Quotes of the Day for 30 August 2002 – Talk
Strom Thurmond, US Senator from South Carolina, set the record for uninterrupted talking with a filibuster that ended on this day in 1957: 24 hours and 27 minutes. There has to be a trick, I can't talk for much over an hour without needing a break.
Some people talk in their sleep. Lecturers talk while other people sleep.
- Albert Camus, 1913 - 1960
They say that women talk too much. If you have worked in Congress you know that the filibuster was invented by men.
- Clare Boothe Luce, 1902 - 1987
No man would listen to you talk if he didn't known it was his turn next.
- Edgar Watson Howe, 1853 - 1937
Sometimes there is a greater lack of communication in facile talking than in silence.
- Faith Baldwin
When I was born I was so surprised I didn't talk for a year and a half.
- Gracie Allen
Talk low, talk slow, and don't say too much.
- John Wayne, 1907 - 1979
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