Quotation Explorer - 'Eloquence'

Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force! It is a dangerous servant and a terrible master. - George Washington
Eloquence is in the assembly, not merely in the speaker. - William Pitt
In Silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves. - Jalaluddin Rumi
The finest eloquence is that which gets things done; the worst is that which delays them.
Action is eloquence. - William Shakespeare
Whoever has received knowledgeand eloquence in speech from Godshould not be silent or secretivebut demonstrate it willingly.When a great good is widely heard of,then, and only then, does it bloom,and when that good is praised by man,it has spread its blossoms. - Marie de France
Meaningful prayer is a matter of the heart, not the eloquence of the words. - Jim George
His intelligence seized on a subject, his genius embraced it, his eloquence illuminated it. - Paterculus
The eloquence of the pen is just as sharp as the point of a sword. - Matshona Dhliwayo
in prayer, God does want your words, he wants your heart. He doesn’t track your eloquence, he treasures your soul. - Todd Stocker
poets. have the toughest jobin the universe-of turning silenceinto eloquence. - Sanober Khan
Discretion in speech is more than eloquence. - Sir Francis Bacon
COMPULSION, n. The eloquence of power. - Ambrose Bierce
Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force. Like fire, it is a dangerous servant and a fearful master. - George Washington
Government is not reason; it is not eloquence; it is force! Like fire, it is a dangerous servant, and a fearful master. - George Washington
I am from a state that raises corn and cotton and cockleburs and Democrats, and frothy eloquence neither convinces nor satisfies me. I am from Missouri. You have got to show me. - William Duncan Vandiver
Government is not reason, it is not eloquence, it is force; like fire, a troublesome servant and a fearful master. Never for a moment should it be left to irresponsible action. - George Washington
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. - Ambrose Bierce
The prime purpose of eloquence is to keep other people from talking. - Louis Vermeil
Well-timed silence hath more eloquence than speech. - Martin Farquhar Tupper
So it is that the gods do not give all men gifts of grace - neither good looks nor intelligence nor eloquence. - Homer
I may be deprived of eloquence, but my mind can never be a dumb. - Michael Bassey Johnson
A beautiful woman is a practical poet, taming her savage mate, planting tenderness, hope and eloquence in all whom she approaches. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Talking and eloquence are not the same: to speak, and to speak well, are two things. - Ben Jonson
Talking and eloquence are not the same thing: to speak, and to speak well, are two things. A fool may talk, but a wise man speaks.
In prayer, God doesn’t want your words, he wants your heart. He doesn’t track your eloquence, he treasures your soul. - Todd Stocker
Love leads us to write poetry because love improves our hearing; like prayer, poetry is every bit as much about listening as it is about speaking. To 'get' the poem is to hear the eloquence of the silence that it calls forth through its manifestation of love. - David Patterson
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