quote by Samuel Beckett

That's what hell must be like, small chat to the babbling of Lethe about the good old days when we wished we were dead.

— Samuel Beckett

Empowering Babble quotations

No tin-hat brigade of goose-stepping vigilantes or bibble-babbling mob of blackguarding and corporation paid scoundrels will prevent the onward march of labor, or divert its purpose to play its natural and rational part in the development of the economic, political and social life of our nation.

We do not understand democracy in its bourgeois meaning--of babbling, lack of discipline, anarchy. We understand democracy as the active participation of the citizens in formulating and implementing the Party's policy.

It is still not enough for language to have clarity and content.

.. it must also have a goal and an imperative. Otherwise from language we descend to chatter, from chatter to babble and from babble to confusion.

When the world shoves you around, you just gotta stand up and shove back.

It's not like somebody's gonna save you if you start babbling excuses.

Thanks to Reagan, the insane now walk among us babbling about Starbucks and sodomite semen in this zombie apocalypse we call the 21st century.

Babies need social interactions with loving adults who talk with them, listen to their babblings, name objects for them, and give them opportunities to explore their worlds.

We should stop going around babbling about how we're the greatest democracy on earth, when we're not even a democracy. We are a sort of militarised republic.

I am always surprised when people read double entendres into my innocuous babble.

It's been my policy to view the Internet not as an 'information highway,' but as an electronic asylum filled with babbling loonies.

From our first babblings to our last word, we make but one statement, and that is our life.

Till that word can be dug out of us, why should they hear the babble that we think we mean? How can they meet us face to face till we have faces?

Because of the Thames I have always loved inland waterways - water in general, water sounds - there's music in water. Brooks babbling, fountains splashing. Weirs, waterfalls; tumbling, gushing.

Come, follow me, and leave the world to its babblings.

Never forget the power of silence, that massively disconcerting pause which goes on and on and may at last induce an opponent to babble and backtrack nervously.

You have to listen to your own voice.

Not your heart, not your instincts, not any of that self-permissive psycho-babble stuff. No, none of that. If it was just about instincts and bright ideas it wouldn't need to be a voice. It's about words. You hear them, read them, then you write. But mostly read. Read the bloody poems.

Is not all the stupid chatter of most of our newspapers the babble of fools who suffer from the fixed idea of morality, legality, christianity and so forth, and only seem to go about free because the madhouse in which they walk takes in so broad a space?

As with most great communicators, God knows that the point of silence and the pause between sentences is not to give the audience the chance to fill the silence with empty babbling but to help create more depth to the conversation.

Silence is an ocean. Speech is a river. When the ocean is searching for you, don't walk into the language-river. Listen to the ocean, and bring your talky business to an end. Traditional words are just babbling in that presence, and babbling is a substitute for sight.

Silence is not always a sign of wisdom, but babbling is ever a mark of folly.

Twenty years ago the computer was a babbling box. Now it is a boasting beast.

Do not keep the slanderer away, treat him with affection and honor: Body and soul, he scours all clean, babbling about this and that.

I've sucked way too much cement for this year.

Bad juju rising off them city sidewalks. I need to babble with a brook or two, inhale starlight, make friends with some trees.

They babble and talk absurdly who, in the place of God's providence, substitute bare permission - as if God sat in a watchtower awaiting chance events , and his judgments thus depended upon human will.

Psycho-babble is that language spoken by sailors who have become so interested in navigating their way around their boat that they have forgotten to read the stars and sea. They may be able to get from the galley to the head but will be lost in their journey from point to port.

Never believe that true prayer consists in mere babbling, reciting so many psalms and vigils, saying your beads while you allow your thoughts to roam.

Your date will not be impressed by you throwing up on her brand-new shoes, as you spout poetic babblings that are meaningful only to you.

Life in itself / Is nothing, / An empty cup, a flight of uncarpeted stairs.

/ It is not enough that yearly, down this hill, / April / Comes like an idiot, babbling and strewing flowers.

The disquieting thing about newscaster-babble or editorial-speak is its ready availability as a serf idiom, a vernacular of deference. "Mr. Secretary, are we any nearer to bringing about a dialogue in this process ?

Information and images bump against each other every day in massive quantities, and the resonance of this interfacing is like the babble of a village or tavern gossip session.

April comes like an idiot, babbling and strewing flowers.

Christianity works while infidelity talks.

She feeds the hungry, clothes the naked, visits and cheers the sick, and seeks the lost, while infidelity abuses her and babbles nonsense and profanity. 'By their fruits ye shall know them.'

I know at times I come across like a Neanderthal or a babbling idiot, but I like that person.

If America does not wish to end her days in the same nursing home as Britannia she had best end this geo-babble about new world orders. Our war, the Cold War, is over. It is time for America to come home.

There's a fine line between a stream of consciousness and a babbling brook to nowhere.

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