Quotes about Eloquence

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The eloquent man is he who is no eloquent speaker, but who is inwardly drunk with a certain belief.

True eloquence consists in saying all that should be said, and that only.
The finest eloquence is that which gets things done; the worst is that which delays them.
You have such strong words at command, that they make the smallest argument seem formidable.
In an easy matter. Anybody can be eloquent.
To acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance to the citizens of a democracy.
Today it is not the classroom nor the classics which are the repositories of models of eloquence, but the ad agencies.
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.
There is no more sovereign eloquence than the truth in indignation.
He talked on for ever; and you wished him to talk on for ever.
The longer I live, the more I have come to value the gift of eloquence. Every American youth, if he desires for any purpose to get influence over his countrymen in an honorable way, will seek to become a good public speaker.
They are eloquent who can speak low things acutely, and of great things with dignity, and of moderate things with temper.
When a man gets talking about himself, he seldom fails to be eloquent and often reaches the sublime.

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