You can speak well if your tongue can deliver the message of your heart.
Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine pa!ion moves you, say what youve got to say, and say it hot.
Let thy sp"ch be better than silence, or be silent.
Dionysius Of Halicarnassus
What we say is important for in most
cases the mouth speaks what the heart is full of.
If you cant write your message in a sentence, you cant say it in an hour.
There are always three speeches, for every one you
actua#y gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one
you wish you gave. Dale Carnegie
It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu sp"ch.
A good orator is pointed and impa!ioned.
Marcus T. Cicero
Oratory is the power to talk people out of their
sober and natural opinions.
He who wants to persuade should put his trust not in the right argument, but in the right word. The power of sound has always been
greater than the power of sense. Joseph Conrad
There are three things to aim at in public speaking: first, to get into
your subject, then to get your subject into you&elf, and lastly, to get your
subject into the heart of your audience.
The success of your presentation will be judged not by the knowledge you send but by what the listener receives. Lilly Walters
If you dont know what you want to achieve in your
presentation your audience never will.
Best way to conquer stage fright is to know what youre talking about.
Michael H. Mescon
There are only two types of speakers in the world. 1.
The nervous and 2. Lia(. Mark Twain
No one ever complains about a speech being too short!
90% of how well the talk will go is determined before the speaker steps
on the platform. Somers White
It takes one hour of preparation for each minute of presentation time. Wayne Burgraff
The most precious things in speech are the pauses.
Sir ralph richardson
Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than sp"ch. Martin Fraquhar Tupper
They may forget what you said, but they will never forget how you made them f"l.
Carl W. Buechner
The problem with speeches isnt so much not knowing when to stop, as
knowing when not to begin. Frances Rodman
Words have incredible power. They can make peoples hearts soar, or they
can make peoples hearts sore. Dr. Mardy Grothe
Speech is power: speech is to pe&uade, to convert, to compel.
Ralph waldo emerson
The right word may be effective, but no word was ever as effective as a
rightly timed pause. Mark Twain
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