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Eloquence Quotes

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Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that
white is the color that it appears to be.
It includes the gift of making any color appear white.
- Ambrose Bierce

Today it is not the classroom nor the classics which
are the repositories of models of eloquence,
but the ad agencies.
- Marshall McLuhan

Continuous eloquence wearies.
Grandeur must be abandoned to be appreciated.
Continuity in everything is unpleasant.
Cold is agreeable, that we may get warm.
- Blaise Pascal

False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.
- William R. Alger

 

The finest eloquence is that which gets things done.
- David Lloyd George

A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence,
but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of.
- Joseph Addison

It was an argument of rare power and eloquence.
- William Henry Moody

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Love makes a subtle man out of a crude one,
it gives eloquence to the mute, it gives courage the
cowardly and makes the idle quick and sharp.
- Juan Ruiz

Kindness has converted more sinners than zeal,
eloquence, or learning.
- Frederick William Faber

There is an eloquence in true enthusiasm.
- Edgar Allan Poe

It's good to keep in mind that prominence is always a mix of hard work,
eloquence in your practice, good timing and fortuitous social relations.
Everything can't be personalized.
- Barbara Kruger

True eloquence consists in saying all that is necessary,
and nothing but what is necessary.
- Heinrich Heine

In fact, eloquence in English will inevitably make
use of the Latin element in our vocabulary.
- Robert Fitzgerald

Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.
- Blaise Pascal

Let us be true: this is the highest maxim of art and of life,
the secret of eloquence and of virtue,
and of all moral authority.
- Henri Frederic Amiel

Eloquence is the poetry of prose.
- William C. Bryant

Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

Discretion of speech is more than eloquence,
and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is
more than to speak in good words,
or in good order.
- Francis Bacon

Every idea is an incitement...
Eloquence may set fire to reason.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

One man excels in eloquence, another in arms.
- Virgil

As a preacher of the Gospel, our late venerable Bishop must have been heard,
to form an adequate conception of his superior excellence
and commanding eloquence.
- John Strachan

Courage easily finds its own eloquence.
- Titus Maccius Plautus

Stunning vistas don't always produce eloquence.
- William D. Tammeus

The art of the parenthesis is one of the greatest secrets of eloquence in Society.
- Nicolas de Chamfort

Talking and eloquence are not the same:
to speak and to speak well are two things.
A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
- Heinrich Heine

It is but a poor eloquence which only shows that the orator can talk.
- Joshua Reynolds

Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.
- Martin Farquhar Tupper

To acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance
to the citizens of a democracy.
- Bertrand Russell

What I am looking for...
is an immobile movement, something which would be the
equivalent of what is called the eloquence of silence,
or what St.
John of the Cross, I think it was, described with the term 'mute music'.
- Joan Miro

Eloquence, at its highest pitch, leaves little room
for reason or reflection,
but addresses itself entirely to the desires and affections,
captivating the willing hearers, and subduing their understanding.
- David Hume

Leaders come in many forms, with many styles and diverse qualities.
There are quiet leaders and leaders one can hear in the next county.
Some find strength in eloquence, some in judgment,
some in courage.
- John W. Gardner

Government is not reason; it is not eloquent;
it is force.
Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
- George Washington

The most eloquent prayer is the prayer through hands that heal and bless.
- Billy Graham

Eloquent speech is not from lip to ear,
but rather from heart to heart.
- William Jennings Bryan

If only I was as eloquent as Demosthenes,
I would have to do no more than repeat a single word three times.
- Johann G. Hamann

No one ever became, or can become truly eloquent without
being a reader of the Bible,
and an admirer of the purity and sublimity of its language.
- Fisher Ames

In an easy matter.
Anybody can be eloquent.
- Ovid

If an eloquent speaker speak not the truth,
is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
- Thomas Carlyle

No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
- George Eliot

Not only is your story worth telling,
but it can be told in words so painstakingly eloquent that it becomes a song.
- Gloria Naylor

