125 Talking Too Much Quotes To Inspire You

Following is our list of talking too much quotations and slogans full of insightful wisdom and perspective about not talking too much.

Talking too much quote
Inspirational talking too much quote

The Most Famous Talking Too Much Quotes (Best in 2024)

Go to table of contents

The trouble with me is that I like to talk too much. — William Howard Taft

You can't know too much, but you can say too much. — Calvin Coolidge

People who have little to do are excessive talkers. — Proverbs

I and me are always too deeply in conversation. — Friedrich Nietzsche

The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven't thought of yet. — Ann Landers

Too much is the same as not enough. — Miyamoto Musashi

He who talks more is sooner exhausted. — Lao Tzu

He who talks more is sooner exhausted. — Lao Tzu

There are two kinds of people who don't say much, those who are quiet and those who talk a lot. — Unknown

Most people talk when they have nothing to say. I’m not talking because I have too much to say. None of which I’d want you to hear. — Megan McCafferty

Short Talking Too Much Quotes

Go to table of contents

  • Talk low, talk slow, and don't say too much. — John Wayne
  • If you let a person talk long enough you'll hear their true intentions. Listen twice, speak once. — Tupac Shakur
  • Weak people talk and do not act, strong people act and keep quiet. — Eliphas Levi
  • A man that talks too much accomplishes little. — Filipino Proverbs
  • It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much. — Yogi Berra
  • Never fail to know that if you are doing all the talking, you are boring somebody. — Helen Gurley Brown
  • Too much talk is poverty. — Hungarian Proverbs
  • Talk low, talk slow and don't say too much. — John Wayne
  • Suspect too much sweet talk but never close your mind. — Seamus Heaney
  • Don't talk too much or too soon. — Bear Bryant

Talking Too Much Image Quotes

Go to table of contents

Talking too much quote by Yogi Berra

It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much. — Yogi Berra

Talking too much quote There's too much talking in Social Media and too little listening and learning.
There's too much talking in Social Media and too little listening and learning.

Not Talking Too Much Quotes

Go to table of contents

I am tired of talk that comes to nothing It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and all the broken promises. There has been too much talking by men who had no right to talk. It does not require many words to speak the truth. — Chief Joseph

I don't get afraid in talking about subject matter that may spark controversy and I'm not afraid to not be liked. I think that sometimes people pay too much attention to being liked and it's paralyzing. — Jada Pinkett Smith

My husband does not like me to give interviews because I say too much. No talk, no trouble. — Imelda Marcos

Talking too much quote But far more numerous was the herd of such. Who think too little and who talk to
But far more numerous was the herd of such. Who think too little and who talk too much.

I'm afraid I talk a lot, too much, perhaps. I should have been a lawyer or a college professor or a windy politician, though I'm glad I am not any of these. — Tom Glazer

You can talk about capitalism and communism and all that sort of thing, but the important thing is the struggle everybody is engaged in to get better living conditions, and they are not interested too much in government. — Bernard Baruch

But I often think we talk way too much in this society, that we consider verbalization a panacea that it very often is not, and that we turn a blind eye to the sort of morbid self-absorption that becomes a predictable by-product of it. — Dennis Lehane

Talking too much quote There's too much talking in social media and too little listening and learning.
There's too much talking in social media and too little listening and learning.

There is no one who does not exaggerate. In conversation, men are encumbered with personality, and talk too much. — Ralph Waldo Emerson

What is it?" she asked. "I'm looking for your wings. You are my guardian angel, aren't you?" "I'm afraid not," she replied, her cheeks dimplingwith a wry smile. "There's too much of the devil in me for that." "Just how much devil," I grinned, "are we talking about here? — Gregory David Roberts

Now the thing is not to get into unnecessary quarrels by talking too much and not to indicate any weakness by talking too much; let our actions speak for themselves. — Henry L. Stimson

The smug complacency of technology adverts disguises a pretty mixed picture, with too many people not connected, too many passive users of technologies designed for interactive, and far too much talk about empowerment but far too little action to make it happen. — Geoff Mulgan

Shakespeare Quotes

Go to table of contents

Shakespeare doesn't belong to the past. If his material is valid, it is valid now. It's like coal. The only meaningfulness of a piece of coal starts and finishes with its combustion, giving us light and heat. And that to me is Shakespeare. — Peter Brook

If Antarctica were music it would be Mozart. Art, and it would be Michelangelo. Literature, and it would be Shakespeare. And yet it is something even greater; the only place on earth that is still as it should be. May we never tame it. — Andrew Denton

There is nothing in the world so much like prayer as music is. ~William Shakespeare — William Shakespeare

Talking too much quote You don't want to block the pain too much. Without the pain what we would talk a
You don't want to block the pain too much. Without the pain what we would talk about.

