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Speakers And Speaking Quotes

A speech should not just be a sharing of information, but a sharing of yourself.

Author: Ralph Archbold

Profession: American Speaker, Entertainer, Performer, ''Portrays Ben Franklin''

What we say is important... for in most cases the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.

Author: Jim Beggs

Profession:

It's not so much knowing when to speak, when to pause.

Author: Jack Benny (1894-1974)

Profession: American Comedian

I didn't say the things I said.

Author: Yogi Berra (1925)

Profession: American Baseball Player

Out of the abundance of the heart the mouth speaks.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

We speak that what we know and testify to that which we have seen.

Author: Bible

Profession: Sacred Scriptures of Christian

I don't care how much a person talks, if they only say it in a few words.

Author: Josh Billings (1815-1885)

Profession: American Humorist, Lecturer

If you can't write your message in a sentence, you can't say it in an hour.

Author: Dianna Booher

Profession: American Author, Speaker, Trainer, Consultant

A man who has the courage of his platitudes is always a successful man. The instructed man is ashamed to pronounce in an orphic manner what everybody knows, and because he is silent people think he is making fun of them. They like a man who expresses their own superficial thoughts in a manner that appears to be profound. This enables them to feel that they are themselves profound.

Author: Van Wyck Brooks

Profession:

If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth, is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?

Author: Thomas Carlyle (1795-1881)

Profession: Scottish Philosopher, Author

Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident.

Author: Dale Carnegie (1888-1955)

Profession: American Author, Trainer

Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.

Author: Dale Carnegie (1888-1955)

Profession: American Author, Trainer

Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.

Author: Dale Carnegie (1888-1955)

Profession: American Author, Trainer

Grasp the subject, the words will follow.

Author: Cato The Elder

Profession: Roman Statesman, Orator

One good anecdote is worth a volume of biography.

Author: William Ellery Channing (1780-1842)

Profession: American Unitarian Minister, Author