Taking Pleasure in Talk


To take pleasure in talk is to take pleasure in the rich, voluptuous lifting of the self through words that find an echo, an amplification, and an amendation in the words of others. Only when you learn that pleasure, I am convinced, is it possible to generate ideas alone—to engage in talk with yourself.

From Dr. Johnson’s Profession.


2 comments

  1. Reblogged this on tekArtist.

  2. Kelli Stewart says:

    So that’s who you’re talking to these days…

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