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I would talk in iambic pentameter if it were easier.
- Howard Nemerov

Everyone should have at least two friends -
one to talk to and one to talk about.
- Anonymous

I cannot sing, dance or act; what else would I be but a talk show host.
- David Letterman

You know what? Maybe there's a good reason
donkeys shouldn't talk.
- the movie Shrek (2001)


 

Might I perhaps win my wings?
I've been waiting for over 200 years now, sir,
and people ARE beginning to talk.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

The reason I talk to myself is because
I'm the only one whose answers I accept.
- George Carlin

Life is far too important a thing
ever to talk seriously about.
- Oscar Wilde


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Talk doesn't cook rice.
- Chinese Proverb

Children, cartoon animals, comedians,
and space aliens can get away with saying
what the rest of us are afraid is true,
but are embarrassed to talk about.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"The time has come," the walrus said, "to talk of many things:
of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings."
- Lewis Carroll

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words
but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

I hear many people talk about their longing for a balanced life.
What I think they are really expressing
is a desire for a life with less pressure.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Little do men perceive what solitude is,
and how far it extendeth.
For a crowd is not company,
and faces are but a gallery of pictures,
and talk but a tinkling cymbal,
where there is no love.
- Francis Bacon

I challenge you to make your life a masterpiece.
I challenge you to join the ranks of those people
who live what they teach, who walk their talk.
- Tony Robbins

It isn't enough to talk about peace.
One must believe in it.
And it isn't enough to believe in it.
One must work at it.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

The left dismisses talk about the collapse of family
life and talks instead about the emergence of the growing
new diversity of family types.
- Christopher Lasch

All this talk about equality.
The only thing people really have in common is that
they are all going to die.
- Bob Dylan

Children are educated by what the grown-up is
and not by his talk.
- Carl Jung

There are things that you cannot talk to your mother and father about,
there are things that you cannot talk to your children about.
- Shirley Knight

Relentless, repetitive self talk is what changes our self-image.
- Denis Waitley

Sometimes it's a form of love just to talk to somebody
that you have nothing in common with and still be fascinated by their presence.
- David Byrne

I sometimes talk about the making of a poem within the poem.
- Howard Nemerov

I'm very girly.
I love to talk about diets, exercise,
kids, make-up.
- Rachel Hunter

If you talk to a man in a language he understands,
that goes to his head.
If you talk to him in his language,
that goes to his heart.
- Nelson Mandela

Talk is cheap - except when Congress does it.
- Cullen Hightower

Talk not of the river or lake
To those who have looked on the sea.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Don't talk about what you have done
or what you are going to do.
- Thomas Jefferson

Patriots always talk of dying for their country and
never of killing for their country.
- Bertrand Russell

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense,
and have her nonsense respected.
- Charles Lamb

Wisdom is the reward you get for a lifetime of listening
when you'd have preferred to talk.
- Doug Larson

If American men are obsessed with money,
American women are obsessed with weight.
The men talk of gain, the women talk of loss,
and I do not know which talk is the more boring.
- Marya Mannes

It is madness for sheep to talk peace with a wolf.
- Thomas Fuller

Talk not of wasted affection;
affection never was wasted.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Writers write.
Dreamers talk about it.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

I could talk food all day.
I love good food.
- Tom Brady

If you love it enough, anything will talk with you.
- George Washington Carver

Men talk of killing time, while time quietly kills them.
- Dion Boucicault

Who's a boy gonna talk to if not his mother?
- Donald E. Westlake

There's three things men always talk about -
women,
sports, and cars.
- Mario Lopez

The less food, the more time to talk,
the more to talk about.
- Damon Wayans

I'm always rather nervous about how you talk
about women who are active in politics,
whether they want to be talked about as women or as politicians.
- John F. Kennedy

When we talk about democracy, if the people's
stomach is empty, democracy is also empty.
Democracy can not be installed by fiat;
it must be achieved by the people themselves.
- Jimmy Yen

