Tag Archives: Telling Stories

Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 84)

“The market is not seduced by logic. People are moved by stories and drama and hints and clues and discovery. Logic is a battering ram, one that might work if your case is overwhelming. Wal-Mart won by logic (cheap!), but you … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 82) – Jewish Parable

“Truth, naked and cold, had been turned away from every door in the village. Her nakedness frightened people. When Parable found her she was huddled in a corner, shivering and hungry. Taking pity on her, Parable gathered her up and … Continue reading

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No.12) – Margaret Thatcher

“A statistic should tell a story.” – Margaret Thatcher

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Quotes for Public Speakers (No. 6) – Isak Dinesen

“To be a person is to have a story to tell.” – Isak Dinesen

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