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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 275) – Mies van der Rohe

“Less is more.” —  Mies  van der Rohe Photo courtesy of Mies van der Rohe Society

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 274) – Mokokoma Mokhonoana

“Nothing complements a fast mind better than a slow tongue. And nothing aggravates a slow mind better than a fast tongue.” — Mokokoma Mokhonoana Photo courtesy of Mokokoma Mokhonoana

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 273) – Jim Harvey

“If you don’t understand what the audience wants, you can’t be relevant. If you can’t be relevant, you won’t be interesting. If you aren’t interesting, you won’t be heard. If you’re not heard, you’ll be forgotten. If you’re forgotten, you’re … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 272) – Oscar Wilde

“When both a speaker and an audience are confused, the speech is profound.” — Oscar Wilde

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 270) – Shiv Kera

“There are good leaders who actively guide and bad leaders who actively misguide. Hence, leadership is about persuasion, presentation and people skills.” — Shiv Kera Photo courtesy of Rajeev Verma

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 269) – Robert Kennedy

“‘Give me a place to stand,’ said Archimedes, ‘and I will move the world.’ These men moved the world, and so can we all. Few will have the greatness to bend history itself, but each of us can work to … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 267) – Arthur Ashe

“One important key to success is self-confidence. An important key to self-confidence is preparation.” — Arthur Ashe Photo courtesy of Rob Bogaerts / Anefo

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 266) – Spring Washam

“When one thought ends, right before the next thought begins, there is a tiny gap called ‘now’. Over time we learn to expand that gap.” — Spring Washam Photo courtesy of springwasham.com

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 265) – Neale Donald Walsch

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone.” — Neale Donald Walsch Photo courtesy of Sarah Rozenthuler and Gil Dekel

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 264) – Oprah Winfrey

“Turn your wounds into wisdom.” — Oprah Winfrey Photo courtesy of oprah.com

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 263) – Winston Churchill

“Of all the talents bestowed upon men, none is so precious as the gift of oratory. He who enjoys it wields a power more durable than that of a great king. He is an independent force in the world.” — Sir Winston Churchill

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 261) – Steven Pressfield

“The amateur believes he must first overcome his fear; then he can do his work. The professional knows that fear can never be overcome. He knows there is no such thing as a fearless warrior or a dread-free artist.” — Steven … Continue reading

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