Category Archives: Speeches

Quotes about Speeches

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Alfred E. Neuman

“Political speeches are like steer horns. A point here, a point there, and a lot of bull in between.” – Alfred E. Neuman

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Dale Carnegie

“There are always three speeches, for every one you actually gave. The one you practiced, the one you gave, and the one you wish you gave.” – Dale Carnegie

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Franklin D. Roosevelt

“Be sincere; be brief; be seated.” – Franklin D. Roosevelt

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Speech Giving Quotes & Sayings

“The best way to sound like you know what you’re talking about is to know what you’re talking about.” – Unknown

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Gore Vidal

“Today’s public figures can no longer write their own speeches or books, and there is some evidence that they can’t read them either.” – Gore Vidal

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Will Rogers

“Liberty don’t work as good in practice as it does in speeches.” – Will Rogers

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G.B. Trudeau

“Commencement speeches were invented largely in the belief that outgoing college students should never be released into the world until they have been properly sedated.” – G.B. Trudeau

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Speech Quotes & Sayings

“His speeches left the impression of an army of pompous phrases moving over the landscape in search of an idea.” – Unknown