Quotes with conversation

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  • Seneca Conversation has a kind of charm about it, an insinuating and insidious something that elicits secrets just like love or liquor.
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright (5 - 65)
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  • Joseph Addison True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet (1672 - 1719)
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  • Mark Twain A good memory and a tongue tied in the middle is a combination which gives immortality to conversation.
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) (1835 - 1910)
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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher (1803 - 1882)
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  • Oscar Wilde Conversation should touch everything, but should concentrate itself on nothing.
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer (1854 - 1900)
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  • William Butler Yeats Good conversation unrolls itself like the spring or like the dawn.
    William Butler Yeats
    Irish poet (1865 - 1939)
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  • Joseph Addison Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit and gives a certain air to the countenance which is more amiable than beauty.
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet (1672 - 1719)
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  • Sydney Smith His enemies might have said before that he talked rather too much; but now he has occasional flashes of silence, that make his conversation perfectly delightful.
    Sydney Smith
    English writer and cleric (1856 - 1934)
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  • Ralph Waldo Emerson In conversation the game is, to say something new with old words. And you shall observe a man of the people picking his way along, step by step, using every time an old boulder, yet never setting his foot on an old place.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher (1803 - 1882)
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  • Agnes Repplier It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought.
    Agnes Repplier
    American writer and social criticus (1855 - 1950)
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  • Bruce Catton Say this for big league baseball - it is beyond any question the greatest conversation piece ever invented in America.
    Bruce Catton
    American historian and journalist (1899 - 1978)
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  • Joseph Addison True happiness is of a retired nature, and an enemy to pomp and noise; it arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.
    Joseph Addison
    English politician, writer and poet (1672 - 1719)
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  • Michael Wilding You can pick out actors by the glazed look that comes into their eyes when the conversation wanders away from themselves.
    Michael Wilding
    British actor (1912 - 1979)
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  • Bobby Moynihan 'SNL' is one of those jobs where you are constantly reminded of how lucky you are and that you get to meet some of these people whose work you enjoy. Then you get to meet them, and they are just wonderful people. It turns out wonderfully, and you have a great conversation.
    Bobby Moynihan
    American actor, comedian, and writer (1977 - )
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  • Truman Capote A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue. That's why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.
    Truman Capote
    American writer (1924 - 1984)
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  • Cass Sunstein A few weeks ago, I was at the gym, talking to a friend about politics. Overhearing the conversation, a young man - maybe 25 years old - interrupted to say, 'Obama? He hasn't done a single thing!'
    Cass Sunstein
    American legal scholar (1954 - )
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  • André Maurois A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.
    André Maurois
    French writer (ps. van mile Herzog) (1885 - 1967)
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  • Stevie Smith A man may forgive many wrongs, but he cannot easily forgive anyone who makes it plain that his conversation is tedious.
    Stevie Smith
    English poet and novelist (1902 - 1971)
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  • Henry Wadsworth Longfellow A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.
    Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
    American poet (1807 - 1882)
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  • E. M. Cioran A sudden silence in the middle of a conversation suddenly brings us back to essentials: it reveals how dearly we must pay for the invention of speech.
    E. M. Cioran
    French-Romanian philosopher (1911 - 1995)
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