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A soft answer turneth away wrath. (Quote by - Bible)

Understanding is nothing else than conception caused by speech. (Quote by - Thomas Hobbes)

You're an old-timer if you can remember when setting the world on fire was a figure of speech. (Quote by - Franklin P. Jones)

Let no one be willing to speak ill of the absent. (Quote by - Propertius)

Now is the time to draw a clean, clear, bright line and say if you are engaging in speech over the Internet you do not have to check with your lawyer or your accountant. You are a free American, and you have the opportunity to engage in free speech over the Internet. (Quote by - John Doolittle)

U.S.A. is the speech of the people. (Quote by - John Dos Passos)

No man not inspired can make a good speech without preparation (Quote by - Daniel Webster)

They think that they shall be heard for their much speaking. (Quote by - Matthew)

Blanche talks about aging, and why should she be considered poor, because physical beauty is transitory and fading and she has such richness of the soul. I think that speech is so beautiful, and so telling and so true. (Quote by - Delta Burke)

A sharp tongue is the only edge tool that grows keener with constant use. (Quote by - Washington Irving)

He who does not make his words rather serve to conceal than discover the sense of his heart deserves to have it pulled out like a traitor's and shown publicly to the rabble. (Quote by - Samuel Butler)

Speech is for the convenience of those who are hard of hearing; but there are many fine things which we cannot say if we have to shout. (Quote by - Henry David Thoreau)

The most precious things in speech are pauses (Quote by - Ralph Richardson)

People make suggestions on what to say all the time. I'll give you an example; I don't read what's handed to me. People say, 'Here, here's your speech, or here's an idea for a speech.' They're changed. Trust me. (Quote by - George W. Bush)

All Americans value the freedom of speech and the freedom of the press, and I believe this is essential for our continued way of life. But with this freedom comes responsibility. That responsibility has been abdicated here by some in the media and some in the government. (Quote by - Steven Hatfill)

The music that can deepest reach, And cure all ill, is cordial speech (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

People often complain that music is too ambiguous, that what they should think when they hear it is so unclear, whereas everyone understands words. With me, it is exactly the opposite, and not only with regard to an entire speech but also with individual words. (Quote by - Felix Mendelssohn)

Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful. (Quote by - Norman Vincent Peale)

Speech is the index of the mind. (Quote by - Seneca)

Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought. (Quote by - William Osler)

Three things matter in a speech - who says it, how he says it and what he says, and of the three, the latter matters the least (Quote by - John Morley)

In all sincere speech there is power, not necessarily great power, but as much as the speaker is capable of. (Quote by - George Henry Lewes)

Silence at the proper season is wisdom, and better than any speech. (Quote by - Plutarch)

You can't trust politicians. It doesn't matter who makes a political speech. It's all lies - and it applies to any rock star who wants to make a political speech as well. (Quote by - Bob Geldof)

Speak boldly, and speak truly, shame the devil. (Quote by - Francis Beaumont and John Fletcher)


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