Showing posts with label Longfellow. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Longfellow. Show all posts

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Conversation As a Vocabulary Builder

One obvious way to increase the range of your experiences and the extent of your vocabulary is to meet new, interesting, and intelligent people. As Longfellow once said, “A single conversation across the table with a wise man is better than ten years’ study of books.” It pays to become acquainted with people whose conversations can broaden your horizons, add zest to your life, and introduce you to new worlds of words.