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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 301) – Jimi Hendrix

“Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.” —  Jimi Hendrix Photo attributed to Scanpix

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 300) – “A Star is Born”

Quote No. 300 for public speakers. Hard to believe. When I began this series back in 2009 with Quote No. 1, I wasn’t sure that I would find enough quotes to keep it running for long. But time and again, … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 299) – Adam Duritz

“People ask me if I have stage fright. I say, ‘God, no, I’m completely comfortable there. I have rest-of-the-day fright.’“ —  Adam Duritz Photo courtesy of Taylor Spaulding / Flickr

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 298) – Charles de Gaulle

“Silence is the ultimate weapon of power.” —  Charles de Gaulle

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 297) – Seneca

“I judge you unfortunate because you have never lived through misfortune. You have passed through life without an opponent. No one can ever know what you are capable of, not even you.” —  Seneca Photo courtesy of Jean-Pol Grandmont / … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 296) – Gloria Steinem

“I think the most obvious real fear I had was of public speaking. That really paralyzed me. I’d have to cancel appearances at the last minute because if I tried to do them, I’d lose all my saliva and each … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 295) – Byron Reese

“Stories are central to humanity, for they gave form to human imagination, which is the first requisite for progress.” — Byron Reese Photo courtesy of byronreese.com

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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. 293) – Hillary Clinton

“If you’re not comfortable with public speaking—and nobody starts out comfortable—you have to learn how to be comfortable. Practice. I cannot overstate the importance of practicing. Get some close friends or family members to help evaluate you, or somebody at … Continue reading

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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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