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And when you stick on conversation's burrs, don't strew your pathway with those dreadful urs.
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Oliver Wendell Holmes

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Can we talk?
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Joan Rivers

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Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
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Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Conversation is an exercise of the mind; gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.
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Source Unknown

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Conversation should touch everything, but should concentrate itself on nothing.
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Oscar Wilde

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Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.
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Andre Maurois

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Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine.
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Amos Bronson Alcott

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I find we are growing serious, and then we are in great danger of being dull.
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William Congreve

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I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has read.
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Samuel Johnson

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I would rather take hellebore than spend a conversation with a good, little man.
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Edward Dahlberg

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If other people are going to talk, conversation becomes impossible.
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James Mcneill Whistler

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If you ever have to support a flagging conversation, introduce the topic of eating.
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Leigh Hunt

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In conversation, humor is worth more than wit and easiness more than knowledge.
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George Herbert

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It is all right to hold a conversation but you should let go of it now and then.
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Richard Armour

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Never talk for half a minute without pausing and giving others a chance to join in.
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Sydney Smith

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No one is qualified to converse in public except those contented to do without such conversation.
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Thomas Kempis

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Nothing lowers the level on conversation more than raising the voice.
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Stanley Horowitz

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Reply to wit with gravity, and to gravity with wit.
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Charles Caleb Colton

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Saying what we think gives a wider range of conversation than saying what we know.
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Cullen Hightower

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She has lost the art of conversation, but not, unfortunately, the power of speech.
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George Bernard Shaw

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Talk ought always to run obliquely, not nose to nose with no chance of mental escape.
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Frank Moore Colby

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The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting.
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Fran Lebowitz

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

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There is no conversation more boring than the one where everybody agrees.
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Michel Eyquem De Montaigne

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Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun