Conversations are at the heart of what it means to be human.
- Theodore Zeldin
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
Menander (342 BCE – 292 BCE)
The most fruitful and natural exercise for our minds is, in my opinion, conversation.
- Michel de Montaigne, The Essays: A Selection
The great gift of conversation lies less in displaying it ourselves
than in drawing it out of others.
- Jean De La Bruyere
The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man’s observation,
not overturning it.
- Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you.
When it is unspoken you reign over it.
- Arab Proverb
Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee and just as hard to sleep after.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh, Gift from the Sea
Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero
The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing
at the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
- Dorothy Nevill
A single conversation with a wise man is
better than ten years mere study of books.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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