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Talking To Yourself Quotes


"Talking to yourself is a sign of madness. Talking to yourself, dead, is class.' - c. 12" - Tom Holt

"A psychiatrists is the next man you start talking to after you start talking to yourself." - Fred Allen

"Thinking is only a process of talking to yourself." - Anonymous

"You find out what you think by talking to yourself." - Robert Harris

"I'm always talking about loving yourself and expressing yourself and learning how to love yourself. I'm still the same." - RuPaul

"Writing is a fine thing, because it combines the two pleasures of talking to yourself and talking to a crowd." - Cesare Pavese

"Be quick to pray. Stop talking to yourself. Talk to Christ." - Max Lucado

"Songwriting is like talking to yourself when there is no one to talk to," - Brittany Howard

"There's no harm in talking to yourself, but try to avoid telling yourself jokes you've heard before." - Ashleigh Brilliant

"To make even fewer friends try talking about politics as much as you talk about yourself." - Demetri Martin

"If the reader doesn't understand what you're saying, you're talking to yourself." - Nigel Hamilton

"One advantage of talking to yourself is that you know at least somebody's listening." - Franklin P Jones

"There's nothing worse than talking about yourself to find out that you're not that interesting." - Sean Kinney

"talking to yourself again, jas? yes, it beats talking to you. oh, time machine back to first grade much? only to visit your brain." - Michele Jaffe

"Instead of talking yourself out of your future start talking yourself into it." - Joel Osteen

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

"Have you realized that most of your unhappiness in life is due to the fact that you are listening to yourself instead of talking to yourself?" - David Lloyd-Jones

"[Having monologue] are talking to somebody even if it's just to yourself, convince yourself if that's what you're trying to do." - Denzel Washington

"When you read God's Word, you must constantly be saying to yourself, "It is talking to me, and about me"." - Soren Kierkegaard

"Talking to yourself proves only one thing: you're still unable to tell the difference between good and bad company." - Guy Finley

"Whatever the press is talking about, they want to keep talking about it. So instead of asking yourself, 'How can I get them to start talking about me?', figure out a way to get yourself involved in what they're already talking about." - Brian Chesky

"Paranoia," Sam muttered. "You're going slowly nuts, dude. Or maybe not so slowly, since you're talking to yourself." - Michael Grant

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

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

"Start calling yourself healed, happy, whole, blessed, and prosperous. Stop talking to God about how big your mountains are, and start talking to your mountains about how big your God is!" - Joel Osteen

"Stop talking about tomorrow. You owe it to yourself to do whatever you can to live you can to live a better life today." - Bob Harper

"Keep yourself to yourself." - Charles Dickens

"A lot of healing is in the mind. I'm not talking about serious illnesses like cancer. I'm talking about ordinary broken bones. Healing begins in the head. You have to convince yourself you can do it." - Tony Mccoy

"If you're going to learn a new language, you can't try to be perfect. You'll stop yourself from talking. You just have to let go." - Yao Ming

"If you find yourself talking to the police, my advice is to stay calm but look guilty; it's your safest bet." - Ben Aaronovitch

"Cautiously avoid talking of the domestic affairs either of yourself or of other people. Yours are nothing to them but tedious gossip, theirs are nothing to you." - Lord Chesterfield

"By talking to yourself about the things you have to be grateful for you can fill your mind with thoughts that soar and sing." - Dale Carnegie

"If you're a fan of hurting others, talking down to, or trying to bring others down, then never call yourself a fan of mine." - Austin Carlile

"Never demean yourself by talking back to a critic, never. Write those letters to the editor in your head, but don't put them on paper." - Truman Capote

"I had a slight touch of Tourette's, which means you talk to yourself and bark and cry out at night. I find myself talking to myself sometimes." - Dan Aykroyd

"If you aren't feeding the fire of anger or the fire of craving by talking to yourself, then the fire doesn't have anything to feed on." - Pema Chodron

"You are always talking about yourself and tennis and how you are feeling. I try to avoid it when I don't have to." - Andy Murray

"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

"I was haunted by trainers going "Up, up, up, get up." You find yourself picking your head up and then realizing, They aren't talking to me." - Jeff Daniels

"When you have talked yourself into what you want, right there is the place to stop talking and begin saying it with deeds." - Napoleon Hill

"Stay to yourself, just listen. Do more listening than talking. The more you speak the higher the chances you sayin the wrong thing." - Curtis Jackson

"It's just very dull. Talking about yourself and about something that you've got less interest in than you had, because you've always moved on to something else." - Rupert Graves

"If you're with someone you don't exactly trust then you have to watch yourself and that's the hardest thing for an actor not to do, and not listen to yourself as you're talking." - Channing Tatum

