Quotes of conversation

  1. My mom has a good way of engaging me in a conversation about the choices I make, listening, being objective and open -minded, and respecting those choices so long as they don't put me in danger. – Casey Affleck
  2. It is all right to hold a conversation but you should let go of it now and then. – Richard Armour
  3. I listen like mad to any conversation taking place next to me just trying to hear why this is funny. Women's restrooms are especially great. I wash my hands twice waiting for people to come in and start talking. – Lynda Barry
  4. One of Brando's problems is that he can't have a conversation with anyone. – Peter Bart
  5. There was a sense of all the things that go on on the street, particularly in New York, that you are just completely unaware of, that that conversation could be happening at any time. I loved the instability of the camera. It's just an unstable world. – Jennifer Beals
  6. The true spirit of conversation consists in building on another man's observation, not overturning it. – Robert Bulwer-Lytton
  7. Romance like a ghost escapes touching; it is always where you are not, not where you are. The interview or conversation was prose at the time, but it is poetry in the memory. – George William Curtis
  8. I do not wish to hide my origins, nor do I seek to make it a subject of conversation I am what I am. – Ryan Giggs
  9. Faculty met, and after the usual business, some conversation was had about certain students being addicted to drinking, and it was reported that a citizen of the village had informed a member of the Faculty that there was a good deal of drinking this term among the students. – Daniel H. Hill
  10. I had a long conversation with Steve Carlton. He told me that on the days he pitched, he felt it was his responsibility to make everyone around him better, to lift his teammates. That's what I try to do. – Randy Johnson
  11. Shortly after we arrived in Baghdad, we had another conversation with the ambassador. He said that he wanted us to give him the timeline, because we had 90 days to get these prisons operational and transfer responsibility back to the Iraqis. – Janis Karpinski
  12. It is not what we learn in conversation that enriches us. It is the elation that comes of swift contact with tingling currents of thought. – Agnes Repplier
  13. Conversation like television set on honeymoon... unnecessary. – Peter Sellers
  14. And one of our points of continuing conversation with our trading partners is the urgency of their taking steps to remove barriers to their improved growth performance. – John W. Snow
  15. To conclude: good journalism is one of the models of good conversation and communication in the wider social context. – Rowan D. Williams

Usage examples for conversation

  1. After a few minutes' conversation the O. C. called Barry. – The Sky Pilot in No Man's Land by Ralph Connor
  2. But I had no conversation with her myself." – The Secret Passage by Fergus Hume
  3. The subject of their conversation had not once turned his head or moved towards them. – Berenice by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  4. While I was wondering how to begin our conversation she took up the words. – Cousin Phillis by Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell
  5. After a few moments' conversation he said he would like to see me alone. – Admiral Farragut by A. T. Mahan
  6. Whatever I said, he agreed with me; I felt satisfied with my own conversation for the first time in my life. – The Legacy of Cain by Wilkie Collins
  7. When they went into the drawing- room Challoner engaged her in conversation for a time and she was afterwards asked to sing. – Blake's Burden by Harold Bindloss
  8. A conversation between Messrs. – Dialstone Lane, Part 1. by W.W. Jacobs
  9. There had been nothing but conversation between us. – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
  10. A sharp voice broke in on this pleasant conversation – Molly Brown's Junior Days by Nell Speed
  11. It was Ned who continued the conversation but he could see that what he said hardly entered her ears at all. – The Untilled Field by George Moore
  12. Q. Do you remember any conversation on board when any of the prisoners were present? – Trial of the Officers and Crew of the Privateer Savannah, on the Charge of Piracy, in the United States Circuit Court for the Southern District of New York by A. F. Warburton
  13. I was silent; she could keep up the conversation with very little aid from me. – The Blunders of a Bashful Man by Metta Victoria Fuller Victor
  14. But there was a little conversation between Dick and Arthur, who slept in the same room. – Menhardoc by George Manville Fenn
  15. Neither conversation nor thinking was possible. – Mary Gray by Katharine Tynan
  16. Seaman, when he had finished his conversation took Dominey by the arm and led him across the line towards it. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  17. After a few moments' conversation Grace said good night and went slowly upstairs. – Grace Harlowe's Second Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  18. Whatever happens I shall not forget this conversation – It Happened in Egypt by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  19. Then he walked to the house, and had a conversation with his old housekeeper. – The Everlasting Arms by Joseph Hocking
  20. This had come to her in the conversation with her children. – Mogens and Other Stories Mogens; The Plague At Bergamo; There Should Have Been Roses; Mrs. Fonss by Jens Peter Jacobsen

Rhymes for conversation