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  The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech.  
 -  George Bernard Shaw
  

  I consider conversations with people to be mind exercises, but I don't want to pull a muscle, so I stretch a lot. That's why I'm constantly either rolling my eyes or yawning.  
 -  Jarod Kintz
  

  Having those weird conversations with your best friends and thinking if anyone heard us right now, we'd be put into a mental hospital.  
 -  Unknown
  

  There is no such thing as a worthless conversation, provided you know what to listen for. And questions are the breath of life for a conversation.  
 -  James Nathan Miller
  

  Leadership is an interactive conversation that pulls people toward becoming comfortable with the language of personal responsibility and commitment.  
 -  John G Agno
  

  Anyone who thinks the art of conversation is dead ought to tell a child to go to bed.  
 -  Robert C Gallagher
  

  Stupid conversations make sense when you are talking to someone special.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  

  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.  
 -  Truman Capote
  

  If you ever have to support a flagging conversation, introduce the topic of eating  
 -  Leigh Hunt
  

  Conversation enriches the understanding, but solitude is the school of genius  
 -  Edward Gibbon
  

  Conversation should touch everything, but should concentrate itself on nothing.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  There is no such thing as a worthless conversation, provided you know what to listen for. And questions are the breath of life for a conversation.  
 -  James Nathan Miller
  

  It is all right to hold a conversation but you should let go of it now and then  
 -  Richard Armour
  

  I often quote myself. It adds spice to my conversation.  
 -  George Bernard Shaw
  

  Most conversations are simply monologues delivered in the presence of witnesses  
 -  Margaret Miller
  

  Polite conversation is rarely either.  
 -  Fran Lebowitz
  

  The difficulty with this conversation is that it's very different from most of the ones I've had of late. Which, as I explained, have mostly been with trees.  
 -  Douglas Adams
  

  Questioning is not the mode of conversation among gentlemen  
 -  Samuel Johnson
  

  Conversation about the weather is the last refuge of the unimaginative.  
 -  Oscar Wilde
  

  The great gift of conversation lies less in displaying it ourselves than in drawing it out of others. He who leaves your company pleased with himself and his own cleverness is perfectly well pleased with you.  
 -  Jean De La Bruyere
  

  I miss how we used to talk every minute of every day and how I was able to tell you everything that was on my mind. I miss our conversations.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Good nature is more agreeable in conversation than wit, and gives a certain air to the countenance which is more amiable than beauty  
 -  Joseph Addison
  

  Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood  
 -  William Shakespeare
  

  Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for his competitors, for it is that which all are practicing every day while they live  
 -  Ralph Waldo Emerson
  

  That sad moment when you find an old conversation between you and someone you don't talk to anymore.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know  
 -  Andre Maurois
  

  If you spend any time in Los Angeles, there's only one topic of conversation.  
 -  Alan Rickman
  

  A little less conversation, a little more action please.  
 -  Elvis Presley
  

  It was impossible to get a conversation going; everybody was talking too much.  
 -  Yogi Berra
  

  Laying in bed, remembering our conversation in my head, and imagining what I should have said instead.  
 -  Unknown
  

  The best part of sleepovers are the deep conversations you have in the middle of the night.  
 -  Unknown
  

  Conversation between Adam and Eve must have been difficult at times because they had nobody to talk about  
 -  Agnes Repplier
  

  There can be no situation in life in which the conversation of my dear sister will not administer some comfort to me.  
 -  Mary Worley Montagu
  

  The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right place but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.  
 -  Dorothy Nevill
  

  Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.  
 -  Kin Hubbard
  

  A single conversation across the table with a wise person is worth a month's study of books.  
 -  Chinese proverb