Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 42) – Evan Esar

Evan Esar (1899 – 1995) American Humorist

“Public speaking is the art of diluting a two-minute idea with a two-hour vocabulary.”

— Evan Esar

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4 Responses to Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 42) – Evan Esar

  1. Unfortunately, some speakers think a longer speech is better.

    This is definitely not true.

    Clean and simple with no fluff will trump excessive verbiage every time.

    Thanks for the Post Quote!

  2. Let alone visual elements added on top of that 🙂

    A really good one John.

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