I’m not so naive as to think that everybody always succeeds, right? I mean, half of Shakespeare‘s stories are tragedies – right? — Michael Saylor

One of the benefits of being a mature well-educated woman is that you're not afraid of expletives. And you have no fear to put a fool in his place. That's the power of language and experience. You can learn a lot from Shakespeare. — Judi Dench

Find enough clever things to say, and you're a Prime Minister; write them down and you're a Shakespeare. — George Bernard Shaw

England has two books, the Bible and Shakespeare. England made Shakespeare,but the Bible made England. — Victor Hugo

Literature doesn't have a country. Shakespeare is an African writer. His Falstaff, for example, is very African in his appetite for life, his largeness of spirit. The characters of Turgenev are ghetto dwellers. Dickens characters are Nigerians. — Ben Okri

Now a Protestant confronting a Catholic ghost is exactly Shakespeare's way of grappling with what was not simply a general social problem but one lived out in his own life. — Stephen Greenblatt

The English people, a lot of them, would not be able to understand a word of spoken Shakespeare. There are people who do and I'm not denying they exist. But it's a far more philistine country than people think. — Colin Firth

When I Stop Talking Quotes

Go to table of contents

I gotta be honest with you. Im kind of jealous of the way my dad gets to talk to my mom sometimes. Where are all those old-school women you can just take your day out on? When did they stop making those angels? — Bill Burr

My mother is a big believer in being responsible for your own happiness. She always talked about finding joy in small moments and insisted that we stop and take in the beauty of an ordinary day. When I stop the car to make my kids really see a sunset, I hear my mother’s voice and smile. — Jennifer Garner

When I was a kid I had an imaginary friend and I used to think that he went everywhere with me, and that I could talk to him and that he could hear me, and that he could grant me wishes and stuff. And then I grew up, and I stopped going to church. — Jimmy Carr

Good words will not give my people good health and stop them from dying. Good words will not get my people a home where they can live in peace and take care of themselves. I am tired of talk that comes to nothing. It makes my heart sick when I remember all the good words and broken promises. — Chief Joseph

I was quitting…As I was taking those steps I was saying, ‘Somebody please stop me.’ Lionel Taylor, our receivers coach, said, ‘Hold up a minute,’ and he sat down in the car and we talked. I don’t know what we talked about but I was glad we talked because I went back. And that’s when it started. — Joe Greene

Many interviewers when they come to talk to me, think they're being progressive by not mentioning in their stories any longer that I'm black. I tell them, 'Don't stop now. If I shot somebody you'd mention it.' — Colin Powell

Every time we open the Bible, let's stop and pray, whether for fifteen seconds or fifteen minutes, asking the Spirit to teach us. When I read the Bible, I want God to talk to my soul. — Jim Cymbala

The computer industry is the only industry that is more fashion-driven than women's fashion. Maybe I'm an idiot, but I have no idea what anyone is talking about. What is it? It's complete gibberish. It's insane. When is this idiocy going to stop? — Larry Ellison

It's much better when I go out with my mates and we stop talking about me like I'm some sort of egomaniac. It's great when we can just have a drink. — Dido Armstrong

I try not to get too rattled about things that aren't that important - there's a different outburst for when the kids are reaching for a knife in the kitchen versus the reaction I have when they just won't stop talking. And my wife and I have mellowed out as we've gone along. — Chris O'Donnell

When Money Talks Quotes

Go to table of contents

I am sometimes asked, 'Why do you spend so much of your time and money talking about kindness to animals when there is so much cruelty to men?' I answer: 'I am working at the roots.' — George Thorndike Angell

When I talk to girls, they go, 'I'm not a feminist.' And I say: 'What? You don't want to vote? Do you want to be owned by your husband? Do you want your money from your job to go into his bank account? If you were raped, do you still want that to be a crime? Congratulations : you are a feminist.' — Caitlin Moran

We used to talk about wanting to get some money, but that's when hip-hop was based on your dreams and your fantasy. The whole thing now is the dreams and fantasies were achieved, and you don't want to make it the focal point. You can't keep beating that dead horse. — Puff Daddy

I was born with no money. So when people talk about Bow Wow being rich his whole life, I don't know where they get that. — Bow Wow

Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down. — Warren Buffett

When you say you want to talk about racial justice, that`s not the same as I want to do something about racial justice. Saying I want to hold police accountable is doing something. Saying that I want to take money out of politics, big money, is doing something. — Killer Mike

