One of the most wonderful things in nature is a glance of the eye; it transcends speech; it is the bodily symbol of identity.
Money is property; it is not speech.
Speech is the mirror of the soul; as a man speaks, so is he.
All speech, written or spoken, is a dead language, until it finds a willing and prepared hearer.
Silence is golden; speech is silver
Literature is the immortality of speech
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.
Human speech is like a cracked kettle on which we tap crude rhythms for bears to dance to, while we long to make music that will melt the stars.
Speech is human, silence is divine, yet also brutish and dead: therefore we must learn both arts.
Any man who makes a speech more than six times a year is bound to repeat himself, not because he has little to say, but because he wants applause and the old stuff gets it
Speech is conveniently located midway between thought and action, where it often substitutes for both
Speech is oft repented, silence never
The music that can deepest reach, And cure all ill, is cordial speech
A great speech is literature.
Speech was given to the ordinary sort of men, whereby to communicate their mind; but to wise men, whereby to conceal it.
Advertising is speech. It's regulated because it's often effective speech.
Under all speech that is good for anything there lies a silence that is better. Silence is deep as Eternity; speech is shallow as Time.
Reproachful speech from either side The want of argument supplied; They rail, reviled; as often ends The contests of disputing friends.
The First Amendment is often inconvenient. But that is besides the point. Inconvenience does not absolve the government of its obligation to tolerate speech
Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.
A fool may be known by six things: anger, without cause; speech, without profit; change, without progress; inquiry, without object; putting trust in a stranger, and mistaking foes for friends
The shortest distance between two jokes makes a perfect speech.
Albert Einstein, who discovered that a tiny amount of mass is equal to a huge amount of energy, which explains why, as Einstein himself so eloquently put it in a famous 1939 speech to the Physics Department at Princeton, You have to exercise for a week to work off the thigh fat from a single Snickers.
Men use thought only as authority for their injustice, and employ speech only to conceal their thoughts
There is nothing in the world like a persuasive speech to fuddle the mental apparatus and upset the convictions and debauch the emotions of an audience not practiced in the tricks and delusions of oratory