Talkative Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old talkative quotes, talkative sayings, and talkative proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A fool is made more of a fool, when their mouth is more open than their mind.     

Anthony Liccione

People talk too much. Humans aren't descended from monkeys. They come from parrots.     

Carlos Ruiz Zafón

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.     


The trouble with her is that she lacks the power of conversation but not the power of speech.      

George Bernard Shaw

Human nature is, by definition, a talkative one, imprudent, indiscreet, gossipy, incapable of closing its mouth and keeping it closed.     

José Saramago

You can not control the thought, but you can control the tongue.     

Amit Kalantri

Before opening your mouth to talk, you should open your mind to think.     

Amit Kalantri

If talk is cheap, then being silent is expensive. And many people it seems, can't afford to buy into it.     

Anthony Liccione

When you have nothing to say, say nothing.     

Charles Caleb Colton

The talkative man speaks from his mouth, the eloquent man speaks from his heart.     

Joseph Joubert

I have learned silence from the talkative, toleration from the intolerant, and kindness from the unkind; yet strange, I am ungrateful to these teachers.     

Khalil Gibran

I'm a talkative person because I like to get to know a person and I like you to get to know me.     

LisaRaye McCoy Misick

A loud mind is greater than a loud mouth.     

Matshona Dhliwayo

For a silent person, your eyes are very talkative.     

Nitya Prakash

Much talking is the cause of danger. Silence is the means of avoiding misfortune. The talkative parrot is shut up in a cage. Other birds, without speech, fly freely about.     

Saskya Pandita

We have two ears and one mouth and we should use them proportionally.     

Susan Cain

When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.     

The Dalai Lama

In my circle of friends, I've always been loud and funny and talkative. But as soon as I step out of that circle, I get very quiet and introspective. I don't want the spotlight on me.     

Rosie Perez

Talkativeness is a symptom of deep-seated pessimism. Without it there would be no pessimistic literature.     

Albert Vigoleis Thelen

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.     

Eleanor Roosevelt

Weak people talk and do not act, strong people act and keep quiet.     

Eliphas Levi

Love is talkative passion.     

Louis Armstrong

An introvert talks more than an extrovert because when the mouth is closed, the mind is opened.     

Michael Bassey Johnson

Not every person that speaks less than you do is more ignorant than you are.     

Mokokoma Mokhonoana

Vanity is a relative of Pride; Vanity is talkative, pride is silent. When Vanity and Pride get together, they could make monstrosities.     

Samael Aun Weor