"Doing leads more surely to talking than talking to doing." - Bill Vaughan

"Doing leads more surely to talking than talking to doing." - Vance Havner

"I enjoy talking to fans." - Douglas Wilson

"Teaching ... particularly in the 1990s, teaching what is far and away the dumbest generation in American history, is the same as walking up Broadway in Manhattan talking to yourself, except instead of eighteen people who hear you in the street talking to yourself, they're all in the room. They know, like, nothing." - Philip Roth

"Know yourself to improve yourself." - Auguste Comte

"As an author, you need to keep talking to your audience to remind yourself what they like and what they don't like. You spend most of your life locked in a room, and you need to be social occasionally." - Jonathan Stroud

"I would say that if you don't feel like talking to the crowd something is wrong and if you force yourself to talk to them things will happen and to that extent things aren't choreographed." - Leo Kottke

"People give themselves to you, in their talking, and in other ways, if you are quiet and patient and let them, and not in such a damned rush to give yourself to them you go bat-blind and deaf." - Lois Mcmaster Bujold

"Talk back to your internal critic. Train yourself to recognize and write down critical thoughts as they go through your mind. Learn why these thoughts are untrue and practice talking and writing back to them." - Robert J. Mckain

"If you're using shortcuts to describe yourself, it might be worth asking, "What's the hurry? Why do I bother talking to someone who doesn't have the time or desire to know more?"" - Alan Robert Neal

"The freedom from something is not true freedom. The freedom to do anything you want to do is also not the freedom I am talking about. My vision of freedom is to be yourself." - Rajneesh

"Expose yourself to as much as possible. Attend conferences no one else is attending. Read books no one else is reading. Talk to people no one else is talking to." - Ben Casnocha

"Normally I hate people who whine all the time, but in your case, it would be okay to complain. Be selfish, say what you want once in a while. It's okay to let yourself be sad." -Kyo talking to Tohru" - Natsuki Takaya

"Responsibility to yourself means refusing to let others do your thinking, talking, and naming for you; it means learning to respect and use your own brains and instincts; hence, grappling with hard work." - Adrienne Rich

"Actors and actresses who say they never go to see their own pictures are talking through their hats. You don't have to be a Freud to know that the most fascinating person in the world - actors or anybody - is yourself." - Paulette Goddard

"There is no sense talking about "being true to yourself" until you are sure what voice you are being true to. It takes hard work to differentiate the voices of the unconscious." - Marion Woodman

"But if you're talking about fine art work, then I think you have to ask yourself some pretty deep questions about why it is you want to take pictures and what it is you want to say." - Leonard Nimoy

"You can make yourself enthusiastic by affirming enthusiasm and by thinking, talking, acting enthusiastic." - Norman Vincent Peale

"Waste no more time talking about great souls and how they should be. Become one yourself!" - Marcus Aurelius

"Waste no more time talking about great souls and how they should be, become one yourself!" - Marcus Aurelius

"You have to insulate yourself - I'm talking about from everything, people can be talking to you and you won't hear 'em - that's how you write a song. And I haven't been able to do that over here 'cause I'm so busy and then, when I am off, I want to get away from music." - Mel Tillis

"In academia, left-liberalism is so entrenched its advocates' debating skills have gone rusty. When you've been talking to yourself for decades and imposing speech codes on everyone else, your ability to argue coherently - let alone entertainingly - inevitably wanes." - Andrew Sullivan

"A lot of the powerful religious leaders, from Jesus to Buddha to Tibetan monks, they're really talking about the same things: love and acceptable, and the value of friendship, and respecting yourself so you can respect others." - Jena Malone

"The concept of productivity in America is income divided by labor. So if you're Goldman Sachs and you pay yourself $20 million a year in salary and bonuses, you're considered to have added $20 million to GDP, and that's enormously productive. So we're talking in a tautology. We're talking with circular reasoning here." - Michael Hudson

"The measure of a conversation is how much mutual recognition there is in it; how much shared there is in it. If you're talking about what's in your own head, or without thought to what people looking and listening will feel, you might as well be in a room talking to yourself." - Dylan Moran

"Always keep a big bottle of booze at your side. If a bird starts talking nonsense to you in the middle of the night pour yourself a stiff drink." - Edgar Allan Poe

"Oh, talking is not so bad as that," said the Jester. "True, most people say only silly things when they speak. But it's easier to ignore them if you're saying silly things yourself." - Pseudonymous Bosch

"You've got to remind yourself all the time that you're being measured against the fashions of the day, and if your work truly has any kind of staying power, well, people will be talking about it in 20, 30 years." - Brian De Palma

"A lot of my work is process-oriented. I delve into my work and sit alone in silence and work with the material and process it, like talking to yourself." - Chath Piersath

