And so it was when anyone tried to speak: their minds would become tangled in remembrance. Words became floods of thought with no beginning or end, and would drown the speaker before he could reach the life raft of the point he was trying to make. It was impossible to remember what one meant, what, after all of the words, was intended.

Jonathan Safran Foer, Everything is Illuminated

… when we talk about literature, we do so in the present tense. When we speak of the dead, we are not so kind.

John Green, The Fault in our Stars

The problem with me is, I guess, the way I express myself, you have to be with me 50 years before you can get a sense of what I`m talking about.

Al Pacino

Justin Bieber talking about abortion is like me talking about Justin Bieber.

Damon Lindelof

They say when you talk to God it’s prayer, but when God talks to you, it’s schizophrenia.

Fox Mulder, The X-Files

Writing is seduction. Good talk is part of seduction. If not so, why do so many couples who start the evening at dinner wind up in bed?

Stephen King, On Writing

Everybody needs somebody to talk to.

John Reese, Person of Interest

It’s often just enough to be with someone. I don’t need to touch them. Not even talk. A feeling passes between you both. You’re not alone.

Marilyn Monroe

If you don’t mind, I’d like to stop listening to you and start talking.

Dr. Sheldon Cooper, The Big Bang Theory

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