The art of conversation is to be prompt without being stubborn : to refute without Argument, and to clothe great matters in a motley garb. By: Disraeli.
Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affection, free from indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood. By: Shakespeare
The best evidence of your culture is the tone and temper of your conversation. By: Granville Kleiser.
A single conversation across the table with the wise man is a worth a Month’s study of books. By: Chinese Proverb
The great gift of conversation lies less in displaying if ourselves than in drawing it out of others. He who leaves your company pleased with himself and owns cleverness is perfectly well pleased with you. By: Breyere.