Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 233) – Aristotle

Aristotle (384 BC – 322 BC) Greek Philosopher

It is this simplicity that makes the uneducated more effective than the educated when addressing popular audiences—makes them, as the poets tell us, ‘charm the crowd’s ears more finely’. Educated men lay down broad general principles; uneducated men argue from common knowledge and draw obvious conclusions.”

— Aristotle

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One Response to Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 233) – Aristotle

  1. Pingback: Simplicity is the key to brilliance | Manner of Speaking

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