When bankers get together they talk about art. When artists get together, they talk about money. — Oscar Wilde

Why would I talk about the past when I got a bright future? What kind of money is the past gonna make me? Everyone wants to know information. Now, if you wanna know information, if you want history, you're gonna read a history book. The past ain't gonna make you no cash. — Riff Raff

When the green hills are covered with talking wires and the wolves no longer sing, what good will the money you paid for our land be then — Chief Seattle

When money talks, there are few interruptions. — Herbert V. Prochnow

Talking Much Quotes

Go to table of contents

If you make listening and observation your occupation you will gain much more than you can by talk. — Robert Baden-Powell

People talk of the sacrifice I have made in spending so much of my life in Africa. It is emphatically no sacrifice. Say rather it is a privilege. — David Livingstone

I'm going to be meeting with people today who talk too much - people who are selfish, egotistical, ungrateful. But I won't be surprised or disturbed, for I can't imagine a world without such people. — Marcus Aurelius

Brevity is the soul of command. Too much talking suggests desperation on the part of the leader. Speak shortly, decisively and to the point–and couch your desires in such natural logic that no one can raise objections. Then move on. — Cyrus the Great

It’s ridiculous to talk about freedom in a society dominated by huge corporations. What kind of freedom is there inside a corporation? They’re totalitarian institutions - you take orders from above and maybe give them to people below you. There’s about as much freedom as under Stalinism. — Noam Chomsky

There is a great deal of talk about loyalty from the bottom to the top. Loyalty from the top down is even more necessary and much less prevalent. One of the most frequently noted characteristics of great men who have remained great is loyalty to their subordinates. — George S. Patton

Other famous men, those of much talk and few deeds, soon evaporate. Action is the dignity of greatness. — Jose Marti

Acting is like sex: you either do it and don't talk about it, or you talk about it and don't do it. That's why I'm always suspicious of people who talk too much about either. — Humphrey Bogart

Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about. — Sakya Pandita

Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about. — Saskya Pandita

Saying Too Much Quotes

Go to table of contents

Love is a special word, and I use it only when I mean it. You say the word too much and it becomes cheap. — Ray Charles

If animals could speak, the dog would be a blundering outspoken fellow; but the cat would have the rare grace of never saying a word too much. — Mark Twain

I look for the good in people. Sometimes I get hurt for it, but it's rare and it's worth it. You may hear me say optimistic things that sound naive. I'm not naive. I've read too much history to be naive. I just think love wins out over the darker parts of human nature in the end. — Lex Fridman

It doesn't pay to say too much when you are mad enough to choke. For the word that stings the deepest is the word that is never spoke, Let the other fellow wrangle till the storm has blown away, then he'll do a heap of thinking about the things you didn't say. — Jules Renard

I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done. I deem that the very best time to make the effort. — Calvin Coolidge

I used to say, ‘Things cost too much.’ Then my teacher straightened me out on that by saying, ‘The problem isn’t that things cost too much. The problem is that you can’t afford it.’ That’s when I finally understood that the problem wasn’t ‘it’-the problem was ‘me.’ — Jim Rohn

I am sorry to say that there is too much point to the wisecrack that life is extinct on other planets because their scientists were more advanced than ours. — John F. Kennedy

We teach girls to shrink themselves, to make themselves smaller. We say to girls 'You can have ambition, but not too much'. — Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

I'm through accepting limits ''cause someone says they're so Some things I cannot change But till I try, I'll never know! Too long I've been afraid of Losing love I guess I've lost Well, if that's love It comes at much too high a cost! — Stephen Schwartz

I've never fallen in love right off the bat. I get scared to say I love you too soon because it means so much. It means you're not seeing an end to things. — Leighton Meester

People Writing About Talking Too Much

Go to table of contents

Name Quotes Likes
Read quotes by Lao Tzu

Lao Tzu
quotes on balance, life and leadership

1418 11725
Read quotes by John Wayne

John Wayne
quotes on life, death and america

129 3584
Read quotes by Tupac Shakur

Tupac Shakur
quotes on love, life and friends

460 12622
Read quotes by Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney
quotes on love, death and friendship

112 705
Read quotes by Hungarian Proverbs

Hungarian Proverbs
quotes on folklore, tradition and wisdom

79 1
Read quotes by Helen Gurley Brown

Helen Gurley Brown
quotes on love, life and education

56 247

More Talking Too Much Quotes

Go to table of contents

Big Data is like teenage sex: everyone talks about it, nobody really knows how to do it, everyone thinks everyone else is doing it, so everyone claims they are doing it. — Dan Ariely

