quote by Jean-Jacques Rousseau

People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.

— Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Reckoning Talker quotations

What's important is that you stay true to yourself.

Because when you enter the real world, the most valuable thing you can bring is all your you-ness. The world doesn't need any more hot chicks or tough guys or smooth talkers - the world needs more you. And don't let anyone tell you otherwise.

Weak people talk and do not act, strong people act and keep quiet.

A conversation is a dialogue, not a monologue.

That's why there are so few good conversations: due to scarcity, two intelligent talkers seldom meet.

Never fail to know that if you are doing all the talking, you are boring somebody.

The big divide in this country is not between Democrats and Republicans, or women and men, but between talkers and doers.

Southerners love a good tale. They are born reciters, great memory retainers, diary keepers, letter exchangers . . . great talkers.

We Irish will never achieve anything; but we are the greatest talkers since the Greeks

There is only one rule for being a good talker - learn to listen.

People who have little to do are excessive talkers.

A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker.

A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.

There's zero correlation between being the best talker and having the best ideas.

Lucidity of speech is unquestionably one of the surest tests of mental precision...In my experience a confused talker is never a clear thinker.

A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker.

A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.

If you know anything about me, I've never been a trash-talker. That's not even part of my DNA.

There is only one rule to become a good talker, learn how to listen.

Two great talkers will not travel far together.

A good listener is not someone with nothing to say.

A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat.

If I were to name my favorite pastime, I'd have to say talking about myself.

I love it and I think most other people do too. We need, people like us, more listeners and less talkers.

Talkers are usually more articulate than doers, since talk is their specialty.

Great talker, great liar.

I come from Detroit where it's rough and I'm not a smooth talker.

I used to always crack jokes in class.

I was a good liar and a good talker. I was just good. I was my father's son. I was slick. When it comes to knowing what to say, to charm, I always had it.

Individual psychotherapy - that is, engaging a distressed fellow human in a disciplined conversation and human relationship - requires that the therapist have the proper temperament and philosophy of life for such work. By that I mean that the therapist must be patient, modest, and a perceptive listener, rather than a talker and advice-giver.

Good talkers are only found in Paris.

[ When I met Barack Obama] He says, I do a pretty good me myself - he said something like that. But he's - he is a close talker. He's a touchy guy.

A good listener is very nearly as attractive as a good talker.

You cannot have a beautiful mind if you do not know how to listen.

Until the men of action clear out the talkers we who have social consciences are at the mercy of those who have none.

When it comes to scientific matters the ready talkers simply run riot.

There are a lot of pseudo-scientists who with a little technical jargon to spatter through their talk are always getting in the limelight... The less they know the surer they are about it.

If only our great thinkers could learn to talk, and our great talkers could learn to think.

Time will explain it all. He is a talker, and needs no questioning before he speaks.

A chief called Lawyer, because he was a great talker, took the lead in the council, and sold nearly all the Nez Perce country.

Tennessee Williams was a gifted talker with a beautiful accent and we had lots of things in common.

Those in public office who do not love the people are thieves stealing salaries.

Those who teach but do not themselves practice what they teach are mere talkers. Those who try to do successful work without considering development of character will find it insubstantial.

There are some silent people who are more interesting than the best talkers.

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