To compare is not to improve.
You know how you hate to be interrupted, so why are you always doing it to me.
Extremists think "communication" means agreeing with them.
It is good to rub and polish our brain against that of others
There cannot be greater rudeness than to interrupt another in the current of his discourse.
There are men who would quickly love each other if once they were speak to each other; for when they spoke they would discover that their souls had only separated by phantoms and delusions.
Conversation is an art in which a man has all mankind for competitors.
Americans cannot realize how many chances for mental improvement they lose by their inveterate habit of keeping six conversations when there are twelve in the room.
For good or ill, your conversation is your advertisement. Every time you open your mouth you let men look into your mind. Do they see it well clothed, neat, busineswise?
The art of conversation consist as much in listening politely, as in talking agreeably.