[ conversation Quotes ]



Showing search results for Conversation Quotes - 43 quotes about conversation - Dictionary Quotes
43 quotes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 323 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 441 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 376 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 335 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 548 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 239 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 298 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 286 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 269 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 249 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 477 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 267 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 265 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 261 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 447 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 285 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 316 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 287 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 270 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 286 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 255 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 247 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 266 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 262 votes

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

Comment this quote | Permalink | Vote for this quote  | 445 votes
Research is what I'm doing when I don't know what I'm doing.
[ Research ] Wernher Von Braun