Phone Call Sayings and Quotes

Phones aren’t just for texting or checking your favorite social media app. They were once used for actually speaking to people. With the proliferation of messaging apps, chatting on the phone has become less common as people become more dependent on email and other forms of electronic communication. Check out the collection of wise and insightful phone call quotes below.


If someone doesn't respond to a phone call, I think they've died.     

Charlie Brooker

Growing up in the days when you still had to punch buttons to make a telephone call, I could recall the numbers of all my close friends and family. Today, I'm not sure if I know more than four phone numbers by heart. And that's probably more than most.     

Joshua Foer

Everyone talks about how we're on our phones all the time, but the fact remains that when I'm away on a film set for two months, I can Skype my family. I remember the phone calls my parents had to make when my dad was away for a while when I was younger - that once-a-week expensive phone call! The time pressure on talking to your father!     

Domhnall Gleeson

The hardest thing which I've experienced is calling up my father, Rance Howard, who's a wonderful actor, and telling him I've had to cut him out of the movie, which I've had to do twice. That's a lump-in-the-throat phone call.     

Aaron Howard

When I was in the Peace Corps I never made a phone call. I was in Central Africa; I didn't make a phone call for two years. I was in Uganda for another four years and I didn't make a phone call. So for six years I didn't make a phone call, but I wrote letters, I wrote short stories, I wrote books.     

Paul Theroux

I get a phone call once every 18 months from some mad person who wants me to do something for less than no money and they give me about a week's notice. That's my film career, most of the time.     

Dylan Moran

I had an awkward moment when I got a phone call from the person pretending to be Winnie Mandela. 'Winnie' sounded about 12 years old, unfortunately - she'd probably been pushed to the telephone because she was the only one who spoke English.     

James Veitch

I got a phone call from Jon Favreau saying, 'I need the voice of a personality-less robot, and I thought of you immediately.' I thought that was the funniest thing I ever heard, so I said, 'Yes.'     

Paul Bettany

Have you ever felt like a phone call that's been disconnected?     

Shannon Doherty

I don't understand this whole Twitter, Facebook stuff. I don't get it. Make a phone call. Talk to somebody.     

James Avery