Saying nothing... sometimes says the most.
Kind words do not cost much. Yet they accomplish much.
Kind words can be short and easy to speak, but their echoes are truly endless.
Remember not only to say the right thing in the right place, but far more difficult still, to leave unsaid the wrong thing at the tempting moment.
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.
D. H. Lawrence
Be still when you have nothing to say; when genuine passion moves you, say what you've got to say, and say it hot.
Charles Caleb Colton
Men are born with two eyes, but only one tongue, in order that they should see twice as much as they say.
It seemed rather incongruous that in a society of supersophisticated communication, we often suffer from a shortage of listeners.
Everything becomes a little different as soon as it is spoken out loud.
Henry David Thoreau
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.
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