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False eloquence is exaggeration, true eloquence is emphasis. (Quote by - William R. Alger)

If you are feeling something, then Shakespeare felt it and wrote about it - and wrote about it so eloquently. (Quote by - Richard McCabe)

There is as much eloquence in the tone of voice, in the eyes, and in the air of a speaker as in his choice of words. (Quote by - Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld,)

Let us be true: this is the highest maxim of art and of life, the secret of eloquence and of virtue, and of all moral authority. Alexander Nikonov. (Quote by - Alexander Nikonov)

The worst thing about new books is that they keep us from reading the old ones. (Quote by - Joseph Joubert)

Be careful about reading health books. You may die of a misprint. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Everyone should be able to do one card trick, tell two jokes, and recite three poems, in case they are ever trapped in an elevator. (Quote by - Lemony Snicket)

Even if you are on the right track, you’ll get run over if you just sit there. (Quote by - Will Rogers)

There is no more sovereign eloquence than the truth in indignation. (Quote by - Victor Hugo)

Eloquence, at its highest pitch, leaves little room for reason or reflection, but addresses itself entirely to the desires and affections, captivating the willing hearers, and subduing their understanding. (Quote by - David Hume)

As the grace of man is in the mind, so the beauty of the mind is eloquence. (Quote by - Cicero )

Only dull people are brilliant at breakfast. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Never confuse movement with action. (Quote by - Ernest Hemingway)

Continuous eloquence wearies. Grandeur must be abandoned to be appreciated. Continuity in everything is unpleasant. Cold is agreeable, that we may get warm. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

The hands of those I meet are dumbly eloquent to me. The touch of some hands is an impertinence. I have met people so empty of joy, that when I clasped their frosty finger-tips, it seemed as if I were shaking hands with a northeast storm. (Quote by - Helen Keller)

If you have a garden and a library, you have everything you need. (Quote by - Marcus Tullius Cicero)

It cannot reasonably be doubted, but a little miss, dressed in a new gown for a dancing-school ball, receives as complete enjoyment as the greatest orator, who triumphs in the splendour of his eloquence, while he governs the passions and resolutions of a numerous assembly. (Quote by - Hume, David)

True eloquence consists in saying all that is necessary, and nothing but what is necessary. (Quote by - Francois Duc de la Rochefoucauld,)

God gave you that gifted tongue of yours, and set it between your teeth, to make known your true meaning to us, not to be rattled like a muffin man's bell. (Quote by - Thomas Carlyle)

Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks. (Quote by - Ben Johnson)

Eloquence is the language of nature, and cannot be learned in the schools; the passions are powerful pleaders, and their very silence, like that of Garrick, goes directly to the soul, but rhetoric is the creature of art, which he who feels least will most excel in; it is the quackery of eloquence, and deals in nostrums, not in cures. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

Outside of a dog, a book is man's best friend. Inside of a dog it's too dark to read. (Quote by - Groucho Marx)

Truth is the secret of eloquence and of virtue, the basis of moral authority; it is the highest summit of art and life. Alexander Nikonov. (Quote by - Alexander Nikonov)

There are certain things in which mediocrity is intolerable: poetry, music, painting, public ELOQUENCE. What torture it is to hear a frigid speech being pompously declaimed, or second- rate verse spoken with all a bad poet's bombast! (Quote by - Jean De La Bruyere )

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)


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