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Expect nothing and you'll always be surprised (Quote by - Daniel Defoe)

Eloquence is the essential thing in a speech, not information. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

Ev'ry word he speaks is a syren's note To draw the careless hearer. (Quote by - Francis Beaumont)

Power above powers! O heavenly eloquence! that, with the strong reign of commanding words, dost manage, guide and master the high eminence of men's affections! (Quote by - Samuel Daniel)

They definitely get very eloquent sometimes. I'm always so amazed at how insightful they are. (Quote by - Robin Wright)

The nature of our constitution makes eloquence more useful and more necessary in this country than in any other in Europe. (Quote by - 4th Earl of Chesterfield)

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. (Quote by - Mark Twain)

They are eloquent who can speak low things acutely, and of great things with dignity, and of moderate things with temper. (Quote by - Marcus T. Cicero)

It is the doctrine of the popular music-masters, that whoever can speak can sing. So, probably, every man is eloquent once in his life. Our temperaments differ in capacity of heat, orů (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

Continued eloquence is wearisome. (Quote by - Blaise Pascal)

Philosophy may be dodged, eloquence cannot. (Quote by - Edgar Quinet )

When a man gets talking about himself, he seldom fails to be eloquent and often reaches the sublime. (Quote by - Josh Billings)

Eloquence is vehement simplicity. (Quote by - William Henry Burleigh)

Once you fully apprehend the vacuity of a life without struggle, you are equipped with the basic means of salvation. (Quote by - Tennessee Williams)

An original idea. That can't be too hard. The library must be full of them. (Quote by - Stephen Fry)

Gentlemen, do you know what is the finest speech that I ever in my life heard or read? It is the address of Garibaldi to his Roman soldiers, when he told them: "Soldier, what I have to offer you is fatigue, danger, struggle and death; the chill of the cold night in the free air, and heat under the burning sun; no lodgings, no munitions, no provisions, but forced marches, dangerous watchposts and the continual struggle with the bayonet against batteries;- - those who love freedom and their country may follow me." That is the most glorious speech I ever heard in my life. (Quote by - Louis Kossuth)

Experience is merely the name men gave to their mistakes. (Quote by - Oscar Wilde)

The achievements speak for themselves, all too eloquently. (Quote by - Marc Abrahams)

The art of clothing the thought in apt, significant and sounding words. (Quote by - John Dryden)

Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away. (Quote by - Maya Angelou)

Eloquence is the child of knowledge. When a mind is full, like a wholesome river, it is also clear. (Quote by - Benjamin Disraeli)

By eloquence I understand those appeals to our moral perceptions that produce emotion as soon as they are uttered. This is the very enthusiasm that is the parent of poetry. Let the same man go to his closet and clothe in numbers conceptions full of the same fire and spirit, and they will be poetry. (Quote by - William Cullen Bryant)

Fairy tales, are more than true. Not because they tell us that dragons exist, but because they tell us that dragons can be defeated. (Quote by - G.K. Chesterton)

In oratory affectation must be avoided; it being better for a man by a native and clear eloquence to express himself than by those words which may smell either of the lamp or inkhorn. (Quote by - Edward Herbert)

I'm selfish, impatient and a little insecure. I make mistakes, I am out of control and at times hard to handle. But if you can't handle me at my worst, then you sure as hell don't deserve me at my best. (Quote by - Marilyn Monroe)


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