Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 41) – John Steinbeck

John Steinbeck (1902 – 1968) American Author

“We are lonesome animals. We spend all our life trying to be less lonesome.  One of our ancient methods is to tell a story begging the listener to say — and to feel — ‘Yes, that’s the way it is, or at least that’s the way I feel it. You’re not as alone as you thought.'”

John Steinbeck

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International keynote speaker, presentation skills trainer and public speaking coach.
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One Response to Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 41) – John Steinbeck

  1. The formula for the body of a speech is:
    Make a point
    Tell a story
    Make a point
    Tell a story
    Make a point
    Tell a story

    Make those stories Personal Stories!

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