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Talking About Someone Quotes


"Talking about someone who makes you happy actually makes you happy." - Elizabeth Scott

"Bullshit is unavoidable whenever circumstance require someone to talk without knowing what he is talking about." - Harry Frankfurt

"People just wanna see someone talking about themselves constantly. I'm not interested in that." - Cass Mccombs

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

"I'd rather be in my house crying than be sitting with someone talking about shoes, y'know?" - Meg Myers

"When someone starts talking to me about the truth, what I hear is what they're telling me about themselves." - Nicole Kidman

"If you don't have anything good to say about someone, you must be talking about Hillary Clinton." - Jeff Foxworthy

"I am astonished and surprised that someone could consider making a film about me without talking to me about it." - Brigitte Bardot

"When you're talking about the thing that is most important to someone, they're liable to feel something strong." - James Lipton

"You cannot explain to someone who comes with no idea of what you are talking about without being misunderstood." - Jiddu Krishnamurti

"Asking someone in the media about liberal bias is like asking a fish about water. 'Huh, what are you talking about? Where is it?'" - John Stossel

"I'm single and loving it. It is always weird talking about that stuff. When someone is talking about who they are going out with, I am always like, who cares? Talk about your music or something." - Kid Rock

"People expect not just songwriters but all personalities to pontificate about their egos - they just wanna see someone talking about themselves constantly. I'm not interested in that." - Cass Mccombs

"When I say my brother and his wife are heterosexual, that doesn't mean I'm talking about their sex lives. Likewise, when we say someone is gay, we're talking about sexual orientation, not their sexual activity." - Vito Russo

"Know what you're talking about." - George H W Bush

"I love talking about taxes." - Michael Arrington

"I love talking about myself." - Lara Flynn Boyle

"I love talking about Scientology." - Giovanni Ribisi

"I love talking about baserunning." - Rickey Henderson

"You should never use the word Karma when talking about someone else, it's only a concept you should apply to yourself as a matter of investigation." - Sharon Salzberg

"Someone said to me today, 'Everybody loved PUSING DAISIES,' I said, 'No, they didn't- that's why I'm here today talking about a new show.'" - Chi Mcbride

"Someone said to me today, "Everybody loved PUSING DAISIES," I said, "No, they did'- that's why I'm here today talking about a new show."" - Chi Mcbride

"If you stop someone who's talking about something being fun, and say "Well what do you mean?" it's almost impossible to answer." - Ian Bogost

"I don't have a lot to share with other men. My heart sinks when I get into a taxi and someone starts talking to me about football." - David Walliams

"If someone had told me in 1963 that one day I would be in Congress, I would have said, 'You're crazy. You don't know what you're talking about.'" - John Lewis

"If someone had told me in 1963 that one day I would be in Congress, I would have said, 'You're crazy. You don't know what you're talking about." - John Lewis

"I don't find the business easy. The moment you start talking about the business, you start sounding like someone in Spinal Tap." - Robert Wyatt

"It's probably odd for someone to read an interview where the interviewee is worried about exposure while they're talking in an interview." - John Hawkes

"Talking to someone with an open mind is seriously one of my favorite things because there's never an end to what you can talk about and learn." - Unknown

"When you're at the basketball court watching a game, one person may be talking about a fight he had with his wife, another is talking about the last hard-on he got, someone else is talking about the presidential election. The language and the tone and the voice - I'd love to be able to capture that spontaneity." - John Edgar Wideman

"Today, with the media, the internet, things get out there about anybody, anytime, so there's nothing wrong about talking about your life, because someone else is going to talk about it and mess it up." - Nas

"The radio is good for taking somebody else's experience and making you understand what it would be like. Because when you don't see someone, but you hear them talking - and, uh, that is what radio is all about - it's like when someone is talking from the heart. Everything about it conspires to take you into somebody else's world." - Ira Glass

"When you have characters talking about music in any way, especially about music someone doesn't know, some people presume it's about showing social capital and sneering at those who don't have it." - Kieron Gillen

"If someone says no, you're talking to the wrong person." - Kris Jenner

"Your talking to someone who really understands rock music." - Tipper Gore

"You're talking to someone who really understands rock music." - Tipper Gore

"I would never talk just to be social. Now, to sit down with a bunch of engineers and talk about the latest concrete forming systems, that's really interesting. Talking with animal behaviorists or with someone who likes to sail, that's interesting. Information is interesting to me. But talking for the sake of talking, I find that quite boring." - Temple Grandin

"Having an energy conversation without talking about climate is like talking about smoking and not talking about cancer." - Chris Hayes

"The problem of making artists talk about their work is that when they're making their work the left-brain is shut off. So if you talk to an artist about it, you're talking to someone who wasn't there. It's hopeless." - Peter Schjeldahl