I want to stay humble, but I have to talk because the other guys talk too much, and I understand the crazy power the UFC PR machine has. — Khabib Nurmagomedov

Less talk - more work! There is too much talking going on. Because of excessive talking, spiritual energy is being wasted. — Sathya Sai Baba

I must learn to love the fool in me the one who feels too much, talks too much, takes too many chances, wins sometimes and loses often, lacks self-control, loves and hates, hurts and gets hurt, promises and breaks promises, laughs and cries. — Theodore Isaac Rubin

We used to say that those amongst us with the most sins are those who spend their time talking about the sins of others. — Ibn Sirin

There is such a thing as tempting the gods. Talking too much, too soon and with too much self-satisfaction has always seemed to me a sure way to court disaster. The forces of retribution are always listening. They never sleep. — Meg Greenfield

If you want to get over a problem, stop talking about it. Your mind affects your mouth and your mouth affects your mind. It's difficult to stop talking about a situation until you stop thinking about it. — Joyce Meyer

I only wish I could find an institute that teaches people how to listen. Business people need to listen at least as much as they need to talk. Too many people fail to realize that real communication goes in both directions. — Lee Iacocca

They say that women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men. — Clare Boothe Luce

You've got to avoid overcoaching. You've got to avoid talking too much. You've got to avoid showing players that you're the boss every time. You don't have to do that. They know you're in charge. — Red Auerbach

we dance even if there's no radio. we drink at funerals. we talk too much & laugh too loud & live too large, and, frankly, we're suspicious of others who don't. — Chris Rose

People who are humble don't talk too much; they listen. — Frederick Lenz

Every time I flicked channels, there I was, talking. I was talking too much and writing too little. So Naomi and I went to Hawaii. The phone was cut off and we lost touch. This gave me the chance to have a good think about my life. — Joe Eszterhas

We seldom repent talking little, but very often talking too much. — Jean De La Bruyere

Don't preach too much to your pupils or abound in good talk in the abstract. Lie in wait rather for the practical opportunities, be prompt to seize those as they pass, and thus at one operation get your pupils both to think, to feel, and to do. — William James

If the present Congress errs in too much talking, how can it be otherwise in a body to which the people send one hundred and fifty lawyers, whose trade it is to question everything, yield nothing, and talk by the hour? — Thomas Jefferson

But I've found that to talk too much about movies is the kiss of death. If it happens then it happens, is all. — Brian Lumley

I think people talk too much anyway. Sometimes people are talking to me and in my mind I'm just like “shut up, shut up, shut upblah blah blah blah blaaaaah. — Ellen DeGeneres

Quit sharing bad news and gossip you aren't a garbage truck. — Grant Cardone

We're smitten with technology. And we're afraid, like young lovers, that too much talking might spoil the romance. But it's time to talk. — Sherry Turkle

As soon as I feel people are talking too much about my character, it's time to leave. — Chris Noth

Much of the same sort of degraded and filthy talk can still be heard among the orc-minded; dreary and repetitive with hatred and contempt, too long removed from good to retain even verbal vigour, save in the ears of those to whom only the squalid sounds strong. — J. R. R. Tolkien

Only with gun violence do we respond to repeated tragedies by saying that mourning is acceptable but discussing how to prevent more tragedies is not. But that's unacceptable. As others have observed, talking about how to stop mass shootings in the aftermath of a string of mass shootings isn't 'too soon.' It's much too late. — Ezra Klein

It sounded weird to hear you talk so much; normally you only said a few words at a time. I'd never imagined that you'd have a story, too. Until that moment, you were just the kidnapper. You didn't have reasons for anything. You were stupid and evil and mentally ill. That was all. When you started talking, you started changing. — Lucy Christopher

Sound is often talked about in a very subjective way, as if it had a colour. This is a bright sound, this is a dark sound. I don't believe in that because I think that is much too subjective. — Daniel Barenboim

Some actors like encouragement. Some actors prefer to have pressure. And sometimes, for some actors, its better to give your comment by silence, because they are so skillful, so gifted, that they understand without talking too much. — Wong Kar-wai

In Conclusion

Which quotation resonated with you best? Did you enjoy our collection of talking too much quotes? Or may be you have a slogan about talking too much to suggest. Let us know using our contact form.

About the author

This collection is managed by , with an extensive background in quote curation. They have meticulously gathered, researched, and compiled the quotes featured on this page. Every quote has been diligently cross-verified for its origin, its authenticity, and its potential influence on our readership.

Citation

Feel free to cite use any of the quotes in this collection of talking too much. For popular citation styles(APA, Chicago, MLA), please use this citation page.

Embed HTML Link

Copy and paste this HTML code in your webpage