I enjoy talking to you. Your mind appeals to me. It resembles my own mind except that you happen to be insane.
There is only one thing in the world worse than being talked about, and that is not being talked about.
People have to talk about something just to keep their voice boxes in working order, so they’ll have good voice boxes in case there’s ever anything really meaningful to say.
Men can govern anything more easily than their tongues, and restrain anything more easily than their appetites.
If one could only teach the English how to talk, and the Irish how to listen, society here would be quite civilised.