Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 140) – Cicero

Marcus Tullius Cicero (160 BC – 43 BC) Roman Statesman, Philosopher, Lawyer, Political Theorist and Orator

“When you wish to instruct, be brief; that men’s minds take in quickly what you say, learn its lesson, and retain it faithfully. Every word that is unnecessary only pours over the side of a brimming mind.”

— Cicero

About John Zimmer

International speaker, presentation skills expert, lawyer, improv performer
This entry was posted in Quotes for Public Speakers and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink.

4 Responses to Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 140) – Cicero

  1. Pingback: Cryptoquote Spoiler – 04/29/14 | Unclerave's Wordy Weblog

  2. Pingback: SKMurphy, Inc. » Quotes fo Entrepreneurs–June 2013

  3. Pingback: Extreme justice and injustice « Rubber Tyres –> Smooth Rides

  4. Pingback: Being sorry « Rubber Tyres –> Smooth Rides

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.