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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 204) – Maya Angelou

“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” — Maya Angelou

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 203) – Daniel Gilbert

“Human beings are works in progress that mistakenly think they’re finished.” — Daniel Gilbert Photo courtesy of Daniel Gilbert

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 198) – Robert McKee

“Storytelling is the most powerful way to put ideas into the world today.” — Robert McKee Photo courtesy of John Hyams

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 196) – Ira Glass

“Great stories happen to those who can tell them.” — Ira Glass Photo courtesy of Brighterorange / Wikimedia Commons

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 194) – Mary Catherine Bateson

“The human species thinks in metaphors and learns through stories.” — Mary Catherine Bateson‎ Photo courtesy of Festival della Scienza / Flickr

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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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