The best morale exist when you never hear the word mentioned.
When you hear a lot of talk about it, it's usually lousy.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

To hear some men talk of the government,
you would suppose that Congress was the law of gravitation,
and kept the planets in their places.
- Wendell Phillips

You talk about German technocracy and you get automobiles.
- Gordon Sinclair

I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps.
I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician,
though I'm glad I am not any of these.
- Tom Glazer

Have a talk with your mind
(it really is something separate from yourself).
Lay down the law.
"My life begins TODAY.
I am like a newborn.
I have what I have today;
I have my fingers, my toes,
some people in my life,
some material and financial state.
Yesterday is only a dream -
perhaps a nightmare,
perhaps a cherished memory,
but only a dream - nothing more.
I will make all decisions and actions based solely
on what I have today as a starting point."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the present Congress errs in too much talking,
how can it be otherwise in a body to which the people
send one hundred and fifty lawyers,
whose trade it is to question everything,
yield nothing, and talk by the hour?
- Thomas Jefferson

Beauty is only skin deep.
If you go after someone just because she's beautiful
but don't have anything to talk about,
it's going to get boring fast.
You want to look beyond the surface and see if you
can have fun or if you have anything in common with this person.
- Amanda Peet

I've made an odd discovery.
Every time I talk to a savant I feel quite sure that
happiness is no longer a possibility.
Yet when I talk with my gardener, I'm convinced of the opposite.
- Bertrand Russell

Being a teenager is an amazing time and a hard time.
It's when you make your best friends -
I have girls who will never leave my heart and I still talk to.
You get the best and the worst as a teen.
You have the best friendships and the worst heartbreaks.
- Sophia Bush

Anything will give up its secrets if you love it enough.
Not only have I found that when I talk to the little flower
or to the little peanut they will give up their secrets,
but I have found that when I silently commune with people
they give up their secrets also - if you love them enough.
- George Washington Carver

There was endless action - not just football,
but sailboats, tennis and other things:
movement.
There was endless talk - the ambassador at the head
of the table laying out the prevailing wisdom,
but everyone else weighing in with their opinions and taking part.
- Charles Spalding

A woman as the leader of the Free World is an impossibility.
Muslim countries won't talk to you.
- Geena Davis

I think my books talk about kids learning to like and
respect themselves and each other.
You can't write a message book; you just tell the best
story you know how to tell.
- Paula Danziger

The telephone is a good way to talk to people without
having to offer them a drink.
- Fran Lebowitz

In my opinion, if we have not achieved peace,
it is because people forget its most fundamental aspect.
Before we talk about peace among nations,
we must settle our peace with God.
- Sun Myung Moon

Our people could not talk with these white-faced men,
but they used signs which all people understand.
- Chief Joseph

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

Women will not talk about football unless one of them
is in love with a football player,
and then suddenly you discover that they know everything
that is to be known about it.
- Jeanne Moreau

I see people in terms of dialogue and I believe that people are their talk.
- Roddy Doyle

We need to be around our families not because we have
so many shared experiences to talk about,
but instead because they know precisely which subjects to avoid.
- Doug Coupland

I'm guarded; I don't talk much.
- David Byrne

Research shows that parents are the single biggest influence on children -
if you are worried about your teen and drugs,
talk to them.
- John Walters

If it is a first offense, you ground them and have a talk.
The second offense would call for counseling.
- Alan Thicke

People who lead a lonely existence always have something
on their minds that they are eager to talk about.
- Anton Chekhov

I have a lot of friends and fans in Canada and as a
matter of fact I met a fan from there that came down to my office.
It was nice and we took pictures and had a nice talk.
- Larry Holmes

Talk of unusual swell of waist In maid of honor loosely laced.
- Matthew Green

I write music all the time.
When I talk about having writer's block,
it's more to do with lyrics than anything else.
- Sarah McLachlan

But I found a lot of artists at the Cedar Bar were
difficult for me to talk to.
- Robert Rauschenberg

But far more numerous was the herd of such,
Who think too little, and who talk too much.
- John Dryden


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