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What I am looking for... is an immobile movement, something which would be the equivalent of what is called the eloquence of silence, or what St. John of the Cross, I think it was, described with the term `mute music`. Alice Koeller. (Quote by - Alice Koeller)

You have to write the book that wants to be written. And if the book will be too difficult for grown-ups, then you write it for children. (Quote by - Madeleine L'Engle)

When your crowd of attendants so loudly applaud you, Pomponius, it is not you, but your banquet, that is eloquent. (Quote by - Martial)

Secretary of State Colin Powell himself eloquently pointed out the many ways to get at the root of this problem-economic, diplomatic, legal and political, as well as military. A rush to launch precipitous military counterattacks runs too great a risk that more innocent men, women, children will be killed. I could not vote for a resolution that I believe could lead to such an outcome. (Quote by - Barbara Lee)

Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any color appear white. (Quote by - Ambrose Bierce)

Athens, the eye of Greece, mother of arts And eloquence, native to famous wits. (Quote by - Milton,John)

No man can make a speech alone. It is the great human power that strikes up from a thousand minds that acts upon him, and makes the speech. (Quote by - James Abram Garfield)

Courage easily finds its own eloquence. (Quote by - Titus Maccius Plautus)

There is nothing so eloquent as a rattlesnake's tail. (Quote by - Indian Proverb)

If any religion had a chance of ruling over England, nay Europe within the next hundred years, it could be Islam (Quote by - George Bernard Shaw)

What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

I think every age has a medium that talks to it more eloquently than the others. In the 19th century it was symphonic music and the novel. For various technical and artistic reasons, film became that eloquent medium for the 20th century. (Quote by - Walter Murch)

It is of eloquence as of a flame; it requires matter to feed it, and motion to excite it; and it brightens as it burns. (Quote by - Publius Cornelius Tacitus)

It is what you read when you don't have to that determines what you will be when you can't help it. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

Such was the force of his eloquence, to make the hearers more concerned than h he that spake. (Quote by - Sir John Denham)

To acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance to the citizens of a democracy. (Quote by - Bertrand Russell)

Manner, as much as matter, constitutes eloquence. (Quote by - Francois Delsarte)

A lie gets halfway around the world before the truth has a chance to get its pants on. (Quote by - Winston S. Churchill)

To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

I am so clever that sometimes I don't understand a single word of what I am saying. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

It is one of the blessings of old friends that you can afford to be stupid with them. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Extemporaneous and oral harangues will always have this advantage over those that are read from a in manuscript: every burst of eloquence or spark of genius they may contain, however studied they may have been beforehand, will appear to the audience to be the effect of the sudden inspiration of talent. (Quote by - Charles Caleb Colton)

His eloquent tongue so well seconds his fertile invention that no one speaks better when suddenly called forth. His attention never languishes; his mind is always before his words; his memory has all its stock so turned into ready money that, without hesitation or delay, it supplies whatever the occasion may require. (Quote by - Desiderius Gerhard Erasmus)

A ruffled mind makes a restless pillow. (Quote by - Charlotte Bronte)

This is that eloquence the ancients represented as lightning, bearing down every opposer; this the power which has turned whole assemblies into astonishment, admiration and awe- - that is described by the torrent, the flame, and every other instance of irresistible impetuosity. (Quote by - Oliver Goldsmith)

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