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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 307) – Tyrion Lannister

“When you tear out a man’s tongue, you are not proving him a liar; you’re only telling the world that you fear what he might say.” — Tyrion Lannister, Game of Thrones

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 305) – Christopher Vogler

“As the polarized nature of magnetic fields can be used to generate electrical energy, polarity in a story seems to be an engine that generates tension and movement in the characters and a stirring of emotions in the audience.” — … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 304) – Keanu Reeves

“The simple act of paying attention can take you a long way.” —  Keanu Reeves Photo courtesy of Marybel Le Pape

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 303) – John Maynard Keynes

“Words ought to be a little wild for they are the assaults of thought on the unthinking.” —  John Maynard Keynes

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 302) – Martin Luther King Jr.

“A man dies when he refuses to stand up for that which is right. A man dies when he refuses to stand up for justice. A man dies when he refuses to take a stand for that which is true.” … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 294) – Benjamin Franklin

“Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.” — Benjamin Franklin

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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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