"If I talk about Charles Dance I am talking about something else, something I operate and wind up and have to make an impression with and use to transmit someone else's screenplay." - Charles Dance

"Sarah will talk to me about someone and I don't know who she's talking about, but if she talks to my mother, the two of them will know exactly - and across several generations, too." - Prince Andrew

"It's incredibly liberating to spend an hour talking to someone and not caring about what you sound like. It's about understanding myself. Sometimes I'll speak to my therapist for an hour a day. It's become part of my routine." - Shakira

"I think whenever people talk about the 'Anna Sui woman,' they're talking about someone that's probably kind of more downtown, and there's always like this ambiguity: Is she a good girl, or a bad girl?" - Anna Sui

"Every time someone starts talking about weight, it takes away from the fight. No one is born at that weight. We grew into that weight. It is all about the challenge, more so than the weight." - Evander Holyfield

"Almost everyone is uncomfortable talking about money." - Olivia Mellan

"I'm not good at talking about myself." - Suzanne Collins

"We are talking about predictable recurring flooding." - Robert A. Brady

"Everyone likes talking about himself. - Hercule Poirot" - Agatha Christie

"Retirement? You're talking about death, right?" - Robert Altman

"Talking about pumpkins doesn't make them grow." - Alexander Mccall Smith

"Good? What are you talking about, 'Good'?" - Anne Rice

"I don't know what Murdo's talking about." - Phil Brown

"Know what you are talking about." - Pope John Paul Ii

"I don't like talking about music." - Martha Wainwright

"I'm used to people talking about me." - Lance Bass

"Everybody is talking today about the economy." - Joschka Fischer

"Talking about money is garish. It's tacky." - Paula Deen

"I'm not great at talking about myself." - Kathleen Kennedy

"I just hate talking about myself." - Miuccia Prada

"Actors talking about themselves. Nothing better!" - Megan Mullally

"I really don't like talking about diets." - Bess Myerson

"I think the act of talking about something - with a friend, or someone in your family, or someone you care about, and you're discussing something that you both admire - can often sharpen your thoughts about what you've read or seen and help you think more clearly about it." - Paul Auster

"New Rule: Someone must x-ray my stomach to see if the Peeps I ate on Easter are still in there, intact and completely undigested. And I'm not talking about this past Easter. I'm talking about the last time I celebrated Easter, in 1962." - Bill Maher

"So I was first exposed to this guy Tim McCarthy, and he's talking about Zen, but deeper than that he was a genuine person. I thought maybe he's someone I can trust and follow this thing he's talking about all the time." - Brad Warner

"Back in the day, if someone said that hip hop and rap was a fad, that was a joke to me because they just didn't know what they were talking about. In reality, there were so many people who didn't know what they were talking about it." - Jam Master Jay

"The truth is, the secular world isn't too enamored with Jesus. And they're not too enamored with someone who is leading people to Jesus. So if you're out there talking about people's sins, and you're talking about righteousness, you will get pushback. Jesus Himself did. The apostles did. I mean, there's persecution all up and down the line." - Pat Robertson

"I think having a vision can make someone an influential man. I'm not talking about acting or anything like that, I'm talking about people I admire, whether it's a writer or a musician or a sports figure or a politician, whatever." - Benicio Del Toro

"When I hear what we call 'music,' it seems to me that someone is talking. And talking about his feelings, or about his ideas of relationships. But when I hear traffic, the sound of traffic - here on Sixth Avenue, for instance - I don't have the feeling that anyone is talking. I have the feeling that sound is acting. And I love the activity of sound I don't need sound to talk to me." - John Cage

"When I hear what we call "music," it seems to me that someone is talking. And talking about his feelings, or about his ideas of relationships. But when I hear traffic, the sound of traffic - here on Sixth Avenue, for instance - I do' have the feeling that anyone is talking. I have the feeling that sound is acting. And I love the activity of sound I do' need sound to talk to me." - John Cage

"Talking to Yogi Berra about baseball is like talking to Homer about the Gods." - A Bartlett Giamatti

"To me, the moment you're talking about nonfiction you're talking about reality." - David Shields

"Talking about your home town is like talking about your own mother." - Maureen Daly

"Talking about food arouses certain individuals the way talking about sex does others." - Bert Greene

"We are talking about Christianizing America. We are talking about the Gospel in a political context." - Paul Weyrich

"It's not the future I'm talking about, I'm talking about tomorrow." - John Gummer

"Talking about New York is a way of talking about the world." - Colson Whitehead

"Ann Romney talking about middle class moms is like Chris Christie talking about a salad" - Denis Leary

"People talking about you is far more effective than talking about yourself." - Seth Godin