"I would say I don't like people who are really into themselves or are very materialistic. Just always talking themselves up. Not being real is the pet peeve. Be true to yourself." - Austin Stowell

"If you're playing the character, you could say to yourself in 16 different ways, What if that didn't bother me? What if I knew exactly what he was talking about? What if I didn't get excited?" - Judd Hirsch

"You talking to me? You talking to me? Then who the hell else are you talking to - you talking to me? Well, I'm the only one here." - Robert De Niro

"Talking to God was damned good business." - Victor Villasenor

"Thinking is the soul talking to itself." - Plato

"I got fined for talking to myself." - Stephen Jackson

"Literature is humanity talking to itself." - Norman Rush

"By myself walking, To myself talking." - Charles Lamb

"Yes, talking to people makes me sleepy." - Fernando Pessoa

"You are talking to dead men here." - Friedrich Paulus

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

"I don't like talking to celebrities." - Lady Gaga

"No talking. Talking doesn't play football, talking isn't going to make you practice harder or play harder." - Ken Simonton

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

"Lend yourself to others, but give yourself to yourself." - Michel De Montaigne

"When you do talk about yourself, or to yourself... try to picture you talking to your own daughter, or your younger sister. Because you would tell your younger sister or your daughter that she is beautiful, and you wouldn't be lying. Because she is. And so are you." - Amy Poehler

"When you are doing seven shows a week, you have to take care of yourself. There are some moments when you cannot allow yourself to emotionally reenact the issue you're talking about or the experience that you're remembering. I mean that would kill you, you know. To experience a thing, a trauma, every single night, it would probably kill you emotionally." - Staceyann Chin

"You're sincere, but in order not to upset your views you avoid talking with people who think differently. You pick your thoughts from conversations with people like yourself, from books written by people like yourself. In physics they call it resonance. You start out with modest opinions, but they match and build each other up to a scale ..." - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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

"This isn't CM Punk talking to Triple H, this is Phil Brooks talking to Paul Levesque" - CM Punk

"If prayer is you talking to God, then intuition is God talking to you." - Wayne Dyer

"Talking to your hairdresser is almost like talking to your therapist," - Andie Macdowell

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

"Sometimes talking to you is like talking to myself: pretty damned annoying." - Richelle Mead

"When I'm talking to a large audience, I imagine that I'm talking to a single person." - Red Barber

"Commit yourself to something bigger than yourself." - Jim Rohn

"To find yourself, think for yourself." - Socrates

"To grow yourself, you must know yourself." - John C Maxwell

"It's like the code of living by yourself. People who are single know what I'm talking about. You eat standing up, reading the paper. Or you say to yourself, this isn't even cutting it, I'm taking a TV dinner and I'm getting in bed here." - Mary Chapin Carpenter

"You must be ready in mind, body, and spirit before you can make a change. People cannot convince you to do it. You cannot force you to do it. Everything you think, say, and do until that happens is just preparation. So love yourself right now. Honor yourself. Keep talking to yourself. Keep thinking ready thoughts. In the meantime, try to remember you will not be ready until you are ready." - Iyanla Vanzant

"I am not talking about you being a spectator, I am talking about involvement. I am talking about involving yourself into life in such a way that you dissolve into it." - Jaggi Vasudev

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

"Dare to love yourself" - Aberjhani

"Remember to be yourself." - Naturi Naughton

"Dare to be yourself." - Andre Gide

"Projecting yourself until everything is talking about you is, of course, a self-flattering form of self-pity" - Aleksandar Hemon

"If you are considering marriage, ask yourself one question: Will I still enjoy talking with her when I'm old?" - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I think one of the highest compliments you can give a person is that when you are talking to him, you are not thinking about the fact that you are talking to him. That is, your thoughts and words all exist on a single, engaged level. You are being yourself because you aren't bothering to think about who you should be. It is like when you talk in a dream." - David Levithan

"If you don't have the ability or encouragement to use yourself in a physical way, you could become just another talking head. And talking heads run things. That's part of the reason why we're in such a sad state as a planet, because it's all about thinking, and thinking has led to a lot of aggrandizement - taking over [resources] and figuring out how you can steal and leaving people and the planet in an impoverished state." - Alice Walker

"Talking Taboo is a groundbreaking book. This chorus of bold female voices is presenting the church with an opportunity to engage real but all too frequently avoided or unseen issues impacting countless Christian women today. Their candid essays cover a wide spectrum of perspectives. Readers will resonate with some and be shocked by others. Talking Taboo took courage to write. Reading taboo takes courage too. So buckle up and brace yourself for an eye-opening but vitally important read!" - Carolyn Custis James

"[Hillary Clinton] was trying to encourage us to become more active in politics and she said, 'If you leave all the decision-making to others, you might not like what they do, and you will have no one but yourself to blame.' It was such a challenge to the women in the room. And it really hit me: She's talking to me." - Kirsten Gillibrand

