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Prejudice squints when it looks and lies when it talks.
Prejudice
Duchess Abrantes

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When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half.
Words
Gracie Allen

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We must stop talking about the American dream and start listening to the dreams of the Americans.
America
Ruben Askew

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

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A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.
Teachers and Teaching
W. H. Auden

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When I'm talking to a large audience, I imagine that I'm talking to a single person.
Audiences
Red Barber

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Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking.
Success
Bernard M. Baruch

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Admiral. That part of a warship which does the talking while the figurehead does the thinking.
Army and Navy
Ambrose Bierce

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Bore -- a person who talks when you wish him to listen.
Bores and Boredom
Ambrose Bierce

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I don't care how much a person talks, if they only say it in a few words.
Speakers and Speaking
Josh Billings

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When a man gets talking about himself, he seldom fails to be eloquent and often reaches the sublime.
Eloquence
Josh Billings

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Nobody talks so constantly about God as those who insist that there is no God.
Atheism
Heywood Broun

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A vain man finds it wise to speak good or ill of himself; a modest man does not talk of himself.
Modesty
Jean De La Bruyere

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The less you talk, the more you're listened to.
Listening
Abigail Van Buren

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I wept as I remembered how often you and I had tired the sun with talking and sent him down the sky.
Nostalgia
Callimachus

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Little other than a red tape Talking-machine, and unhappy Bag of Parliamentary Eloquence.
Politicians and Politics
Thomas Carlyle

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Talk that does not end in any kind of action is better suppressed altogether.
Advice
Thomas Carlyle

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The royal road to a man's heart is to talk to him about the things he treasures most.
Communication
Dale Carnegie

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Until Ace Ventura, no actor had considered talking through his ass.
Acting and Actors
Jim Carrey

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'Tis ill talking of halters in the house of a man that was hanged.
Tact and Tactfulness
Miguel De Cervantes

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One shouldn't talk of halters in the hanged man's house.
Tact and Tactfulness
Miguel De Cervantes

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The moment a man begins to talk about technique that's proof that he is fresh out of ideas.
Techniques
Raymond Chandler

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Women prefer to talk in twos, while men prefer to talk in threes.
Speakers and Speaking
Gilbert K. Chesterton

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Talk doesn't cook rice.
Action
Chinese Proverb

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To climb a tree to catch a fish is talking much and doing nothing.
Speakers and Speaking
Chinese Proverb

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