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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»
«According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.»
Author: Jerry Seinfeld
Death and dying
, better off
, number one
, Number Two
, public speaking
, sound off
«All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.»
«Any man who makes a speech more than six times a year is bound to repeat himself, not because he has little to say, but because he wants applause and the old stuff gets it»
«All that I am or hope to be I owe to my angel mother. I remember my mother's prayers and they have always followed me. They have clung to me all my life.»
«All discourses but my own afflict me; they seem harsh, impertinent, and irksome»
«Art-speech is the only truth. An artist is usually a damned liar, but his art, if it be art, will tell you the truth of his day. And that is all that matters. Away with eternal truth.»
«'My country, right or wrong' is a thing no patriot would ever think of saying except in a desperate case. It is like saying 'My mother, drunk or sober.'»
«Analogies, it is true, decide nothing, but they can make one feel more at home»
«Always be ready to speak your mind and a base man will avoid you.»