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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 280) – Tim Ferriss

“I agree with Warren Buffett that public speaking is one of the best investments you can make. … When you take the ability to communicate messages effectively to groups of people and layer it on top of almost anything else, … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 279) – Dave Barry

“All of us are born with a set of instinctive fears—of falling, of the dark, of lobsters, of falling on lobsters in the dark, of speaking before a Rotary Club, and of the words ‘Some Assembly Required’.” — Dave Barry Photo … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 278) – Jim Rohn

“Words do two major things. They provide food for the mind and create light for understanding and awareness.” — Jim Rohn Photo courtesy of Ramine5677

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 277) – Warren Buffett

“If you can’t communicate and talk to people and get across your ideas, you’re giving up your potential.” — Warren Buffett Photo courtesy of Fortune Live Media

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 276) – Emma Bannister

“Invest the time and energy into planning a powerful presentation and your audience will invest their time and energy in you.” — Emma Bannister

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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. 271) – Timothy Leary

“If you want to change the way people respond to you, change the way you respond to people.” — Timothy Leary

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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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