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Conversation Quotes

Oscar Wilde
Conversation should touch everything, but should concentrate itself on nothing.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson
Two man talk and one may hear, but three cannot take part in a conversation of the most sincere and searching sort.
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Oscar Wilde
Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.
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John Mayer
Sometimes I wish that I was the weather, you'd bring me up in conversation forever. And when it rained, I'd be the talk of the day.
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Oscar Wilde
The liar at any rate recognizes that recreation, not instruction, is the aim of conversation, and is a far more civilized being than the blockhead who loudly expresses his disbelief in a story which is told simply for the amusement of the company
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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.
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Aaron spoke at length with coach Jackson and felt comfortable after that conversation. In the past, there?s been some big veteran point guards who have flourished in that system. Hopefully Aaron will be another one of those types of players.
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Nathaniel Hawthorne
Shall we never, never get rid of this Past? cried he, keeping up the earnest tone of his preceding conversation. "It lies upon the Present like a giant's dead body."
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My idea of an educated person is one who can converse on one subject for more than two minutes.
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We're aware of Chad's past penalties. Is it a topic of conversation as we meet about the penalty? Yeah, briefly, but it's a lot easier for us to address each penalty situation on its own, with its own merits, but along with that, it's not that much different in the world we live in: A first-time offense for somebody is a lot of the times treated a little softer than somebody that has a history.
John Darby Permalink
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He has given no thought to any such thing in any conversation I have overheard him have with anybody.
Abbe Lowell Permalink
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Adam Smith
People of the same trade seldom meet together, even for merriment and diversion, but the conversation ends in a conspiracy against the public, or in some contrivance to raise prices.
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George Bernard Shaw
The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech.
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All of the conversation is how he's going to write it.
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John Cleese
Oh, I could spend my life having this conversation - look - please try to understand before one of us dies
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Winston Churchill
The poor girl does not know how to have a conversation. Unfortunately, she does know how to speak.
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With first-rate sherry flowing into second-rate whores,And third-rate conversation without one single pause:Just like a young coupleBetween the wars.
William Plomer Permalink
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Photojournalism provokes conversation and thought, which all good journalism should do. The exhibition provides an excellent teaching opportunity, fostering discussion about how we cover events of our time and the needs of society, while talking about the profession and craft of journalism.
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Agatha Christie
There is nothing so dangerous for anyone who has something to hide as conversation! A human being, Hastings, cannot resist the opportunity to reveal himself and express his personality which conversation gives him. Every time he will give himself away.
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Will Smith
Having a corporate sponsor for their New Year's Eve party is a preliminary conversation. This is a very premature E-mail that went out. Will and Jada were just looking for some way to have an over-the-top party that benefited their charity . This is how parties get thrown every single day.
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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 Permalink
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I would not characterize the conversation as a verbal deal. It was more an exchange of thoughts and ideas, and looking for information. We didn't make any arrangements contrary to what's in writing in the letter.
Alan Dooley Permalink
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Students interested in government or law have a grand opportunity to engage in panel conversation with the justices,
Alan Gould Permalink
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The most influential of all educational factors is the conversation in a child's home
William Temple Permalink
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In the meantime, hopefully we can have a fruitful conversation with the government to get his release, perhaps under conditions they can impose. We are pleased. This is what we envisioned as going to happen from the beginning.
Matthew Archambeault Permalink
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information to patients so they can go in and have a more informed conversation with their physician about new cures and new treatments.
Alan Holmer Permalink
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Do not start a conversation with negative information. You won't go anywhere with it,
Nancy Friedman Permalink
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Whatever be the topic of conversation, the spirit of piety should be diffused through it - as the salt in our food should properly season it all, whatever the article of food may be (Col. 4:6).
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The irrepressible spirit that made his playing seem like good conversation is the Rubinstein legacy for pianists, if they can pick up their heads from the keyboard long enough to claim it.
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It's a fascinating story to adapt and essentially it's a great opportunity to entertain and provoke conversation.
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