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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 328) – Miguel de Cervantes

“A speech that is good, if brief, is good twice over.” — Miguel de Cervantes

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 325) – Marc Benioff

“Presentation skills are key. People who work for you represent your brand. You want them to present themselves—and represent you—in a certain way.” —  Marc Benioff Photo courtesy of World Economic Forum

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 324) – Richard Wagamese

“There is such a powerful eloquence in silence. True genius is knowing when to say nothing, to allow the experience, the moment itself, to carry the message, to say what needs to be said. Words are less important, less effective … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 323) – Pelé

“Everything is practice.” —  Pelé Photo courtesy of John Mathew Smith & celebrity-photos.com

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 321) – Plato

“Rhetoric is the art of ruling the minds of men.” —  Plato Photo courtesy of Marie-Lan Nguyen / Wikimedia Commons

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 318) – Ronald Reagan

“I learned [during my time as a radio broadcaster] the fundamental rule of public speaking. Whether on the radio, on television or to a live crowd, talk to your audience, not over their heads or through them. Just use normal … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 317) – Richard Powers

“The best arguments in the world won’t change a person’s mind. The only thing that can do that is a good story.“ — Richard Powers Photo courtesy of http://www.richardpowers.net

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 316) – Seth Godin

“The idea of marketing is this: Do you have a story that’s worth telling? Are there people who need to hear it and who want to hear it? And is it true? That’s marketing.“ — Seth Godin

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 315) – Ernest Hemingway

“I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.” — Ernest Hemingway

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 314) – J. K. Rowling

“There’s always room for a story that can transport people to another place.” — J. K. Rowling Photo courtesy of S.macken6

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 313) – Voltaire

“The secret of being boring is to say everything.” — Voltaire

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 311) – Simone Weil

“Attention is the rarest and purest form of generosity.” — Simone Weil

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