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Irish writer 1854-1900
Lots of people act well, but few people talk well. This shows that talking is the more difficult of the two.
English politician, writer and poet 1672-1719
An ostentatious man will rather relate a blunder or an absurdity he has committed, than be debarred from talking of his own dear person.
Calvin: Sometimes when I'm talking, my words can't keep up with my thoughts. I wonder why we think faster than we speak. Hobbes: Probably so we can think twice.
English theoretical physicist, cosmologist, author and Director 1942-2018
Mankind's greatest achievements have come about by talking, and its greatest failures by not talking.Source: British Telecom advertentie (1993)
Sometimes when I'm talking, my words can't keep up with my thoughts. I wonder why we think faster than we speak. Probably so we can think twice.
Talking in one language and talking in another, I think inevitably, produce two different personalities, as far as I've seen in other people. I assume it does the same for me.
English playwright and poet 1572-1637
Talking is the disease of age.
Talking with you is sort of the conversational equivalent of an out of body experience.
Charles Caleb Colton
English writer 1780-1832
Were we as eloquent as angels we still would please people much more by listening rather than talking.
American First Lady 1918-2011
When I say we've had an ideal marriage, I'm not just talking about physical attraction, which I can imagine can wear pretty thin if it's all a couple has built on. We've had that and a whole lot more.
Miguel de Cervantes
Spanish writer 1547-1616
'Tis ill talking of halters in the house of a man that was hanged.
A billion here, a billion there, and soon you're talking about real money.
Irish writer 1962-
A drinker does not exist. Whatever they say, it is just the drink talking.Source: De samenkomst (2010) 55
American legal scholar 1954-
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!'
American Dramatist 1915-
A good newspaper is a nation talking to itself.
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