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Conversation Quotes

Conversation is an art, which is why many people are just talkers but not good conversationalists. Conversation is the exchange of ideas, the flow of thoughts, where two or more people communicate as equals, walk through the conversation step-by-step. Conversation is not talking to people; rather it is talking to people, listening, and responding to what they say. The foundation of stimulating and effective conversation is questions, which are like a breath of fresh air preventing the conversation from flagging. For a hilarious and witty take on conversation, read the famous discussion quotations and sayings given below.

George Bernard Shaw

I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.

Michel de Montaigne

There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.

Osama bin Laden

Even as you enter the fourth year after the Sept. 11 attacks, Bush is still misleading and deluding you and hiding the real reason from you.

Sir Thomas Browne

Forcible ways make not an end of evil, but leave hatred and malice behind them.

Christopher Morley

No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.

Charles Lamb

What is reading, but silent conversation.

Laurence Sterne

Writing, when properly managed, (as you may be sure I think mine is) is but a different name for conversation.

Lawrence Peter Berra

It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.

Billy Graham

Prayer is simply a two-way conversation between you and God.

Helen Reddy

I've been in a serious conversation with one of my children, and a fan has come up. I've been in a public bathroom and had the hand come under the stall with a paper and pen. That sort of thing anybody can live without.

Megan Fox

I'm smart and I can be really funny and interesting and I can go toe-to-toe with anybody in a conversation.

Mike Pence

I'm interested in continuing our conversation about the discomfiture I picked up in the mainstream media with one particular element of this debate. It was this discomfort with a law against adultery.

Anatole France

What frightens us most in a madman is his sane conversation.

Oscar Wilde

Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.

Arnold Schwarzenegger

I just use my muscles as a conversation piece, like someone walking a cheetah down 42nd Street.

Brad Pitt

I think someone's conversation, whether in e-mail or in person, should be private.

Kevin Smith

I didn't get into film to win Academy Awards. I wanted to have a conversation with the audience.

Rita Rudner

I don't like when there's too much conversation because I'm shy and it makes me uncomfortable.

Robert Louis Stevenson

Marriage is one long conversation, chequered by disputes.

Miguel de Cervantes

I do not say a proverb is amiss when aptly and reasonably applied, but to be forever discharging them, right or wrong, hit or miss, renders conversation insipid and vulgar.

George Santayana

The primary use of conversation is to satisfy the impulse to talk.

Samuel Johnson

The happiest conversation is that of which nothing is distinctly remembered, but a general effect of pleasing impression.

Sushant Singh Rajput

When I am not acting or performing, I want to keep quiet and not to have a conversation.

Megan Fox

I don't think men approach me for intellectual conversation.

Taylor Swift

If you're yelling you're the one who's lost control of the conversation.

A child can ask questions that a wise man cannot answer.