Quotation Explorer - 'Dialogue'

Geschichte ist [...] ein Dialog zwischen Gegenwart und Vergangenheit. [re-transl.:] History is [...] a dialogue between the present and the past.
Non-judgment quiets the internal dialogue, and this opens once again the doorway to creativity. - Deepak Chopra
Real life is sometimes boring, rarely conclusive and boy, does the dialogue need work. - Sarah Rees Brennan
Everything can be solved through civilized dialogue and implied agony. - Maritza Campos
[A]lways get to the dialogue as soon as possible. I always feel the thing to go for is speed. Nothing puts the reader off more than a big slab of prose at the start."(Interview, The Paris Review, Issue 64, Winter 1975) - P.G. Wodehouse
Evangelism is not a monologue, but a dialogue. - Jim George
The world requires me to re-write its wretched dialogue! - Richard Greenberg
Much of human communication is a monologue delivered to anyone who will listen. A real dialogue allows many to express and has the chance of leading to more discovery.• - Dennis Cogswell
I write plays because writing dialogue is the only respectable way of contradicting yourself. I'm the kind of person who embarks on an endless leapfrog down the great moral issues. I put a position, rebut it, refute the rebuttal, and rebut the refutation. - Tom Stoppard
You're just being cryptic again. It's like soap opera sex. Lots of boring dialogue and when they finally do go to bed, everything's dark and covered by blankets. - Ragnar Tørnquist
I write description in longhand because that's hardest for me and you're closer to the paper when you work by hand, but I use the typewriter for dialogue because people speak like a typewriter works. - Ernest Hemingway
Dialogue in fiction should be reserved for the culminating moments and regarded as the spray into which the great wave of narrative breaks in curving toward the watcher on the shore. - Edith Wharton
The Wit of Cheats, the Courage of a Whore,Are what ten thousand envy and adore:All, all look up, with reverential Awe,At crimes that 'scape, or triumph o'er the Law:While Truth, Worth, Wisdom, daily they decry-`'Nothing is sacred now but Villainy'- Epilogue to the Satires, Dialogue I - Alexander Pope
I must stay alone and know that I am alone to contemplate and feel nature in full; I have to surrender myself to what encircles me, I have to merge with my clouds and rocks in order to be what I am. Solitude is indispensible for my dialogue with nature. - Caspar David Friedrich
Change happens by listening and then starting a dialogue with the people who are doing something you don't believe is right. - Jane Goodall
Millions of people are suffering: they want to be loved but they don't know how to love. And love cannot exist as a monologue; it is a dialogue, a very harmonious dialogue. - Osho
I'm very much aware in the writing of dialogue, or even in the narrative too, of a rhythm. There has to be a rhythm with it Interviewers have said, you like jazz, don’t you? Because we can hear it in your writing. And I thought that was a compliment. - Elmore Leonard
A destructive thought process exists within all of us, and we are plagued to varying degrees by an internal dialogue that is harmful, restrictive, and at its ultimate extreme, self-destructive. - Lisa Firestone
The mind is a lifelong consolidation of experiences and inner dialogue that was invented by self-perception - our ego. - Renee Cefalu
There was something appealing in thinking of a character with a secret life that her author knew nothing about. Slipping off while the author's back was turned, to find love in her own way. Showing up just in time to deliver the next bit of dialogue with an innocent face. - Karen Joy Fowler
Violence is immoral because it thrives on hatred rather than love. It destroys community and makes brotherhood impossible. It leaves society in monologue rather than dialogue. Violence ends up defeating itself. It creates bitterness in the survivors and brutality in the destroyers. - Martin Luther King Jr.
Prayer is a conversation between two people who love each other -you and the Lord-and you don't have to use fancy or religious words to dialogue with him. - Cheri Fuller
Education is a kind of continuing dialogue, and a dialogue assumes, in the nature of the case, different points of view. - Robert Hutchins
Sometimes in life confusion tends to arise and only dialogue of dance seems to make sense. - Shah Asad Rizvi
Peace does not mean an absence of conflicts; differences will always be there. Peace means solving these differences through peaceful means; through dialogue, education, knowledge; and through humane ways. - Dalai Lama XIV
The question to always be in your inner dialogue, asking yourself...is it kind? - Eileen Anglin
The arts are not just a nice thing to have or to do if there is free time or if one can afford it. Rather, paintings and poetry, music and fashion, design and dialogue, they all define who we are as a people and provide an account of our history for the next generation. - Michelle Obama
I was kind of excited to go to jail for the first time and I learnt some great dialogue. - Quentin Tarantino
Effective, true deep listening and honest dialogue is a gift a soul can choose to give. How easy or difficult that can be depends on the values you hold in your life. - Angelica Hopes
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