Category Archives: Quotes for Public Speakers

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 293) – Hillary Clinton

“If you’re not comfortable with public speaking—and nobody starts out comfortable—you have to learn how to be comfortable. Practice. I cannot overstate the importance of practicing. Get some close friends or family members to help evaluate you, or somebody at … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 292) – Ralph Waldo Emerson

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 291) – Albert Einstein

“I am enough of the artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” — Albert Einstein

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 290) – Hamilton

When you got skin in the game, you stay in the game But you don’t get a win unless you play in the game  … God help and forgive me I wanna build Something that’s gonna Outlive me … I … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 289) – Oprah Winfrey

“Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it.” — Oprah … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 288) – Salvador Dalí

“Have no fear of perfection. You’ll never reach it.” — Salvador Dalí

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 287) – Rosalynn Carter

“A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.” — Rosalynn Carter

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 286) – William Shakespeare

“Conversation should be pleasant without scurrility, witty without affectation, free without indecency, learned without conceitedness, novel without falsehood.” — William Shakespeare

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 285) – Brent Kerrigan

“The cold truth is that audiences remember little about any speech. We may believe they have an infinite ability to remember our funding analysis and statistics, but they will remember one or two points, at best. We must therefore present … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 284) – Anthony Bourdain

“Practicing your craft in expert fashion is noble, honorable and satisfying.” — Anthony Bourdain Photo courtesy of Peabody Awards

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 283) – Gary Vaynerchuck

“The single biggest reason people are concerned about public speaking is because they worry what other people think of them. The quicker you start learning how to fix that issue and be comfortable with yourself, you’ll become a much better … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 282) – Seth Godin

“If you can’t state your position in eight words, you don’t have a position.“ — Seth Godin

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