Talking To Someone Quotes by Parker Posey, Craig Ferguson, Elizabeth Kostova, Shakira, Henry Cavill, Peter Schjeldahl and many others.
You’re talking to someone, to a reader, and you get to express in the way you want to. And you get to play with it. It’s kind of like acting, but it’s on paper.
I remember talking to someone early on after I was sober about how I suddenly felt awkward at parties. They said, ‘Well, you’re supposed to. Everyone feels awkward at parties.’ It’s an appropriate feeling to feel.
There is nothing harder, at moments, than talking to someone who has all the power of silence.
It’s incredibly liberating to spend an hour talking to someone and not caring about what you sound like. It’s about understanding myself. Sometimes I’ll speak to my therapist for an hour a day. It’s become part of my routine.
If I’m talking to someone and they’re feeling a certain way, I will definitely tie into that very quickly. You have to learn to read emotions and feelings when you grow up in a family with four brothers – especially if three of them are a lot bigger than you.
The problem of making artists talk about their work is that when they’re making their work the left-brain is shut off. So if you talk to an artist about it, you’re talking to someone who wasn’t there. It’s hopeless.
If I was talking to someone face-to-face I would always be clear, but with something like Snapchat, you need to keep the flirty banter going;otherwise you’ll be staring at an empty red arrow, cringing.
I love Thich Nhat Hahn. One of my favorite quotes of his (and IвЂ™m paraphrasing), heвЂ™s talking about cultivating happiness, and he was saying, at the very least, just be happy youвЂ™re not at the dentist right now. He was talking to someone who was having a really hard time finding joy.
When I’m talking to someone I think ‘can I use this dialogue in a book,'” said Luis. “If the answer is no I try talking to someone else.
If you want to write about people, you can make it up. But if you spend time talking to someone and examining what it is you want to write about, you discover a level of detail that you wouldn’t have noticed otherwise.
You’re talking to someone who has been married to various people for the last 40 years of her life. Dating is not really something familiar. I’ve never really been a dater.
Over there, Kevin McHale, I feel like I’m talking to someone I know. It’s just a total different atmosphere.
If I’m talking to someone in a crowded room, I try to make this person feel as though we’re the only ones present. I shut out everything else. I look directly at the person. Even if a gorilla were to walk into the room, I probably wouldn’t notice it.
I think the greatest thing we give each other is encouragement…knowing that I’m talking to someone in this mentoring relationship who’s interested in the big idea here is very, very important to me. I think if it were just about helping me get to the next step, it would be a heck of a lot less interesting.
There’s something really terrible about having your BlackBerry next to your bed or having your laptop in the living room when you’re talking to someone. The biggest source of stress in my life is the screen, the blogging.
Your talking to someone who really understands rock music.
When I run into a person or a kid that comes up and gives me the spiel about, ‘Hey, I got your record at this time in my life, and it really helped me,’ that stuff totally still rings true. If you’re standing there talking to someone, it’s really easy to tell if they’re being authentic or not. And that’s great.