Write to be understood, speak to be heard, read to grow...
Lawrence Clark Powell
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
Ralph Waldo Emerson
(May 25, 1803 - April 27, 1882)
According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.
(April 29, 1954 - )
People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.
(May 05, 1813 - November 11, 1855)
Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.
Dr. Laurence J. Peter
(September 16, 1919 - January 12, 1990)
When a guy gets elected to the Senate or the governor's mansion, he wakes up the next morning and says to himself, 'You're presidential material,'
It's a headache. It's pure profit, and maybe that's why nobody wants to think about it.
Your actions, and your action alone, determines your worth.