9 Quotes Regarding Speech


Whatever words we utter should be chosen with care for people will hear them and be influenced by them for good or ill.
Buddha

The tongue like a sharp knife...Kills without drawing blood.
Chinese Proverb

A dog is not considered a good dog because he is a good barker. A man is not considered a good man because he is a good talker.
Chuang-tzu

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

As a vessel is known by the sound, whether it be cracked or not; so men are proved, by their speeches, whether they be wise or foolish.
Demosthenes

When he spoke, what tender words he used! So softly, that like flakes of feathered snow, They melted as they fell.
John Dryden

In labouring to be concise, I become obscure.
Horace

The educated Southerner has no use for an 'R', except at the beginning of a word.
Mark Twain

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

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