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What a delightful thing is the conversation of specialists! One understands absolutely nothing and it's charming.

Edgar Degas

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Conversation didn't seem necessary when I put the accordion down and swung some young lady around the floor.

Lawrence Welk

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You have to enjoy life. Always be surrounded by people that you like, people who have a nice conversation. There are so many positive things to think about.

Sophia Loren

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If you ever have to support a flagging conversation, introduce the topic of eating.

Leigh Hunt

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Is the purpose of free elections to allow the most clever and vicious person to aggregate power, or is the purpose of free elections to enable the American people to have a serious conversation about their country's future and try to find both a policy and a personality that they think will carry to them that better future?

Newt Gingrich

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Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory.

George William Curtis

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Every time a meteor comes close to the earth, we all think about the end of the world — but our internal soundtrack doesn't turn off. We're also thinking about pizza or passing a slow tractor or making a turn, and for a magical instant, our lives seem to be in conversation with the stars.

Elif Batuman

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Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

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If you're yelling you're the one who's lost control of the conversation.

Taylor Swift

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True happiness arises, in the first place, from the enjoyment of one's self, and in the next, from the friendship and conversation of a few select companions.

Joseph Addison

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A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years mere study of books.

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Conversation — quotes and aphorisms

Sometimes you have to disconnect to stay connected. Remember the old days when you had eye contact during a conversation? When everyone wasn't looking down at a device in their hands? We've become so focused on that tiny screen that we forget the big picture, the people right in front of us.

Regina Brett

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My idea of good company is the company of clever, well-informed people who have a great deal of conversation; that is what I call good company.

Jane Austen

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The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.

Winston Churchill

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No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.

Christopher Morley

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Choose to focus your time, energy and conversation around people who inspire you, support you and help you to grow you into your happiest, strongest, wisest self.

Karen Salmansohn

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I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.

George Bernard Shaw

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