Great Throughts Treasury

A database of quotes

Loquacity

"I prefer tongue-tied knowledge to ignorant loquacity." - Cicero, fully Marcus Tullius Cicero, anglicized as Tully NULL

"Loquacity storms the ear, but modesty takes the heart." - Thomas Fuller

"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." -

"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." - Owen Feltham

"Do you fast? Prove it by doing good works. If you see someone in need, take pity on them. If you see a friend being honored, don’t get jealous of him. For a true fast, you cannot fast only with your mouth. You must fast with your eye, your ear, your feet, your hands, and all parts of your body." - John Climacus, fully Saint John Climacus, aka John of the Ladder, John Scholasticus and John Sinaites