September 1st 2008
Choose the Right Words: “The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter – ‘tis the difference between the lightning bug and the lightning.” – Mark Twain
Prepare to Speak: “If the minds of men were laid open, we should see but little difference between that of the wise man and that of the fool. The difference is that the first knows how to pick and cull his thoughts for conversation…whereas the other lets them all indifferently fly out in words.” – Joseph Addison
Don’t Be Intimidated: “If everyone who got seasick or frightened by a hurricane could have turned the ship back to port, the Indians would still be the sole owners of this country.” – Edwin H. Stuart
Keep iy Simple: “It is this simplicity that makes the uneducated more effective than the educated when addressing popular audiences.” – Aristotle
Listen to Learn: “When you talk, you only say something that you already know. When you listen, you learn what someone else knows.” – Anonymous
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