Quotes: conversations

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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    The government of the world I live in was not framed, like that of Britain, in after-dinner conversations over the wine.
  • Truman Capote
    Truman Capote
    American writer 1942-
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    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.
  • Bill Moyers
    Bill Moyers
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    A journalist is basically a chronicler, not an interpreter of events. Where else in society do you have the license to eavesdrop on so many different conversations as you have in journalism? Where else can you delve into the life of our times?
  • Ernest Dimnet
    Ernest Dimnet
    French priest, writer and lecturer 1866-1954
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    All serious conversations gravitate towards philosophy.
  • Ernest Dimnet
    Ernest Dimnet
    French priest, writer and lecturer 1866-1954
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    Americans cannot realize how many chances for mental improvement they lose by their inveterate habit of keeping six conversations when there are twelve in the room.
  • Conversations cease when we learn to discover the joys of internalization.
    Source: Thought at Sunrise (2007)
  • Anthony Weiner
    Anthony Weiner
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    For the past few years I have engaged in several inappropriate conversations conducted over Twitter, Facebook, e-mail and occasionally on the phone with women I have met online.
  • Bill Haslam
    Bill Haslam
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    In general, everybody should admit the world is changing really fast, and it's hard for the conversations to keep up. I mean, it's hard to remember now, but when Barack Obama ran for president, he was against gay marriage.
  • In Washington, DC, politics dominate even the most casual conversations.
  • Brock Fiant
    Brock Fiant
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    Most people know more about their congressmen via smear campaigns than they know about their own neighbor via conversations, and a lot of people know more about Britney Spears via tabloids than they know about their own congressmen via voting booklets. Does anyone else see the problem here?
  • Ann Beattie
    Ann Beattie
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    Much of what happens in Love Always is really from overheard conversations in the Russian Tea Room. It's an improvisation of the way certain Hollywood agents think and talk to each other.
  • Alonzo Church
    Alonzo Church
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    Never had any mathematical conversations with anybody, because there was nobody else in my field.
  • Bob Ehrlich
    Bob Ehrlich
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    Some of the most important conversations I've ever had occurred at my family's dinner table.
  • Leonard Cohen
    Leonard Cohen
    Canadian-born American Musician, Songwriter, Singer 1934-
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    The term clinical depression finds its way into too many conversations these days. One has a sense that a catastrophe has occurred in the psychic landscape.
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    American statesman and physicist 1706-1790
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    We are more thoroughly an enlightened people, with respect to our political interests, than perhaps any other under heaven. Every man among us reads, and is so easy in his circumstances as to have leisure for conversations of improvement and for acquiring information.
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