25 Awesome Public Speaking Quotes

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Transcript of 25 Awesome Public Speaking Quotes

  • You can speak well if your tongue can deliver the message of your heart.

    John Ford

  • Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine pa!ion moves you, say what youve got to say, and say it hot.

    D.H. Lawrence

  • Let thy sp"ch be better than silence, or be silent.

    Dionysius Of Halicarnassus

  • What we say is important for in most

    cases the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.

    Jim Beggs

  • If you cant write your message in a sentence, you cant say it in an hour.

    Dianna Booher

  • There are always three speeches, for every one you

    actua#y gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one

    you wish you gave. Dale Carnegie

  • It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu sp"ch.

    Mark Twain

  • A good orator is pointed and impa!ioned.

    Marcus T. Cicero

  • Oratory is the power to talk people out of their

    sober and natural opinions.

    Joseph Chatfield

  • He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been

    greater than the power of sense. Joseph Conrad

  • There are three things to aim at in public speaking: first, to get into

    your subject, then to get your subject into you&elf, and lastly, to get your

    subject into the heart of your audience.

    Alexander Gregg

  • The success of your presentation will be judged not by the knowledge you send but by what the listener receives. Lilly Walters

  • If you dont know what you want to achieve in your

    presentation your audience never will.

    Harvey Diamond

  • Best way to conquer stage fright is to know what youre talking about.

    Michael H. Mescon

  • There are only two types of speakers in the world. 1.

    The nervous and 2. Lia(. Mark Twain

  • No one ever complains about a speech being too short!

    Ira Hayes

  • 90% of how well the talk will go is determined before the speaker steps

    on the platform. Somers White

  • It takes one hour of preparation for each minute of presentation time. Wayne Burgraff

  • The most precious things in speech are the pauses.

    Sir ralph richardson

  • Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than sp"ch. Martin Fraquhar Tupper

  • They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them f"l.

    Carl W. Buechner

  • The problem with speeches isnt so much not knowing when to stop, as

    knowing when not to begin. Frances Rodman

  • Words have incredible power. They can make peoples hearts soar, or they

    can make peoples hearts sore. Dr. Mardy Grothe

  • Speech is power: speech is to pe&uade, to convert, to compel.

    Ralph waldo emerson

  • The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a

    rightly timed pause. Mark Twain

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