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Tag Archives: 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
“Put the argument into a concrete shape, into an image, some hard phrase, round and solid as a ball, which they can see and handle and carry home with them, and the cause is half won.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Condense some daily experience into a glowing symbol and an audience is electrified.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
Today’s post comes from Carol Brown at OnlineCollege.org. Carol contacted me and suggested that I might find one of her articles interesting. I do, and I think you will too. Carol has gleaned 23 public speaking secrets from well-known people. … Continue reading
The moment our discourse rises above the ground line of familiar facts, and is inflamed with passion or exalted by thought, it clothes itself in images. Continue reading
“The eloquent man is he who is no beautiful speaker, but who is inwardly and desperately drunk with a certain belief.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
“Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson