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He is an eloquent man who can treat humble subjects with delicacy, lofty things impressively, and moderate things temperately. (Quote by - Cicero )

There is a sacredness in tears. They are not the mark of weakness, but of power. They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues. They are messengers of overwhelming grief..and unspeakable love. (Quote by - Washington Irving)

He talked on for ever; and you wished him to talk on for ever. (Quote by - William Hazlitt)

The best moments in reading are when you come across something - a thought, a feeling, a way of looking at things - which you had thought special and particular to you. And now, here it is, set down by someone else, a person you have never met, someone even who is long dead. And it is as if a hand has come out, and taken yours (Quote by - Alan Bennett)

Eloquence is logic on fire. (Quote by - Lyman Beecher)

A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of. (Quote by - Joseph Addison)

The finest eloquence is that which gets things done; the worst is that which delays them. (Quote by - David Lloyd George )

Most people are other people. Their thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, their passions a quotation. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

In fact, eloquence in English will inevitably make use of the Latin element in our vocabulary. (Quote by - Robert Fitzgerald)

No man ever did or ever will become truly eloquent without being a constant reader of the Bible, and an admirer of the purity and sublimity of its language. (Quote by - Fisher Ames)

The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. (Quote by - Augustine of Hippo)

There is not only an art, but an eloquence in it. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

Eloquence is the power to translate a truth into language perfectly intelligible to the person to whom you speak. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Happiness in intelligent people is the rarest thing I know. (Quote by - Ernest Hemingway)

Often there is eloquence in a silent look. (Quote by - Latin Proverb)

Method, we are aware, is an essential ingredient in every discourse designed for the instruction of mankind; but it ought never to force itself on the attention as an object- - never appear to be an end instead of an instrument; or beget a suspicion of the sentiments being introduced for the sake of the method, not the method for the sentiments. (Quote by - Robert Hall)

The person, be it gentleman or lady, who has not pleasure in a good novel, must be intolerably stupid. (Quote by - Jane Austen)

Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal, ELOQUENCE, or learning. (Quote by - Frederick W. Faber )

Every idea is an incitement... eloquence may set fire to reason. (Quote by - Oliver Wendell Holmes)

What we see depends mainly on what we look for. (Quote by - John Lubbock)

Forgiveness is the fragrance that the violet sheds on the heel that has crushed it. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

To laugh often and much; to win the respect of intelligent people and the affection of children; to earn the appreciation of honest critics and to endure the betrayal of false friends. To appreciate beauty; to find the best in others; to leave the world a bit better whether by a healthy child, a garden patch, or a redeemed social condition; to know that even one life has breathed easier because you have lived. This is to have succeeded. (Quote by - Bessie Anderson Stanley)

He adorned whatever subject he either spoke or wrote upon, by the most splendid eloquence. (Quote by - 4th Earl of Chesterfield)

Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you everywhere. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)

Insanity: Doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. (Quote by - Albert Einstein)


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