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Speakers And Speaking Quotes

First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.

Author: Epictetus (50-120)

Profession: Stoic Philosopher

You can speak well if your tongue can deliver the message of your heart.

Author: John Ford

Profession: British Playwright

He that speaks much, is much mistaken.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

Half wits talk much, but say little.

Author: Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790)

Profession: American Scientist, Publisher, Diplomat

Once you get people laughing, they're listening and you can tell them almost anything.

Author: Herbert Gardner

Profession:

I do not speak of what I cannot praise.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

It is delivery that makes the orators success.

Author: Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe (1749-1832)

Profession: German Poet, Dramatist, Novelist

Little said is soon amended. There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.

Author: Baltasar Gracian (1601-1658)

Profession: Spanish Philosopher, Writer

He rose without a friend and sat down without an enemy.

Author: Henry Gratton

Profession:

There are three things to aim at in public speaking: First to get into your subject, then to get your subject into yourself, and lastly, to get your subject into your hearers.

Author: Gregg

Profession:

I never let my subject get in the way of what I want to talk about.

Author: Mark Victor Hansen

Profession: American Motivational Speaker, Author

We talk little when we do not talk about ourselves.

Author: William Hazlitt (1778-1830)

Profession: British Essayist

Better never begin than never make an end.

Author: George Herbert (1593-1632)

Profession: British Metaphysical Poet

Talk is cheap, except when Congress does it.

Author: Cullen Hightower

Profession:

Persuasive speech, and more persuasive sighs, Silence that spoke and eloquence of eyes.

Author: Homer

Profession: Greek Epic Poet