Donald Richard DeLillo (born November 20, 1936) is an American novelist, short story writer, playwright, screenwriter and essayist. His works have covered subjects as diverse as television, nuclear war, the complexities of language, art, mathematics, politics, economics, and baseball.
When people talk, listen completely. Most people never listen.
Listening, not imitation, may be the sincerest form of flattery.
The only way to entertain some folks is to listen to them.
Most people have to talk so they won't hear.