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Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine.
Conversation
Amos Bronson Alcott

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

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The art of conversation consist as much in listening politely, as in talking agreeably.
Communication
Atwell

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Criticism should be a casual conversation.
Critics and Criticism
W. H. Auden

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A single conversation across the table with a wise man is worth a month's study of books.
Wisdom
Chinese Proverb

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Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
Silence
Marcus T. Cicero

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

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The reading of all good books is like a conversation with all the finest men of past centuries.
Books - Reading
Rene Descartes

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Conversation enriches the understanding; but solitude is the school of genius.
Solitude
Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

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Education begins a gentleman, conversation completes him.
Gentlemen
English Proverb

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

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Clever people are always the best conversations lexicon.
Intelligence and Intellectuals
Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe

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Wit is the salt of conversation, not the food.
Wit
William Hazlitt

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

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

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

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

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

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As a work of art it has the same status as a long conversation between two not very bright drunks.
Critics and Criticism
Clive James

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Giving half answers won't make the conversation half as long.
Giving
Dave Johnson

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Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen.
Questions
Samuel Johnson

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

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Conceit causes more conversation than wit.
Conversation
Francois De La Rochefoucauld

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What is reading, but silent conversation.
Books - Reading
Walter Savage Landor

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