"Talking to you is only thinking to myself - made easier." - Pearl Mary Teresa Craigie

"Songwriters tend to make records instead of talking to people." - Sharleen Spiteri

"Talk to people no one else is talking to." - Pete Cashmore

"Be content to act, and leave the talking to others." - Baltasar Gracian

"People ought to quit talking to the press." - Terry Mcauliffe

"You say what you want to say when you don't care who's listening. If you're grasping to get your own voice, you're making a strained attempt to talk, so it's a matter of just listening to yourself as you sound when you're talking about something that's intensely important to you." - Allen Ginsberg

"My mother always accused me of being in love with the sound of my own voice. When we went on road trips, she'd be like, 'Stop singing. Be quiet, you're talking just to hear yourself speak.' It was probably true. I like to ramble on, which is probably why I'm well suited to interviews. You know, there's no other forum where you're literally supposed to sit down and just talk for hours about yourself. I love it." - Ben Affleck

"If you want people to leave you alone then appearing to be crazy is a good thing. If you're walking down the street talking to yourself people tend to give you a wide berth! But I've always been blessed with being easily ignored or avoided. I think maybe it's because people think I look a little crazy." - Tim Burton

"I think it's extremely important to speak to the role of friendship in business. There's enough people talking about funding and capital. I want to talk about how important it is to surround yourself with people that have more experience than you, but also people that have different experience and interests than you." - Nicole Richie

"We can't walk where we want to walk or be who we want to be or dress the way we want to dress or go anywhere any time of day. I am talking about the freedom that comes with just knowing that you're okay, and that you have value and you have identity, and you don't have to keep proving yourself." - Eve Ensler

"Adults always wonder what to say and how to say it when they're talking to a child. You want to be wise, but all you are is a child yourself in a larger body. Nothing is ever what it seems. The things that you think you know are never certain. I know that now. I wish that I didn't, but I do." - Robert Crais

"I went to dinner with my mother-in-law and I just realized I was talking in sound bites to her and expecting her to laugh every time I said anything or be jotting something down in a notebook. So you have to kind of really have a talk with yourself after you've done a press tour and say, 'Chill out!'" - Emily Mortimer

"Making a film, you do need stamina, whether you're doing fight scenes or not. It's important to keep fit. I'm not talking about having perfect abs and stuff, but you've got to be on top of your game, especially if you're playing the lead. You have to look after yourself." - Liam Neeson

"Her mouth was open, as if she wanted to say something, and I wanted to kiss her to show her that sometimes you don't need words. Sometimes they only get in the way, and you end up talking yourself out of things you need. People you want." - Rachel Vincent

"The care leadership strategy is simple: be a model. Commit yourself to your own personal mastery. Talking about personal mastery may open people's minds somewhat, but actions always speak louder than words. There is nothing more powerful you can do to encourage others in their quest for personal mastery than to be serious in your own quest." - Peter Senge

"Sometimes I write notes that I have difficulty singing. And you start talking yourself out of the bold melody and start wanting to arrange it in another key or something. Maybe I just never learned my harmony part, because what everybody says sounds odd to them sounds perfectly natural to me." - Elvis Costello

"There are times when it's absolutely appropriate to march up to someone, stick out your hand and introduce yourself, and times when it's best to let your male cameraman or producer do the talking and hang back until you've felt out the situation." - Clarissa Ward

"I think is very beneficial to relax yourself so that when you are doing it you are not staggering for lines and your concentration is not on what I am going to say - but the scene itself, the character that you are talking to." - Dabney Coleman

"You know, everyone is always talking about plastic surgery, or the technology, what to do. I really think it's important to help yourself with the technology if you want to feel better, but I am absolutely against any kind of monstrous cuts of the body, lifting that is beyond recognition, this kind of stuff." - Marina Abramovic

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

"Talking jaw is better than going to war." - Lord Randolph Churchill

"Sometimes, you like to let the hair do the talking!" - James Brown

"Enough of talking. It is time now to do." - Tony Blair

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

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

"I will not go down to posterity talking bad grammar." - Benjamin Disraeli

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

"People love to talk, so let them have fun talking," - Catherine Hardwicke

"There is more to talking than just words." - Humphrey Bogart

"I like to let my racket do the talking." - Rod Laver

"Only God knows You're talking to him now." - Zlatan Ibrahimovic

"If I wasn't talking, I wouldn't know what to say." - Chico Resch

"I dont' like talking to horses because they are naysayers" - Pat Sajak

"I can't spend my whole day talking to people." - Salvador Allende

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

"Talking is good. Conversations have to be forever." - Michelle Obama

"We all know who Donald Trump's talking to." - George Packer



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