Jonathan Swift quote about silence from Gulliver's Travels - They have a notion, that when people are met together, a short silence does much improve conversation: this I found to be true; for during those little intermissions of talk, new ideas would arise in their minds, which very much enlivened the discourse.
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They have a notion, that when people are met together, a short silence does much improve conversation: this I found to be true; for during those little intermissions of talk, new ideas would arise in their minds, which very much enlivened the discourse.
 Jonathan Swift, Gulliver's Travels (1726). copy citation

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Author Jonathan Swift
Source Gulliver's Travels
Topic silence ideas conversation
Date 1726
Language English
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