Quotation Explorer - 'Talked'

The great enemy of communication, we find, is the illusion of it. We have talked enough; but we have not listened. And by not listening we have failed to concede the immense complexity of our society—and thus the great gaps between ourselves and those with whom we seek understanding. - William H. Whyte
She did not talk to people as if they were strange hard shells she had to crack open to get inside. She talked as if she were already in the shell. In their very shell. - Marita Bonner
The only thing worse than being talked about is not being talked about. - Oscar Wilde
You talked over the tour guide who pointed to houses and windows. Showing us where people had lived and died and other people now stayed in their place. Just like a broken heart." - Adieu - Kate Chisman
John and I noticed that whenever we talked about our children Wystan reached for his cats. - Thekla Clark
People would never fall in love if they had not heard love talked about.
Words are a heavy thing...they weigh you down. If birds talked, they couldn't fly. - Sy Rosen and Christian Williams
I did it,... I talked to Stephen King in a dream... not once but twice in two dreams. - As far from here I can tell you it's awesome... I did it... I jerkoff on a dream... dreaming that I'm jerking off.... I did it... I fucked a girl in a dream! - Deyth Banger
Think of yourself as an incandescent power, illuminated and perhaps forever talked to by God and his messengers. - Brenda Ueland
He talked about the future with such certainty, he might have been talking about the past. - Michael Dobbs
I hear my silence talked of in every lane;The suppression of a cry is itself a cry of pain. - Darshan Singh
You smiled and talked to me of nothing and I felt that for this I had been waiting long. - Rabindranath Tagore
Concerning that which cannot be talked about, we should not say anything. - Ludwig Wittgenstein
There is nothing at all that can be talked about adequately, and the whole art of poetry is to say what can't be said. - Alan W. Watts
Renee loved to do things. That was mysterious to me, since I was more comfortable talking about things and never doing them. She liked passion. She liked adventure. I cowered from passion and talked myself out of adventure. - Rob Sheffield
The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
He talked with more claret than clarity. - Susan Ertz
She sewed as she read. For the Vicar considered that sewing was an occupation and that reading was not. He was silent as long as his daughter sewed and when she read he talked. - May Sinclair
There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about. - Oscar Wilde
You can't write a sory until you've felt. Breathe it in. Walked with your characters. Talked with them. That's why you come here. To live your story. - Angelica Banks
...stories want to be told. Stories have a power of their own ... you can't write a story until you've felt it. Breathed it in. Walked with your characters. Talked with them. - Angelica Banks
I am strangely tired, not from having talked so much but at the mere thought of what I still have to say - Albert Camus
[The pamphlet] was very patriotic. That is, it talked about killing foreigners. - Terry Pratchett
There was a product which seemed attractive, expensive, portable, beautiful and simple. Everybody talked about its beauty but they bought it for it's simplicity. - Amit Kalantri
Adventure! People talked about the idea as if it were something worthwhile, rather than a mess of bad food, no sleep and strange people inexplicably trying to stick pointed objects in bits of you. - Terry Pratchett
Preventive war was an invention of Hitler. I would not even listen to anyone seriously that came and talked about such a thing. - Dwight D. Eisenhower
Instead, we talked about the reasons to support political leaders who support us, never mind party labels. It was the kind of campaigning only a movement could do. - Gloria Steinem
I didn't pretend to know Eli at all, but even so, I'd noticed that his manner was slightly hard to read. It was something in the way he talked that made it difficult to tell whether he was kidding or serious or what. This bothered me. Or intrigued me. Or both. - Sarah Dessen
I received your letter of June 10th. I have never talked to a Jesuit priest in my life and I am astonished by the audacity to tell such lies about me. From the viewpoint of a Jesuit priest I am, of course, and have always been an atheist. - Albert Einstein
Gossip is an idle talk that makes you look worse than the person you are talking about, and people tend to have more confidence in the person you talked about when they get tired of your gossip. Speak with love and kindness or don't speak at all. - Uzoma Nnadi
We talked for hours. He talked and I listened. It was like wind and sunlight. It blew all the cobwebs away. - John Fowles
Max looked around. "Where's your mutt?""Right here, asleep. He won't bite you again. I've talked to him about it, and he's really sorry - Rachel Gibson
If you talked to your friends the way you talk to your body, you’d have no friends left at all. - Marcia Hutchinson
Just imagine the silence in the world, if people talked only what they knew - Karel Čapek
It was horrible of a young girl to let herself be talked about; however unfounded the charges against her, she must be to blame for their having been made. - Edith Wharton
Yvette had never talked about her marriage - she was a smart girl, and she knew you had no right to complain about someone you got all the way to the altar with. You made that choice, even if you were a child when you did it, and the marriage vow was sacred. - Maile Meloy
I liked this God very much because you hardly had to talk to it and it never talked back. Blue Like Jazz: Nonreligious Thoughts on Christian Spirituality - Donald Miller
Tomorrow, said the voice of fear in her head. It always said tomorrow, whether it talked about going to the grocery store or starting a new painting. Tomorrow you'll be brave, fear whispered. Tomorrow you'll be normal. Just give me today. That was how fear stole whole lives away. - Dana Morton
I was at a party in 1989 and Ian McEwan, Martin Amis and Salman Rushdie were sitting on a sofa wondering where the next generation of great British writers would come from. As we talked, it became clear they had never read a word by me. - Jeanette Winterson
The more he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
You can't write a story until you've felt it. Breathed it in. Walked with your characters. Talked with them. That's why you come here. To live your story. - Angela Banks
We talked about all the decades to come and how they would never be enough. - C.J. English
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