quotes tagged with 'speaking'

"A speech is only as good as the ideas it advances."

Author: Peggy Noonan, Source: August 6, 2011 (Column)Saved by bhquoty in speaking 7 years ago[save this] [permalink]

The speech of one who knows what he is talking about and means what he says-it is thought on fire.

Author: William Jennings Bryan, Source: unknownSaved by Doc in inspiration influence leadership public speaking passion speech oration oratory 11 years ago[save this] [permalink]
A good sermon should have a good beginning and a good ending, and they should be as close together as possible.
Author: George Burns, Source: http://en.wikiquote.org/wiki/George_BurnsSaved by richardkmiller in teaching speaking concise 12 years ago[save this] [permalink]
Local Church leaders also have a responsibility to review the content of what is taught in classes or presented in worship services, as well as the spiritual qualifications of those they use as teachers or speakers. Leaders must do all they can to avoid expressed or implied Church endorsement for teachings that are not orthodox or for teachers who will use their Church position or prominence to promote something other than gospel truth.
Author: Dallin H. Oaks, Source: http://library.lds.org/nxt/gateway.dll/Magazines/Ensign/1989.h...Saved by richardkmiller in truth teaching speaking 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
True eloquence consists of saying all that should be said, and that only.
Author: Francois de La Rochefoucald, Source: UnknownSaved by moregoodfoundation in speaking eloquence conciseness 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]
"The ability to speak to others is the ability to move individuals, masses, even nations and the world to action.

I recall these wonderful words written so long ago by Walt Whitman. Said he: “Surely, whoever speaks to me in the right voice, him or her I shall follow, as the waters follow the moon, silently with fluid steps, anywhere around the globe” (Voices by Walt Whitman).

And so it is. Wherever we go, whatever we do, we are inclined to follow the leader. And we will discover that the leader is one who knows how to communicate to others the principles or the plan in which he or she believes. "
Author: Gordon B. Hinckley, Source: High school speech tournamentSaved by Brookewheat in leadership speaking 13 years ago[save this] [permalink]

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