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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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Never be grandiloquent when you want to drive home a searching truth. Don't whip with a switch that has the leaves on, if you want it to tingle.
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Henry Ward Beecher Quotes

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The eloquent man is he who is no beautiful speaker, but who is inwardly and desperately drunk with a certain belief.
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Ralph Waldo Emerson Quotes

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Today's public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can't read them either.
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Gore Vidal Quotes

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Be sincere; be brief; be seated.
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Franklin D. Roosevelt Quotes

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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.
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G.B. Trudeau Quotes

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Why doesn't the fellow who says, "I'm no speechmaker," let it go at that instead of giving a demonstration?
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Frank McKinney Hubbard Quotes

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The best way to sound like you know what you're talking about is to know what you're talking about.
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Author Unknown Quotes

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The problem with speeches isn't so much not knowing when to stop, as knowing when not to begin.
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Frances Rodman Quotes

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It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.
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Mark Twain Quotes

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