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Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud.

Music is well said to be the speech of angels.

Before I speak I have something important to say.

Speak when you are angry - and you'll make the best speech you'll ever regret.

Laurence J. Peter

Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.

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

Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being liked, leadership is defined by results not attributes.

I never expect to lose. Even when I'm the underdog I still prepare a victory speech.

H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

A kiss is a lovely trick designed by nature to stop speech when words become superfluous.

Ingrid Bergman

She had lost the art of conversation, but not unfortunately the power of speech.

Human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will melt the stars.

The wise ones fashioned speech with their thought, sifting it as grain is sifted through a sieve.


The mark of a true politician is that he is never at a loss for words because he is always half-expecting to be asked to make a speech.

Richard M. Nixon

If the freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent, we may be led like sheep to the slaughter.

George Washington

A sudden silence in the middle of a conversation suddenly brings us back to essentials: it reveals how dearly we must pay for the invention of speech.

Not in his speech, not in his thoughts, I see his greatness only in his actions, in his life.

Herman Hesse

For my name and memory I leave it to men's charitable speeches to foreign nations and to the next ages.

Francis Bacon

We do not need to proselytise, either by our speech or by our writing. We can only do so really with our lives. Let our lives be open books for all to study.

Mahatma Gandhi

Thoughts give joy when they speak or act. Joy follows them like a shadow that never leaves them.


Speak when you are angry and you will make the best speech you will ever regret.

Ambrose Bierce

Guard your roving thoughts with a jealous care for speech is but the dialer of thoughts, and every fool can plainly read in your words what is the hour of your thoughts.

A woman seldom asks advice before she has bought her wedding clothes.

A gloomy guest fits not a wedding feast.

The real act of marriage takes place in the heart not in the ballroom or church or synagogue. It's a choice you make / not just on your wedding day but over and over again / and that choice is reflected in the way you treat your husband or wife.

We were pretty good mates until the Beatles started to split up and Yoko came into it. It was more like old army buddies splitting up on account of wedding bells.

I've always been the type to fall in love fast and with every boyfriend I plan out my wedding in my head.

It's quite simple (public speaking) Say what you have to say, and when you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending, sit down.

Talk six times with the same single lady and you may get the wedding dress ready

I've been looking at some video clips on YouTube of President Obama - then candidate Obama - going through Iowa making promises. The gap between his promises and his performance is the largest I've seen well since the Kardashian wedding and the promise of 'til death do we part.

Mind your speech a little lest you should mar your fortunes.

For years my wedding ring has done its job. It has led me not into temptation. It has reminded my husband numerous times at parties that it's time to go home. It has been a source of relief to a dinner companion. It has been a status symbol in the maternity ward.

An invitation to a wedding invokes more trouble than a summons to a police court.