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These are some of the best 'Loquacity' quotations and sayings.

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A man that speaks too much, and museth but little, wasteth his mind in words,

A talkative fellow may be compared to an unbraced drum, which beats a wise man out of his wits. - Loquacity is ever running, and almost incurable.

and is counted a fool among men.

Be always less willing to speak than to hear; what thou hearest, thou receivest; what thou speakest thou givest. - It is more glorious to give, but more profitable to receive.

Every absurdity has a champion to defend it, for error is always talkative.

Gratiano speaks an infinite deal of nothing; his reasons are as two grains of wheat hid in two bushels of chaff; you shall seek all day ere you find them, and when you have them they are not worth the search.

He draweth out the thread of his verbosity finer than the staple of his argument.

He loves to hear himself talk, and will speak more in a minute than he will stand to in a month.

Labor to show more wit in discourse than words, and not to pour out a flood of the one, when you can hardly wring out of your brains a drop of the other.

Learn to hold thy tongue; five words cost Zacharias forty weeks of silence.

Many a man's tongue shakes out its master's undoing.

Nature has given us two ears, two eyes, and but one tongue-to the end that we should hear and see more than we speak.

No fool can be silent at a feast.

Speaking much is a sign of vanity, for he that is lavish in words is a niggard in deed.

Still his tongue ran on; the less weight it bore with greater ease; and with its everlasting clack, set all men's ears upon the rack.

The tongue of a fool is the key of his counsel, which, in a wise man, wisdom hath in keeping.

They always talk who never think, and who have the least to say.

They only babble who practise not reflection. - I shall think; and thought is silence.

Those who have few things to attend to are great babblers; for the less men think, the more they talk.

Thou may'st esteem a man of many words and many lies much alike.


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