"Nobody's talking about movies the way they're talking about their favorite TV shows." - Steven Soderbergh

"We're talking about the chemical lobotomy. We're talking about the chemical straightjacketing of our children." - Michael Savage

"We're not talking about dead people, we're talking about the aliens; of their ghosts!" - George Noory

"I don't like talking about myself. I don't like talking about these introspective things." - George Allen

"I don't like talking about myself. I don't like talking about my personal life." - Kevin Kline

"I don't like talking about 'solutions.' I prefer talking about intelligent responses." - James Howard Kunstler

"I don't like talking about myself and I don't like talking about the work." - Barbra Streisand

"Talking about your feeling with someone who is willing to listen can be enormously consoling, especially if that person has experienced a death similar to the one you are grieving." - Candy Lightner

"Talking about someone who makes you happy actually makes you happy. Being happy makes you want to talk, to go over everything, to share it so you can remember it all over again." - Elizabeth Scott

"The healing power of even the most microscopic exchange with someone who knows in a flash precisely what you're talking about because she experienced that thing too cannot be overestimated." - Cheryl Strayed

"Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery. . . . If you want to influence someone, listen to what he says. . . . When he finishes talking, ask him about any points that you do not understand." - Joyce Brothers

"If someone starts talking about pride today I'm going to vomit... The Apache nation had pride and look where they are. The bushmen of Kalahari have pride and look where they are." - George Hook

"The older I get, there doesn't seem to be anything remotely more interesting than talking about love and the lack of it and what happens when it's taken away from someone who's had it." - Nick Lowe

"Fashion can give you confidence. And things have definitely changed in the industry, mostly for the positive. We're more accepting now. For me, someone like Ashley Graham, who loves her body and is always talking about it, is inspiring." - Kate Upton

"That's such a great book [Bloods]. That's a perfect way to articulate this thing that we're talking about. Just because someone is a black general, doesn't mean this person is going to have a certain outlook on it." - Paul Beatty

"The entire report [on Russians hackers attacks] is based on unnamed sources who are perhaps doing something they shouldn't be doing by speaking to reporters or someone talking out of line about something that is absolutely not true." - Reince Priebus

"If I can help encourage or inspire someone out there who is struggling with some of the same or similar issues as myself, then I think it's worth talking about." - Rayvon Owen

"Someone was talking about the respect we owe the public. Yes, said M...., It's a question of prudence. Nobody has a high opinion of fishwives but who would dare offend them while walking through the fish market." - Nicolas Chamfort

"I chop a lot of onions because I love cooking, and the times where I've never cried chopping onions is when I'm not thinking about it, when I'm talking to someone or I'm listening to music." - Emily Blunt

"I used to kind of blame someone for not being able to get through that - I'm talking about the addiction part - but I've had a few experiences recently where you don't blame the person anymore." - Eddie Vedder

"Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.... If you want to influence someone, listen to what he says.... When he finishes talking, ask him about any points that you do not understand." - Joyce Brothers

"One show was talking about how guys can have sex without love, so women can do it too? And I have girlfriends who do that. But I just really have to be into someone. If not, what's the purpose?" - Britney Spears

"Here's a viewer's guide to BP media briefings. Whenever you hear someone with a British accent talking about this on behalf of British Petroleum they are not telling you the truth. That's the bottom-line." - Anthony Weiner

"People refer to 'the good ol' days', but I don't know what they're talking about. As someone who's battled cancer, if I lived more than 20 years ago, I'd be a dead man" - Lance Armstrong

"There are always those 'Gossip Girl' walk-and-talk scenes where you're walking and just talking about life and death. You're having a serious conversation, looking someone in the eye, but everywhere around you, it's literally a circus." - Chace Crawford

"I like to write songs about what's happening, what I see around me and what I hear. Everyday life. Someone may be talking to me and I may take it from that." - Desmond Dekker

"There's something really terrible about having your BlackBerry next to your bed or having your laptop in the living room when you're talking to someone. The biggest source of stress in my life is the screen, the blogging." - Jessica Valenti

"I remember talking to someone early on after I was sober about how I suddenly felt awkward at parties. They said, 'Well, you're supposed to. Everyone feels awkward at parties.' It's an appropriate feeling to feel." - Craig Ferguson

"We are talking about someone who has lived. It must be honored in every respect. The fictional can take any kind of channel - according to the actor's marriage to the character." - Kate Mulgrew

"When you talk ill of others your unconscious mind doesn't know if you are talking about someone else so it takes it personally. So when you are putting others down you are effectively putting yourself down." - Faisal Khokhar

"It's you who are strange. Talking to you is like talking to someone who has no shadow." - Halldór Laxness

"Communication implies communing, having a shared experience with another, not "talking at" or "talking down to" someone." - Sharon Gannon

