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A speech is poetry: cadence, rhythm, imagery, sweep! A speech reminds us that words, like children, have the power to make dance the dullest beanbag of a heart.
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Peggy Noonan Quotes

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Coolidge was known for his terse speech and reticence. A woman bet her friend that she could get Coolidge to speak to her, which was something he was reluctant to do. She went up to him and said: "Hello, Mr. President, I bet my friend that I could get you to say three words to me." "You lose," Coolidge replied dryly, and walked away.
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Using words to describe magic is like using a screwdriver to cut roast beef.
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Words want to be free!
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By swallowing evil words unsaid, no one has ever harmed his stomach.
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Winston Churchill Quotes

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There's a great power in words, if you don't hitch too many of them together.
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Josh Billings Quotes

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Keep your thoughts positive because your thoughts become your words. Keep your words positive because your words become your behaviors. Keep your behaviors positive because your behaviors become your habits. Keep your habits positive because your habits become your values. Keep your values positive because your values become your destiny.
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Mohandas K. Gandhi Quotes

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These gems have life in them: their colors speak, say what words fail of.
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George Eliot Quotes

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I will act now. I will act now. I will act now. Henceforth, I will repeat these words each hour, each day, everyday, until the words become as much a habit as my breathing, and the action which follows becomes as instinctive as the blinking of my eyelids.
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Mary Manin Morrissey Quotes

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Wisdom before experience is only words; wisdom after experience is of no avail.
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Mark van Doren Quotes

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A Mission Statement is a dense slab of words that a large organization produces when it needs to establish that its workers are not just sitting around downloading Internet porn.
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Dave Barry Quotes

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I found I could say things with color and shapes that I couldn't say any other way - things I had no words for.
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Georgia O'Keeffe Quotes

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Las Vegas is Everyman's cut-rate Babylon. Not far away there is, or was, a roadside lunch counter and over it a sign proclaiming in three words that a Roman emperor's orgy is now a democratic institution."Topless Pizza Lunch."
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Alistair Cooke Quotes

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I do believe in magic. I was born and raised in a magic time, in a magic town, among magicians. When I was twelve, the words was my magic lantern, and by its green spirit glow I saw the past, the present, and into the future. We all start out knowing magi
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Robert McCammon Quotes

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But oh! the blessing it is to have a friend to whom one can speak fearlessly on any subject; with whom one's deepest as well as one's most foolish thoughts come out simply and safely. Oh, the comfort, the inexpressible comfort of feeling safe with a person; having neither to weigh thoughts nor measure words, but pouring them all right out, just as they are, chaff and grain together; certain that a faithful hand will take and sift them, keep what is worth keeping, and then with the breath of kindness blow the rest away.
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Dinah Craik Quotes

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Be careful of your thoughts; they may become words at any moment.
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Ira Gassen Quotes

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Journalists do not live by words alone, although sometimes they have to eat them.
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Adlai E. Stevenson Quotes

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There's something like a line of gold thread running through a man's words when he talks to his daughter, and gradually over the years it gets to be long enough for you to pick up in your hands and weave into a cloth that feels like love itself.
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John Gregory Brown Quotes

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No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.
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Henry Adams Quotes

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What words say does not last. The words last. Because words are always the same, and what they say is never the same.
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Antonio Porchia Quotes

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