The Art of Conversation – One-Liner Wednesday

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“The real art of conversation is not only to say the right thing at the right place, but to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.”  ~ Lady Dorothy Nevill


This post is a part of  One-Liner Wednesday, hosted by LindaGHill.

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18 Responses to The Art of Conversation – One-Liner Wednesday

  1. Excellent one-liner!
    And I’m not so good at not saying the wrong thing! 🙂

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  2. Very good idea…….not so easy to employ……trust me…..I always have foot in mouth!

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    • mewhoami says:

      That is true. It can be very difficult to keep quiet. However, it can be accomplished. It just requires a great deal of self control. One of my favorite sayings regarding this is, “pick your battles.”

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  3. Words and feathers….they are forever lost on the wind never to be recovered :-/

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  4. LindaGHill says:

    Ha! Very wise indeed. Thanks for this, my dear. 🙂

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  5. Huge lesson in that!

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  6. Lady Dorothy was right! Thanks for your wise quote.

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  7. Like it, think before you speak 🙂

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  8. KG says:

    I do try very hard, but fail every single time 🙂

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  9. Soooobad at keeping my big mouth shut. I think I’m helping… no, shut UPPPP!

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