Grammar is the logic of speech, even as logic is the grammar of reason.
Great ambition, the desire of real superiority, of leading and directing, seems to be altogether peculiar to man, and speech is the great instrument of ambition.
Music is well said to be the speech of angels.
Criticism of government finds sanctuary in several portions of the 1st Amendment. It is part of the right of free speech. It embraces freedom of the press.
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel. It is to bring another out of his bad sense into your good sense.
All noise is waste. So cultivate quietness in your speech, in your thoughts, in your emotions. Speak habitually low. Wait for attention and then you low words will be charged with dynamite.
Silence sweeter is than speech.
Silence often expresses 'more powerfully than speech the verdict and judgment of society.
I have often regretted my speech, never my silence.
Language is legislation, speech is its code. We do not see the power which is in speech because we forget that all speech is a classification, and that all classifications are oppressive.
Gossip is the tool of the poet, the shoptalk of the scientist and the consolation of the housewife, wit, tycoon and intellectual. It begins in the nursery and ends when speech is past.
Speech is power: speech is to persuade, to convert, to compel
Speech was given to man to disguise his thoughts.
A person's character is revealed by their speech
Speech is the image of actions
A speech is like a love affair. Any fool can start it, but to end it requires considerable skill.
Human speech is like a cracked cauldron on which we bang out tunes that make bears dance, when what we want is to move the stars to pity
A speech is poetry: cadence, rhythm, imagery, sweep! A speech reminds us that words, like children, have the power to make dance the dullest beanbag of a heart
Most men make little use of their speech than to give evidence against their own understanding
Speech happens to not be his language
Hubert, a speech doesn't have to be eternal to be immortal
Let thy speech be short, comprehending much in few words
Speech is for the convenience of those who are hard of hearing; but there are many fine things which we cannot say if we have to shout.
Speech of yourself ought to be seldom and well chosen.
It usually takes more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.