Favorite Quotations ~  Talk, 2 New Earth: Awakening

"If talking were aerobic, I'd be the thinnest person in the world." ~ Carrie Fisher


Sometimes I enjoy talking, but when it's like people are trying to find something out about me, I don't. ~ Cameron Diaz

Two great talkers will not travel far together. ~ George Borrow

One has to grow up with good talk in order to form the habit of it. ~ Helen Hayes

The house of the talkative person lets in rain. ~ Zulu Proverb

Talk without effort is nothing. ~ Maria W. Stewart

People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order so they'll have good voice boxes in case there's ever anything really meaningful to say. ~ Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Talk uses up ideas. Once I have spoken them aloud, they are lost to me, dissipated into the noisy air like smoke. Only if I bury them, like bulbs, in the rich soil of silence do they grow. ~ Doris Grumbach

Talk little to hear much. ~ William Temple

A man talking sense to himself is no madder than a man talking nonsense not to himself. ~ Tom Stoppard

After three days without reading, talk becomes flavorless. ~ Chinese Proverb

Are you really listening... or are you just waiting for your turn to talk? ~ Robert Montgomery

As you grow older, you'll find that you enjoy talking to strangers far more than to your friends. ~ Joy Williams

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