Wednesday, 12 April, 2006

Quotes for the day

Today's Quotes:
 
Theme is 'Talk'
 
No man would listen to you talk if he didn't know it was his turn next.
     - Edgar Watson Howe, 1853 - 1937

The greatest thing a human soul ever does in this world is to see something and tell what it saw in a plain way. Hundreds of people can talk for one who can think, and thousands can think for one who can see. To see clearly is poetry, philosophy, and religion all in one.
     - Eudora Welty, 1909 - 2001

We talk on principle, but we act on interest.
     - Walter Savage Landor, 1775 - 1864

I worry about people who get born nowadays, because they get born into such tiny families, sometimes into no family at all. When you're the only pea in the pod, your parents are likely to get you confused with the Hope Diamond. And that encourages you to talk too much.
     - Russell Baker