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❝My philosophy
like colour TV
is all there
in black and white❞
Monty Python

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A man talking sense to himself is no madder than a man talking nonsense not to himself.
Tom Stoppard (1937- )

A professor is one who talks in someone else's sleep.
W.H. Auden (1907-1973)

He hasn't got much to say, but at least he doesn't try to say anything else.
Robert Benchley (1889-1945)

If a person feels he can't communicate, the least he can do is shut up.
Tom Lehrer (1928- )

If you want your spouse to listen and pay strict attention to every word you say, talk in your sleep.

Money talks, and we are always listening.

Of those who say nothing, few are silent.

Talk is cheap because supply exceeds demand.

Talk sense to a fool and he calls you foolish.
Euripides (484 BCE-406 BCE)

The opposite of talking isn't listening. The opposite of talking is waiting.
Fran Lebowitz (1950- )

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.
Epictetus (55-135)

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