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The language of women should be luminous, but not voluminous. (Quote by - Douglas William Jerrold)

Surely in much talk there cannot choose but be much vanity. Loquacity is the fistula of the mind,--ever-running and almost incurable, let every man, therefore, be a Phocion or Pythagorean, to speak briefly to the point or not at all; let him labor like them of Crete, to show more wit in his discourse than words, and not to pour out of his mouth a flood of the one, when he can hardly wring out of his brains a drop of the other. (Quote by - Herbert Spencer)

No fool can be silent at a feast. (Quote by - Solon)

Every absurdity has a champion to defend it, for error is always talkative. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

Those who have few affairs to attend to are great speakers. The less men think, the more they talk. (Quote by - Charles de Montesquieu)

Loquacity and lying are cousins. (Quote by - German Proverb)

He draweth out the thread of big verbosity finer than the staple of his argument. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Women speak at an earlier age, more easily, and more agreeably than men; they are accused also of speaking more; this is as it should be, and I willingly change the reproach into a eulogy. (Quote by - Jean-Jacques Rousseau)

Common fluency of speech in many men and most women is owing to a scarcity of matter. (Quote by - Jonathan Swift )

You shall never take her without her answer, unless you take her without her tongue. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

I know a lady that loves to talk so incessantly, she won't give an echo fair play; she has that everlasting rotation of tongue that an echo must wait till she dies before it can catch her last words!(Quote by - William Congreve)

They always talk who never think, and who have the least to say. (Quote by - Matthew Prior)

Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing, more than any man in Venice: but his reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff; you seek all day ere you find them; and when you have them, they are not worth the search. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

Foxes are all tail, and women all tongue. (Quote by - Jean de la Fontaine)

The tongue of a fool is the key of his counsel, which, in a wise man, wisdom hath in keeping. (Quote by - Socrates)

Woman's tongue is her weapon, her sword, which she never permits to rest or rust. (Quote by - Madame Suzanne Curchod Necker)

Many a man's tongue shakes out his master's undoing. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

He who talks much cannot talk well. (Quote by - Carlo Goldoni)

Loquacity storms the ear, but modesty takes the heart. (Quote by - Robert South)

Speaking much is a sign of vanity, for he that is lavish with words is a niggard in deed. (Quote by - Sir Walter Raleigh)


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