Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 139) – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803 – 1882) American Essayist, Philosopher and Poet

“Put the argument into a concrete shape, into an image, some hard phrase, round and solid as a ball, which they can see and handle and carry home with them, and the cause is half won.”

— Ralph Waldo Emerson

About John Zimmer

A Canadian now living Switzerland, I am married, with two terrific teenage daughters. I am passionate about public speaking and helping others improve their public speaking and presentation skills.
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2 Responses to Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 139) – Ralph Waldo Emerson

  1. S.P. says:

    Ralph Waldo Emerson, whose original profession and calling was as a Unitarian minister, left the ministry to pursue a career in writing and public speaking. Emerson became one of America’s best known and best loved 19th century figures.

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