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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 191) – Fawzia Koofi

“If something comes from your heart, it will reach the heart of your audience.” — فوزیه کوفی (Fawzia Koofi)‎ Photo courtesy of TEDx Place des Nations / Flickr

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 190) – Edward Tufte

“What about confusing clutter? Information overload? Doesn’t data have to be ‘boiled down’ and ‘simplified’? These common questions miss the point, for the quantity of detail is an issue completely separate from the difficulty of reading. Clutter and confusion are failures … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 187) – Robin Williams

“You’re only given one little spark of madness. You mustn’t lose it.” — Robin Williams Photo courtesy of Eva Rinaldi / Flickr

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 180) – Novak Djokovic

“I stopped thinking too much about what could happen and relied on my physical and mental strength to play the right shots at the right time.” — Novak Djokovic Photo courtesy of www.novakdjokovic.com

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 178) – Ancient Egypt

“Make thyself a craftsman in speech, for thereby thou shalt gain the upper hand.” — Inscription found in a 3,000-year-old Egyptian tomb Photo courtesy of Flickr / Sam and Ian

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 174) – Joseph Conrad

“He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been greater than the power of sense.” — Joseph Conrad

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