5 great Quotations about Public Speaking

 

be_still

“Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you’ve got to say, and say it hot.”

D. H. Lawrence

 human_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.

Gustave Flaubert

 

speaker_catches_fire_blog

The Speaker catches fire looking at their faces.  His words jump down to stand in listener's places.

Langston Hughes

 

 

“The first sign of greatness is when a man does not attempt to look and act great. Before you can call yourself a man at all, Kipling assures us, you must "not look too good nor talk too wise.”

Dale Carnegie

 

 

In presentations or speeches, less really is more

Stephen Keague