quote by Edgar Allan Poe

Always keep a big bottle of booze at your side. If a bird starts talking nonsense to you in the middle of the night pour yourself a stiff drink.

— Edgar Allan Poe

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Talking nonsense quote Some people think I'm unhappy, but I'm not. I just appreciate silence in a world
Some people think I'm unhappy, but I'm not. I just appreciate silence in a world that never stops talking.

Talk of imminent threat to our national security through the application of external force is pure nonsense. Our threat is from the insidious forces working from within which have already so drastically altered the character of our free institutions - those institutions we proudly called the American way of life.

I love to talk about nothing. It's the only thing I know anything about.

Talking nonsense quote It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.
It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.

Forgive me my nonsense, as I also forgive the nonsense of those that think they talk sense.

Always remember, money isn't everything - but also remember to make a lot of it before talking such fool nonsense.


Love is a romantic designation for a most ordinary biological process-or, shall we say, chemical-process ... a lot of nonsense is talked and written about it.

Talking nonsense quote Actions speak louder than words, but not nearly as often.
Actions speak louder than words, but not nearly as often.

In every province, the chief occupations, in order of importance, are lovemaking, malicious gossip, and talking nonsense.

After I saw how badly animals were treated to en up in our plates, how bad it was for our health and for the environment, I decided to stop this nonsense and educate others. After all, animals can’t talk and they need people that have notoriety like me to be their voices.

It is amazing how complete is the delusion that beauty is goodness.

A handsome woman talks nonsense, you listen and hear not nonsense but cleverness. She says and does horrid things, and you see only charm. And if a handsome woman does not say stupid or horrid things, you at once persuade yourself that she is wonderfully clever and moral.

Talking nonsense quote Don't let someone who gave up on their dreams talk you out of yours.
Don't let someone who gave up on their dreams talk you out of yours.

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and to have her nonsense respected.


Here's the thing. When we talk about race relations in America or racial progress, it's all nonsense. There are no race relations. White people were crazy. Now they're not as crazy. To say that black people have made progress would be to say they deserve what happened to them before.

Talking nonsense is man's only privilege that distinguishes him from all other organisms.

Talking nonsense quote Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.
Prayer is when you talk to god, meditation is when god talks to you.

It is however always important to remember that the ability to see things in their correct perspective may be, and often is, divorced from the ability to reason correctly and vice versa. That is why a man may be a very good theorist and yet talk absolute nonsense.

... the Armenian massacre was the greatest crime of the war, and the failure to act against Turkey is to condone it ... the failure to deal radically with the Turkish horror means that all talk of guaranteeing the future peace of the world is mischievous nonsense.

Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they can talk sense.

Talking nonsense quote Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools because they have to say
Wise men talk because they have something to say; fools because they have to say something.

Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.

That talk of inspiration is sheer nonsense;

there is no such thing. It is a mere matter of craftsmanship.

Once you have the cap and gown all you need do is open your mouth.

Whatever nonsense you talk becomes wisdom and all the rubbish good sense.

Talking nonsense quote When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen,
When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.

Theology is that discipline whereby we stop talking nonsense about God.

Don't talk to me about a man's being able to talk sense;

everyone can talk sense. Can he talk nonsense?


I have known a vast quantity of nonsense talked about bad men not looking you in the face. Don't trust that conventional idea. Dishonesty will stare honesty out of countenance any day in the week, if there is anything to be got by it.

Talking nonsense quote Don't talk negatively about yourself, you may just start to believe it.
Don't talk negatively about yourself, you may just start to believe it.

I'm not a showbiz person. I just enjoy talking nonsense on the radio. I'm not bothered about going to clubs or the paparazzi, I genuinely prefer my neighbours. Spending time with my family and watching Coronation Street are what I love best. People are just people, aren't they?

Unless you see your nature, all this talk about cause & effect is nonsense.

Buddhas don't practice nonsense.

It is a safe rule to apply that, when a mathematical or philosophical author writes with a misty profundity, he is talking nonsense.

Talking nonsense quote I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.
I took a walk in the woods and came out taller than the trees.

Talking nonsense is the sole privilege mankind possesses over the other organisms. It's by talking nonsense that one gets to the truth! I talk nonsense, therefore I'm human


There is no subject on which more dangerous nonsense is talked and thought than marriage.

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.'

Talking nonsense quote Be careful how you are talking to yourself because you are listening.
Be careful how you are talking to yourself because you are listening.

When people talk of atoms obeying fixed laws, they are either ascribing some kind of intelligence and free will to atoms or they are talking nonsense. There is no obedience unless there is at any rate a potentiality of disobeying.

Clear writing is universal. People talk about writing down to an audience or writing up to an audience; I think that's nonsense. If you write in a way that is clear, transparent, and elegant, it will reach everyone.

American freedom consists largely in talking nonsense.

Talking nonsense quote Talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. Break the habit. Talk abou
Talking about our problems is our greatest addiction. Break the habit. Talk about your joys.

It is well for us that we are born babies in intellect.

Could we understand half what mothers say and do to their infants, we should be filled with a conceit of our own importance, which would render us insupportable through life. Happy the boy whose mother is tired of talking nonsense to him before he is old enough to know the sense of it.

All the cold-reading clairvoyants and the nonsensical astrologers and absurd ESP merchants and other such people who talk about vibrations and energies.... God, if there's a word that drives me mad it's "energy" used in a nonsensical way-don't get me started!

There is a monsterous deal of stupid quizzing, &

common-place nonsense talked, but scarcely any wit.

American freedom consists largely in talking nonsense.

'Tis the privilege of friendship to talk nonsense, and have her nonsense respected.

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