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Engrave this Quote Silence is one great art of conversation.
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-Anon.
Engrave this Quote When you have spoken the word, it reigns over you. When it is unspoken you reign over it.
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-Arabic Proverb
Engrave this Quote To talk without thinking is to shoot without aiming.
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-English Proverb
Engrave this Quote The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively but says nothing.
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-Anon.
Engrave this Quote It's a damn shame we have this immediate ticking off in the mind about how people sound. On the other hand, how many people really want to be operated upon by a surgeon who talks broad cockney?
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-Eileen Aitkins
Engrave this Quote Debate is masculine, conversation is feminine.
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-Amos Bronson Alcott
Engrave this Quote Wherever the relevance of speech is at stake, matters become political by definition, for speech is what makes man a political being.
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-Hannah Arendt
Engrave this Quote It is all right to hold a conversation but you should let go of it now and then.
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-Richard Armour
Engrave this Quote Speech of yourself ought to be seldom and well chosen.
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-Francis Bacon
Engrave this Quote The habit of common and continuous speech is a symptom of mental deficiency. It proceeds from not knowing what is going on in other people's minds.
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-Walter Bagehot
Engrave this Quote The mind is a wonderful thing. It starts working the minute you're born and never stops working until you get up to speak in public.
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-Patricia Ann Ball
Engrave this Quote Language is legislation, speech is its code. We do not see the power which is in speech because we forget that all speech is a classification, and that all classifications are oppressive.
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-Roland Barthes
Engrave this Quote The moment a man talks to his fellows he begins to lie.
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-Hilaire Belloc
The Silence of the Sea
Engrave this Quote It's better to keep your mouth shut and give the impression that you're stupid than to open it and remove all doubt.
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-Rami Belson
Engrave this Quote The stroke of the whip maketh marks in the flesh: but the stroke of the tongue breaketh the bones. Many have fallen by the edge of the sword: but not so many as have fallen by the tongue. Ecclesiasticus 28:17 --18
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-Bible
Engrave this Quote Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man. Colossians 4:6
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-Bible
Engrave this Quote When a man gets talking about himself, he seldom fails to be eloquent and often reaches the sublime.
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-Josh Billings
Engrave this Quote Better pointed bullets than pointed speeches.
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-Otto von Bismarck
Engrave this Quote We forget that we are all dead men conversing with dead men.
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-Jorge Luis Borges
Engrave this Quote A good conversationalist is not one who remembers what was said, but says what someone wants to remember.
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-John Mason Brown
Engrave this Quote The sweetest of all sounds is that of the voice of the woman we love.
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-Jean De La Bruyere
Engrave this Quote The great gift of conversation lies less in displaying it ourselves than in drawing it out of others. He who leaves your company pleased with himself and his own cleverness is perfectly well pleased with you.
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-Jean De La Bruyere
Engrave this Quote The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it.
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-Edward George Bulwer-Lytton
Engrave this Quote The basic rule of human nature is that powerful people speak slowly and subservient people quickly --because if they don't speak fast nobody will listen to them.
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-Michael Caine
Engrave this Quote From my earliest days I have enjoyed an attractive impediment in my speech. I have never permitted the use of the word stammer. I can't say it myself.
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-Patrick Campbell

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