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My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.

Ultimately the bond of all companionship, whether in marriage or in friendship, is conversation.

The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.

I cry very easily. It can be a movie, a phone conversation, a sunset - tears are words waiting to be written.

The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk.

I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.

A book is good company. It is full of conversation without loquacity. It comes to your longing with full instruction, but pursues you never.

Conceit causes more conversation than wit.

What is reading but silent conversation.

Method is not less requisite in conversation than in writing, provided a man would talk to make himself understood.

The difficulty with this conversation is that it's very different from most of the ones I've had of late. Which, as I explained, have mostly been with trees.

Douglas Adams

You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation.

It may happen sometimes that a long debate becomes the cause of a longer friendship. Commonly those who dispute with one another at last agree.

I just use my muscles as a conversation piece, like someone walking a cheetah down 42nd Street.

No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.

It is not sufficient to know what one ought to say, but one must also know how to say it.

Don't knock the weather, nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.

Kin Hubbard

Noise proves nothing. Often a hen who has merely laid an egg cackles as if she laid an asteroid.

She had lost the art of conversation, but not unfortunately the power of speech.

The best argument against democracy is a five minute conversation with the average voter.

The poor girl does not know how to have a conversation. Unfortunately, she does know how to speak.

It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.

Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation, of children in arms, and men in love.

A person isn't who they are during the last conversation you had with them - they're who they've been throughout your whole relationship.

Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.

What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation.

Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.

A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short.

Logic and fact keep interfering with the easy flow of conversation.

Courage and willingness to just go for it, whether it is a conversation or a spontaneous trip, or trying new things that are scary - it is a really attractive quality.

Prayer is simply a two-way conversation between you and God.

If you're yelling, you're the one who's lost control of the conversation.

Polite conversation is rarely either.

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.

When a man says he had pleasure with a woman, he does not mean conversation.

Confidence contributes more to conversation than wit.

A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.

Marriage is one long conversation chequered by disputes.

Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit, and gives a certain air to the countenance, which is more amiable than beauty.

Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation.

There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.

However greatly we distrust the sincerity of those we converse with, yet still we think they tell more truth to us than to anyone else.

The conversational overachiever is someone whose grasp exceeds his reach. This is possible, but not attractive.

My own view is that taping of conversations for historical purposes was a bad decision on the part of all the presidents. I don't think Kennedy should have done it. I don't think Johnson should have done it and I don't think we should have done it.

Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.

Twitter is my bar. I sit at the counter and listen to the conversations, starting others, feeling the atmosphere.

On our watch the conversation with a would-be suicide bomber will not begin with the words 'You have the right to remain silent.'

The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation, but not the power of speech.

A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

The telephone which interrupts the most serious conversations and cuts short the most weighty observations has a romance of its own.

Virginia Woolf

He'd tried to strike up a conversation with her.

An American cannot converse, but he can discuss, and his talk falls into a dissertation. He speaks to you as if he was addressing a meeting, and if he should chance to become warm in the discussion he will say "Gentlemen" to the person with whom he is conversing.

The happiest conversation is that of which nothing is distinctly remembered, but a general effect of pleasing impression.

Samuel Johnson

The reason why so few people are agreeable in conversation is that each is thinking more about what he intends to say than others are saying.

I find myself having these conversations where I go...You know the guy in that place. The guy in the place with the thing you know. And it becomes this game of charades. And then finally we realize that I mean the Pope.

'What is the use of a book', thought Alice, 'without pictures or conversations?'

I really don't want to turn this season every [media] session into a me-and-Phil conversation.

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