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Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius
Edward Gibbon
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live
Ralph Waldo Emerson
Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood
William Shakespeare
Conversation should touch everything, but should concentrate itself on nothing.
Oscar Wilde
Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit, and gives a certain air to the countenance which is more amiable than beauty
Joseph Addison
I never desire to converse with a man who has written more than he has read.
Samuel Johnson
I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.
George Bernard Shaw
It was impossible to get a conversation going; everybody was talking too much.
Yogi Berra
One of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid
Jonathan Swift
Polite conversation is rarely either.
Fran Lebowitz
Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen
Samuel Johnson
Tallulah was sitting in a group of people, giving the monologue she always thought was conversation.
Lillian Hellman
The difficulty with this conversation is that it's very different from most of the ones I've had of late. Which, as I explained, have mostly been with trees.
Douglas Adams
The great secret of succeeding in conversation is to admire little, to hear much; always to distrust our own reason, and sometimes that of our friends; never to pretend to wit, but to make that of others appear as much as possibly we can; to hearken
Benjamin Franklin
The great secret of succeeding in conversation is to admire little, to hear much; always to distrust our own reason, and sometimes that of our friends; never to pretend to wit, but to make that of others appear as much as possibly we can; to hearken
Benjamin Franklin
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