Quotation Explorer - 'Speaker'

In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker. - Plutarch
Mr. Speaker, I once again find myself compelled to vote against the annual budget resolution for a very simple reason: it makes government bigger. - Ron Paul
Expositing. John 14, the speaker explains that the Holy Spirit making His home with us involves Him exposing other areas of our lives for repentance, regeneration, and renewal. - Matt Chandler
That single thought is enough. The impulse increases to a wish, the wish to a desire, the desire to an uncontrollable longing, and the longing (to the deep regret and mortification of the speaker, and in defiance of all consequences,) is indulged. - Edgar Allan Poe
Words are events, they do things, change things. They transform both speaker and hearer; they feed energy back and forth and amplify it - Ursula K. Le Guin
The speaker calls for a careful examination of Christ's principle of turning the other cheek before we use it as a demand or excuse for total personal pacifism. After all, when literally struck on the cheek, Jesus did question the legitimacy of the authority by which this was done. - John Thackway
The speaker says one of the blessings of the family of God is that the enthusiasm of children influences their elders while experience seasons the younger members. - Matt Chandler
The work of a motivational speaker is not that of a shopkeeper, so s/he has to give what people actually need than what they merely want to just satisfy their greed. - Anuj Somany
The key for any speaker is to establish his own point of view for the audience, so they can see the game through his eyes. - Ronald Reagan
Wisdom is the greatest speaker in history;nature, second.Folly is the worst speaker in history;fools, second. - Matshona Dhliwayo
The real duty of a motivational speaker and an inspirational writer must be to inspire lives to live and leave distinctive footprints which shall qualify such lives to eternal eternity in the Kingdom of God notwithstanding how minute or great the footprints might be - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Most of our censure of others is only oblique praise of self, uttered to show the wisdom and superiority of the speaker. It has all the insidiousness of self-praise, and all the ill-desert of falsehood.
I'm A Speaker, Your A Listener. - Famous Pedro
I do not dispute with the world, it is the world that disputes with me. A speaker of Dhamma does not dispute with anyone in the world. - Bhikkus
The arrow belongs not to the archer when it has once left the bow; the word no longer belongs to the speaker when it has once passed his lips. - Heinrich Heine
Mankind are tolerant of the praises of others as long as each hearer thinks that he can do as well or nearly as well himself, but, when the speaker rises above him, jealousy is aroused and he begins to be incredulous. - Thucydides
Speaker says psychology has commandeered "everything hard" and partitioned it from Scripture with the assumption that its causes are biological - Edward T. Welch
God, I want to give You every minute of this year. I shall try to keep You in mind every moment of my waking hours....I shall try to let You be the speaker and direct every word. I shall try to let You direct my acts. I shall try to learn Your language. - Frank C. Laubach
I never lecture, not because I am shy or a bad speaker, but simply because I detest the sort of people who go to lectures and don't want to meet them. - H. L. Mencken
Eloquence is in the assembly, not merely in the speaker. - William Pitt
Speaker calls the Christian counselor to look at each person as soul embodied with unique challenges that move us. This is not, he says, the first step before we get on to important business but vital in and of itself. - Edward T. Welch
The speaker indicts our unbelieving responses to Jesus' COMMAND not to worry. We take it less seriously than His commands about overt actions and justify ourselves that we would not worry if He kept us from any circumstance we might worry about. - Jim Savastio
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