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People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
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.
A good listener is not someone with nothing to say. A good listener is a good talker with a sore throat.
Good talkers are only found in Paris.
There is only one rule for being a good talker - learn to listen.
They're fancy talkers about themselves, writers. If I had to give young writers advice, I would say don't listen to writers talking about writing or themselves.
Some guys can do more talking in the ring, other guys do posing, body building, whatever the hell they do in the ring. But I don't have the big body, and I'm not the big smooth talker, but I can get in the ring and wrestle.
If I were to name my favorite pastime, I'd have to say talking about myself. I love it and I think most other people do too. We need, people like us, more listeners and less talkers.
A chief called Lawyer, because he was a great talker, took the lead in the council, and sold nearly all the Nez Perce country.
I come from Detroit where it's rough and I'm not a smooth talker.
I'm not a talker. I'm a formulator.
Tennessee Williams was a gifted talker with a beautiful accent and we had lots of things in common.
We need only look to our Navajo Code Talkers during World War II to see the value that Native languages bring not only to their culture, but to the security of all Americans.
I am a writer perhaps because I am not a talker.
Two great talkers will not travel far together.
Nothing is more despicable than a professional talker who uses his words as a quack uses his remedies.
Talkers are usually more articulate than doers, since talk is their specialty.
The big divide in this country is not between Democrats and Republicans, or women and men, but between talkers and doers.
Until the men of action clear out the talkers we who have social consciences are at the mercy of those who have none.
George Bernard Shaw
Miller is not really a writer but a non-stop talker to whom someone has given a typewriter.
Westerners know the difference between a talker and the real deal. If Rick Perry wasn't right to be governor of Texas, why should he be president?
If you're looking for a slick politician or a guy with great teleprompter skills, we already have that. He's destroying our economy. I'm a doer, not a talker.
I'm a talker. I love a good debate.
I've had to work on being a slow talker.
My mother was a listener. I'm a talker. I'm very comfortable talking.
My dad's not a big talker.
Individual psychotherapy - that is, engaging a distressed fellow human in a disciplined conversation and human relationship - requires that the therapist have the proper temperament and philosophy of life for such work. By that I mean that the therapist must be patient, modest, and a perceptive listener, rather than a talker and advice-giver.
If a guy doesn't work hard and doesn't play well, he can't lead anything. All he is, is a talker.
I was eccentric, even as a kid. I was an early reader, an early talker. I was very curious in a way that maybe the other kids weren't. I was a little more outgoing.
Michael J. Fox
I'm more of a listener than a talker.
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