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Winston ChurchillWe know that he has, more than any other man, the gift of compressing the largest number of words into the smallest amount of thought.

—  Winston Churchill, 1874-1965, British Prime Minister, Nobel 1953

     (on Ramsay MacDonald, he first Labour Party Prime Minister)

Ambrose BierceBore, n. A person who talks when you wish him to listen.

—  Ambrose Bierce, 1842–1914, American writer

Jean Jacques RousseauPeople who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.

—  Jean Jacques Rousseau, 1712-1778, Swiss-French philosopher

Dwight EisenhowerAn intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.

—  Dwight Eisenhower, 1890-1969, American general & President


Funny Quotes

Rodney DangerfieldI haven't spoken to my wife in years. I didn't want to interrupt her.

—  Rodney Dangerfield, 1924-2004, American comedian

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Woody AllenGod is silent. Now if only man would shut up.

—  Woody Allen, 1935-, American actor & film director


Proverbs

German proverbTruth gives a short answer, while the lie usually babbles.

—  German proverb

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French proverbWho talks too much, nobody listens to.

—  French proverb


Movie Quotes

Duck Soup (1933)You know, you haven't stopped talking since I came here? You must have been vaccinated with a phonograph needle.

—  from the film Duck Soup (1933)

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