Quotation Explorer - 'Discourse'

Read not to contradict and confute, nor to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. - Sir Francis Bacon
When something really bad is going on in a culture, the average guy doesn’t see it. He can’t. He’s average. And is surrounded by and immersed in the cant and discourse of the status quo. - George Saunders
Of our thinking it is but the upper surface that we shape into articulate thought; underneath the region of argument and conscious discourse lies the region of meditation. - Thomas Carlyle
Good company and good discourse are the very sinews of virtue. - Izaak Walton
There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse. - John Locke
A kind Of excellent dumb discourse. - William Shakespeare
Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves. Whistle and dance the shimmy, and you've got an audience.
Sure, he that made us with such large discourse, looking before and after, gave us not that capability and god-like reason to fust in us unus'd. - William Shakespeare
The altitude of any relation is possible through discourse. - Unarine Ramaru
Spend your leisure time in cultivating an ear attentive to discourse, for in this way you will find that you learn with ease what others have found out with difficulty. - Isocrates
The following Discourse [on art, by Sir Joshua Reynolds] is particularly Interesting to Blockheads as it endeavours to prove that There is No such thing as Inspiration & that any Man of a plain Understanding may by Thieving from Others become a Mich Angelo. - William Blake
Be brief, for no discourse can please when too long. - Miguel de Cervantes
Read not to contradict and confute, not to believe and take for granted, not to find talk and discourse, but to weigh and consider. - Sir Francis Bacon
Discourse on virtue and they pass by in droves. Whistle and dance and shimmy, and you've got an audience! - Diogenes Laërtius
Where wise actions are the fruit of life, wise discourse is the pollination. - Bryant McGill
Explain it as we may, a martial strain will urge a man into the front rank of battle sooner than an argument, and a fine anthem excite his devotion more certainly than a logical discourse.
My discourse leads to the truth; the mind is great and guided by this teaching is able to arrive at some understanding. When the mind has understood all things and found them to be in harmony with what has been expounded by the teachings, it is faithful and comes to rest in that beautiful faith. - Hermes Trismegistus
I'd like to see much more understanding of emotional issues around hurt, abandonment, disappointment, longing, failure and shame, where they stem from and how they drive people and policies brought into public discourse. - Susie Orbach
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