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Speech


After all is said and done, a hell of a lot more is said than done.
/Murphy's Law/

All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.
Robert Louis Stevenson

Better to remain silent and be thought a fool than to speak out and remove all doubt.
Mark Twain

I don't necessarily agree with everything I say.
Marshall McLuhan

It is a paradox that every dictator has climbed to power on the ladder of free speech.
Herbert Hoover

It is more fun to talk with someone who doesn't use long, difficult words but rather short, easy words like "What about lunch?"
A. A. Milne /Winnie the Pooh/

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

It would be so nice if something made sense for a change.
Lewis Carroll /Alice in Wonderland/

Liberty doesn't work as well in practice as it does in speeches.
Will Rogers

Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts.
Voltaire

We are masters of the unsaid words, but slaves of those we let slip out.
Winston Churchill

When ideas fail, words come in very handy.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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