Babble quotes:

  • I look around for a conveniently loaded pistol.Sadly, there doesn't seem to be one available, so I have no choice but to answer the question. - Queen of Babble Gets Hitched -- Meg Cabot
  • They only babble who practise not reflection. -- Edward Young
  • I use circumlocution too often, and instead of getting my point across, I tend to babble. -- Genevieve Padalecki
  • Is New Ageism inherently fascist? Of course not, though I'm happy to pronounce its babble about chakras and cosmic energy errant quackery. -- Timothy Noah
  • Never forget the power of silence, that massively disconcerting pause which goes on and on and may at last induce an opponent to babble and backtrack nervously. -- Lance Morrow
  • It is still not enough for language to have clarity and content... it must also have a goal and an imperative. Otherwise from language we descend to chatter, from chatter to babble and from babble to confusion. -- Rene Daumal
  • At the end of the day, the TV show is the best job in the world. I get to go anywhere I want, eat and drink whatever I want. As long as I just babble at the camera, other people will pay for it. It's a gift. -- Anthony Bourdain
  • My first gig ever was writing looplines for a movie that had already been made. You know, writing lines over somebody's back to explain something, to help make a connection, to add a joke, or to just add babble because the people are in frame and should be saying something. -- Joss Whedon
  • Everyone sees something different in 'Endgame': a biblical apocalypse, a portrait of painful co-dependency, a confession of guilt and dignity in the face of death, a night of baffling hopelessness, a meaningless babble. Each interpretation reveals an absurd truth - not about the play, but about the person watching it. -- Simon McBurney
  • They only babble who practise not reflection -- Edward Young
  • Life was an impenetrable mystery cloaked in babble. -- Paula Fox
  • I am always surprised when people read double entendres into my innocuous babble. -- Nigella Lawson
  • ...telephone operators now routinely use '80s-babble, chirping, "Have a nice day," the moral equivalent of the smile button. -- Stefan Kanfer
  • To babble is to make a feminine noise somewhat resembling the sound of a brook, but with less meaning. -- Oliver Herford
  • Out of the mouths of babes comes only bubbles. Out of the mouths of men like me, only babble. -- Warren Eyster
  • Part of the skill of saying no is to shut up afterward and not babble on, offering material for an argument. -- Judith Martin
  • The good renounce everything. The pure don't babble about sensual desires. Whether touched by pleasure or pain, the wise show no change of temper. -- Gautama Buddha
  • To know, to get into the truth of anything, is ever a mystic art, of which the best logic's can but babble on the surface. -- Thomas Carlyle
  • Never forget the power of silence, that massively disconcerting pause which goes on and on and may last induce an opponent to babble and backtrack nervously. -- Lance Morrow
  • Information and images bump against each other every day in massive quantities, and the resonance of this interfacing is like the babble of a village or tavern gossip session. -- Marshall McLuhan
  • Leaving behind the babble of the plaza, I enter the Library. I feel, almost physically, the gravitation of the books, the enveloping serenity of order, time magically dessicated and preserved. -- Jorge Luis Borges
  • Till that word can be dug out of us, why should they hear the babble that we think we mean? How can they meet us face to face till we have faces? -- C. S. Lewis
  • I've sucked way too much cement for this year. Bad juju rising off them city sidewalks. I need to babble with a brook or two, inhale starlight, make friends with some trees. -- Tom Robbins
  • The disquieting thing about newscaster-babble or editorial-speak is its ready availability as a serf idiom, a vernacular of deference. "Mr. Secretary, are we any nearer to bringing about a dialogue in this process ? -- Christopher Hitchens
  • They babble and talk absurdly who, in the place of God's providence, substitute bare permission - as if God sat in a watchtower awaiting chance events , and his judgments thus depended upon human will. -- John Calvin
  • A babble of words that no one understands now fills the airwaves, and language loses all meaning as we sink slowly, mindlessly, into herstory rather than history because most rapists are men, aren't they? -- Gore Vidal
  • Allow me to translate, Twitchtip said, not even bothering to move. "She said if you don't stop your incessant babble, that big rat sitting in the boat next to you will rip your head off. -- Suzanne Collins