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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 56)

“In an orator … we demand the acuteness of a logician, the profundity of a philosopher, the diction virtually of a poet, the memory of a lawyer, the voice of a performer in tragic drama, the gestures, you might almost … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 52) – William Shakespeare

Cassius: “Did Cicero say any thing?” Casca: “Ay, he spoke Greek.” Cassius: “To what effect?” Casca: “Nay, an I tell you that, I’ll ne’er look you i’ the face again. But those that understood him smiled at one another, and … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 48)

“The eloquent man is he who is no beautiful speaker, but who is inwardly and desperately drunk with a certain belief.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 39) – Dorothy Sarnoff

“Make sure you have finished speaking before your audience has finished listening.  — Dorothy Sarnoff

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 10)

“Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

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