“The most precious things in speech are the pauses.” Ralph Richardson
“Let thy speech be better than silence, or be silent.” Dionysius of Halicarnassus
“The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a rightly timed pause.” Mark Twain
We can learn an awful lot about giving a good speech from Linus. In “A Charlie Brown Christmas”, Linus delivers a 45-second speech that is full of insight into great public speaking and presentation skills.