"Talking about music is like dancing about architecture." - Steve Martin

"I love Thich Nhat Hahn. One of my favorite quotes of his (and I'm paraphrasing), he's talking about cultivating happiness, and he was saying, at the very least, just be happy you're not at the dentist right now. He was talking to someone who was having a really hard time finding joy." - Moby

"Never trust anyone who has no doubts. And I'm not talking about scepticism either: scepticism can be a healthy thing. You can have an argument with someone who's a sceptic. When I say 'cynic', I mean someone who has given up, and they want you to give up too, so it makes them feel better about themselves." - Billy Bragg

"We belong to talking, not what talking is about... Stop talking - and you are out. Silence equals exclusion." - Zygmunt Bauman

"When I'm talking to someone I think 'can I use this dialogue in a book,'" said Luis. "If the answer is no I try talking to someone else." - Tao Lin

"When we start talking about gurus, first of all we're starting to talk about something that can't be talked about, in the sense that you can never really know what a guru is as long as you are imprisoned by your own thoughts and circular ego. The true guru is someone who's transcended all that. And we don't know anything about that." - Krishna Das

"The next best thing to talking to her is talking about her." - Graham Greene

"It's dangerous talking about yourself too much because you find yourself talking in sound bites." - Emily Mortimer

"To talk about adults without talking about their sex drives is like talking about a window without glass." - Grace Metalious

"When I leave the theater I can always hear people talking about the character, and everyone always says, "You know, I know someone like her." And I always think, Everyone knows someone like the characters; nobody is like the character. Nobody wants to admit that they are a little bit like that." - Gretchen Mol

"I remember talking to someone who is vegan. At the time, I would hear a lot of outrageous claims from vegans about the good that being a vegan can do for you, for your health and whatnot. I remember someone once told me vegans don't sweat, so I started my mind going." - Bryan Lee O'Malley

"Sixty-four percent of managers in the U.S. are afraid to be alone in a room with a woman. Mentoring is all about being alone in a room with someone. Let's start talking about this honestly. The lack of equal access is the silent killer for women and no one wants to talk about it." - Sheryl Sandberg

"I'm crazy about Diane Von Furstenberg. It's a relationship that's very different; I don't see Diane a lot. So when I saw the article in New York magazine she looked so beautiful and it was talking about her work, too. She set up the interview and it was happening. That's different than someone writing a book about you who you've never met." - Diana Ross

"If you're holding on to an offense, then you haven't forgiven the person who hurt you. Unforgiveness finds excuses to talk about what people have done to us, and we'll tell anyone who will listen. There's a difference between sharing your testimony to help someone and talking about what's been done to you because you are angry about it." - Joyce Meyer

"Of course they have, or I wouldn't be sitting here talking to someone like you." - Barbara Cartland

"Sometimes it is a great joy just to listen to someone we love talking." - Vincent Mcnabb

"If you want your children to listen, try talking softly - to someone else." - Ann Landers

"Nothing is more cheerful than talking about our friends' shortcomings." - Mason Cooley

"Gay? What the hell are you talking about?" - Richard Simmons

"I always get nervous when people start talking about legacies." - William J Clinton

"The second greatest pleasure after love is talking about it." - Louise Labe

"There's nothing worse than people talking about theories and humor." - John Currin

"Love is not knowing what you're talking about." - Charles M Schulz

"I wish people would stop talking about my birthday." - George Bernard Shaw

"People who know what they're talking about don't need PowerPoint." - Walter Isaacson

"People who know what they're talking about don't need PowerPoint." - Walter Isaacson

"Talking about my fears to others feeds it." - Sylvia Plath

"Never talking to strangers. Saying nasty things about the neighbors." - Paulo Coelho

"We never know what we are talking about." - Karl Popper

"There is nothing more difficult than talking about music." - Camille Saint-Saens

"Never mistake talking about writing for actual writing." - Jack Kerouac

"Style is a way of talking about yourself." - Robert Benton

"I've never been very good talking about myself." - Eva Green

"I'm talking about living life to its fullest." - George W Bush

"We've been talking about Lorde like crazy! She's amazing!" - Gabriel Mann

"We're talking about a prison-industrial complex. We're talking about a war on drugs that's generating unprecedented levels of incarcerated folk. We're talking about dilapidated housing. We're talking about joblessness and underemployment." - Cornel West

"You have no idea what I'm talking about, I'm sure." - Alan Ball

"This may sound a little West Texan to you, but I like it. When I'm talking about.. when I'm talking about myself, and when he's talking about myself, all of us are talking about me." - George W Bush

"I write to find out what I'm talking about." - Edward Albee

"I don't like talking about myself, if I'm honest." - Rebecca Hall



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