False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.
Eloquence, when in its highest pitch, leaves little room for reason or reflection.
The finest eloquence is that which gets things done.
Eloquence is a painting of the thoughts.
Eloquence, at its highest pitch, leaves little room for reason or reflection, but addresses itself entirely to the desires and affections, captivating the willing hearers, and subduing their understanding.
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak and to speak well are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
True eloquence consists in saying all that is necessary, and nothing but what is necessary.
Today it is not the classroom nor the classics which are the repositories of models of eloquence, but the ad agencies.
Eloquence is the poetry of prose.
Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech.
Brevity is a great charm of eloquence.
A just and reasonable modesty does not only recommend eloquence, but sets off every great talent which a man can be possessed of.
To acquire immunity to eloquence is of the utmost importance to the citizens of a democracy.
Kindness has converted more sinners than either zeal, eloquence, or learning; and these three last have never converted any.
True eloquence consists in saying all that should be said, and that only.
In an easy matter. Anybody can be eloquent.
Continuous eloquence wearies.
There is no more sovereign eloquence than the truth in indignation.
Courage easily finds its own eloquence.
Eloquence, n. The art of orally persuading fools that white is the color that it appears to be. It includes the gift of making any color appear white.