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The most incomprehensible thing about the world is that it is comprehensible. ~ A. Einstein



        Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.

        ~ Andre Maurois ~

        We do not talk -- we bludgeon one another with facts and theories gleaned from cursory readings of newspapers, magazines and digests.

        ~ Henry Miller ~

        Can we talk?

        ~ Joan Rivers ~

        Not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.

        ~ George Sala ~

        The techniques of opening conversation are universal. I knew long ago and rediscovered that the best way to attract attention, help, and conversation is to be lost. A man who seeing his mother starving to death on a path kicks her in the stomach to clear the way, will cheerfully devote several hours of his time giving wrong directions to a total stranger who claims to be lost.

        ~ John Steinbeck ~

        One of the very best rules of conversation is to never, say anything which any of the company wish had been left unsaid.

        ~ Jonathan Swift ~

        Conversation is an exercise of the mind; gossip is merely an exercise of the tongue.

        ~ Source Unknown ~

        There is no such thing as conversation. It is an illusion. There are intersecting monologues, that is all.

        ~ Rebecca West ~


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        If other people are going to talk, conversation becomes impossible.

        ~ James Mcneill Whistler ~

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        Prejudice squints when it looks and lies when it talks.

        ~ Duchess Abrantes ~

        All colors will agree in the dark.

        ~ Francis Bacon ~

        It is not the simple statement of facts that ushers in freedom; it is the constant repetition of them that has this liberating effect. Tolerance is the result not of enlightenment, but of boredom.

        ~ Quentin Crisp ~

        He who never leaves his country is full of prejudices

        ~ Carlo Goldoni ~

        Man associates ideas not according to logic or verifiable exactitude, but according to his pleasure and interests. It is for this reason that most truths are nothing but prejudices.

        ~ Remy De Gourmont ~

        No wise man can have a contempt for the prejudices of others; and he should even stand in a certain awe of his own, as if they were aged parents and monitors. They may in the end prove wiser than he.

        ~ William Hazlitt ~

        The mind of a bigot is like the pupil of the eye; the more light you pour on it, the more it will contract.

        ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes ~

        Reasoning against prejudice is like fighting against a shadow; it exhausts the reasoner, without visibly affecting the prejudice.

        ~ Mildmay ~

        A great many people think they are thinking when they are merely rearranging their prejudices.

        ~ Edward R. Murrow ~

        We still live in a world in which a significant fraction of people, including women, believe that a woman belongs and wants to belong exclusively in the home.

        ~ Rosalyn Sussman ~

        Our prejudices are our robbers, they rob us valuable things in life.

        ~ Source Unknown ~

        Prejudices are what fools use for reason.

        ~ Voltaire ~


        don't want anything I don't deserve, [but] if they offer me more money, I'm not stupid.

        ~ Antonio Banderas ~

        It costs to be stupid. The stupider you are, the more it costs.

        ~ Sherrill Brown ~

        To be clever enough to get all the money, one must be stupid enough to want it.

        ~ Gilbert K. Chesterton ~

        Only two things are infinite, the universe and human stupidity, and I'm not sure about the former.

        ~ Albert Einstein ~

        The two most abundant things in the universe are Hydrogen and stupidity.

        ~ Harlan Ellison ~

        The question now is: Can we understand our stupidity? This is a test of intellect, not of character.

        ~ John King Fairbank ~

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        We are all born ignorant, but one must work hard to remain stupid.

        ~ Benjamin Franklin ~

        Man is the inventor of stupidity.

        ~ Remy De Gourmont ~

        Stupidity often saves a man from going mad.

        ~ Oliver Wendell Holmes ~

        Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus handicapped.

        ~ Elbert Hubbard ~

        The doctor sees all the weakness of mankind; the lawyer all the wickedness, the theologian all the stupidity.

        ~ Arthur Schopenhauer ~

        It was absolutely marvelous working for Wolfgang Pauli. You could ask him anything. There was no worry that he would think a particular question was stupid, since he thought all questions were stupid.