Speech Quotes

Speech was given to the ordinary sort of men, whereby to communicate their mind; but to wise men, whereby to conceal it. Robert South.

All speech is vain and empty unless it be accompanied by action. Demosthenes

Speech is the mirror of the soul. Publilius Syrus

Speech is an arrangement of notes that will never be played again. F Scott Fitzgerald

Speech belongs half to the speaker, half to the listener. The latter must prepare to receive it according to the motion it takes. Michel de Montaigne

No speech can stain what is noble by nature. Sophocles

All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer. Robert Louis Stevenson

Much wisdom often goes with brevity of speech. Sophocles