Most of the successful people I've known are the ones who do more listening than talking.
Raise your words, not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.
I never learned anything while I was talking.
The way to get started is to quit talking and begin doing.
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Thinking: the talking of the soul with itself.
Talking without thinking is like shooting without taking aim.
Actions speak louder than words, but not nearly as often.
Lots of people act well, but few people talk well.
This shows that talking is the more difficult of the two.
Neurotics complain of their illness, but they make the most of it, and when it comes to talking it away from them they will defend it like a lioness her young.
You aren't learning anything when you're talking.
When the mind is thinking it is talking to itself.
The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively but says nothing.
Thinking: The talking of the soul with itself.
Some people think I'm unhappy, but I'm not. I just appreciate silence in a world that never stops talking.
A lot of good arguments are spoiled by some fool who knows what he is talking about.
How can you prove whether at this moment we are sleeping, and all our thoughts are a dream; or whether we are awake, and talking to one another in the waking state?
If you are talking about terrorism, you need to sit down and understand what is making these people put dynamite around their waists and blow themselves up.
If you want to be a writer-stop talking about it and sit down and write!
Right now, talking to you, I'm not even really a guy. I'm a monkey blowing kisses at a butterfly.
Talking about music is like dancing about architecture.
Be careful how you are talking to yourself because you are listening.
Lovers never get tired of each other because they are forever talking about themselves.
Drawing is speaking to the eye; talking is painting to the ear.
Many a time I have wanted to stop talking and find out what I really believed.
We reproach people for talking about themselves; but it is the subject they treat best.
Talking is the disease of age.
We must stop talking about the American dream and start listening to the dreams of the Americans.
The tree of silence bears the fruit of peace.
A mistake at least proves that somebody stopped talking long enough to DO something.
To climb a tree to catch a fish is talking much and doing nothing.
I really don't like talking about money.
All I can say is that the Good Lord must have wanted me to have it.
It ain't a bad plan to keep still occasionally even when you know what you're talking about.
The trouble with talking too fast is you may say something you haven't thought of yet.
Thinking is only a process of talking to yourself.
Great minds discuss ideas; Average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.
The sight of women talking together has always made men uneasy; nowadays it means rank subversion.
A good newspaper is a nation talking to itself.
The minute you start talking about what you're going to do if you lose, you have lost.
We are our brains. My brain is talking to your brain; our bodies are hanging along for the ride.
I don't know why I always end up talking about my relationships. I try not to.
People are so opinionated about things, and they don't even know what they're talking about, or can't even do it themselves.
We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.
I think that anybody's craft is fascinating.
A taxi driver talking about taxi driving is going to be very, very interesting.
Until Ace Ventura, no actor had considered talking through his ass.
If I had to give young writers advice, I would say don't listen to writers talking about writing or themselves.
The time to stop talking is when the other person nods his head affirmatively, but says nothing.
The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting.
American freedom consists largely in talking nonsense.
'Tis ill talking of halters in the house of a man that was hanged.
We are not only talking about waves of refugees coming to Greece, to Italy, and elsewhere. Destabilizing the Balkans means Lebanonization, and that means destabilizing all of Europe.
A guy that's really serious about you, he's gotta be talking to you, he's gotta want to have one-on-one, in-your-face interaction. That's how we are.
Talking is a hydrant in the yard and writing is a faucet upstairs in the house.
Opening the first takes the pressure off the second.
The more I like a book, the more slowly I read.
this spontaneous talking back to a book is one of the things that makes reading so valuable.
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
Don't have sex man. It leads to kissing and pretty soon you have to start talking to them.
It was impossible to get a conversation going, everybody was talking too much.