Speech Quotes


Speak only if it improves upon the silence.

Mahatma Gandhi

The strongest argument against democracy is a five minute discussion with the average voter.

Winston Churchill

Silence is the most perfect expression of scorn.

George Bernard Shaw


Words are like arrows. Once loosed, you cannot call them back.

George R. R. Martin

When you make one basket, it can never be more than one basket. But when you say words, they can be repeated over and over, and fill men`s hearts a thousand miles from where you first spoke them.

Orson Scott Card


Listen to what others have to say. When you speak, you're only repeating things you already know. When you listen you learn.

Steve Maraboli

There`s very little point carrying on a conversation with someone who is absolutely convinced you are wrong and bad.

Charlaine Harris


The wise man knows when to keep silent. Only the fool tells all he knows.

Neil Gaiman

Talk is free, [...] but the wise man chooses when to spend his words.

Neil Gaiman

Never express yourself more clearly than you are able to think.

Niels Bohr


I couldn't escape them, all the little things I left unsaid, I was drowning in them.

Little Manhattan (movie)

I should not talk so much about myself if there were anybody else whom I knew as well.

Henry David Thoreau

Stories are as unique as the people who tell them, and the best stories are those in which the ending is a surprise.

Nicholas Sparks


The greatest compliment that was ever paid me was when one asked me what I thought, and attended to my answer.

Henry David Thoreau


The secret of being a bore is to tell everything.



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