The Art of Conversation: 3,2,1 – Quote Me!

Merci beaucoup !

I was nominated by B the intellect behind Becoming The Muse for this quotes challenge. The topic for this particular challenge is The Art Of Conversation. I can talk to anyone that is easy, but for me to have a conversation with you…

So most of the times I keep my thoughts to myself.

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Not because I have nothing to say,but because I believe as a species we (are losing) have lost the ability to listen.

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Rules: 3.2.1 Quote Me!

• Thank the Selector

• Post 2 quotes for the dedicated Topic of the Day.

• Select 3 bloggers to take part in ‘3.2.1 Quote Me!’

Note: Although this is the topic for today there is no specific deadline to it, meaning you can answer as and when.

 

Today’s Topic: The Art of Conversation.

“Silence is one of the great arts of conversation.”

– Marcus Tullius Cicero

“Good Morning!” said Bilbo, and he meant it. The sun was shining, and the grass was very green. But Gandalf looked at him from under long bushy eyebrows that stuck out further than the brim of his shady hat.

“What do you mean?” he said. “Do you wish me a good morning, or mean that it is a good morning whether I want it or not; or that you feel good this morning; or that it is a morning to be good on?”

“All of them at once,” said Bilbo. “And a very fine morning for a pipe of tobacco out of doors, into the bargain.

“Good morning!” he said at last. “We don’t want any adventures here, thank you! You might try over The Hill or across The Water.” By this he meant that the conversation was at an end.
“What a lot of things you do use Good morning for!” said Gandalf. “Now you mean that you want to get rid of me, and that it won’t be good till I move off.”

― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit

 

My nominations:

Dante of O. D.

Anci of HeyAnci

Al of what al wrote

 

 

Dante

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A Quiet Place : Thoughts and Review

ATTENTION! : If you have not watched this movie, stop now. This post contains SPOILERS and some unsettling images

Anyone who knows me, is well aware that Horror is my most favourite movie genre. Recently, there haven’t been any horror movies worth my time. They have either been wrongly labelled (thriller masquerading as horror) or just unable to bring that air of horror older ones could.

When a friend of mine insisted I watch A Quiet Place, I was intrigued. Why would someone who rarely watches horror suggest one to me. So I watched it. And….

A Quiet Place is a horror film directed by John Krasinski. He stars in it with Emily Blunt, his real wife.

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The Human Being

I really don’t understand people. Someone will only look for you when one of two things happen:

  1. They want (not need) something from you
  2. Something unfavourable happens in their life and they think you had a part to play

This morning, this 5th of July 2018, I received a message with supposed accusations.

In my mind; “You removed me from your life and now all of a sudden you need my input?”

I’m dying of laughter right now, you should see me. I’m besides myself. 😂😂😂

That’s all I came to say.

Dante

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Learning A New Language

Something that puts off a lot of people. The thought of learning a new set of grammar rules, vocabulary and all the other nuances that come with that language.

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Foreign languages fascinate me, the thrill of learning how to communicate and express yourself in completely different language is so exhilarating to me.

Let me take you through my journey through learning one of my favourite languages; French….

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Against the Masses

It’s always what’s trending

What’s popular right now

All of those things that never make me go wow

You follow and conform like bees to the hive

I’d rather be alone, by myself, an eagle flying free

In your need to fit in you no longer see what I see

In your need to be popular you’ve lost your originality

Dante

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Mistake

I have always tried my best

Regardless the outcome

Yet every single time, my efforts go unseen

Sometimes I feel, like blowing a gasket or two

But for some reason, I choose not to

If I speak my mind, I become the ‘bad guy

I do nothing wrong, but…

At the end of it all, I remain feeling Guilty

Dante

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Hidden

In the corner I am, quiet I remain

You use what you see, the surface you’ve barely scratched

For hidden deep within, something most astounding

Only to be seen, if you peel the layers

Not for the feint of heart, never for the nay sayers

For here reside, all that they believe is theirs

The maze of my mind, the labyrinth of my thoughts

Calm your heart, the battle need not be fought

A steady soul, is all that is required

But because you do not to try, you’ll only be left with Assumptions

Dante

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