It gets you nowhere if the other person’s tail is only just in sight for the second half of the conversation.
He (Macaulay) has occasional flashes of silence that make his conversation perfectly delightful.
I like talking to Rabbit. He talks about sensible things. He doesn’t use long, difficult words, like Owl. He uses short, easy words, like ‘What about lunch’ and ‘Help yourself, Pooh’. I suppose I really ought to go and see Rabbit.
Argument is the worst sort of conversation.
The difference between chirping out of turn and a faux pas depends on what kind of a bar you’re in.
One of the best rules in conversation is, never to say a thing which any of the company can reasonably wish had been left unsaid.
There is no conversation more boring than one where everybody agrees.
No syren did ever so charm the ear of the listener, as the listening ear has charmed the soul of the syren.
No one appreciates the very special genius of your conversation as the dog does.
Dinner was made for eating, not for talking.