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«Do not save your loving speeches for your friends till they are dead. Do not write them on their tombstones, speak them rather now instead.»
Author: Anna Cummin
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«As a vessel is known by the sound, whether it be cracked or not; so men are proved, by their speeches, whether thy be wise or foolish»
«For in all the world there are no people so piteous and forlorn as those who are forced to eat the bitter bread of dependency in their old age, and find how steep are the stairs of another man's house. Wherever they go they know themselves unwelcome. Wherever they are, they feel themselves a burden. There is no humiliation of the spirit they are not forced to endure. Their hearts are scarred all over with the stabs from cruel and callous speeches.»
Author: Dorothy Dix
«Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated.»
«Churchill wrote his own speeches. When a leader does that, he becomes emotionally invested with his utterances. If Churchill had had a speech writer in 1940, Britain would be speaking German today.»
«A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. And the consequences whether good or bad of even the least of them are far-reaching.»
Author: Swami Sivananda
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«Better pointed bullets than pointed speeches»
«Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked; leadership is defined by results not attributes.»
«For my name and memory, I leave it to men's charitable speeches, to foreign nations, and to the next ages.»
«He was a power politically for years, but he never got prominent enough t'have his speeches garbled»