Eloquent speech is not from lip to ear, but rather from heart to heart.
The talkative man speaks from his mouth, the eloquent man speaks from his heart.
Silence is more eloquent than words.
Government is not reason; it is not eloquent; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master.
Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth. By simply not mentioning certain subjects... totalitarian propagandists have influenced opinion much more effectively than they could have by the most eloquent denunciations.
The most eloquent prayer is the prayer through hands that heal and bless.
When I wear high heels I have a great vocabulary and I speak in paragraphs. I'm more eloquent. I plan to wear them more often.
The eloquent man is he who is no beautiful speaker, but who is inwardly and desperately drunk with a certain belief.
He is an eloquent man who can treat humble subjects with delicacy, lofty things impressively, and moderate things temperately.
Eloquence may set fire to reason.
False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.
So shines a good deed... in a weary world.
In politics we presume that everyone who knows how to get votes knows how to administer a city or a state. When we are ill... we do not ask for the handsomest physician, or the most eloquent one.
Ideal conversation must be an exchange of thought, and not, as many of those who worry most about their shortcomings believe, an eloquent exhibition of wit or oratory.
If only I was as eloquent as Demosthenes, I would have to do no more than repeat a single word three times.
Great is truth, but still greater, from a practical point of view, is silence about truth.
Surely silence can sometimes be the most eloquent reply.
The pause - that impressive silence, that eloquent silence, that geometrically progressive silence which often achieves a desired effect where no combination of words, howsoever felicitous, could accomplish it.
When your crowd of attendants so loudly applaud you, Pomponius, it is not you, but your banquet, that is eloquent.
The eloquent voice of our century uttered, shortly before leaving the world, a warning cry against the "Anglo- Saxon contagion.
I am not the most eloquent guy in the world.
In an easy cause any man may be eloquent.
No compliment can be eloquent, except as an expression of indifference.
No man was ever eloquent by trying to be eloquent, but only by being so.
When a man gets talking about himself, he seldom fails to be eloquent and often reaches the sublime.
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