put a system of antibodies into circulation, without any pretense of making the world a better place, but to start a conversation with the world.
No one likes sarcasm, Miss Cain. I’ve merely delayed my exit to promise you something. You took my straight razor, li’l darlin’. That I view as an unforgivable offense. So when the time comes, when you have served your purpose, I swear to you I’m gonna kill you for free.” And with that, Billy-Ray Sanguine disappeared into the ground. Then he popped his head back up. “Or at least half price.” And he was gone again.
Talking is good. Conversations have to be forever.
That which is worth telling is not worth having.
Amos Bronson Alcott
Good discourse sinks differences and seeks agreements.
Well-designed visuals do more than provide information; they bring order to the conversation.
A person who talks with equal vivacity on every subject, excites no interest in any. Repose is as necessary in conversation as in a picture.
A picture is worth a thousand words, but conversations with them generally end in dissapointment.
Real speech can only come from complete silence. Incomplete silence is as fussy as deliberate conversation.
I don't know it's not really a conversation until it's a reality. We'll see. A lot can happen between now and when (Tinsley) comes back. It's a situation that we'll resolve when it comes time to resolve it.
I like to build places online where readers can have productive conversations about books.
When someone says we need to talk, what he or she usually means is you will listen. Any conversation that takes place will be accidental.
I'm telling as an actual source to the press,I'm telling you as a source that, to the best of my knowledge, and based on conversations that the RNC has had with the FBI, I know of no instance that [George Stephanopoulos] describing involving the RNC or the RNC's data.
Using someone's name during a conversation was like a casual caress, like stroking their hair.
Is there a short-eared koobish, then?' Mmmyes ...' said J.Lo. 'But it is technically not really a koobish. Is more alike a kind of singing pumpkin.' We had conversations like these all the time, where I just eventually gave up.
Henry David Thoreau
The necessity of labor and conversation with many men and things to the scholar is rarely well remembered.
Imagine going to work every day to do only and exactly what you love!! All the work gets done because of the abundant diversity of your team. Different skills, interests and talents are woven together into a whole that is much greater than the sum of the parts!
... he trotted down the hallway on all fours and started in on his second favorite pastime, conversations with plumbing. Just what I needed: Stone, the Toilet Whisperer.
Berg paid his way with stories.
Any conversations we hear about 'So who are Pearl Jam marketing to?' are despicable.
The best things cannot be told, the second best are misunderstood. After that comes civilized conversation; after that, mass indoctrination; after that, intercultural exchange.
It is an impertinent and unreasonable fault in conversation for one man to take up all the discourse.
I strike up conversations all the time and it is very interesting, finding out about things I know nothing about.
What I can't do is have an intelligent conversation with [George Stephanopoulos] about a report in "The New York Times" that is unnamed, inconclusive, and based on something that isn't true.
No Ghost of any common sense begins a conversation
Why is there even a conversation about feminism?
The racial conversation in the States is so multifaceted and multilayered. Obviously it's not always a positive conversation, but it's just so much more detailed than it was when I was growing up in South Africa.
Texting is not talking and a phone is not a friend.
The conversation of bullets.
[Indira Gandhi] answered cautiously at first. Then she opened up like a flower and the conversation flowed along without obstacles, in mutual sympathy.
Why is it women can never let a man have any fun, they just want to fuss about something.” “They’re practical” Austin said, shaking off some of the water droplets from his hair. “We live in the moment and they think about what’s coming. If they didn’t keep us in check, we’d fuck up the planet”.
As the Athenians to the Pnyx, the antique Romans to the Campus Martius, or our Nordic ancestors to the All-Thing, so the folk of Tilling flocked to the High Street for extempore parliament.
Michelle Tillis Lederman
Building relationships is not about transactions—it’s about connections.
[On Thomas Babington Macaulay:] He was a most disagreeable companion to my fancy ... His conversation was a procession of one.
Dude, this is a stoner conversation and we're not even high
Shocked my old friend from China, Deja Vu, when I turned up at his door without notice.
Reading a book makes a conversation with the author (Robin Sharma on The Cure For Fear - Robin Sharma)
The best conversation I had was over forty million years ago,' continued Marvin. Again the pause. ' Oh d—' 'And that was with a coffee machine.' He waited.
[I]t is things that make us happy when conversation begins to reveal itself as a paltry substitute.
A song ain't nothing but a conversation fixed up to where you can talk it over and over without getting tired of it.
Michel De Montaigne
The contradictions of judgments, then, neither offend nor alter, they only rouse and exercise me. We evade correction, whereas we ought to offer and present ourselves to it, especially when it appears in the form of conference, and not of authority.
Talk often, but never long: in that case, if you do not please, at least you are sure not to tire your hearers.
The one who would understand me is equally shy to start a conversation.