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If you don't read the newspaper, you're uninformed. If you read the newspaper, you're mis-informed. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Profane eloquence is transfered from the bar, where Le Maitre, Pucelle, and Fourcroy formerly practised it, and where it has become obsolete, to the Pulpit, where it is out of place. (Quote by - Jean de la Bruyere)

The art of saying well what one thinks is different from the faculty of thinking. The latter may be very deep and lofty and far- reaching, while the former is altogether wanting. (Quote by - Joseph Joubert)

Those who would make us feel must feel themselves. (Quote by - Charles Churchill)

Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Love looks not with the eyes, but with the mind. (Quote by - William Shakespeare)

The Guide says that there is an art to flying,” said Ford, “or rather a knack. The knack lies in learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss. (Quote by - Douglas Adams)

The eloquent voice of our century uttered, shortly before leaving the world, a warning cry against the "Anglo- Saxon contagion." (Quote by - Matthew Arnold,)

The most classic case of the Peter Principle I've ever seen in American politics. In a business where eloquence and rhetoric is important, he is a man of no talent whatsoever. (Quote by - Charlie Cook)

Eloquence is the poetry of prose. (Quote by - William Cullen Bryant)

His dismissal of all charges against Tony Russo and myself with the eloquent denunciation of government misconduct, in which he said it offends a sense of justice, gave my wife and me one of the best days of our lives. (Quote by - Daniel Ellsberg)

Hence I have no mercy or compassion in me for a society that will crush people, and then penalize them for not being able to stand up under the weight. (Quote by - Malcolm X )

I love sleep. My life has the tendency to fall apart when I'm awake, you know? (Quote by - Ernest Hemingway)

If you can't fly then run, if you can't run the walk, if you can't walk then crawl, but whatever you do you have to keep moving forward. (Quote by - Martin Luther King Jr.)

He's quite eloquent. Whether you agree with him or disagree with him, he's a very engaging, intelligent guy. (Quote by - Kirk Jowers)

He has oratory who ravishes his hearers while he forgets himself. (Quote by - Johann Kaspar Lavater )

There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm. (Quote by - Edgar Allan Poe)

I have carefully and regularly perused the Holy Scriptures, and am of opinion that the volume contains more sublimity, purer morality, more important history, and finer strains of eloquence, than can be collected from all other books, in whatever language... William Jones. (Quote by - William Jones)

Custom will reconcile people to any atrocity, and fashion will drive them to acquire any custom. (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

Thoughts that breathe and words that burn. (Quote by - Thomas Gray)

Oh, how one wishes sometimes to escape from the meaningless dullness of human eloquence, from all those sublime phrases, to take refuge in nature, apparently so inarticulate, or in the wordlessness of long grinding labor, of sound sleep, of true music, or... Boris Pasternak. (Quote by - Boris Pasternak)

The longer I live, the more I have come to value the gift of eloquence. Every American youth, if he desires for any purpose to get influence over his countrymen in an honorable way, will seek to become a good public speaker. (Quote by - George F. Hoar)

We don't see things as they are, we see them as we are. (Quote by - Anais Nin)

A known mistake is better than an unknown truth. (Quote by - Arabic proverb)


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