"Women have simple tastes. They get pleasure out of the conversation of children in arms and men in love."
"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."
"Don't knock the weather nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while."
"To have God speak to the heart is a majestic experience, an experience that people may miss if they monopolize the conversation and never pause to hear God's responses."
"I myself spent nine years in an insane asylum and I never had the obsession of suicide, but I know that each conversation with a psychiatrist, every morning at the time of his visit, made me want to hang myself, realizing that I would not be able to cut his throat."
"When you look at a family, if you have a family that never interacts with each other, never has strong conversation with each other, never has disagreements, nine times out of ten you have a very cold family and they're not going to be, at the end, they're not going to be close."
"The water cooler conversation in every job I've had is sports, it's what did you do this weekend, it's 'How are your parents doing?'"
"The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries."
"A conversation goes sometimes into personal things and that's nicer. You look to each other and you have a different picture, you get into a relationship."
"The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter."