Most popular talking quotes
Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening when you'd have preferred to talk.
If you can talk brilliantly about a problem, it can create the consoling illusion that it has been mastered.
ECONOMY OF MIND Thinking gives a lot of pain. Talking doesn't cost a thing. Therefore, rest your weary brain and give your tongue a fling.
If you can't add to the discussion, don't subtract by talking.
Improvisation is the essence of good talk. Heaven defend us from the talker who doles out things prepared for us!
The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting.
Must we always talk for victory, and never once for truth, for comfort, for joy?
In much of your talking, thinking is half murdered. For thought is a bird of space, that in a cage of words may indeed unfold its wings but cannot fly.
Is there any place where there is no traffic in empty talk? Is there on this earth one who does not worship himself talking?
People do not seem to talk for the sake of expressing their opinions, but to maintain an opinion for the sake of talking.
Talking is like playing on the harp; there is as much in laying the hand on the strings to stop their vibrations as in twanging them to bring our their music.
Talk is the greatest industry, and all human beings move in clouds of it—not merely their own, but in the rumors and representations of others, to which they are sometimes painfully sensitive.
Talking too much is a far greater social fault than talking too little.
Talk is by far the most accessible of pleasures. It costs nothing in money, it is all profit, it completes our education, founds and fosters our friendships, and can be enjoyed at any age and in almost any state of health.
Talkers are usually more articulate than doers, since talk is their specialty.