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    According to most studies, people's number one fear is public speaking. Number two is death. Death is number two. Does that sound right? This means to the average person, if you go to a funeral, you're better off in the casket than doing the eulogy.

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Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.

Speech is human nature itself, with none of the artificiality of written language.

by Alfred North Whitehead Found in: Speech Quotes,
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A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up
anger.

A soft answer turneth away wrath: but grievous words stir up
anger.

by Bible Found in: Speech Quotes,
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Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought read more

Freedom of speech and freedom of action are meaningless without freedom to think. And there is no freedom of thought without doubt.

by Bergen Evans Found in: Speech Quotes,
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Then said I, Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of
unclean lips, and read more

Then said I, Woe is me! for I am undone; because I am a man of
unclean lips, and I dwell in the midst of a people of unclean
lips: for mine eyes have seen the King, the Lord of hosts.

by Bible Found in: Speech Quotes,
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Seeing then that we have such hope, we use great plainness of
speech:
And not as Moses, which read more

Seeing then that we have such hope, we use great plainness of
speech:
And not as Moses, which put a vail over his face, that the
children of Israel could not stedfastly look to the end of that
which is abolished:
But their minds were blinded: for until this day remaineth the
same vail untaken away in the reading of the old testament; which
vail is done away in Christ.

by Bible Found in: Speech Quotes,
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Free speech is intended to protect the controversial and even outrageous word; and not just comforting platitudes too mundane to read more

Free speech is intended to protect the controversial and even outrageous word; and not just comforting platitudes too mundane to need protection.

by General Colin Powell Found in: Speech Quotes,
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Doubtless there are men of great parts that are guilty of
downright bashfulness, that by a strange hesitation and read more

Doubtless there are men of great parts that are guilty of
downright bashfulness, that by a strange hesitation and
reluctance to speak murder the finest and most elegant thoughts
and render the most lively conceptions flat and heavy.

by Unattributed Author Found in: Speech Quotes,
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If you should die before me, ask if you could bring a friend

If you should die before me, ask if you could bring a friend

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Since every death diminishes us a little, we grieve - not so much for the death as for ourselves

Since every death diminishes us a little, we grieve - not so much for the death as for ourselves

by Lynn Caine Found in: Death and dying Quotes,
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