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Quotes of the Day for 19 November 2003 – Talk

On this day in 1933, Larry King, US radio and TV talk show host was born. Three years later, TV talk show host Dick Cavett was born. In 1938, broadcaster Ted Turner was born, another who is hardly shy about sharing his opinions verbally. To top it off, I came down with a sore throat yesterday morning, and I shouldn't have talked as much as I did. Our theme for today is Talk.

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The quotes:

Men always talk about the most important things to perfect strangers. In the perfect stranger we perceive man himself; the image of God is not disguised by resemblances to an uncle or doubts of the wisdom of a mustache.
     - Gilbert Keith Chesterton, 1874 - 1936

People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.
     - Jean Jacques Rousseau, 1712 - 1778

Some people talk because they think sound is more manageable than silence.
     - Margaret Halsey

The louder he talked of his honor, the faster we counted our spoons.
     - Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803 - 1882

Forgive me my nonsense as I also forgive the nonsense of those who think they talk sense.
     - Robert Frost, 1874 - 1963

Nothing is as frustrating as arguing with someone who knows what he's talking about.
     - Sam Ewing


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