One-liners for conversations you want to end

Getting caught out with nothing to say is one of the most frustrating things with human interaction. It can, unfortunately, happen at almost any time in a million type of conversations. As Oscar Wilde once said, “It is always better to be prepared than to be left silent.” Truth be told, Oscar Wilde never said that, but if you say “Insert-Name-Here once said” people are likely to believe you because the alternative would be to look it up.

There are some fantastic one liners that can use for a myriad of conversations that could leave you with a blank. While these are merely suggestions, it’ll give you the idea of what to prepare yourself for. These one-liners are some of the greatest lines ever uttered and will leave your verbal opponent searching for a quote of their own to lob back. Here are some of the best one-liners for conversations.

“Sometimes opportunity knocks, but most of the time it sneaks up and then quietly steals away.” – Doug Larson, columnist

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“Most jobs resemble a sled dog team: no one gets a change of scenery, except the lead dog.” – Moer’s Truism

“If things get any better, I may have to hire someone to help me enjoy it.” – Anonymous

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“Excuse me, my leg has gone to sleep; do you mind if I join it? – Alexander Woollcott

What are some of your favourite one-liners? Who is the person that you quote the most? Is there a film or TV show that has given you a lot of quotable moments?