Talk low, talk slow, and don't say too much.

The superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.

A different language is a different vision of life.

If we don't believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don't believe in it at all.

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First learn the meaning of what you say, and then speak.

The inner speech, your thoughts, can cause you to be rich or poor, loved or unloved, happy or unhappy, attractive or unattractive, powerful or weak.

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Don't waste words on people who deserve your silence. Sometimes the most powerful thing you can say is nothing at all.

He who knows little knows enough if he knows how to hold is tongue.

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

Music is well said to be the speech of angels.

The trouble with me is that I like to talk too much.

Tell the audience what you're going to say, say it; then tell them what you've said.

To speak and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.

Speech image quote by Voltaire

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.

People who know little are usually great talkers, while men who know much say little.

There are two kinds of people who don't say much, those who are quiet and those who talk a lot.

Talking without thinking is like shooting without taking aim.

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

They talk most who have the least to say.

I disapprove of what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it.

Speech image quote by Seneca

It is a great thing to know the season for speech and the season for silence.

The less people think the more they talk.

Say not always what you know, but always know what you say.

A smart person knows what to say, a wise person knows whether or not to say it.

Lots of people act well, but few people talk well.

This shows that talking is the more difficult of the two.

Speak little and to the purpose.

People demand freedom of speech as a compensation for the freedom of thought which they seldom use.

Speech image quote by Publilius Syrus

I have often regretted my speech, but never my silence.

Speaking comes by nature, silence by understanding.

Little said is soon amended. There is always time to add a word, never to withdraw one.

All the great speakers were bad speakers at first.

What you are doing rings so loudly in my ears that I can't hear what you're saying.

Don't talk unless you can improve the silence

Two great talkers will not travel far together.

Speech image quote by Sigmund Freud

Civilization began the first time an angry person cast a word instead of a rock.

Be ever on your guard what you say of anybody and to whom.

Say what you have to say and first time you come to a sentence with a grammatical ending; sit down.

Do you wish people to think well of you? Don't speak well of yourself.

A good speaker makes a good liar.

I didn't say the things I said.

Only the prepared speaker deserves to be confident.

Speech image quote by Tim Fargo

Don't exercise your freedom of speech until you have exercises your freedom of thought.

Speakers who talk about what life has taught them never fail to keep the attention of their listeners.

You can speak well if your tongue can deliver the message of your heart.

Before you speak ask yourself if what you are going to say is true, is kind, is necessary, is helpful. If the answer is no, maybe what you are about to say should be left unsaid.

He who does not say too much has too much to say.

They use thought only to justify their injustices, and speech only to disguise their thoughts.

Understanding is nothing else than conception caused by speech.

Speech is the mirror of the soul; as a man speaks, so he is.

It's not so much knowing when to speak, when to pause.

Orators are most vehement when their cause is weak.

I do not speak of what I cannot praise.

What is uttered is finished and done with.

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

Political speech and writing are largely the defense of the indefensible.

A closed mouth catches no flies.