Ideal conversation must be an exchange of thought,
and not, as many of those who worry most about their shortcomings believe,
an eloquent exhibition of wit or oratory.
- Emily Post

The dinosaur's eloquent lesson is that if some bigness is good,
an overabundance of bigness is not necessarily better.
- Eric Johnston

For, if a good speaker, never so eloquent,
does not see into the fact, and is not speaking the truth of that -
is there a more horrid kind of object in creation?
- Thomas Carlyle

Silence is more eloquent than words.
- Thomas Carlyle

When I wear high heels I have a great vocabulary and I speak in paragraphs.
I'm more eloquent.
I plan to wear them more often.
- Meg Ryan

No man was ever eloquent by trying to be eloquent,
but only by being so.
- George Henry Lewes

There is no being eloquent for atheism.
In that exhausted receiver the mind cannot use its wings,
- the clearest proof that it is out of its element.
- Augustus Hare

My harmony is passable but is usually made more eloquent
at the hands of Steve Hamilton.
- Bill Bruford

Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view,
is silence about truth.
By simply not mentioning certain subjects...
totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion
much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denunciations.
- Aldous Huxley

I think every age has a medium that talks to it more
eloquently than the others.
In the 19th century it was symphonic music and the novel.
For various technical and artistic reasons,
film became that eloquent medium for the 20th century.
- Walter Murch

Such is the nature of men, that howsoever they may
acknowledge many others to be more witty,
or more eloquent, or more learned; yet they will hardly
believe there be many so wise as themselves.
- Thomas Hobbes

There is a sacredness in tears.
They are not the mark of weakness, but of power.
They speak more eloquently than ten thousand tongues.
They are messengers of overwhelming grief ...
and unspeakable love.
- Washington Irving

If you're a preacher, you talk for a living,
so even if you don't make sense, you learn to make nonsense eloquently.
- Andrew Young

As Bill Clinton said so eloquently at the convention,
during Vietnam there was a chance to serve;
there was a chance not to serve.
- Mark Shields

If you are feeling something, then Shakespeare felt it and wrote about it -
and wrote about it so eloquently.
- Richard McCabe

In the last analysis, what we are communicates far
more eloquently than anything we say or do.
- Stephen Covey

Words impress me.
If a man can speak eloquently and beautifully to me,
I just melt on the floor.
- Catherine Zeta-Jones

Success comes from taking the initiative and following up...
persisting...
eloquently expressing the depth of your love.
What simple action could you take today to produce
a new momentum toward success in your life?
- Tony Robbins

I think there are lots of ways to make good work.
You can throw big bucks at a project and make what some would call crap,
or you can work very modestly with eloquently moving results.
- Barbara Kruger

That sense of sacredness,
that thinking in generations,
must begin with reverence for this earth.
- Paul Tsongas

Something opens our wings.
Something makes boredom and hurt disappear.
Someone fills the cup in front of us:
We taste only sacredness.
- Rumi

Never violate the sacredness of your individual self-respect.
- Theodore Parker

Why not pool your resources? And so we broke into the
concept of the sacredness of private property.
- Barbara Castle

Confidence...
thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations,
on faithful protection and on unselfish performance.
Without them it cannot live.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

We are a continuum.
Just as we reach back to our ancestors for our fundamental values,
so we, as guardians of that legacy, must reach ahead
to our children and their children.
And we do so with a sense of sacredness in that reaching.
- Paul Tsongas

Namaste is a greeting of unity and acceptance
that recognizes the equality of all,
and pays honor to the sacredness of interconnection.
The sense of Namaste is
"The God in me greets the God in you,
I bow to the divine in you."
While saying Namaste, press the palms of the hands together
in front of the heart and bow the head slightly.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

Miracles occur naturally as expressions of love.
The real miracle is the love that inspires them.
In this sense everything that comes from love is a miracle.
- A Course in Miracles

A person without a sense of humor
is like a wagon without springs.
It's jolted by every pebble on the road.
- Henry Ward Beecher

Know that the greatest fear is fear of the unknown.
Seek to meet the unknown with courage and a sense of adventure.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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