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A good conversationalist is not one who remembers what was said, but says what someone wants to remember.
John Mason Brown
A writer writes not because he is educated but because he is driven by the need to communicate. Behind the need to communicate is the need to share. Behind the need to share is the need to be understood.
Leo Rosten
All noise is waste. So cultivate quietness in your speech, in your thoughts, in your emotions. Speak habitually low. Wait for attention and then you low words will be charged with dynamite.
Elbert Hubbard
Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.
Walt Disney
Before you contradict an old man, my fair friend, you should endeavor to understand him.
George Santayana
Don't appear so scholarly, pray. Humanize your talk, and speak to be understood.
Moliere
Everyone may speak truly, but to speak logically, prudently, and adequately is a talent few possess.
Michel de Montaigne
First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.
Epictetus
Genuine poetry can communicate before it is understood.
T.S. Eliot
Give sorrow words. The grief that does not speak whispers the o'er-fraught heart, and bids it break.
William Shakespeare
If a person feels he can't communicate, the least he can do is shut up about it.
Tom Lehrer
If people would dare to speak to one another unreservedly, there would be a good deal less sorrow in the world a hundred years hence.
Samuel Butler
If we are strong, our strength will speak for itself. If we are weak, words will be of no help.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
If you wish to converse with me, define your terms
Voltaire
In the last analysis, what we are communicates far more eloquently than anything we say or do.
Stephen R. Covey
Nature has given to men one tongue, but two ears, that we may hear from others twice as much as we speak
Epictetus
Of all of our inventions for mass communication, pictures still speak the most universally understood language.
Walt Disney
Public speaking is the art of diluting a two-minute idea with a two-hour vocabulary.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
Society cannot share a common communication system so long as it is split into warring factions.
Bertolt Brecht
Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.
Laurence J. Peter
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